Evan is an American Motorsport Athlete who has competed in everything from endurance sports car racing, to wingless sprint cars at dirt tracks. He’s competed – and won – in races across the U.S. and internationally. With partners ranging from New York Times Best Selling books, to household and industrial products, Evan prides himself on social influence, marketability, and a tenacity for success. Currently Evan competes in endurance sports car races with World Racing League, NASA, SCCA and other sanctioning bodies.
Evan York has built his career by aligning fundamentals of auto racing and applying them to his engineering practices. When he was 17, Evan started his own Performance Driver Coaching company where he managed over 100 clients. Evan’s ability to take calculated risks paired with his engineering background enabled him to be sought out by auto manufactures and other firms where he’s successfully supported sales plans of $80M right after college. Now, Evan freelances part-time as a Performance Driving and Engineering professional.
Evan is the Director of Manufacturing and Operations for BEDGEAR, the growing PERFORMANCE lifestyle brand that has revolutionized the traditional bedding industry. BEDGEAR was ranked on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies and Crain’s New York Fastest Growing 50 Companies. Evan’s focus on continuous improvement leadership, lean six sigma and agile manufacturing practices has enabled BEDGEAR to deliver innovative and modular bedding products to over 8.5 million people around the world.