David Hobbs stars in Disney • Pixar's "Cars 2" as the voice of David Hobbscap, a character based on his own real-life persona.

David Hobbs is a British former racing driver. Since leaving the racing game, he has become an F1 commentator for Speed Channel. He also continues to pursue acting work. He remains well-known as one of the most versatile drivers in the past decades competing in Formula One, IndyCar, NASCAR, Le Mans, Can-Am, F5000 and Trans-Am series. In 1969, Hobbs was included in the FIA list of graded drivers, an elite group of 27 drivers who are ranked among the best in the world. He was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2009.

His acting credits include numerous TV shows, as well as the feature films "Emerald City," Mike Leigh's "Another Year," and the upcoming "The Holding."

Hobbs is also the majority owner of David Jobbs Honda in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Age: 78 years old
Birthday: June 9, 1939
Birthplace: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, UK

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