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Bobby Rahal

1953-01-10 (age 70)


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RLL IndyCar team hires former RBR and McLaren F1 tech chief

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s IndyCar team has announced Stefano Sordo, currently McLaren F1 team’s director of vehicle performance, as its new technical director.

How Bobby Rahal gave teammate Al Unser Jr. an edge

Al Unser Jr was a rising star of Indy car racing unaccustomed to sharing with teammates when he first started working with Bobby Rahal. The three-time Indy car champion left a lasting impression on the second-generation racer, latterly a double Indy car title-winner himself, who singles Rahal out as his favorite teammate

Da Costa confirms he won’t race in IndyCar with RLL in ’22

Antonio Felix da Costa has confirmed he’s “90 percent sure” he won’t race an IndyCar in 2022, and Rahal Letterman Lanigan co-owner Bobby Rahal has expressed his regret that the Portuguese ace couldn’t be won over.

United Rentals reveals new livery for Rahal in 2021

Graham Rahal will this year run a special United Rentals livery that echoes the colorscheme used by his father Bobby Rahal in his final year as a racecar driver.

Bobby Rahal wants to keep Sato but ditch double-headers ASAP

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda is aiming to retain its latest Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato, but team founder and co-owner Bobby Rahal says he’s looking forward to a “normal schedule” in 2021 and for regular double-headers to be a thing of the past.

Retro Rahal livery at Road America to celebrate Honda in IndyCar

Graham Rahal is to run a throwback livery at this weekend’s race at Road America to celebrate his team owner and father Bobby Rahal’s role in Honda’s participation in top-rank U.S. open-wheel racing.

Rahal extends contract with RLLR in five-year deal

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced a multi-year contract extension with driver Graham Rahal today.  

Bobby Rahal aims for RLLR to return to Phoenix even stronger

Bobby Rahal says Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s stunning oval debut with the new universal aerokit in last week’s test at Phoenix validated the team’s off-track work since the 2017 season ended.

Rahal expects team to be “even more competitive” this season

Bobby Rahal, whose Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing car was top Honda-powered IndyCar entry for the past two seasons, believes the team can improve still further in 2017.

Unser Jr, Fittipaldi, Rossi among RRDC’s new members

Twenty-five drivers and other motorsport figures have been added to the Road Racing Drivers Club, including champions and stars from around the world.

Rahal signs Servia and ace engineer for 2017

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has signed Indy 500-winning race engineer Tom German to run Oriol Servia in a second car next year for at least three races but in a deal that Bobby Rahal hopes will include the whole season.

Bobby Rahal on winning Toronto’s first Indy car race

30 years ago, Canada held what has become one of the most popular stops on the IndyCar schedule. Bobby Rahal was the winner and he told David Malsher why that day, and the Honda Indy Toronto, are special.

The key to Rahal's success? "We're the little giant"

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing continues to impress as a single-car operation, just as they did last season.

Hey, Long Beach! It's time for the Pro Celebrity Race!

Followed shortly by smokin' deals on wrecked Scion FR-S race cars.

RLLR to run Servia in Indianapolis 500

The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing IndyCar team will add an entry for Oriol Servia for this year's Indianapolis 500.

BMW Team RLL misses out on podium in Sebring

BMW Z4 GTLMs finish fourth and eighth at 63rd Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Who will win at Sebring? It’s anybody’s guess

Competition at Sebring will be fast and furious...

Vic Elford receives RRDC'S 2015 Phil Hill award

RRDC president Bobby Rahal made the presentation at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Rolex 24 at Daytona: Impossible to predict

When the checkered flag falls on the 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona at 2:10 p.m. Sunday afternoon, there’s only one thing we now know for sure: The car that’s the first under the flag will have earned the victory.

Review: Jim McGee, Crew Chief of Champions

Motorsport.com's Anne Proffit takes a look at an Indianapolis based books released this year, and give an idea of which gear head in your family would want it for Christmas.

SCCA announces new Hall of Fame class

Five famous names added to the roster.

Jeremy Grenier winner of RRDC Mark Donohue Award

To be presented at dinner at Rolex 24 at Daytona.

IndyCar season starts early for Rahal-Letterman

Test session at Barber Motorsports Park 'productive,' Rahal said.

Rum Bum Racing’s Matt Plumb voted into Road Racing Drivers Club

Plumb was among 15 new members who were voted for the honor by current Road Racing Drivers Club members.

Change is in the air at Roush Fenway Racing

RFR adds Mark McArdle and Kevin Kidd to the competition ranks

RRDC votes in 15 new members for 2014

Voting was held among all current RRDC members.

