Monday, December 20, 2010 While the rest of the world was preparing for the holidays, the racers of the Formula Skip Barber Western Race Series put the Christmas decorations aside to spend quality time on track with their racing family. Last week marked the second race weekend this winter at

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Announcing the 2011 Skip Barber National Schedule

Hot on the heels of the 14th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout, Skip Barber Racing School is announcing the schedule for the 14th year

12/17/2010

 
Skip Barber Racing School Announces 2011 Summer Race Series Schedule

LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Skip Barber Racing School today announced the 2011 Summer Regional Race Series Schedule, featuring eight double-header race weekends on some of America’s best road courses. Each race weekend of the 2011 Summer Series schedule will consist of Formula

Friday, December 17, 2010

Friday, December 17, 2010, Braselton, GA– The 2011 Lotus Evora has arrived at Skip Barber Racing School with the first deliveries at Road Atanta, Braselton, Georgia and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, California. The newest addition to the High Performance Driving School fleet is a polished,

Friday, December 10, 2010 United Autosports To Dйbut In Rolex 24 Hours Of Daytona

• 1988 Daytona winner Martin Brundle tempted back into competition with former Le Mans 24 Hour race winner Mark Blundell
• United Autosports’ Chairman & Co-Owner Zak Brown plus fellow American and Skip Barber Racing School graduate Mark

Wednesday, December 08, 2010 After four exciting days of driving education, invaluable seminars, nail biting on track sessions, and much deliberation, the winners of the 14th Annual Skip Barber Karting Shootout have been chosen. Forty-four exceptionally talented karters competed at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for over $200,000 in scholarships to

Wednesday, December 08, 2010 Seminars and Wet Practice on Day Two of Skip Barber Karting Shootout On the first day of the 14th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout, drivers learned important information regarding every day driving and highway safety, followed by some sessions on the skid pad and autocross

Wednesday, December 08, 2010 For the first two days of the 14th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout, drivers attended brushed up on interview skills, learned highway safety, were educated on the business of motorsport, tested their everyday car control skills and became acclimated to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Yesterday,

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

2010-2011 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shoot-Out at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Preview
Lakeville, Connecticut (Nov. 30, 2010). In an age where aspiring race
car drivers have to work harder than ever to find adequate financial support,
Skip Barber Racing School has consistently provided scholarships over
the years to assist young drivers

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 One week after the Skip Barber Western Race Series competitors began their Winter season, the Formula Skip Barber and MAZDASPEED MX5 drivers of the Skip Barber Southern Race Series gathered at Road Atlanta to start their Winter Race season. With perfect weather conditions all weekend long,

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 A week ago, the Skip Barber competitors gathered together at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to kick off the 2010-2011 Western Formula Series Season. Thomas McGregor, the biggest winner of the weekend, went home with wins in both of his first two races, and Kenton Koch and

Monday, November 08, 2010
UPDATED Nov. 22, 2010

Lakeville, Connecticut (Nov. 8, 2010). Last year, thirty-six drivers
gathered to compete at Sebring International Raceway in the 13th
Annual Skip Barber Karting Shootout. Florida teens Spencer Pigot and
Felix Serralles went home with the biggest prizes of the event, both
winning scholarships to compete for the entire

Monday, October 25, 2010 Some say he learned about grip in the rain by scaling Manhattan skyscrapers with Spider Man during hurricane season. All we know is, he always has a Vee-Wipe visor squeegee in his pocket. He’s the Stig’s New York cousin.

Many showed up days early for

Monday, October 18, 2010 Lakeville, Conn (October 18, 2010). Last month at the 13th Annual running of Petit Le Mans Road Atlanta, Skip Barber National Drivers Spencer Pigot, 17, and Felix Serralles, 18, were selected as winners in the Team USA Shootout Scholarship, both earning rides to compete in the

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 (Braselton, GA – October 26th, 2010) Skip Barber Racing School, the premier driver training organization in the United States, and SimCraft, maker of the 3 degrees of freedom APEX simulator, today, announce a first in class partnership which will see the placement of Simcraft’s APEX motorsports

Monday, October 04, 2010 Some say he sleeps with ghosts of Gurney and Brabahm at Mid Ohio… All we know is with Halloween fast approaching he will scare small children and get any seat he wants on a subway train by simply wearing his helmet and Nomex suit. He’s the

