NHRA Driver
Bob Bode
Bode
  • Date of birth:
    September 07, 1951
  • Hometown:
    Barrington, Ill.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Bode Motorsports Impala
  • Crew Chief:
    John Stewart
  • Career Wins: 1
    FC: 1
  • Career Final Rounds: 1
    FC: 1
  • Career Best E.T.:
    4.109
  • Career Best Speed:
    304.12
Career Highlights
  • 2011: Raced to a semifinal at Houston; finished 16th in the points standings
  • 2010: Earned first career victory; Finished a career-best 16th in points; Qualified for all 11 events entered
  • 2009: Qualified for eight of 12 events attended
  • 2008: Competed at 10 events; Reached the second round in Phoenix and Las Vegas
  • 2001: Earned NHRA Funny Car license; made driving debut in Atlanta; raced nine events, qualifying twice
  • Two-time Super Stock National Champion
  • Raced Power Boats for 20 years under APBA sanction; K-Boat (Blown Alcohol Circle Boat) event winner; APBA Eastern Divisional Champion

Personal
  • Married: Alice
  • Son: Bob Bode III (4/23/02)
  • Height/weight: 6'0", 175 lbs.
  • Owns Arbee Transparent Products, Inc., a plastic bag manufacturing plant located in Elk Grove, Ill.
  • Since 1977 has been racing either boats, stock cars, or Funny Cars
  • Hobbies: Snow skiing and Jr. drag racing with his son

 
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