Austin Robison
The Master

In 1993, Austin started his racing career in the LARA sprint car series. He won four races and won rookie of the year honors.

In 1994, Austin stepped up to a more difficult sprint car series, SORA, which raced in Northern California and Nevada and grabbed two main event wins and rookie of the year once again.

In 1995 Austin was offered a driving job on the Hummer factory team of the legendary Rod Hall for the SCORE Full-Stock class. In his first year he was second at the Baja 500 and Baja 1000 and tied for overall points.

In 1996, Austin teamed up with Rod Hall and Tom Wamberg for the Granada to Dakar rally and became part of the first American team driving an American vehicle to finish the Dakar. Also in 1996, Austin won the inaugural Las Vegas to Reno and the legendary Baja 1000.

In 1997, Austin had a clean sweep in the Best in The Desert series winning all three races; The Tonopah 300, Mesquite to Ely and the Las Vegas to Reno race. This gave Austin the Stock Full point’s championship.

In 1999, Austin went back to the Dakar rally driving his own Hummer to finish second in class, Austin also finish second at the Baja 1000.

In 2000, Austin won the first ever Baja 2000 in commemoration of the centennial, Austin and the Hummers made the Full-Stock Class the one to watch in Baja. That year Austin also placed third in the Laughlin Desert Challenge race and fourth at the Nevada 2000 race.

In 2001, Austin finished sixth at the Las Vegas 200 race
In 2003, Austin was second at the Baja 1000 and fifth at Las Vegas to Reno.
In 2004, Austin finished third at the Las Vegas to Reno race.

This year Austin had a good start by winning the Parker 400, the Caliente 250 and a second place at the Terrible town 250.

When Austin isn’t racing he spends much of his time in the Arizona desert teaching high performance driving at the Bob Bondurant School.