Randy Pobst

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Randy Pobst
Born (1957-06-26) June 26, 1957 (age 57)
Dayton, Ohio, US
Debut season 1977

Randy Franklin Pobst also known as "RFP" or "The Rocket" is an American race car driver, born 26 June 1957, in Dayton, Ohio.[1]

Currently active in the SCCA World Challenge GT series and the Grand American series' GT class, Pobst was the 2003, 2007, 2008, and 2010 SCCA World Challenge GT champion, the 1996 North American Touring Car Championship title winner, and the 2005, 2006 and 2007 SCCA World Challenge TC vice-champion. He is also a two-time class winner of the 24 Hours of Daytona, in 2001 and 2006.

Career[edit]

2004-2007[edit]

From 2004-2007, he drove for Tri-Point Mazda in the SCCA World Challenge Touring Car series, finishing second in 2007. In 2007 and 2008, he won the SCCA World Challenge GT Championship with K-Pax/3R Racing in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car. He repeated the feat in 2010 in a K-Pax Racing Volvo S60.

2008[edit]

In 2008 he raced a Volkswagen GTI for APR Motorsport in the KONI Challenge Series and for Stevenson Motorsport at the 24 Hours of Daytona in a Pontiac GXP.

2009[edit]

Randy returned to K-Pax/3R Racing to defend his two consecutive Speed World Challenge GT Class championships, but in a Volvo Touring Car instead of a Porsche GT3 (K-Pax/3R switched to Volvo for this season). Additionally, Randy will race for Gotham Racing at the 2009 24 Hours of Daytona in a Porsche GT.

2010[edit]

World Challenge GT Champion

2014[edit]

He drives on the track for Motor Trend magazine.

Randy Pobst has more than 90 pro wins. He is currently a Mazda, Volvo, Audi and Porsche factory supported driver.

SportsCar Magazine[edit]

Randy writes an article titled "Pobst Position" in SCCA's monthly automobile publication, "SportsCar Magazine," where he discusses his thoughts and opinions on professional and amateur racing. The article discusses everything from his personal career challenges to proper competitor behavior at the wheel of a race car.

Personal life[edit]

Randy is represented by motorsports agent Michael Stahlschmidt. Randy is a vegetarian.[2]

Motorsports career results[edit]

North American Touring Car Championship[edit]

(key)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Inaugural
North American Touring Car Championship Champion
1996
Succeeded by
David Donohue