Memorial Weekend Party at Lime Rock will be a full-bore gathering of the Skip Barber community – RACER Magazine

Skip Barber Racing School alumni, friends and fans, consider this your formal invitation to join the new era SBRS team for three unforgettable Memorial Weekend days at the place where it all began, Lime Rock Park. The Trans Am Series, SVRA vintage racing, and the SBRS Formula Race Series will be on track May 28-30. Off-track, there’ll be premium hospitality, with catered food and beverage and outstanding track views.

Come for the weekend or just for a day, but do plan to join the fun at this extraordinary first annual event celebrating 46 years of Skip Barber Racing School history. Have dinner with Skip himself and your favorite school Instructors, reunite with old friends, meet new ones, relive old times, take a hot lap in our race car or drive the historic circuit in yours, one way or another come learn more about our plans to train the next generation of champions.

There are a whole host of options for SBRS alumni:


Saturday Race / Homecoming Pig Roast and BBQ, May 28

Limited to 100 guests, this package includes a race day ticket for the Trans Am, a full slate of Sportscar Vintage Racing Association action, and Skip Barber Formula Race Series followed by a catered dinner with Skip Barber, fellow alumni, racers, instructors, and friends in the VIP Hospitality Tent on the hillside at Lime Rock Park.

The party starts at 6:00 p.m. and includes appetizers and beer and wine. The dinner menu features a local-heritage whole hog, chicken, beef, sausage, salads, traditional sides, dessert, and coffee.

Wrapping up the full day will be a panel discussion with Skip and other SBRS luminaries. Meet and greet Skip Barber, your favorite instructors, and drivers.


Sunday Car Show and Indy 500 Watch Party, May 29

Limited to 50 guests, this package includes a full day of cars, camaraderie prizes, beer and, of course, food.

At 9:00 a.m., gates open for The Skip Barber Racing School, Royals’ Garage, and Hagerty Car Show on the track, with exclusive parking for participants in the SBRS Car Corral. The “Skip’s Pick” trophy will be presented by Skip to a participant’s car.

At 12:00 noon, it’s the Indy 500 Watch Party BBQ in the Infield Chalet with fellow alumni, racers, instructors, and friends. Another chance for a meet and greet with Skip Barber, your favorite instructors, and pro drivers.


Monday Race Day VIP Hospitality Package, May 30

Limited to 100 guests, the Monday package includes a race day ticket for more Trans Am Series, SVRA, and SBRS Formula Race Series competition. Guests will have access to Lime Rock Park’s ultra-exclusive VIP Hospitality tent which features a continental breakfast, all-day snacks, a buffet lunch, beer, wine, shaded seating, and private restrooms. (The hospitality hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

The lunch will include a panel discussion with Skip and other SBRS luminaries.


Saturday & Monday, An Experience Upgrade, May 28 & 30

The first 50 cars to register will get a chance to park in the exclusive SBRS Car Corral and take a parade lap around the circuit in your car on both Saturday and Monday.

… And Your Chance to Give Back

Any time during the weekend, visit the Skip Barber Racing School booth on the Midway and sign up for a high-speed hot lap in a Skip Barber race car with a qualified SBRS instructor. It will be a fantastic addition to your weekend experience and note that every penny goes to charity.

Join Us!

Again, whether it’s for the entire weekend or just for a day, please join us for this unique event. Dinner with Skip Barber? Check. Reunion with your school instructors and old friends? Check. Make some new friends? Check. Relive old times, swap lies, grab a hot lap or two in one of the new SBRS race cars (or lap the track in yours)? Check, check, check.

Most importantly, enjoy the Trans Am, vintage, and SBRS Formula Car series racing and learn more about the school’s expansive plans to train the next generation of champions.

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