Frank Allers

Inducted 2005 – Competitor – Road Racing


Frank Allers of Coquitlam, B.C., is one of Canada’s finest and most versatile road racing drivers. He started his racing career at the Jim Russell Race Drivers School Formula Ford series at the Sentterton Race Circuit in England in 1971 and went on to score many victories and championships. He was national champion of the Honda-BF Goodrich/Michelin Challenge Series in 1978 and ’79 and was western champion of the Player’s GM Motorsports Series every year but one between 1987 and 1992. Driving in the Formula Atlantic series from 1987 until 1998, he was Canadian Player’s Ltd. Formula Atlantic champion in 1990. He finished second in the series in 1989 and 1991. In all, he made more than 90 professional Formula Atlantic starts. He ran in the Speedvision World Challenge series for two seasons – 2000 and ’01 – at the wheel of a Corvette C5. Being a consistent front-runner, he was included in GM Racing’s prestigious A list. Although he hasn’t raced competitively since August 2001, he still does occasional driver-training work. Frank lives in B.C. with his wife Kate and they have a daughter, Lisa. Frank owns and operates Frank Allers Autosport, a successful Porsche service and tuning business in North Vancouver.