Race Series Championship Shootout
Location: Road Atlanta
Dates: 11/16/2015 – 11/18/2015
The top 5 drivers in the championship points for the Winter Series and the Sumer Series will be invited to compete in the Shootout. These talented racers battle in a three day event where they are evaluated on their overall performance in five race events, media training, fitness, and business proposal.
The Championship Shootout is the pinnacle of the Skip Barber Racing School Scholarship Ladder, which rewards young racers who are dedicated to their craft and successfully work their way through the proven Skip Barber Racing School system. They are provided with expert coaching both on and off the track, media exposure, scholarship opportunities and vital track time through the process.
- Four (4) Skip Barber Race Series race weekends in the calendar year leading up to the shootout.
- Top 5 in overall points from the Skip Barber Winter and Summer Race Series will be invited to compete without an entry fee.
- Entry for additional participants: $6,000.00
The winner of the shootout will receive $200,000 in scholarship money and the opportunity to compete in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Series powered by Mazda.
2012 – Peter Portante won the first Skip Barber Race Series Shootout. He used the MAZDASPEED Development Scholarship to get a seat with Belardi Auto Racing in the 2013 Cooper Tires USF2000 Powered by Mazda. Portante finished 10th in the 2013 standings.
2013 – Aaron Telitz
2014: Luke Gabin
2014 Race Series Championship
Here’s a look into the 2012 shootout.
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It also promotes excellence and achievement in all areas of motor sport. It has become an authoritative voice on safety, sustainability, innovation and excellence in motor sport, with regular news and features on these subjects published both on its website and in print.