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Helmet of Bob Akin

Flag of U.S.A. Bob Akin

nationality American born March 6, 1936 hometown North Tarrytown, NY died April 30, 2002 place of death Atlanta, Georgia

Racing highlights

19861st12 Hours of Sebring
19861stIMSA World Endurance Championship
19833rdIMSA Camel GT Championship
19791st12 Hours of Sebring

Racing career summary

Races entered87
Wins4
Podiums15
Pole positions1
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4.6%
Podium percentage17.2%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1991Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1990Racing1 race0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1989Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing11 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing12 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1982Racing10 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1981Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1980Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1979Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Bob Akin

1991 IMSA Firestone Firehawk

PositionPointsTeam
0Kelly Moss Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 S2 (GS)2.5L I4 NAFirestone

1990 IMSA Firestone Firehawk

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944S2 (GS)2.5L I4 NAFirestone

1989 IMSA Firestone Firehawk

PositionPointsTeam
0Akin-White Schools
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 S2 (GS)2.5L I4 NAFirestone

1987 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
35th11Bob Akin Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1987 Porsche 944 Turbo Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 944 Turbo

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th89Bob Akin Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1986 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1986 IMSA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
16th44Bob Akin Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962

1984 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
44th10Brun Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 956

1984 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
25th32Bob Akin Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935
Porsche 962

1983 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd113Bob Akin Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121600
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3

1982 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Akin Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935

1982 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th71Bob Akin Motor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3
Porsche 935 L

1981 World Championship for Drivers and Makes

PositionPointsTeam
8th84Bob Akin Motor Racing, Joest Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3

1980 World Challenge for Endurance Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
6th76Racing Associates, Amos Johnson, Les Blackburn
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3
AMC Spirit
Ford Capri

1980 World Sportscar Championship - GTX

PositionPointsTeam
0Racing Associates
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935

1980 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
29th0Racing Associates
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935 K3 (IMSA)3.0L F6 Turbo

1979 12 Hours of Sebring

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935

1979 Le Mans 24 Hours

PositionPointsTeam
43rd0Dick Barbour
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 935/77 (IMSA+2.5)3.0L F6 TurboGoodyear
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