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Alan is the General Manager of the Kart Circuit at the Autobahn Country Club. Joining the team in 2019, Alan took on the responsibilities of everything Kart Circuit from kart sales, retail sales of apparel and safety gear, kart maintenance, Kart Circuit Autobahn Rental Kart League Race Director and league coordinator.
Before coming to the Club, Alan spent 20 years as a Sales Manager for a global high tech software and telecommunications company. He’s used this experience to establish Dealer and Distributor relationships with over 15 Manufacturers and Importers of Karting and Car products available at the Autobahn CC.
Alan is also actively involved and competing in two national kart racing organizations – SKUSA and USPKS. He is also a tuner and consultant for Kart Sport America.
Tony is the Chief Instructor and Managing Director of Driving Programs at the Autobahn Country Club. He is responsible for developing and overseeing all of the driving programs at the Club. Tony also offers personal coaching with video, data, ride alongs, test driving, car set up assistance, and anything else to help our members and their cars.
Over the years, Tony has developed and established multiple driving programs from teen driver safety, to competition licensing, to corporate defensive driving, to police training programs, to autocross, and customer appreciation events.
Prior to joining the Autobahn team, Tony raced sedans, open wheel cars and prototypes in the Midwestern Council, SCCA, and IMSA. He was also a championship winning professional driver and owner of Datasport, providing coaching, test driving, data acquisition, and race car engineering services to the racing industry.
Peggy is the Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Manager for the Autobahn Country Club. Peggy joined the team in 2005 and has managed the Café and Clubhouse ever since. She over sees all food and beverage production with the help of Steven Ferlin and Clubhouse Manager Colleen Fornoff.
Prior to coming to the Club, Peggy worked as Marketing Associate/Sales Executive for Sysco foods and was the Executive Chef of two area restaurants.
Peggy says her greatest accomplishment was turning the small hot dog stand with no kitchen into a full service, multi-faceted restaurant with the help of her incredible staff.
Mike is the Track Manager & Race Director for the Autobahn Country Club. Since 2005 Mike has been responsible for overseeing our track operations for both corporate clients and members.
Mike’s interest in motorsports has allowed him to network with others throughout the industry in North America, leading to a broad knowledge base that’s highly respected among the community.
In addition to networking with others, Mike has also been instrumental in the creation of the Autobahn Member Racing League. This highly competitive league consists of multiple series for a variety of cars and has grown to be nationally recognized.
Kevin is the Autobahn Country Club’s Chief Financial Officer. Since 2008 Kevin has been responsible for not only the Club’s finances, but also communicating with members about upcoming events, changes to the Club’s policies, and stories from members though our weekly e-newsletter.
Before coming to the Club, Kevin spent 6 years as a Controller and interim General Manager at Medinah Country Club. Prior to that he was the Controller for the Westmoreland Country Club in Wilmette.
Aside from crunching numbers, Kevin also enjoys spending time with his three children.
Ron is the Sales & Marketing Director for the Autobahn Country Club. In addition to corporate entertainment and membership sales, he is responsible for managing the relationships with top auto manufacturers related to Autobahn’s fleet of over 25 performance and defensive driving vehicles.
Ron’s motorsports career started in NASCAR entertainment, working for Petty Enterprises and Richard Petty Driving Experience. While working for “The King,” he created sponsorship programs incorporating national fleets of branded race cars and activated those sponsorships though experiential events at various NASCAR tracks across the US.
Tim is the Autobahn Country Club’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He is a co-founder of the Club and is an equity owner. Tim also serves as a member of the Club’s Board of Managers. Tim took on key management duties at the Club beginning in 2018.
Tim is a corporate attorney and a certified public accountant and has practiced law for over 30 years. His extensive business background led to the development and execution of a successful business model for the Club, which is a proven leader in the motorsports club industry.
Tim is a car enthusiast and enjoys watching and participating in competitive sports. He particularly enjoys the camaraderie and sense of the community at the Autobahn Country Club.
Mark is the founder and an equity owner of the Autobahn Country Club. He serves in the position of Founder and member of the Club’s Board of Managers.
Mark is a three- time Chase Race Champion in 2010, 2017 and 2019.
Mark’s true passions were always about cars and motorsports. Mark’s family belonged to a Golf Country Club for a few years and he wondered why car enthusiasts did not have their own place. This led him to develop the vision of a Motorsports Country Club. After years of development work, finding a suitable location, fundraising, and obtaining entitlements for the Club’s 350 acres, Mark was instrumental in making Autobahn Country Club a reality when they broke ground in 2004.
Craig is a founding member of the Autobahn Country Club, has served on the Board of Managers, and is an equity owner.
In January 2019, Craig assumed the role of General Manager with a focus on creating positive member experiences, nurturing and developing business relationships, increasing shareholder value, and investing in the team and facilities. His past experience of building entrepreneurial startup companies and navigating corporate business structures has created an ability to lead teams and companies with a clear mission, goals, and purpose.
Craig enjoys all forms of motorsports – two wheels, four wheels, snowmobiles – anything with a motor! He has raced in several classes of open wheel formula cars with the SCCA, Autobahn Member Racing, and continues to enjoy track time.