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Bobby Rahal

Indianapolis 500 Winner; Three-Time Indy Car World Series Champion

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 Bobby Rahal Biography

As a racecar driver, Bobby Rahal won three CART (Championship Auto Racing Teams) championships and 24 races, including the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1981, the 1986 Indianapolis 500, and the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1987. Bobby Rahal retired from competitive driving in 1998, ranking first in career starts, second in career earnings, third in laps led, fourth in wins and fifth in pole positions in CART (now Champscar) history. He became just the second man to win the Indy 500 as both a driver and an owner after Buddy Rice won the Indy 500 on May 30, 2004. Additionally in 2004, Bobby Rahal was inducted into both the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and the 12 Hours of Sebring Hall of Fame.

The son of race car driver Michael Rahal, Bobby Rahal began racing in sports car events in the early 1970s, driving his father’s Lotus. He remained a successful amateur driver until 1976, when he decided to go professional and entered Formula Atlantic. In 1977, he finished second in the series, which led to his decision to go to Europe to race Formula 3. In Europe, Bobby Rahal drove a Dallara-built Wolf chassis, funded by Canadian oil millionaire Walter Wolf, which led to Bobby Rahal’s Formula 1 debut with the Wolf team in 1978.

For the 1980 and 1981 seasons, Bobby Rahal concentrated on sports cars, winning the Daytona 24 Hours in the second season. In 1982, Bobby Rahal moved into Indy car racing with Trueman’s Truesports team. He won his first race for the team that year and finished runner-up in the CART, and was Rookie of the Year. This established him as a top line CART driver, although he continued to compete in sports car racing and in 1984 drove a NASCAR in the Riverside event.

While dedicated to racing, Bobby Rahal’s love of history motivated him to earn a degree in history from Denison University in Ohio. Bobby continued to race until the end of 1998, when he retired to concentrate on running his team and developing a string of car dealerships in Pennsylvania and Ohio. In 1996, he went into league with talk show host David Letterman to establish Team Rahal. In the middle of 2000, Bobby Rahal was named interim chief executive of the CART organization. He continues to run a variety of racing teams and car dealerships while taking part in historic races whenever possible.

A seasoned spokesperson, Bobby Rahal is eloquent and perceptive. He is an especially adept speaker who can vividly describe what it is actually like to drive at 200miles per hour, as well as deliver riveting stories that can only be realized across a champion’s career. Known as an unflappable competitor, Bobby Rahal provides insight from both the driver’s, as well as the owner’s perspective. He is an insightful analyst of the world of sports, is valuable as both a product spokesperson, and a high-profile personality for public relations, and is a frequent emcee for sporting events.

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*Motivation

*Success

 

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  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Bobby Rahal?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bobby Rahal for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bobby Rahal for your next private or corporate function.
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Bobby Rahal

Indianapolis 500 Winner; Three-Time Indy Car World Series Champion

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Bobby Rahal Biography

As a racecar driver, Bobby Rahal won three CART (Championship Auto Racing Teams) championships and 24 races, including the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1981, the 1986 Indianapolis 500, and the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1987. Bobby Rahal retired from competitive driving in 1998, ranking first in career starts, second in career earnings, third in laps led, fourth in wins and fifth in pole positions in CART (now Champscar) history. He became just the second man to win the Indy 500 as both a driver and an owner after Buddy Rice won the Indy 500 on May 30, 2004. Additionally in 2004, Bobby Rahal was inducted into both the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and the 12 Hours of Sebring Hall of Fame.

The son of race car driver Michael Rahal, Bobby Rahal began racing in sports car events in the early 1970s, driving his father’s Lotus. He remained a successful amateur driver until 1976, when he decided to go professional and entered Formula Atlantic. In 1977, he finished second in the series, which led to his decision to go to Europe to race Formula 3. In Europe, Bobby Rahal drove a Dallara-built Wolf chassis, funded by Canadian oil millionaire Walter Wolf, which led to Bobby Rahal’s Formula 1 debut with the Wolf team in 1978.

For the 1980 and 1981 seasons, Bobby Rahal concentrated on sports cars, winning the Daytona 24 Hours in the second season. In 1982, Bobby Rahal moved into Indy car racing with Trueman’s Truesports team. He won his first race for the team that year and finished runner-up in the CART, and was Rookie of the Year. This established him as a top line CART driver, although he continued to compete in sports car racing and in 1984 drove a NASCAR in the Riverside event.

While dedicated to racing, Bobby Rahal’s love of history motivated him to earn a degree in history from Denison University in Ohio. Bobby continued to race until the end of 1998, when he retired to concentrate on running his team and developing a string of car dealerships in Pennsylvania and Ohio. In 1996, he went into league with talk show host David Letterman to establish Team Rahal. In the middle of 2000, Bobby Rahal was named interim chief executive of the CART organization. He continues to run a variety of racing teams and car dealerships while taking part in historic races whenever possible.

A seasoned spokesperson, Bobby Rahal is eloquent and perceptive. He is an especially adept speaker who can vividly describe what it is actually like to drive at 200miles per hour, as well as deliver riveting stories that can only be realized across a champion’s career. Known as an unflappable competitor, Bobby Rahal provides insight from both the driver’s, as well as the owner’s perspective. He is an insightful analyst of the world of sports, is valuable as both a product spokesperson, and a high-profile personality for public relations, and is a frequent emcee for sporting events.

Most Requested Topics:

*Motivation

*Success

 

FAQs on booking Bobby Rahal

  • How to book Bobby Rahal?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bobby Rahal for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bobby Rahal, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bobby Rahal or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bobby Rahal?

    Booking fees for Bobby Rahal, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bobby Rahal, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bobby Rahal?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bobby Rahal for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bobby Rahal for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bobby Rahal or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bobby Rahal or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bobby Rahal is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bobby Rahal for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Bobby Rahal generally travels from MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Derek Daly, Bobby Unser, Jeff Hammond, Mario Andretti and Chris Gerdes. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bobby Rahal for an upcoming event.

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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