Ken Anderson (motorsport)

Ken Anderson is an American Motorsport engineer, operating over the course of his career in Motocross, IndyCar, Formula One, IRL and NASCAR.

USF1 Team

In late 2008 it was announced that along with Peter Windsor, he would be founding the Formula One team USF1, which lodged a successful bid for a 2010 season entry. Due to contracted sponsorship money not being paid, the team was forced to withdraw from the championship.

Career Highlights:

2016 – 2018

Grand Prix Engineering, LLC. Design, manufacture, and market various racing and engineering products

2011 – 2018

ANDESIGN - Various racing and engineering projects

2008 - 2010

Founded USF1

2003 – 2007

Technical Director Haas CNC Racing - NASCAR Cup & Busch Series

Design & construction of WindShear 180 MPH Full Scale Rolling Road Wind Tunnel

2002

Designed and manufactured Falcon Indy Car in Charlotte NC

2000 - 2001

Race engineer for Alex Gurney - Toyota Atlantic

Design projects for Dan Gurney’s All American Racers

1997 - 1999

Race support for G Force car. Won Indy 500 & IRL Championship

Race engineer for Robby Gordon in 1997 Indy 500

1995 - 1996

Defined IRL Chassis Rules

Bradley Motorsports (CART / IRL) - Technical Director

Race Engineer for Buzz Calkins

Won inaugural IRL race at Disney World

Won 1996 IRL Championship

Designed G Force IRL Car

1994

Bettenhausen Motorsports (CART) - Technical Director

Race Engineer for Stefan Johansson

1993

A.J. Foyt Racing (CART) - Technical Director

Race Engineer for Robby Gordon

1991 - 1992

Chip Ganassi Racing (CART) - Technical Director

Race Engineer for Eddie Cheever and Robby Gordon

Formed G Force Precision Engineering Ltd, builders of the G Force IRL car and Thrust SSC

1990

Onyx Grand Prix Engineering (F1) - Technical Director

Race Engineer for Stefan Johansson and J.J. Lehto

Formed Quantum Suspension Technology & Quantum D.A.T.A.

1989

Ligier Formula One - Technical Director

Race Engineer for Rene Arnoux

1984 - 2018

ANDESIGN - Various racing and engineering projects

1984 - 1988

Penske Racing (CART ) - Chief Engineer

Race Engineer for Rick Mears: 1985,1986, 1987, 1988

Designed Penske Racing Shocks. Formed Penske Racing Shocks, Inc Exclusive contract with Williams Formula One team (1985 through 1988) Won F1 Constructor’s Championship, 1987

1979 - 1984

Moto X Fox / Fox Factory – General Manager / Chief Designer / Race Support

Numerous Moto X and Road Racing motorcycle Championships

1982 CART Indycar Championship

1983 Indy 500 Winner

Indy 500 Wins:

1983 Tom Sneva

1985 Danny Sullivan

1987 Al Unser, Sr.

1988 Rick Mears

1997 Arie Luyendyk

Indycar Championships:

1982 Rick Mears

1985 Al Unser Sr.

1988 Danny Sullivan

1996 Buzz Calkins

1997 Tony Stewart Provided by Wikipedia
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by Anderson, Ken, 1952-
Published 2002
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (IITdb)651149, (IITdb)654694)
Journal / Magazine Electronic
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by Anderson, Ken, 1952-
Published 2005
Book
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by Anderson, Ken, 1952-
Published 1997
Book
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