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WEATHER MAKES FOR A DIZZYING DAY AT THE RACES

There was weather – the IndyCar race in Iowa almost got washed away. The heat at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut hit 100 … and that was outside of the cars. But through it all, the fans got thrilling racing and the drivers demonstrated how training, teamwork and just plain skill wins races. To be sure, great cars play an

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY DATES ANNOUNCED

The Skip Barber Racing School is coming to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time Oct. 8-18, 2019, offering three levels of instruction for aspiring race car drivers or experienced racers looking to advance their skills at the Racing Capital of the World. Founded in 1975, the Skip Barber Racing School (SBRS) is one of the largest racing instructional

AMERICA THE RESILIENT

When Jon Winker arrived at the Skip Barber Racing School at WeatherTech Raceway at Laguna Seca, he brought with him the attributes of a potentially great race car driver. Determination. Dedication. Focus. Talent. A keen interest in learning. Guts. Jon had returned from his Army tour with what he candidly says is “an injury sustained in Iraq that resulted in

SCCA iRacing Season One Champion

From SCCA competition flagman to the incredible experience of a 3 Day Skip Barber Racing School is the result of Paul Darling’s devotion to iRacing.  In his own words, “Flaggers can drive well, too …” and, now, the Season One SCCA iRacing Champion is going to be driving a whole lot better. SCCA iRacing partners with the Skip Barber Racing

INSIGHT TO INDY

They have five Indy titles between them, five times their names and images appear on the Borg-Warner Trophy. Want to learn from the brilliant instructors who helped Helio Castroneves (3 wins) Alexander Rossi and Ryan Hunter-Reay (one win each) reach the top of their racing careers?  Join us for a Skip Barber Racing School driving class and slide behind the

Take a Tip from Terry Earwood

“Learn from the best at one of the best places to learn” – Terry Earwood Chief Instructor Terry Earwood has been with the Skip Barber Racing School since 1984. He’s had a hand in shaping the careers of champions and been one himself. As far as he’s concerned, one of the best places to learn road racing is New Jersey Motorsports Park. “It’s simple,”

Skip Barber Formula Car School at CTMP!

The Skip Barber Racing School is excited to offer Formula Car Racing Schools at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (formerly known as Mosport) Driver Development Track starting in June. Upcoming Dates June 10th // 1 Day Racing School // 3 Day Racing School June 18th // 1 Day Racing School // 3 Day Racing School July 15th // 1 Day Racing

MERRILL CHALKS SECOND STRAIGHT TA2 WIN

Leading from flag to flag, Skip Barber Racing School instructor Thomas Merrill bracketed his recent win at Laguna Seca with a dominant win at Lime Rock Park in the Saturday, May 25 TA2 race.  “We had a rocket ship!” Merrill announced as he held off all competition during the 100 mile feature race. Skip Barber Racing School has been applauded

INDY 500 ALBUM – COLTON HERTA

Colton Herta must be getting tired of being identified as “the youngest …”  At the ripe old age of 19, he’s managed to be the youngest driver, winner and champion in a collection of racing series that has already taken him around the world. Now, as the adrenaline begins to bubble up for the 2019 Indianapolis 500, there, poised to

TRANS AM THUNDER IN THE HILLS

The lightning flashed in 1966 … and the thunder has been rolling ever since. The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli returns to Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT for Memorial Day weekend and the legendary “pony cars” with their snarling V-8 engines and decades of intense pride will once again send echos through the verdant Litchfield Hills. Trans Am

INDY 500 ALBUM – Alexander Rossi

When you’re a star at 14, you’re starting out with a commanding lead. Alexander Rossi was recognized by Skip Barber Racing with a significant scholarship as a rising talent early in his career, and his trajectory has not faded. Through the rigors of competing with older, more experienced drivers and coming out at the front of the pack, Rossi parlayed

THE ULTIMATE FATHER’S DAY GIFT

For the ultimate Father’s Day gift, send Dad (or yourself) back to school!   The Intro to Racing School with Skip Barber Racing. Put Dad behind the wheel of a real race car, on a highly competitive track, with the expert coaching that allows him to truly enjoy the ride. Our new Intro to Racing School is a half-day program that starts in the classroom and ends with

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