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Randy Pobst Inducted Into SCCA Hall of Fame

He's joined by Roger Penske and several others.

He's joined by Roger Penske and several others.

The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has inducted Motor Trend’s very own Randy Pobst into its Hall of Fame. The veteran race car driver was honored for being a prime example of what’s possible through club involvement.

Pobst began competing in motorsports in college, which is relatively late in life for a pro race car driver. He started competing in autocross, where he earned six Solo National Championship titles during the 1980s. Pobst moved up to SCCA Club Racing and won two SSCA Runoffs. From there he climbed the ranks to the SCCA Pro Racing-sanctioned World Challenge series, where he has won more than 90 races. Outside of SCCA, Pobst has racked up two class wins at the 24 Hours of Daytona, set multiple production car lap records at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and, of course, contributed to the pages of Motor Trend both as our resident hot shoe and as a talented automotive scribe in his own right.

Pobst is in lofty company, as the rest of the 2016 SCCA Hall of Fame class includes former racer and team owner Roger Penske, founder of Brumos Racing and Formula Vee Hubert Brundage, long-time SCCA steward and founder of the Showroom Stock class Bob Henderson, and 12 Hours of Sebring Founder Alec Ulmann. Both Ulmann and Brundage are being honored posthumously.

Source: SCCA