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The 2014-2015 Winter Series Schedule Coming Soon!

Braselton, Ga. (July 21, 2014)- Skip Barber Racing School is excited to announce the upcoming schedule for the 2014-2015 Winter Series presented by Mazda. With new tracks, strong competitors and several enticing prizes at stake, it will be a thrilling winter season!

The Skip Barber Winter Series is known for racing at the best tracks in North America and the the 2014-2015 season will hold up to that tradition. The Formula Skip Barber class of the series will consist of 6 race weekends around the country. For the growing MX-5 series, the Winter Series will consist of 3 race weekends and the cars will be prepped in Pro Challenge trim, meaning faster cars and better handling.

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

“Skip Barber absolutely changed my life and helped me realize my dreams” 

– Ryan Hunter-Reay, 2014 Indianapolis 500 Winner

 

2014-2015 Winter Series Formula Skip Barber

  • 6 Race Weekends (each race will have its own qualifying session)
  • 6 Race Weekends (2 races per group)
  • Top 5 earn a spot in the 2015 Skip Barber Championship Shootout
  • Total of $162,500 in available awards
  • Drop lowest race result
  • Able to transfer 1 double for points (Formula only)

 

2014-2015 Winter Series MAZDASPEED Challenge

  • 3 Race Weekends (each race will have its own qualifying session)
  • 3 Race Weekends (2 races per group)
  • Total of up to $50000 in available awards
  • Drop lowest race result

 

2014-2015 Winter Series Schedule

Rounds 1 & 2 at Road Atlanta – November 13-16, 2014 – Formula/MX-5
Rounds 3 & 4 at Sebring – December 18-21, 2014 – Formula/MX-5
Rounds 5 & 6 at Homestead-Miami Speedway Road Course – January 14-18, 2015 – Formula only
Rounds 7 & 8 at Track to Be Determined– February 2015
Rounds 9 & 10 at Track to Be Determined – March 2015
Rounds 11 & 12 at Sebring International Raceway – April 7-11, 2015 – Formula/MX-5

 

2014-2015 Formula Winter Series Awards

Overall Formula (End of Year)

  •  First place: $12,500 and entry into Race Series Championship Shootout
  • Second place: $7,500 and entry into Race Series Championship Shooutout
  • Third place: $5,000 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: 3,000 Skippy Bucks
  • Rookie of the year: 3,000 Skippy Bucks

Masters Formula (End of Year)

  • First place: $12,500
  • Second place: $7,500
  • Third place: $5,000
  • Grand master: $5,000

 

Awards per Race

  •  First place: $400
  • Second place: $250
  • Third place: $200

2014-2015 Winter Series MX-5 Awards

Overall MX-5 (End of Year)

  • First place: Two free Pro Challenge race weekends with full-season signup OR 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

 

Awards per Race

  • First place: $400
  • Second place: $250
  • Third place: $200

For more information on a Winter Series Prepay, call 800.221.1131 today!

Register early for the series and receive a discount!

25% off Full Season Prepay Discount by Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at 12 noon EST.

6 of 6 Formula Season Prepay at 25% off gives you $8475 in savings.

  • Retail:$33900
  • Prepay Price: $25425
  • 6 Race Weekends – 12 races and 12 qualifying sessions
  • 6 Practice Days

5 of 6 Formula Season Prepay at 25% off gives you $7062.50 in savings.

  • Retail: $28250
  • Prepay Price: $21187.50
  • 5 Race Weekends – 10 races and 10 qualifying sessions
  • 5 Practice Days

MX-5 “Track Time” Season Prepay at 25% off gives you $5,250 savings.

  • Retail: $21000
  • Prepay Price: $15750
  • 3 Race Weekends – 6 races and 6 qualifying sessions
  • 3 Practice Days
  • 3 Lapping Days

Pricing

MX-5 with Pro Challenge Trim:

  • Cars will run on R1 Slicks (the same compound as the Professional MAZDASPEED Series)
  • Cars will run with a Straight Exhaust
  • Cars will have Aim Smarty Cams installed allowing racers access to data and video

$7,000 per weekend – includes lapping, practice and race weekend

Formula

  • Lapping (Day 1) – $1350
  • Lapping – $1550
  • Practice – $1750
  • Race Weekend – $3,900
  • Lead/Follow Lapping – $1600

 

About Skip Barber Racing School Race Series

For 39 years, Skip Barber Racing School has been the leader in training motorsports 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 motorsports 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, Josef Newgarden, Spencer Pigot and many more.

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