Bobby Wilson (racing driver)

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Bobby Wilson
Nationality United States American
Born (1981-10-06) October 6, 1981 (age 32)
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Firestone Indy Lights Series
Years active 2005-2008
Teams Michael Crawford Motorsports
Kenn Hardley Racing
Brian Stewart Racing
Team E
Starts 46
Wins 3
Poles 0
Best finish 4th in 2006 & 2007
Previous series
2004 Formula Ford 2000 Zetec
Awards
2003
2003
Jim Trueman Scholarship
Shifter Kart Illustrated driver of the year

Bobby Wilson (born October 6, 1981 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin) is an American former racing driver.

Wilson driving in the 2008 Firestone Freedom 100

An accomplished karter, Wilson won the "Stars of Tomorrow" championship and the Jim Trueman Scholarship in 2003 and was Shifter Kart Illustrated's driver of the year. He moved up to cars the following year and won the Formula Ford 2000 Zetec championship with four wins in his rookie season. In 2005 he made his Indy Pro Series debut with 3 starts for Brian Stewart Racing. In 2006, running for Michael Crawford and Kenn Hardley, he finished fourth in the Pro Series standings, capturing his first win from the pole at Watkins Glen International. For the 2007 season, he returned to Brian Stewart and won in Liberty Challenge Race 2 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. In 2008, he continued in the series, then known as the Firestone Indy Lights Series and for the new Team E outfit. He captured his first oval victory at the Milwaukee Mile on June 1.[1]

The 2008 Indy Lights season was his last professional race appearance.

Racing record[edit]

SCCA National Championship Runoffs[edit]

Year Track Car Engine Class Finish Start Status
2001 Mid-Ohio Van Diemen RF01 Ford Formula Continental 24 5 DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wiedemann, John (June 1, 2008). "Dream Win For Wilson At The Milwaukee Mile". racingnation.com. Retrieved 19 May 2010. 

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