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6100 N Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI, 53209

2009 Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction

David Hobbs


Born: June 9, 1939
Residence: Milwaukee, WI
Marital Status: Married to Margaret
Children: Greg and Guy


  • Majority Owner of David Hobbs Honda, Glendale, WI
  • Former Analyst, Formula 1 Racing for NBC
  • Former Analyst, Color Commentator and Host for Speed Channel

Racing Career:

First race in 1959 driving mother’s Morris Oxford, turned professional in 1964. Raced extensively world wide for 30 years, last race driven was the Fast Masters Championship in 1993, placing 4th overall.

Television Career:


CBS: Commentated on all types of racing: F1, USAC and Nascar. Appeared on 17 straight Daytona 500 broadcasts, including the 1979 event that was the first flag to flag live coverage of a Winston Cup race. Probably the most important step in US TV coverage of auto racing and a huge boost for Nascar racing worldwide.


ESPN: Extensive coverage of US championships, Le Mans and F1, live and on site. In August of this year, David will be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.


Speed Channel: USA exclusive live coverage of F1 World Championship. Also live coverage of Daytona 24HR, 24 Hours of Le Mans, ALMS, Grand American and other auto based shows.


NBC: Racing Analyst and Color Commentator for Formula 1 racing coverage.

Civic Duties:

On the board of Wisconsin Motorsport Charities. Has raised over $500,000 for Ranch Community Services. 10 year member of Citizens Advisory Board for WUWM public radio. Board member and past chairman of Automobile Dealers Association of Mega Milwaukee (ADAMM) and Chairman for the 2008 Milwaukee Auto Show Charity Gala.

Additional Info on David Hobbs can be found at:

For more information call David at (414) 352-6100 or send email to [email protected]

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2009 Motorsports Hall of Fame Induction
Winning the Formula 5000 at Sebring - 1969
David with SpeedTV Co-host Bob Varsha at Daytona Rolex 24
Sears Point Trans Am DeAtley Camaro 1983, Winning

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