Chip Robinson
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Chip Robinson
Chip Robinson in the Nissan NPT-90 car at the IMSA Del Mar Grand Prix - October 1990

Chip Robinson (born March 29, 1954 in Philadelphia, PA) is a retired race car driver.[1] He won the 1987 IMSA Camel GT series championship and the 1987 24 Hours of Daytona[2] (with Al Holbert, Derek Bell, and Al Unser, Jr. in a Porsche and the 1989 12 Hours of Sebring (with Arie Luyendyk and Geoff Brabham) in a Nissan. He made five CART starts in 1986 and 1987 with a best finish of 6th at the 1987 Long Beach Grand Prix. He is currently a contractor residing in Augusta, Georgia with his wife and one son who aspires to drive as well.

Robinson serves as race director of the US Formula 4 championship, a race series to develop young drivers.[3] He previously was race director for the Formula Atlantic, F2000, and F1600 race series.[2]

IROC Involvement

Chip Robinson was invited to the International Race of Champions in 1988. During this time his best finish was second place, at Riverside International Raceway.[4]

CART PPG Indy Car World Series

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Rank Pts.
1986 Dick Simon Racing Lola Cosworth PHX
LBH
INDY
MIL
POR
MEA
14
CLE
TOR
MIC
POC
MDO
SAN
MIC
ROA
LAG
PHX
MIA
7
26th 6
1987 Machinists Union Racing March LBH
6
PHX
INDY
MIL
POR
MEA
25
CLE
TOR
MIC
POC
ROA
MDA
NAZ
15
LAG
MIA
26th 8

References

  1. ^ "Chip Robinson Career Statistics". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Chip Robinson Named Race Director". f1600series.com. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ Malsher, David (20 April 2016). "IndyCar's ex-VP of technology joins U.S. Formula 4". motorsport.com. Retrieved 2017. 
  4. ^ "Chip Robinson 1988 IROC results". racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2017. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Arie Luyendyk
CART Rookie of the Year
1986
Succeeded by
Fabrizio Barbazza



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