Skip Barber Racing School Announces 2015 Skip Barber Summer Series

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Skip Barber Racing School Announces 2015 Skip Barber Summer Series

Braselton, Ga. (January 9, 2014) – The schedule for the 2015 Skip Barber Racing School Formula and MAZDASPEED Challenge Summer Series is set. The upcoming season promises to be the most thrilling yet as the series travels to seven iconic tracks, with a long list of strong competitors, and approximately $46,000 in racing prizes and awards.

“The Skip Barber Race Series provides exceptional experiences that racers never forget and this new season is no exception,” said Director of Competition, Casey Carden. “The Skip Barber team has worked hard to create a schedule that will excite our racers. These are the some of the most iconic tracks in North America, and we can’t wait to start another competitive season filled with talented racers and action packed racing.”

With it’s time tested “Arrive and Drive” format – ensuring that every racer has access to the same equipment regardless of their ability to spend, Skip Barber Racing School is the purest form of racing. World class instruction and world renowned tracks set the stage for an action packed season of racing.

If you want to get back in the seat of a race car, this is the season to do it!

Schedule – Formula

  • Rounds 1 & 2 at Road Atlanta -May 13-17, 2015
  • Rounds 3 & 4 at Lime Rock Park- June 1-6, 2015
  • Rounds 5 & 6 at Road America– July 6-9 2015 
  • Rounds 7 & 8 at Homestead (Evening Race) – August  5-8, 2015  
  • Rounds 9 & 10 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca- August  20-23, 2015
  • Rounds 11 & 12 at VIR Full Course- September 28 – September 30, 2015
  • Rounds 13 & 14 at NOLA- Oct. 22 – 25, 2015

Schedule – MX-5

  • Rounds 1 & 2 at Road Atlanta -May 14-17, 2015
  • Rounds 3 & 4 at Lime Rock Park- June 2-6, 2015
  • Rounds 5 & 6 at Homestead (Evening Race) – August  5-8, 2015

Summary – 2015 Formula Summer Series 

  • 7 Race Weekends (2 races per group)
  • Top 5 earn a spot in the 2015 Skip Barber Championship Shootout
  • Total of $46,500 in available awards
  • Drop lowest race result
  • Able to transfer 1 double for points

Summary – 2015 Summer Series MAZDASPEED Challenge

  • 3 Race Weekends (2 races per group)
  • Total of up to $33,550 in available awards
  • Drop lowest race result
  • MX-5 with Pro Challenge Trim:
    • Cars will run on R1 Slicks (the same compound as the Professional MAZDASPEED Series)
    • Cars will have Aim Smarty Cams installed allowing racers access to data and video

Full Formula Season Prepay at 30% off gives you $11,685.00 in savings. 

    • Retail: $39,550
    • Prepay Price: $27,685.00
    • 7 Race Weekends – 14 races and 14 qualifying sessions
    • 7 Practice Days

Full MX-5 MAZDASPEED Challenge Season Prepay at 30% off gives you $6,300 in savings

  • Retail: $21000
  • Prepay Price: $14700
  • 3 Race Weekends – 6 races and 6 qualifying sessions
  • 3 Practice Days
  • 3 Lapping Days

A La Carte Pricing – Formula

  • Lapping (Day 1) $1,350.00
  • Lapping $1,550.00
  • Practice $1,750.00
  • Race Weekend $3,900.00
  • Lead/Follow Lapping $1,600.00

Indivdiual Race Weekend Price – MX-5 MAZDASPEED Challenge

  • $7,000 (includes lapping, practice and race weekend)

Overall Formula (End of Year) – Formula

  • First place: $12,500 Skippy Bucks and entry into Race Series Championship Shootout

  • Second place: $7,500 Skippy Bucks and entry into Race Series Championship Shootout

  • Third place: $5,000 Skippy Bucks and entry into Race Series Championship Shootout

  • Fourth place: Entry into Race Series Championship Shootout

  • Fifth place: Entry into Race Series Championship Shootout

  • Most improved: 5,000 Skippy Bucks

  • Rookie of the year: 5,000 Skippy Bucks

Overall MAZDASPEED MX-5 (End of Year)

  • First place: 10,000 Skippy Bucks
  • Second place: 7,000 Skippy Bucks
  • Third place: 5,000 Skippy Bucks
  • Master winner: 3,000 Skippy Bucks
  • Most improved: 3,000 Skippy Bucks
  • Rookie of the year: 3,000 Skippy Bucks

Masters (End of Year)

  • First place: $12,500 Skippy Bucks

  • Second place: $7,500 Skippy Bucks

  • Third place: $5,000 Skippy Bucks

Awards per Race 

  • First place: $400 Skippy Bucks

  • Second place: $250 Skippy Bucks

  • Third place: $200 Skippy Bucks

About Skip Barber Racing School 

For 40 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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