Sunday, October 03, 2010 Heading into the final two rounds of the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National presented by Mazda, the championship title was still in the air, with MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver Spencer Pigot leading over Isaac Lyons by twenty points. By taking home the win in Round 13 at Road

Friday, October 01, 2010 Braselton, GA. (Oct 1). In typical Skip Barber fashion, the final round of the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda at Road Atlanta proved to be yet another nail biter. Each lap, the young drivers raced incredibly close, constantly trading positions for the lead, with

Thursday, September 30, 2010 Braselton, GA. (Sept 30). After much anticipation, the winners of the 2010 Team USA scholarship were announced this afternoon at Road Atlanta. Skip Baber’s own Spencer Pigot and Felix Serralles are the winners of fully paid entries in the 2010 Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch

Thursday, September 30, 2010 Road Atlanta, GA. (Sept. 30). In a shortened qualifying session, MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver and championship points leader Spencer Pigot clinched the pole and gained another point in his already 20-point championship lead.

The session concluded five minutes early due to an off track excursion

Monday, September 13, 2010
Some say he wears make-up under that helmet and can cook up potatoes like nobodies business… All we know is he knows the difference between Eau Rouge and Au Grattan. He’s the Stig’s New York Cousin.

Truth be told we didn’t know much about Grattan but

Monday, August 23, 2010
Lakeville, Conn. (August 23). The 2010 season of the BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda is quickly winding down, but the competition is still incredibly strong. This weekend at Road America, twenty drivers took to the field and battled it out, hoping to get extra

Thursday, August 19, 2010
While some say his propensity for procrastination and sloth is just an old Tibetan memory trick, we do know he is heavy handed with both the shifter and the keyboard. He’s the Stig’s New York Cousin.

Before we start the racing coverage there were two

Monday, August 16, 2010
After a one-year hiatus, the future stars of the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National return to Road America in support of the American Le Mans Series and the Time Warner Cable Road Racing Showcase. This weekend, twenty-two drivers will be taking the field at the historic track in Rounds

Monday, August 09, 2010 Skip Barber Racing School today announced a new FAST PASS for Life. Available in very limited numbers for $295,000, the FAST PASS for Life will allow you to attend any Skip Barber Racing School program that we have seats available for, no restrictions. That means that

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 For those at Skip Barber Racing School’s headquarters in Lakeville, Connecticut, last weekend was an exciting one. Not only was the American Le Mans Series racing at the school’s home track at Lime Rock Park, but some of their own were racing at the historic track

Monday, July 26, 2010 From Car and Driver magazine on Road Atlanta after putting it on their list of America’s Great Road Courses:
“WHY WE LOVE IT

Old-timers swear this track was ruined in 1998 when new owner Don Panoz inserted a chicane into the long back straight, thus bypassing the

Thursday, July 22, 2010 Skip Barber Racing School today announced its 2010-2011 Winter Race Series schedules. The Southern Race Series and MAZDASPEED Challenge South include a return to the newly resurrected Palm Beach International Raceway, while the Western Race Series sees the introduction of Chuckwalla Valley Raceway in California to

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

California Scent joins a growing list of contingency sponsors for the Skip Barber National Series

Skip Barber Racing School today announced that California Scents, maker of eco friendly air fresheners for home and auto is sponsoring a contingency awards package for drivers participating in the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber

Monday, July 19, 2010
Millville, NJ. (May 31). The BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National drivers braved the heat and humidity this past weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park for Rounds 9 and 10 of the 2010 championship. MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver Spencer Pigot got the weekend off to a strong start, sweeping both

Sunday, July 18, 2010 Isaac Lyons picked up his fourth win of the season in Race Two this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park for Round 10 of the 2010 BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda. It proved to be another close finish with two incidents, which are still

Saturday, July 17, 2010 MAZDASPEED Motorsports development driver Felix Serralles scored his first win of the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda season at New Jersey Motorsports Park, winning by a margin of 0.004 seconds over fellow MAZDASPEED Motorsports development driver and championship leader Spencer Pigot. Pigot placed second,

Friday, July 16, 2010 The drivers of the 2010 BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda braved the heat once again at New Jersey Motorsports Park this afternoon for their second qualifying session of the weekend. The session was a constant on-track version of musical chairs as the young drivers

