BFGoodrich / Michelin Tires To Remain Skip Barber Racing School Sole Tire Supplier Through 2015

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

BFGoodrich / Michelin Tires To Remain Skip Barber Racing School Sole Tire Supplier Through 2015

BRASELTON, GA (January 30, 2013) – Skip Barber Racing School is excited to continue its fifteen year partnership with BFGoodrich® and MICHELIN® Tires.

“BFGoodrich and Michelin Tires’ substantial contributions to Skip Barber Racing School are the result of their stellar product line, as well as, the more than 15-year partnership with the school” said Michael Culver, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Member of Skip Barber Racing School. “The contract expands our opportunity to continue working together to provide on-track excitement for the thousands of individuals that go through Skip Barber Racing School programs annually. This is a significant relationship for both BFGoodrich and Skip Barber Racing School and we are thrilled to continue the association.”

The expanded and enhanced agreement begins in 2013. BFGoodrich and Michelin Tires will provide all tires for Skip Barber Racing School programs including the Skip Barber Formula Race Series presented by Mazda, MAZDASPEED Challenge, MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge, Racing Schools, High Performance Driving Schools, and Mazda Driving Schools.

“The partnership with Skip Barber Racing School gives us a chance to connect with drivers in an exciting way,” said Andrew Koury, BFGoodrichTires Ultra High Performance Category Manager.  “The programs provide the ultimate driving experience and we can demonstrate the performance our tires can bring to these driving enthusiasts.”

Students of Skip Barber Racing School’s more than 10,000 annual programs will continue to experience the BFGoodrich & Michelin Tire difference. Additionally, as part of the partnership extension, the BFGoodrich and Michelin brand will utilize Skip Barber Racing School’s national footprint as well as its logistical knowledge to show brand competiveness with other tire manufacturers through separate events in the year.

About BFGoodrich Tires

Using motorsports as a proving ground for more than 40 years, BFGoodrich® Tires is involved in every type of racing, including sports car, drag, desert, dirt, rally and extreme rock crawling. BFGoodrich Tires combines technological expertise with vast motorsports experience, delivering a high-performance tire for every type of vehicle. Visit BFGoodrich Tires at www.BFGoodrichTires.com, on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BFGoodrichTires or on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/BFGoodrichTires.

About Skip Barber Racing School

For 38 years, Skip Barber Racing School 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, Scott Speed, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos, John Edwards, Conor Daly, Spencer Pigot and many more. Skip Barber Racing Shool is the Official Racing School of the IZOD IndyCar Series and the first step on the Mazda Road to Indy.

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