ROBBY GORDON - OFF ROAD RACER
TEAM TOYO SINCE 2005
In which series are you currently racing as a member of Team Toyo?
SCORE International Off-Road Series, Best in the Desert, TORC Series, LOORS and the Dakar Rally
Current Race Vehicle:
No.77 SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires Chevrolet Trophy Truck
When and how did you get into racing?
My Dad raced off-road and I started racing BMX when I was five-years-old.
Most memorable moment in your career:
I have had a lot of memorable moments and I have driven for some of the best teams in motor racing but my first off-road race was the 1985 Vegas to Reno and we won overall.
Is there a person who has contributed directly to your success in racing?
My dad, Baja Bob.
If you could have anyone as your co-driver for just one race, who would you pick and why?
A co-driver to me is someone who can stay focused and understand all aspects of winning in motorsports and so far Johnny Campbell has set the standard.
WHAT KIND OF TRAINING DO YOU PREFER TO STAY IN SHAPE, AND WHY?
Drink SPEED to help you go faster.
WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR A FAN WHO WANTS TO GET INTO RACING?
If you want to make a small fortune in racing, bring a large one! Also as a fan watching an off-road race don’t ever stand on the outside of a corner because you are going to get rocked by my mean Toyos and it’s nothing personal.
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU’RE NOT RACING?
Working, imagineering and selling SPEED Energy.
WHAT’S YOUR DAILY DRIVER AND WHAT WOULD BE YOUR DREAM CAR?
In California I drive my H3 baby HUMMER and in North Carolina I like my SPEED Energy Drink 15-passenger van. My dream car that I want to build someday is a Fisker Karma that is converted into a twin turbo LS7 with a six-speed Albins sequential gearbox.
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