Price Cobb

Price Cobb ( born December 10, 1954 in Dallas ) is a retired American race car driver.

Career in motorsports

Price Cobb began his career in North American single-seater junior series. In 1976 he was second in the IMSA Formula Atlantic series, a racing series which he behind Howdy Holmes and Keke Rosberg finished third overall behind 1978 as Gilles Villeneuve. He also was runner-up in 1983 in the U.S. Formula Super Vee Championship.

His greatest successes were achieved by the Americans but in sports car racing. From 1984 he was a regular in the IMSA GTP series. In 1985, he won his first sports car race with the 500 - km race from Columbus. His racing partner in the Porsche 962 was Drake Olson. In 1986 he finished the championship after wins in Riverside ( with Rob Dyson ), Charlotte ( with Olson) and Sears Point ( Dyson ) and five other podium behind Al Holbert in second. Also in 1987 he finished the championship at this position. In 1988 he was third championship and also finished the All Japan Sports Prototype Championship in third place.

Six times he was in the 24- hour race at Le Mans at the start and won the race in 1990 with Martin Brundle and John Nielsen in the Jaguar XJR -12 LM. As a driver was active until 1007 and Cobb led beside an Indy Racing League team for the 1998 and 1999 Roberto Guerrero and Jim Guthrie went to the start.

Le Mans results