Jochen Mass named 2015 Rolex 24 Grand Marshal

Racing legend Jochen Mass will serve as the Grand Marshal in next year's race.

Gordon Kirby: A walk around the Monterey Historics

'No wider celebration' of classic and vintage automobiles.

Power shows oval prowess in latest title run

Will Power recalls his first impression of the Milwaukee Mile - "a road course with no right turns" - when he arrived for the June 2006 Champ Car race.

New or proven, all GTLM cars should be competitive at CTSCC Road America

Is it better to have a new car or proven model in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in this weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America?

National Guard terminating sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Graham Rahal

The Army National Guard is pulling their sponsorship from motorsports.

What Graham Rahal is learning by dating Courtney Force

As IndyCar and NHRA collide, is there anything the famous Rahal can learn from the famous Force that could translate to the open-wheel side? Anne Proffit thinks there is.

'The Art of Endurance Driving' - video

The RRDC has released a new and interesting video ahead of Le Mans.

Filippi joins Rahal team for Houston and Toronto twin bills

Graham Rahal is the team's full-season driver in the No. 15 National Guard car.

Kurt Busch is a serial racer -- and that's a compliment

NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA, Grand-Am, Champ Car -- he's running out of adventures.

A lap of the Indy Road Course with Graham Rahal of RLL Racing with Google Glass - video

Racing fans and technology lovers alike will want to catch a glimpse of the ground-breaking video.

BMW Team RLL Finishes 2nd and 10th at Laguna Seca

Auberlen and Priaulx extend championship lead with team’s fourth consecutive podium.

BMW Team RLL gearing up for the next round at Laguna Seca

This year’s race at the historic 2.238-mile, 11-turn circuit will be two hours long with GTLM and Prototype cars racing together.

Rahal steps up to becoming driving coach with SAFEisFAST.com

The National Guard driver will be an online driving instructor with SAFEisFAST.com

Third consecutive podium finish keeps BMW at the sharp end of the GTLM class standings

John Edwards (US) and Dirk Müller (DE) scored their first podium of the season, racing the number 56 BMW Z4 GTLM to second place.

BMW Team RLL finishes 2nd and 6th at Long Beach

BMW Remains at the Front of the GTLM Driver and Team Points Standings

BMW Team RLL qualifies second and third at Long Beach

Last year BMW Team RLL raced to a 1-2 finish at Long Beach in only the second race for the new BMW Z4 GTE.

The RRDC has a new ambassador in Dario Franchitti

The Road Racing Drivers Club has been around for over 60 years now has three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchtti to spread their word. He was forced to retire after injuries sustained in the Houston Grand Prix last year.

Long Beach in 10 year increments

IndyCar returns to the famous Long Beach street circuit for the 30th year in 2014.

BMW Team RLL – Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach preview

Drivers Bill Auberlen and Andy Priaulx share the lead in driver points.

Power surges into history books with St. Pete win

On March 30, Power matched Johncock (1977-78) as the only drivers in the modern era (since 1946) to win the final two races of one season and the opener of the next.

BMW Team RLL finishes 3rd and 10th at the 12 Hours of Sebring

No. 55 Z4 GTLM drivers move into Championship points lead

Verizon IndyCar Series conference call

Hulman Motorsports CEO Mark Miles and Verizon Wireless vice president of marketing Brian Angiolet participated in an INDYCAR Conference Call to discuss the announcement.

BMW Team RLL gets all done for Sebring

BMW Team RLL arrives ready for the 62nd annual event with something it has never had before – momentum from a prior race.

RLL will prepare a second entry for Oriol Servia in select 2014 IndyCar events

Current plans call for Servia to compete in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis 500.

IndyCar media day: driver quotes and comments

A roundup of driver comments about the upcoming 2014 season.

Army National Guard joins RLL as primary sponsor of the no. 15 entry for Graham Rahal

“This is an historic day for all of us at Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing,” said Bobby Rahal.

1994 Indianapolis 500: an all-in gamble pays off

A look back at the 1994 Indy 500, forever remembered for the disappointed Emmo Fittipaldi, and Unser Jr. took home the win.

Successful USCC debut: BMW Team RLL comes second and fourth at the Daytona 24 Hours

The number 55 BMW Z4 GTLM crossed the line second in the GTLM class at the 24-hour race of Daytona.

BMW Team RLL finishes seventh and eighth in Daytona 24 Hours GTLM qualifying session

John Edwards (US) recorded a lap time of 1:45.667 minutes at the wheel of the number 56 car, finishing seventh.

Peter Sachs receives RRDC's 2013 Bob Akin Award

Peter Sachs drove his first actual race at Silverstone (England) in 1960 in a Turner 950 and continued racing until 2007.