World Grand Prix announcer
Royal Leamington Spa, England
David Hobbscap is one of the three World Grand Prix commentators.
As a handsome forest green 1963 Jaguar Coombs Lightweight E-Type, David Hobbscap, originally from Royal Leamington Spa, England, is a worldwide racing luminary. His 30-year career in professional racing spans the globe and all types of motorsports. Now David shares that priceless knowledge as an announcer, where he’s also well known for providing comic relief during race broadcasts. A former champion with 20 starts at 24 Hours of Le Mans, his storytelling comes from personal experience. Anything but your ordinary television sportscaster, David can’t wait to enlighten and entertain the World Grand Prix audiences. He also looks like he wants Francesco to win!
David is painted dark green, with chrome outlining. He has chrome hood decals and rims, surrounded by black tires. He has a black and gray grille above his mouth.
Hobbscap's make model is a 1963 Coombs Lightweight Jaguar E-Type, which Hobbs admitted is his favorite car.
David works for the Racing Sports Network, as one of the commentators. He was also employed as one of the three announcers to host the World Grand Prix.
- David is based on the real life former British racing driver David Hobbs, who currently works as a commentator for Speed Channel.
- In both French dubs of Cars 2 (European and French-Canadian) David is voiced by (and renamed after) retired Formula One racer Jacques Villeneuve named Jacques Villeneuve, and was say he is from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
- David has a strange resemblance with Gerald.
Names in other languages
- French: Jacques Villeneuve
- Polish: David Pendix-Bendix