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Masters National Finale at Lime Rock

Monday, October 17, 2005 Wednesday (Lapping day) leading in to the race weekend had picture perfect fall weather, the leaves were falling, the track was wet, and the wind was blowing. Thursday (official practice day) was much better. The leaves were almost done falling, the track was wetter, and the wind was still blowing. Friday was the best day, as

An open letter to Aaron Hollander…..

Sunday, October 16, 2005 Six months and another season has passed and it’s time for another open letter… Aaron: I can think of only one word to describe the Skip Barber season that concluded yesterday. Flawless. We were treated to the usual great Skip Barber experience—the outstanding coaches; the skilled and dedicated people in pit lane, control tower and hospitality

Skip Barber’s ‘Sweet 16’ Revealed

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Skip Barber Racing, the organizers of the largest and single most important event for karters transitioning to racecars — the Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shoot-out — announced their ”Sweet 16” picks today. This elite group of karters will join 44 other karters to try to earn scholarships in one of the four Skip

SBRS, FKP Hook Up

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Skip Barber Racing has increased the sponsorship level of its awards partnership with Formula Kart Productions of Panama City, Fla., for the 2006 Formula Kart Racing Florida Winter Tour Presented by BTK / Arrow Racing Karts. For 2006, SBRS will award a Three Day Competition Course (value $3,995) to FKP Winter Tour champions

Gore, Ablondi & Kolacki/Daems

Thursday, October 06, 2005 The Skip Barber Triple Crown Championship was new for ’05, and the Regional finale at Road America was the third leg for the Midwest. Road America in July and Mid-Ohio in September were the first two. Each division — Championship, Sportsman and Masters — had its own Triple Crown titlist. Jonathan Gore of Franklin, Tenn., was

Midwest Finale at Road America

Wednesday, October 05, 2005 At the Road America Midwest finale, titles had to be decided, Don Adams and Bob Denver had to be honored, and the stores of Jagermeister had to be depleted in storied fashion. When it was over, Timing & Scoring queen Kelly Deneen said it was one of the best race weekends ever. That means something, coming

Results: Get Smarter/Gilligan Memorial Enduro

Tuesday, October 04, 2005 The Memorial race story will be included with the Road America Midwest Finale write-up, but in the meantime, here are the results following our consultation with IBM, Accenture and Kelly’s new iPod… Hill & Pace win the Adams & Denver memorial… The Get Smarter Gilligan Enduro 1. Rhonda Hill/Jim Pace, 1hr, 21:49.662/27 laps 2. Charles Anti/Jonathan

Midwest Race Series Finale

Thursday, September 29, 2005 Midwest Finale Coming into the finale weekend at Road America Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, title-wise nothing is set in stone and anything can happen. The Greist father/son duo is trying to capture the 2005 Championship Group and Masters titles; if they do it, that would be two years in a row. Son Revere has a

Skip Barber Racing School LLC Donates to Katrina Relief Effort

Friday, September 16, 2005 The following are excerpts from a Company press release. Our thanks to the many Series racers and employees that made this possible. Skip Barber Racing School LLC, the world leader in automotive education and training, will donate over $9,000 to the American Red Cross as part of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. The donation was announced

This Year’s Red Bull Picks Are — Yet Again — SBRS grads

Thursday, September 15, 2005 LAKEVILLE, Conn. – Following the Red Bull Driver Search run-off at Sebring September 14, the two drivers that Red Bull will to fly to Estoril, Portugal, next month for the “final test” at Autodromo Fernanda Pires da Silva are Casey Neal and Ryan Phinney. Both drivers are Skip Barber Three Day graduates, both raced in the

Mid-Ohio: 80+ Drivers Converge for Midwest, East & Masters National

Friday, September 09, 2005 Photo of the Year! Ace lensman and driver Adrian Dixon got this tremendous shot: Look how the right-rear of this driver’s car is being rubbed by the left-front of the car behind. Amazing… Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is yet another of the large number of race tracks we run at that are easily one of the

Vorrath Wins Race — But One Day Too Late

Wednesday, September 07, 2005 LEXINGTON, Ohio – In 2004, Gerardo Bonilla won four races in the Skip Barber National Championship Presented by RACER, but finished second to champion Marco Andretti, who won once. This year, Bonilla again won four times, but this time he’s the champion. And a $100,000 richer. The year’s last two races would be at Mid-Ohio Sports

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