Skip Barber Alumni on the Podium!Sep 13, 2021
Skip Barber graduates stood on the podium in NASCAR, IndyCar and IMSA this past weekend.
Justin Haley finished runner-up and John Hunter Nemechek finished third in the NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond Raceway. Haley’s second place results pushed him up to the seventh-place spot in the points. Nemechek rolled off from 27th and fought his way through the field and ended the day on the last step of the podium.
Alexander Rossi placed runner-up in the IndyCar race at Portland International Raceway. The driver of the No. 27 Andretti Autosport started from second place and solid pace throughout the race. His podium finish at Portland is Rossi’s best finish so far in the 2021 season.
Many Skip Barber alumni finished on the podium in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The Taylor brothers showed up strong in California as Ricky Taylor was victorious in DPI while Jordan Taylor finished second in GTLM. Tristan Nunez claimed a third-place finish in LMP2. In the GTD class, Bryan Sellers placed second and Trent Hindman placed third.