Two Most Recent Skip Barber National Champions Win at Sebring

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 LAKEVILLE, Conn. – The two most recent BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda champions – 2006’s Jonathan Goring and 2007’s Joel Miller – scorched their respective fields, both of them winning in their debuts in their respective 2008 campaigns.

Joel Miller interviewed by karting and formula car impresario Rob Howden, following Miller’s Star Mazda debut victory.

Jonathan Goring won both IMSA Lites races in impressive fashion.

Miller took pole then waltzed to the win in the Star Mazda race at Sebring during the Mobil 1 12-hour weekend, while Goring was equally dominant, victorious on both ends of an IMSA Lites double-header.

Miller in the Hairpin as he walked the field.

Goring, who just turned 18, is coming off a 2007 Star Mazda campaign when the youngster from Norfolk, Conn., won one race, came home third two times and scored a total of seven top-10 finishes. In Goring’s title-winning 2006 Skip Barber National campaign, he won four races, finished in the top five four other times, set fastest race-lap twice and took three pole positions.

Goring’s Mazda-powered IMSA Lites machine.

Miller, also 18 and from Hesperia, Calif., took the 2007 Skip Barber National championship with five wins, two poles and a total of 10 podium finishes. Miller led 46 of the year’s 162 total laps. Here’s the link to the Sebring Star Mazda results.

Click on the two links below for more details on Goring’s two IMSA Lites wins at Sebring.

Goring race one…

Goring race two…

Former Skip Barber National frontrunner Jonathan Gore also made his Lites debut at Sebring — and finished a fine fourth in both races.

Rick Roso

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