Skip Barber Racing School Announces the Formation of Skip Barber Driver DevelopmentAug 06, 2015
Braselton, GA (August 5, 2015) Skip Barber Racing School, LLC and Autosport Development, LLC are thrilled to announce the creation of Skip Barber Driver Development. The innovative venture will create an exclusive and comprehensive talent development platform to direct the careers of Skip Barber Racing School graduates.
With more than 33% of professional racers starting their career in the Skip Barber Racing School system, the talent pool for this new program is unparalleled. The creation of Skip Barber Driver Development will allow upcoming drivers the opportunity to access professional training to help make them successful professionals. Key elements of the program will include publicity, sponsorship, coaching and mentoring, brand development and career management under the guidance of a first class driver development team at Autosport Development, headed by Jonathan Hadaya.
“Skip Barber Racing School has done a good job training drivers how to win races and championships on asphalt. Now we are offering our drivers more. Success in sport is driven by creating athletes that are the complete package; thus the creation of Skip Barber Driver Development” stated Michael Culver, Chairman of Skip Barber Racing School. Mr.Culver goes on to state that “Jonathan Hadaya’s trusted reputation and experience within the motorsports industry coupled with his legal background make the perfect combination in a leader to spearhead this initiative for Skip Barber Racing School”.
“My team and I are honored to join the preeminent driver development organization in the world and lend our expertise to help to launch Skip Barber Driver Development. As we continue to develop our business at Autosport Development, the shared value system between our small firm and Skip Barber Racing allows us to create a unique platform from which drivers can truly prepare themselves, both on and off the race track, to compete at the highest level of all forms of motorsport.” Jonathan Hadaya, Principal – Autosport Development
Skip Barber Driver Development has already begun to evaluate candidates for management. The team will be also available at the following Skip Barber Racing School events:
Skip Barber Summer Series – Rounds 11 & 12 at Mid-Ohio Sports Course – September 3-6, 2015
Skip Barber Summer Series Finale – October 22 – 24, 2015 at NOLA Motorsports Park
2015 MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Finale – October 1 – 2, 2015 at Road Atlanta, GA
Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout – October 26 – 28, 2015 at NOLA Motorsports
About the Skip Barber Racing School
For 40 years, Skip Barber Racing School operates a fully integrated system of racing schools, driving schools, racing championships, corporate events and special projects across North America. No other organization delivers such a combination of high quality instruction, equipment, facilities and memorable experiences. Skip Barber Racing School is 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.