David hobbs

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Pedal to the metal: A race between cars and bicycles

Published May 13, 2014

Wednesday, Wednesday, WEDNESDAY marks the middle of Bike to Work Week, and what better way to roll over the hump with a little competition, a friendly wager, and some additional cash for a local non-profit? The competition? A race between David Hobbs--a driver in the Indianapolis 500 and owner of David Hobbs Honda - and Ward Fowler, founding partner of the bicycle-friendly Colectivo Coffee.

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Milwaukee Talks: Racing commentator David Hobbs

Published June 18, 2011

You may not recognize David Hobbs but if you've lived in Milwaukee long enough - or watch racing on television - you've certainly heard his voice. You might even have purchased a car from him. Hobbs, 72, is a broadcaster with Speed Network. Previously, he did work for CBS and ESPN. He's covered all kinds of racing, from open-wheel to NASCAR and now focusing primarily on Formula One events. His car dealership, David Hobbs Honda, is also a sponsor of the Milwaukee 225.