General Manager of the Nogaro circuit
André Diviès was born on August 14, 1933 in Carcassone, Aude, France, from parents distillers and spirits manufacturers. Further to Business studies with various certificates and the Army in the 62nd Artillery regiment in the Bardo, Tunisia, as LOT Officer and Instructor, he finally chose motor sports and participated to various rallies’ (Tunisia Rally, among others).
He also participated into the Karting French Cup. Then, after his marriage, he turned towards training of FFSA (French Federation of Motor Sport) senior managers. It is on this basis that he brought his experience to the NACT (National Automobile Club of Tunisia) for the training of its stewards in Tunis. In 1972, he was elected at executive positions in the European motor sport and in particular, as President of the AS Auto Armagnac Bigorre in Nogaro, France, as President of the Regional League in Bordeaux and, since 1982, as FFSA Vice-President, under the presidency of Jean-Marie Balestre. This is when, as international steward, he was elected to the FIA Circuit Safety Commission. Since 1992, he has been nominated as FIA delegate in various meetings: Formula 2 European Championship, then Formula 3000, European truck racing championship, FIA GT. All this enabled him to visit all the European speed tracks, bringing back ideas on modifications to the Nogaro circuit as well as during his participation to the FIA Circuit Safety Commission meetings.
He presently hold a position in the various FFSA commissions, as FFSA Vice-President and intends to use his experience for the benefit of motor sport. The Salloum project TUNISIA RACING f1 CITY is therefore a priority.