Alan Mann Racing was organized by the British born super-organizer in 1964. Alan was born in 1937, the “tall, quiet speaking Alan Mann has reached the peak of his specialized profession, having been active in it for barely three years. Furthermore, he has done it without the aid of that commodity which most people find so essential – money in the bank.Blunsden, John, Sports Car Graphic, Oct. 1966.
In 1966 he was running Ford teams of Galaxies, Falcons, Cortinas, Cobras and GT40’s in rallies and races all over the world. His drivers were Jackie Stewart, Graham Hill, Sir John Whitmore and Roy Pierpoint. His start was influenced by John Holman of Holman & Moody, NC and he had built his support staff to 26 at his Byfleet, Surrey plant in 1966. Alan Mann Racing developed a lightweight GT 40, Elekton paneled, and was the Ford factory team which ran five GT 40’s built in 1966 and one in 1969. (Chassis numbers AMGT/1 & 2 (lightweights), XGT1, 2, 3 & 1009.)
Stuart Mathesion informed Richard Keyes that in the mid-1980s Alan was the owner of airfields and helicopter flight services.