ED BARGY RACE TRACK DESIGN
Are you looking to build a new race track or even upgrade your existing facility?
If so you will need to hire a good track designer.
The design of the track and surrounding paddock facilities is a serious task and not to be taken lightly. It is a job that should be only performed by the most experienced and knowledgeable designer available. A track designer needs to be well rounded in the sport of racing to be able to address the needs of the racing community.
A good track designer is more than just an Architect or Civil Engineer. In fact these titles, alone, don't necessarily qualify someone to design a race track, especially if the engineer has no experience in the racing field. Would you fly in an airplane designed by a mechanical engineer who has never seen an airplane? The same holds true for race tracks, as far as I know, there are no "race track design 101" courses in any engineering college. These engineering skills are essential for the construction of a good track but, not the only skills needed. It' is not necessary for the designer to be an architect or civil engineer. A good track designer must understand these engineering principles to be able to work closely with the local engineers during the design process.
To be a good race track designer one must have,