Skip Barber Racing School Alumni in Pirelli World Challenge

Braselton, GA (March 7, 2016)—Skip Barber Racing School wants to congratulate our 39 alumni who competed in this past weekend’s kick-off of the Pirelli World Challenge at Circuit of the Americas. Skip Barber Racing School alumni continued the tradition of racing at the upper echelons of racing by comprising 37% of the entire field.

Skip Barber Alumn Patrick Long drove the Porsche 911 GT R with EFFORT Racing  and took home a win in the first race of the weekend in the GT class while alumn Michael Cooper took home a third place finish in the first race and second place spot in the second race of the GT class.


Michael Culver, CEO of Skip Barber Racing School competed in World Challenge between 2001 and 2004.   “World Challenge is one of the world’s great series. The format, the racing and the drivers and manufactures World Challenge attracts is spectacular. The organizers have done a great job strengthening the series. We are very proud of the Skip Barber Racing School alumni who have chosen this path to continue their racing careers.”

GT Class

Kyle Marcelli CRP Racing

Austin Cindric K-PAX Racing

Michael Cooper Cadillac Racing

Collin Thompson K-PAX Racing

Brent Holden GMG Racing

Patrick Long EFFORT Racing

Peter Cunningham Real Time Racing

Ryan Eversley Real Time Racing

Duncan Ende TRG-AMR

Andrew Davis Calvert Dynamics


GTA Class

Michael Schein Wright Motorsports

Martin Fuentes Scuderia Corsa

GT Cup Class

Alec Udell GMG

Will Hardeman WPD/Moorespeed

Preston Calvert Calvert Dynamics

Anthony Imperato Wright Motorsports

Alex Welch GMG


GTS Class

Tony Gaples BlackDog Speed Shop

Dore Chaponick ANSA Motorsports

Nick Esayian Performance Motorsports Group

Jeff Courtney JCR Motorsports

Max Riddle TRG-AMR

Derek DeBoer TRG-AMR


TCA Class

Drake Kemper, Tech Sport Racing

Kevin Anderson, Tech Sport Racing

Eric Powell Tech, Sport Racing

Daniel Williams, S.A.C racing

Elivan Goulart, S.A.C. Racing

Matthew Fassnacht, S.A.C. Racing

Jason Wolfe, Kinetic Motorsports


TCB Class

Henry Morse, Hale Motorsports

Will Rodgers Hale Motorsports

Ted Hough Breathless Racing


TC Class

Randy Hale Hale Motorsports

Patrick Gallagher Atlanta Motorsports Group

Gino Carini Classic BMW Motorsports

Andrew Rains Rains Racing

Shea Holbrook Shea Racing

Paul Street Team HMA


About Skip Barber Racing School

Since 1975, Skip Barber Racing School has been 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. 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, Spencer Pigot and many more. Skip Barber Racing School is the Gateway to Motorsports.

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