History of the Bobby Rahal Automotive Group

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1986
May 31

May 31
Bobby Rahal Wins Indianapolis 500

<span class = "time-line-date">May 31</span><br>Bobby Rahal Wins Indianapolis 500
The 70th Indianapolis 500 was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Saturday, May 31, 1986. After being rained out on May 25–26, the race was rescheduled for the following weekend. Bobby Rahal was the winner, becoming the first driver in Indy history to complete the 500 miles (800 km) in less than three hours.
1988
January 17

January
Bobby Rahal Teams Up With Rolen Ferris

<span class = "time-line-date">January</span><br>Bobby Rahal Teams Up With Rolen Ferris
Bobby Rahal approaches Rolen Ferris with the vision of entering the automotive retail market.
1989
January 1

January
Bobby Rahal Opens First Dealership – Bobby Rahal Honda

<span class = "time-line-date">January</span><br>Bobby Rahal Opens First Dealership – Bobby Rahal Honda
Bobby Rahal Honda was built at 6696 Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg, PA in January of 1989.
January 2

January
First Hondas Arrive!

<span class = "time-line-date">January</span><br>First Hondas Arrive!
The first truck arrives loaded with shiny new Hondas!
January 3

January
First Car Sold

<span class = "time-line-date">January</span><br>First Car Sold
The first Bobby Rahal vehicle is sold on ____ by Ron Ferris.  The 1989 Honda Civic Wagon had a MSRP of $10,370.
1991
July 1

July
Bobby Rahal Toyota Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">July</span><br>Bobby Rahal Toyota Opens
Bobby Rahal Toyota opens at 6305 Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg, PA in July of 1991.
1992
January 1

January
Bobby Rahal Lexus Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">January</span><br>Bobby Rahal Lexus Opens
Bobby Rahal Lexus opens at 6305 Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg, PA in January of 1992.
1997
September 1

September
Bobby Rahal Motorcar Company (Mercedes-Benz) Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">September</span><br>Bobby Rahal Motorcar Company (Mercedes-Benz) Opens
1999
September 1

September
Bobby Rahal Volvo Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">September</span><br>Bobby Rahal Volvo Opens
Bobby Rahal Volvo opens at 15035 Perry Hwy in Wexford, PA in September of 1999.
September 1

September
Land Rover North Hills Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">September</span><br>Land Rover North Hills Opens
Land Rover North Hills opens at 15035 Perry Hwy in Wexford, PA in September of 1999.
September 1

September
Bobby Rahal Jaguar Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">September</span><br>Bobby Rahal Jaguar Opens
Bobby Rahal Jaguar opens at 15035 Perry Hwy in Wexford, PA in September of 1999.
2002
September 1

September
Bobby Rahal Acura Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">September</span><br>Bobby Rahal Acura Opens
Bobby Rahal Acura opens at 6694 Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg, PA in September of 2002.
2004
May 30

May
Buddy Rice Wins Indy 500 | Rahal Letterman Racing

<span class = "time-line-date">May</span><br>Buddy Rice Wins Indy 500 | Rahal Letterman Racing
The 88th Indianapolis 500 was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Sunday, May 30, 2004. It was part of the 2004 IndyCar Series season and the ninth Indy 500 sanctioned by the Indy Racing League. Buddy Rice won the pole position, the pit stop contest, led the most laps, and won the race for team owners Bobby Rahal and David Letterman. The race began about two hours behind schedule..Read More
June 1

June
Bobby Rahal Honda Opens New Facility

<span class = "time-line-date">June</span><br>Bobby Rahal Honda Opens New Facility
Bobby Rahal Honda opens it’s new facility at 6696 Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg, PA in June of 2004.
July 1

July
Bobby Rahal BMW of South Hills Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">July</span><br>Bobby Rahal BMW of South Hills Opens
Bobby Rahal BMW of South Hills opens at 2610 Washington Rd. in Canonsburg, PA in July of 2004.
2006
August 1

August
Mercedes-Benz of Pittsburgh Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">August</span><br>Mercedes-Benz of Pittsburgh Opens
Mercedes-Benz of Pittsburgh opens at 4709 Baum Blvd. in Pittsburgh, PA in August of 2006.
2007
April 1

April
Graham Rahal enters the IndyCar series (2007 Vegas Grand Prix)

<span class = "time-line-date">April</span><br>Graham Rahal enters the IndyCar series (2007 Vegas Grand Prix)
September 1

September
Bobby Rahal Acquires Toyota / Lexus of Lewistown (Formerly Lash)

<span class = "time-line-date">September</span><br>Bobby Rahal Acquires Toyota / Lexus of Lewistown (Formerly Lash)
2009
November 1

November
Bobby Rahal Toyota Constructs New Facility

<span class = "time-line-date">November</span><br>Bobby Rahal Toyota Constructs New Facility
November 1

November
Bobby Rahal Lexus Constructs New Facility

<span class = "time-line-date">November</span><br>Bobby Rahal Lexus Constructs New Facility
2016
August 1

May
Bobby Rahal Acquires Honda of State College (Formerly Dix Honda)

<span class = "time-line-date">May</span><br>Bobby Rahal Acquires Honda of State College (Formerly Dix Honda)
October 1

October
Bobby Rahal Honda – State of the Art Recon Facility

<span class = "time-line-date">October</span><br>Bobby Rahal Honda – State of the Art Recon Facility
Bobby Rahal opens a state of the art recon building and body shop at 50 Grayhawk Way South in Mechanicsburg, PA.
2017
July 1

July
Bobby Rahal Honda Expansion

<span class = "time-line-date">July</span><br>Bobby Rahal Honda Expansion
2019
May 1

May
Bobby Rahal Jaguar South Hills Opens

<span class = "time-line-date">May</span><br>Bobby Rahal Jaguar South Hills Opens
2020
May 18

Coming Soon
Bobby Rahal Lexus of Lancaster Under Construction!

<span class = "time-line-date">Coming Soon</span><br>Bobby Rahal Lexus of Lancaster Under Construction!
4251 Oregon Pike Mid 2020.

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