2013 Karting Shootout Champion, Luke Gabin, sweeps the podium with two first-place finishes in Rounds 3 & 4 of series

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Braselton, GA. (June 5, 2014) – It was an exciting weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2014 Skip Barber Summer Series! Racers of the Skip Barber Formula group took to Salinas, California to battle on the famed corkscrew.

In Group 1, Skip Barber Racing School scholarship winner Luke Gabin  displayed his talent by placing first in both races. Veteran racer and master’s driver, Gus Doppes took the podium in both races as well, earning third place in each.

In the Master’s Group, veteran racers also showcased their discipline and determination.  The masters group is designated to racers aged 40 and older. Grand Master Quentin Wahl displayed his talent and experience grabbing an exciting win in Race 1. Grand Master Pat Daly also took home a podium in Race 1 and a first place finish in Race 2.  Other notable finishes include Grand Master Gus Doppes, who finished second in both races.

In Group 3, Olivier Cote snatched the first place spot in Race 1, and Nikita Lastochkin won race 2. Other notable participants include Alex Keyes, who finished second in both races.

Racers of the Formula Skip Barber Summer Series will travel to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Complex June 18-22 for Rounds 5 & 6  when the 2014 Skip Barber Summer Series MAZDASPEED Challenge will take to the track again for Rounds 3 & 4. Follow all the action on twitter.com/RaceSkipBarber.

2014 Formula Summer Series Schedule presented by Mazda

Rounds 1 & 2 at NOLA Motorsports Park – May 16-18, 2014

Rounds 3 & 4 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – May 28-30, 2014

Rounds 5 & 6 at Mid-Ohio – June 18 -22, 2014

Rounds 7 & 8 at Lime Rock Park – July 8 -12, 2014

Rounds 9 & 10 at Putnam Park – August 6 – 10, 2014

Rounds 11 & 12 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca -August  26 – 28, 2014

Rounds 13 & 14 at Road America – October 1 – 5, 2014

Rounds 15 & 16 at Lime Rock Park –  October 14 – 18, 2014

The 2014 MAZDASPEED MX-5 Summer Series

Rounds 1 & 2 at NOLA Motorsports Park – May 16-18, 2014

Rounds 3 & 4 at Mid-Ohio – June 18 -22, 2014

Rounds 5 & 6 at Lime Rock Park – July 9 -12, 2014

Rounds 7 & 8 at Putnam Park – August 6 – 10, 2014

Rounds 9 & 10 at Road America – October 1 – 5, 2014

Rounds 11 & 12 at Lime Rock Park –  October 14 – 18, 2014

 

About Skip Barber Racing School Race Series

For 39 years, Skip Barber Racing School LLC, has been the leader in training motorsport legends of the future through entry-level, equal car championships. The athletes are given media exposure, expert coaching, on-track arrive-and-drive experience, financial awards and motorsport scholarships. Skip Barber Racing School launched the auto racing careers of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, Josef Newgarden, Scott Speed, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos, John Edwards, Conor Daly, Spencer Pigot and many more.

 

 

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