Revealed: Entries and Schedule for Skip Barber Karting and Race Series Shootout

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Revealed: Entries and Schedule for
Skip Barber Karting and Race Series Shootout

Braselton, Ga.(Oct. 27). The 1st Annual Race Series Champion Shootout and the 15th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca are less than a week away. November 3-6, eight racers and twenty two karters will compete in Formula Skip Barber 2000 race cars for over $245,200 in scholarships for the upcoming Skip Barber presents the Mazda Winter and Summer Series.

The winners will be added to an esteemed list of past Skip Barber Racing School scholarship winners including Ryan Hunter Reay, Michael Valiante, Bryan Sellars, AJ Allmendinger, Alexander Rossi, Spencer Pigot and many more.

Through a series of on and off track training modules, contestants will be judged on performance, presentation, improvement and much more.�

Guest speakers include past and current racers Townsend Bell, Gerardo Bonilla, Derek Daly and Communications Officer of MAZDASPEED Motorsports, Dean Case. Celebrity judges include SPEED broadcaster Bob Varsha and long-time auto racing writer and broadcaster Jeremy Shaw.

Get the inside scoop on the action all week long on twitter at twitter.com/skipbarbernatl.

Click here to see the 2011 entry lists, including photos and small biographies of each racer and karter.

Schedule for the 2011 Skip Barber Race Series Champion Shootout and Karting Scholarship Shootout*
Day 1, November 3rd � Karters Only

8:00-8:30am������ Drivers Meeting
9:00-11:50am���� Autocross activities, skidpad activities and Highway Safety Talk
12:00-12:45pm� Lunch
1:00-2:00pm������ Seminar by Derek Daly
2:10-5:00pm������ On track orientation, super cross activities, mock interviews
5:15pm���������������� Drivers Meeting

Day 2, November 4th
8:00-8:30am������ Drivers Meeting
9:45-10:30am���� Media training with Bob Varsha and Jeremy Shaw
10:45am-12:00pm Seminar by Gerardo Bonilla
12:00-1:00pm���� Lunch
1:00-1:15pm������ Drivers Meeting
1:30pm-4:50pm All groups rotating on track sessions and feedback, interviews
5:00pm���������������� Drivers Meeting

Day 3, November 5th
8:15-8:45am������ Drivers Meeting
9:00am-12:00pm All groups rotating on track sessions and feedback
12:00-1:00pm���� Lunch
1:00-4:10pm������ All groups rotating on track sessions and feedback
4:20-4:50p���������� Drivers Meeting

Day 4, November 6th
8:00-8:45������������� Drivers Meeting
9:00am-12:00pm All groups rotating on track sessions and feedback
12:00-1:00pm���� Lunch
1:30pm���������������� Drivers Meeting � Announce winners or Finalist Group (if necessary)
1:45-2:15pm������ Finalist Group (if necessary)
2:15-3:00pm������ Final Deliberation (if necessary)
*Seminar by Townsend Bell time slot TBA

Race Series Champion Shootout prizes are courtesy of Skip Barber Racing School and MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development. Karting Scholarship Shootout prizes are courtesy of the FIA Motorsports Safety and Development Fund, Skip Barber Racing School and MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development.

About Skip Barber Racing School
For 36 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, Scott Speed, Jeff Gordon, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos, Conor Daly, Spencer Pigot and many more.

Skip Barber Racing School
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