Wildberger Named SCCA Pro Racing President
ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2006) -- SCCA Pro Racing's Board of Directors announced that it has hired Bob Wildberger to be its next President.
Wildberger comes to SCCA Pro Racing after a colorful motorsports career at DaimlerChrysler, which saw him last serve as Senior Manager of Dodge Motorsports before his retirement earlier this year.
"Bob Wildberger brings a great mix of motorsports operations and marketing to SCCA Pro Racing," SCCA Pro Racing Board Chairman Brian Holtz said. "We've been working with Bob as a consultant for the last several months and he is an excellent fit for the company as it moves forward."
After beginning his automotive career at American Motors Corporation in the 1970s, Wildberger joined Chrysler in 1987. In his tenure, he led Chrysler's development of motorsports from a minor presence in the early 1990s to a major force by 2001. Wildberger developed programs in many top racing series, including SCCA Pro Racing (World Challenge), SCORE, IMSA, NHRA and led the launch of Dodge's NASCAR program.
"Having been involved in SCCA Pro Racing and the SPEED World Challenge series both in the early 90s when I led the Eagle Talon program and recently as a consultant, I know what great potential exists with the company," Wildberger said. "We've got great products and many superb partners and participants. Together, we will help SCCA Pro Racing realize its full potential and growth in the motorsports marketplace.
A current Lake Orion, Mich. resident, Wildberger will relocate to SCCA Pro Racing's headquarters in Topeka, Kan.