Friday, July 16, 2010 MAZDASPEED Motorsports development driver Spencer Pigot picked up his third pole of the season this morning for Round 9 of the 2010 BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda at New Jersey Motorsports Park. The California Scents Pole Position winner will be awarded $500 for his

Thursday, July 15, 2010

BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda driver Ashley Freiberg takes her pink wheels out for a spin during the first practice session at New Jersey Motorsports Park. (photo courtesy Skip Barber Racing School)

You’ll have little trouble picking out BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National driver Ashley Freiberg from the

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Eric Bostrom (front row, left) joins (l. to r.) Superbike School Lead Instructor Michael Czysz and instructors James Randolph and Sean Goff with the class from June 27-28 program (instructors Ty Howard and Christie Cooley not pictured)

The Skip Barber Superbike School powered by KTM announced today

Monday, June 28, 2010 Time to turn the Lime Rock Park race report over to our tame race driver/customer…

Some say that he believes that most of you reading this will get this obscure British television pop reference and that Doug Harrison thinks he knows who wrote this article… but

Thursday, June 17, 2010 WELCOME, N.C. (June 10, 2010) – Richard Childress Racing Development driver (and Skip Barber Race Series alumni) Tim George Jr. will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut driving RCR’s No. 21 Chevrolet Impala in the June 19 Bucyrus 200 presented by Menards at Road America in

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Skip Barber Racing School’s shop on Winder Highway in Braselton

Skip Barber Racing School announced the November move of its main shop and factory from Lakeville, Conn. to its facility at 5290 Winder Hwy. in Braselton, Ga., just outside the entrance of Road Atlanta. The move will

Friday, June 11, 2010

Rider Mark Miller and MotoCzysz founder Michael Czysz (2nd from right) celebrate victory on the Isle of Mann (photo courtesy
Amadeus Photography)

MotoCzysz, founded by Skip Barber Superbike School Powered by KTM Lead Instructor Michael Czysz, won the TT Zero electric motorcycle race yesterday, riding the E1pc, Mark

Friday, June 04, 2010 Hallett, OK – Ridesmart/RPM Cycles/KTM rider (and Skip Barber Superbike School Powered by KTM instructor) Ty Howard showed up at Round 5 of the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit to continue his impressive run in the series.

The weather was perfect for

Friday, June 04, 2010 Summer is for all intents and purposes here, and so is the Skip Barber Summer Race Series. That means it is time to turn over the race report to our tame race driver/customer…

Some say that his eyes are the same color as the guardrails at

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 The fight for the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda hotted up as Isaac Lyons laid waste to the field at Lime Rock Park over the Memorial Day weekend. In front of the big weekend crowd, the Hillsoborough Down, Northern Ireland driver took both poles

Monday, May 31, 2010 Once again, Isaac Lyons won from pole position at Lime Rock Park for the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda at Lime Rock this afternoon. At one point in yesterday’s race, he had a six car lead over the competition, and it was no doubt several

Monday, May 31, 2010 Dennis Trebing and Trent Hindman started off the qualifying session for round eight of the BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda at Lime Rock Park with fast laps, but ultimately yesterday’s pole and race winner Isaac Lyons would clinch the pole. For almost half of

Saturday, May 29, 2010 Isaac Lyons completely dominated round seven of the BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda here at Lime Rock park today. Starting on pole, Lyons had an early battle with P2 starter Nick Andries over the lead position, but due to the battle for position behind

Friday, May 28, 2010 Lime Rock Park marks the half way point for the BF Goodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda, and Isaac Lyons is currently sitting on the pole for Round 7, which takes place tomorrow morning at 9:00am EST.

Dennis Trebing caught some good drafts and was

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 After almost a month since the last race at Virginia International Raceway, the drivers of the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda are getting ready for rounds seven and eight at Lime Rock Park. Last year, the race was in October and the fall weather

Monday, May 17, 2010 We here at the Skip Barber Race Series would like to apologize for the tardiness of this race report. It seems that when we were cleaning up at the end of the weekend at VIR, we stowed The Stig’s New York Cousin in the Ops trailer

Thursday, May 06, 2010 More than 500 braved dire weather predictions to come out for Skip Barber Racing School’s 2nd Annual Opening Day at Lime Rock Park. Those hearty souls (the weather ended up being fine, with just some drizzle late in the day) enjoyed a day of activities, including

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Luis Michael Dцrrbecker (center) earns his first Skip Barber National win

