The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) hosts the 60th GT40 Reunion during the July 25-28 PVGP Historics at Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum. We are excited to announce that David Hobbs will attend and serve in dual capacities as the Honorary Race Director for the PVGP Historic Races and the Master of Ceremonies for the GT40 60th Reunion.

In a 31-year driving career, David Hobbs raced in almost every imaginable category: endurance sports racers, touring cars, Formula 1, Formula 5000, Indycars, IMSA, Trans-Am, Can-Am and even NASCAR. As a former GT40 racer for Gulf Oil, he will be right at home this July in Pittsburgh, where there is plenty of GT40 history.

His racing career includes competing in Formula One for BRM, Honda, and McLaren. He has also achieved significant victories in other motorsports disciplines. He raced the Ford GT40, the Ferrari 512M, Porsche 917s and 956/962s. He competed in IMSA Camel GT for BMW, finished fifth in the Indy 500 for McLaren, won championships in Formula 5000 and Trans Am, and led the Daytona 500 in NASCAR. He is most closely associated with the Le Mans 24 Hours, where he raced 20 times.

Following his racing career, Hobbs entered broadcasting, becoming a revered figure on SpeedTV, CBS, ESPN and NBCSN, providing insightful commentary for NASCAR, Formula One, and the IndyCar series. His deep understanding of automotive history and racing dynamics, coupled with his engaging storytelling ability, have earned him numerous accolades in the broadcasting realm. David Hobbs’s involvement is set to significantly elevate the atmosphere of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix for all attendees.

“We are thrilled to have David Hobbs join us in these pivotal roles. Our collaboration with the PVGP allows us to produce an event that truly honors the GT40’s significant heritage and its impact on motorsports,” said Rick Muck, Managing Director of AutoventureUSA and the GT40 Reunion. This reunion commemorates the GT40’s 60 years of racing legacy and aligns perfectly with the PVGP commitment to celebrating automotive history”.



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