who we are • what we do


Sean Edwards

MSF founder, Henrique Cisneros, was a teammate and friend of professional racecar Driver Sean Edwards. Sean was tragically killed in an incident where he was instructing another Driver. Henrique founded MSF in honor of Sean with the goal of increasing awareness of safety issues so that further loss of life could be prevented.

FOUNDER

Henrique Cisneros

Founder

Henrique Cisneros is a semi-professional racecar driver who has competed in several U.S. motor racing championships such as the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), Grand-Am Series, and the Porsche GT3 Cup, among others. Mr. Cisneros won the Porsche GT3 Cup national championship two years in a row in 2010 and 2011 and has several class wins at the American Le Mans Series GTC category. He is also co-owner and director of MW Company, a global automotive accessories company. He is currently a director at Cisneros Corporation and has expertise in sales, marketing, social media, and finance.



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Eric Meyer

Member of the Board of Directors

Eric Meyer comes from the military supply chain and logistics industry working with the Department of Defense and Global Aerospace companies. In 2001 he earned the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award using his Lean and Six Sigma education from Purdue University. In 2005, Eric found his first DE event and later transitioned to Spec Miata, Grand-Am, and Pirelli World Challenge acting as both driver and team owner. In 2011 he earned the Jim Cook award from SCCA Pro Racing for series promotion and sportsmanship. Eric currently resides in Indianapolis Indiana where he passionately promotes DE student and instructor learning. He is the founder of Instructor Summit and has been the Chief Instructor of the NASA Great Lakes region since 2014.


Scot Elkins

Member of the Board of Directors

Scot Elkins is a motorsport industry veteran having been the Race Director for FIA Formula E, Deputy Race Director for F1/F2 and F3, COO for IMSA; Technical Director for ChampCar; and a race engineer for NASCAR and IRL teams. Elkins brings 25+ years of motorsport experience to the foundation, providing expertise in areas such as officiating, event operations, race management, circuit inspection, and vehicle design/engineering. Elkins graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. He has 4 children and resides in Southern CA with his wife, Lauren.


Ross Bentley

Member of the Board of Directors

Ross Bentley is a performance coach, race car driver, author, and speaker. His performance coaching spans executive/business coaching to sports . Born in Vancouver, BC, Bentley grew up in a racing household . He became one of only seven Canadian drivers to race in the CART Indy Car series in the 1990s; he continued his professional career in endurance racing. Bentley won the 1998 GT3 United States Road Racing Championship and the 2003 SRPII Class Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Bentley currently owns a consulting business which focuses on improving the performance of individuals, teams, and organizations through coaching, workshops, and the development of custom-designed programs. Ross has written a series of books under the Speed Secrets name and is the most successful author of racing books in the world.


ADVISORY COUNCIL

John Ewald, Audi Club of North America

Brian Ghidinelli, MotorsportReg

John Krecek, Porsche Club of America

Chris Vorce, ESR FCA

Jim Pomroy, Chin Track Days

David Ray, HOD

Ryan Staub, Lockton Motorsports

Bill Wade, BMW Car Club of America