Luis Michael Dцrrbecker broke through to score is first victory in Skip Barber National competition this afternoon at Virginia International Raceway. MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver Felix Serralles and defending Skip Barber Summer Race Series champion Nick

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Proud dad Barry hugs Round 5 winner Spencer Pigot

Round five of the Skip Barber BF Goodrich National Presented by Mazda at VIRginia International Raceway was an exciting with yet another race-long game of leap frog for the lead. Throughout this round, there were at least five

Friday, April 23, 2010 This weekend marks rounds five and six of the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda at Virginia International Raceway. After the first two lapping sessions, it looked like qualifying was shaping up to be marred by numerous four-offs, spins, blocking and yellow flags. But that was

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Alton, Va. (Apr. 20) As the drivers of the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda head north from Sebring, Fla. to Virginia International Raceway for Round 5 and 6 of the season, Mother Nature could have a bigger than expected affect on this weekend’s results.

Friday, April 16, 2010 While we continue to toil away in Lakeville getting ready for consecutive National and Regional Race Weekends at VIR, we must now hand off the Western Race Series finale report to our tame racing driver customer…

Some say that he doesn’t enjoy being upside down nearly

Saturday, April 03, 2010 Skip Barber Racing School today announced the Skip Barber Track Experience program, a series of Open House events at its base locations to run during the 2010 season. The first event is April 26 at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut. Dates for events at Mazda Raceway

Monday, March 22, 2010

BFGoodrich’s Roberts Kukainis and Miss 12 Hours of Sebring Brooke Blackman react to Terry Earwood’s acceptance speech as the top three finishers in Round 4 of the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National (l. to r.) Spencer Pigot (3rd), Dennis Trebing (1st), Felix Serralles (2nd) and Jim Norman

Monday, March 15, 2010 Sebring, Fla. (Mar. 15) After providing arguably the best racing of the weekend at the Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the drivers of the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National next tackle the historic 3.7 mile Sebring International Raceway for Rounds 3 and 4 of the

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 Orlando, Fla. (March 20) Parathyroid.com today announced a contingency awards package totaling $9,000 for drivers participating in the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda. Starting with the season opening weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the “Parathyroid.com Winner’s Circle Award” will be paid to the top three point

Sunday, February 28, 2010 Warm, sunny skies and gentle breezes off the Monterey Bay… the recent Race Weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca had none of these things. In typical February fashion, the competitors in the Western Race Series braved cold temperatures and intermittent rain and had themselves a great

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 The Skip Barber Race Series and MAZDASPEED Challenge Winter Tour traveled to central Florida and Sebring International Raceway for a Valentine’s Day weekend of racing. The weekend boasted five groups, five double-wins, including first-time win for Tyler Cooke.

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Today Skip Barber Racing School announced that it has partnered with Bryan Herta Autosport to promote the Skip Barber National series and help identify and develop talented young racing drivers.

Throughout the upcoming Firestone Indy Lights season, Bryan Herta Autosport will host drivers from the BFGoodrich/Skip

Saturday, January 30, 2010 After a break for the holidays (and the Karting Scholarship Shoot-out) we headed on down to Homestead-Miami Speedway for a triple-header of the Southern Race Series, Western Race Series and MAZDASPEED Challenge Winter Tour. Drivers, instructors and crew alike found colder than expected temperatures in south

Thursday, January 28, 2010 Lakeville, Conn. (February 7) – Another year, and more strong performances by Skip Barber Racing School alumni and instructors at the Rolex Sports Car Series Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. With a staggering 51 drivers with ties to Skip Barber Racing School, the odds of good

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Skip Barber Racing School LLC today announced its new FAST PASS program, a first of its kind all-access pass to a year’s worth of unlimited driving in Skip Barber Racing and Driving School programs as well as Skip Barber Race Series events held nationwide. “The idea

Thursday, January 07, 2010 LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Skip Barber Racing School today announced its 2010 MAZDASPEED Challenge schedule, which features the addition of both an eighth Race Weekend and two new venues; Grattan Raceway and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. As part of the MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development Ladder, the MAZDASPEED Challenge

 

Thursday, January 07, 2010 LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Skip Barber Racing School today announced its 2010 Summer Race Series schedule, which features both the addition of an eighth Race Weekend and the return of two popular venues from the past; Grattan Raceway in Michigan and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Grattan returns