About APE

Aero Performance Engineering was established in 2010 by Alan Smith..

Alan is a qualified aeronautical engineer with eighteen years of aerodynamic design experience behind him.  He has worked predominantly on single seater racing car projects, but has also been involved in numerous other racing series. Over the years he has been involved in such diverse development projects as Formula 1, Indycar, F3000, Formula Nippon, F3, Touring Cars, Le Mans Sportscars and even Top Fuel Dragsters. Click here to view Alan's CV.

Alan's Highlights.

F1 Brawn (2009 FIA F1 constructors champions and Jenson Button 2009 FIA F1 Drivers Champion)

F1 Honda (2006 Hungarian FIA F1 GP winner with Jenson Button)

F1 B.A.R. (2004 FIA F1 constructors championship 2nd place behind Ferrari)

Indianapolis 500 Winners (1995 Jacques Villeneuve and 1996 Buddy Lazier with Reynard 95I)


Indycar / Champcar Championship Winners.

1995 Jacques Villeneuve  / Reynard 95I                     1996 Jimmy Vasser / Reynard 96I                1997 - 1998 Alex Zanardi / Reynard 97I / 98I

1999 Juan Pablo Montoya / Reynard 99I                                    2000 Gil de Ferran / Reynard 2KI

Formula Nippon Championship Winners

1999 Tom Coronel / Reynard 99L                              2000 Tora Takagi / Reynard 2KL