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Wednesday, April 26, 2006 May and June are special months for Moms, Dads and Grads. And as all our graduates already know, experiencing a Skip Barber racing or driving school is a very special thing. And very special people deserve very special gifts… Do you see where we’re going with this? That’s right – no one is more special than

VIR: It’s Wehrheim in Race One, Rossi in Race Two

Sunday, April 23, 2006 Click here for race-action photos Here’s the “Media” version of the National points, which includes the box scores from each race ALTON, Va. – Chris Wehrheim came out of nowhere to win Saturday’s race. On Sunday Alexander Rossi at age 14 became the youngest-ever driver to win a Skip Barber National event thanks to a last-lap

SBN Qualifying for Race Two

Saturday, April 22, 2006 Race-Two Qualifying, Skip Barber National Presented by RACER, Virginia International Raceway, as part of the VIR 400 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car race weekend: Conditions: Wet-to-damp-to-drying 1. Chris Wehrheim, Norcross, Ga., 2:25.947 / 80.659 mph 2. Marco Di Leo, Markham, Ont., Canada, 2:28.672 / 79.181 3. Richard Heistand, Orlando Fla., 2:28.777 4. Ricky Taylor, Altamont Springs, Fla.,

Race One Grid, Skip Barber National

Friday, April 21, 2006 ALTON, Va. – The rain never happened, but Chris Wehrheim didn’t just happen on to the pole. The 20-year-old former karting star and some-time Grand-Am Cup driver continued his domination of the time sheets; he was the only driver in the :09s in qualifying for round three of the Skip Barber National Presented by RACER. Wehrheim,


Friday, April 21, 2006 Marco Di Leo in the middle of America’s ”other” corkscrew — Turns 14 and 15 at VIR — during second practice. ALTON, Va. – With the predicted heavy rains still missing the track, the second SBN practice session showed a new leader, but overall the track was slower and the lap times reflected that. Marco Di


Friday, April 21, 2006 ALTON, Va. – Late entrant Chris Wehrheim surprised everyone with the quickest time in the first practice session in preparation for qualifying later this afternoon for Saturday’s race one. A second practice session is scheduled for 1:00 today; the qualifier is set for 4:15. Rain was called for today, but it’s yet to show up. Friday

Western Series Finale

Tuesday, April 18, 2006 The 2005-2006 Western Series saw a record number of drivers; 93 in Sportsman and 38 in Championship. For the finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the weather wasn’t stellar (off and on rain), but the racing was really good, which is usually the case at Laguna. The Championship division title had already been clinched by Alexander

The National: Rounds 3 & 4 This Weekend

Tuesday, April 18, 2006 After a whirlwind season-opener at the A1GP event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – the two Skip Barber National Presented by RACER races were by far the best of the entire weekend – the National heads to VIR this weekend, supporting the Grand-Am Rolex and Grand-Am Cup headliners. Marco Di Leo, younger brother of former Barber

Southern Series Finale

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 The first set of “southern” Skip Barber races was way back in the early 1980s; Barney Oldfield and Bernd Rosemeyer won the first couple of races, if memory serves. (TerryLee was working with ‘em…) The 2005-2006 Southern Series finale was at Sebring International; Chamber of Commerce weather, 38 drivers (nine of them rookie drivers, including a

Oakland Valley Race Park & Skip Barber

Monday, April 10, 2006 LAKEVILLE, Conn. and CUDDEBACKVILLE, N.Y. – Skip Barber Racing School, LLC and Oakland Valley Race Park (OVRP), a full-service karting facility in Cuddebackville, N.Y., announced a co-marketing partnership. Skip Barber Racing School, LLC, is now the Official Auto Racing School of Team OVRP. Additionally, three of OVRP’s kart racing series – the WKA Northeast Sprint Series,

Skip Barber ‘Scores’ Well in Atlantic

Monday, April 10, 2006 LONG BEACH, Calif. – At the Champ Car Mazda Atlantic season opener in Long Beach, six of the top 15 finishers were Skip Barber Racing alumni – four of those in the top 10 – despite ‘‘losing’’ Skippy instructor Jonathan Bomarito to a mechanical while he was in second place (and chasing down the leader). Andreas

Las Vegas: Racy, As One Would Expect

Monday, April 03, 2006 You have to go way back to 1999 to find a Race Series result sheet from the outside road course at LVMS. Since then, the track and facilities have been vastly improved: The layout is fast and mostly smooth, run-off is good (if a bit rocky!) and a couple of corner complexes – Seven and Eight,

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