David Wishart Hobbs (born June 9, 1939 in Royal Leamington Spa, England) is a former British racing driver in Formula One. He is most well known for his role as a commentator on NBC and NBC-Sports Network for Formula One races in the United States.
Formula One CareerEdit
Before Formula OneEdit
Driving a McLaren M24, Hobbs started ninth and finished fifth at the 1974 Indianapolis 500.
Formula One BroadcasterEdit
Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit
Formula One RecordEdit
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|1967||Bernard White Racing||BRM||0||NC||Report|
|1968||Honda Racing F1||Honda||0||NC||Report|
|1971||Penske-White Racing||McLaren-Ford Cosworth||0||NC||Report|
|1974||Yardley Team McLaren||McLaren-Ford Cosworth||0||NC||Report|
|Front Row Starts||0|
|Distance Raced||1 864 km|
|Distance Led||0 km|
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|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
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"Well I must say that the weight limit in these cars is so low, it makes for ridiculously light drivers. I really think they should weigh the car and the driver just like they do in horse racing." - Discussing the new weight regulations. ESPN. 1990 Brazilian Grand Prix.
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