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Hobbs in 2005

David Wishart Hobbs[1] (born 9 June 1939)[2] is a British retired racing driver. Hobbs was a commentator for the Speed Channel. He now works as a commentator for NBC and NBC Sports Network.

Hobbs was born in Royal Leamington Spa, England.

In 1969 Hobbs was included in the FIA list of graded drivers. This is an elite group of 27 drivers who were rated the best in the world by their achievements.[3]


  1. FIA Year Book of Automobile Sport 1975. Patrick Stephens Ltd.. p. white p. 37. ISBN 0-85059-195-3 . 
  2. H. H. Pitt and M. N. Wicks, The Pitt Family of Payneham (Adelaide, 1977)
  3. F.I.A. Year Book of Automobile Sport, P.S.L. Publications Limited., London, 1969.

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