Skip Barber Racing School Announces the Promotion of Chief Instructor Casey Carden to Director, Competition

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Braselton, Georgia (January 2, 2014) Skip Barber Racing School announces the promotion of Chief Instructor Casey Carden to Director, Competition.

Effective immediately, Carden will oversee Race Series within Skip Barber Racing School. In addition to these responsibilities, Casey will continue to be Chief Instructor.

“Casey has a comprehensive knowledge of motorsports, and a deep passion for the company. His expertise and experience are an invaluable asset to the job and will serve the company well. Race Series is fundamental to Skip Barber Racing School, and we know it will thrive under Casey’s leadership.” said Michael Culver, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Member of Skip Barber Racing School.

Casey grew up in Braselton, Georgia and had exposure to racing at an early age, which fed his desire to have a career in motorsports. His career began in karting where a couple of championships led him to racing formula cars in SCCA competition.  He competed for several successful years in formula cars in the national and entry level professional ranks. In addition to formula car racing, Casey drives for various teams in endurance races in cars ranging from GT cars to MX-5 Cup cars.

Casey’s passion for working with others led to a job instructing at Skip Barber Racing School in 2008. Carden experience with the organization and motorsports adds extensive institutional knowledge to the Skip Barber team.

Outside of Skip Barber, Carden has also served as a coach and spotter for many teams and drivers. He holds a degree from the University of Georgia in Consumer Economics and brings a business-savvy personality to the table.

 

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.

 

Official Racing School of the Verizon IndyCar Series 

 

Official Racing School of Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires 

  

Official Racing School of the Mazda Road to Indy 

  

 

 

 

 

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