Robert Prilika’s racing career has been marked by success as a driver, as well as a team owner, sponsor, and motorsports business owner. As a driver, Robert has competed in road racing, circle track, hill climbs and endurance events throughout the United States. He was a winner in major sports car racing events at Daytona and Watkins Glenn, and claimed a division championship at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in a ZR1 Corvette. He earned the 2003 championship in IMSA-Grand American Road Racing for Daytona Prototypes. Hewas also a four-time National Auto Sport Association champion in GT55 and Enduro classes, and an SCCA Champion in GT-1 competition in 2016 and 2018.
Robert has been involved behind the scenes as team owner,mentor, spotter, and strategist. He has been a coach for a long list of drivers that includes Sebastian Bourdais, Lucas Luhr, Rick Carelli, and Roberto Guerrero. He was an integral member of the Bradly Motorsports Indy Racing League team that featured Buzz Calkins as their driver, and teamed with Price Cobb to compete in the IRL and make several appearances at the Indianapolis 500. On a regional level, Robert was involved in the formation of the Porsche Club National Racing program in Colorado, which is used today by many drivers as a feeder system into professional racing series. His sponsorship of multiple regional circle track teams and drivers led to a 1995 NASCAR Sponsor of the Year award, and he claimed a 1998 NASCAR track championship as a team owner. In addition, his motorsports business ventures have been instrumental in providing racing chassis and components to teams throughout the region.
Robert Prilika’s has enjoyed success in a multi-faceted racing career that includes competing and winning in a remarkable array of classes, while contributing substantially to the careers of many fellow competitors and race teams as well. He was a member of the 2019 class of the Colorado Motorsport Hall of Fame!