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Bondurant_Instructor_RobKnipeA native of Michigan, Rob’s first taste of racing started in the early nineties when he started his racing career driving Formula cars. With his goal the CART IndyCar Series, the next seven years saw Rob compete and collect several victories and podiums. His racing resume includes Shifter Karts, Formula Fords, the SCCA Formula 2000 Pro Series, as well as the IMSA Barber Dodge Pro Series. His high performance driving experience spans over 20 years and includes multiple racing platforms such as IROC stock cars and GTS SportsCars.

Rob began instructing at the Bondurant School in 2010. Now a lead instructor, he finds gratification in teaching the Forza Grand Prix Road Racing classes, Advanced Road Racing and Formula Mazda programs to aspiring racers. He is also a lead driver on the IMSA Bondurant Tudor SportsCar Championship Safety Car and Hot Lap program at all of the sanctioned IMSA Tudor SportsCar races in North America, as well as a lead instructor on the Hyundai Driver Development programs at the Hyundai California Proving Grounds in Mojave, CA.

Rob lives in Ahwatukee, AZ., with his wife Lisa and their daughter Emily. As an avid mountain biker, Rob can also be found on the local trails or competing in mountain bike races across the Southwest.



20000 S. Maricopa Road, Gate #3
Chandler, AZ 85226

20000 S. Maricopa Road
Chandler, AZ 85226