Bob Earl is the inventor and founder of the VRC racing seat. Before he came up with this great idea, Bob was for many years a professional driver. No wonder why the VRC's position is so perfect. Bob knows what he is talking about. Here is his impressive resume and some pictures of his racing career. You can contact us at the bottom of this page.

1972                      Started racing Formula Ford and won numeros races including the National Championship.
1973 Win driver of year of Northern California  award, Bert Hawthorne trophy for Formula Ford Competence.
1974       Becomes Divisional Champion and the only driver to win the 1st ever races in 6 Formula Ford Chassis.
1976 Chief Instructor for Bondurant School High perf and Ontario Motor speedway and Sears Point, California
1978 2 victories in two attempts in National Formula Atlantic Competition.
1979 Becomes professional driver. One win in Elkart Lake and finished fifth in the championship.
1980 Macau Grand prix Champion, Bosch Super Vee Champion
1981          Development for Hayashi Cars and Anson Super Vees.
1985 27 races in IMSA GTU Division for Huffaker Racing. 16 poles, ten victories, 10 fastest race laps (6 records)
1986 Hired by Spice Engineering to drive GTP Light Entry. 11 races, 8 poles, 3 wins.
1987 Win 24 hours of Daytona, driving factory Pontiac Spice, plus 2 wins and third place for the season in GTO series
1988 Still driving for Pontiac, but 12 Dnf's due to engine development problems.
1989 Win again in Daytona, 2nd at Sebring in GTO cars. Drives for another team for 11 races with 8 top five finish.
1990-1992 Drive for Nissan performance Tech. GTP team. Several wins including Miami, Watkins Glen, 12 hours of Sebring. Lead development driver on P-35 V12 Group C car.
1993  Drive Acura Spice Camel Lights. 2 wins, 3 third, and 2 poles.
1994-1996 Stops racing carrer and becomes Freelance driver Coach
1996-2000     Starts and become director of Derek Daly Driving Academy + chief coach for team Kool Green
2000 to present Freelance driver coach, oversees the Mechanics Training program at Jim Russel School at Infineon Raceway Northern California.  Invented and sells The Virtual Racing Chassis.
2004-2006 Starts join venture in Europe for the VRC. More than 5000 VRCs units sold worldwide.

Ford Grandprix



Macau Grand Prix




Daytona Lights 87

Nissan GTP 1992

Pontiac Light

Nissan 1 1992

Nissan at Sebring 1990