Spend the Month of May at Lime Rock Park!May 13, 2022
When Skip Barber created the Skip Barber Racing School in 1975, the cars he offered to his eager students were Lola Formula Fords. Skip realized the cars would be an excellent classroom for budding racers. After all, he had been the SCCA Formula Ford Champion in 1969 and 1970 and had gone on to race in Formula 1.
Over the years, the school and its multiple racing series have launched the careers of hundreds of now-notable open-wheel racers like Ryan Hunter-Reay, Sergio Perez, Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, Marco Andretti, Colton Herta, and Juan Pablo Montoya.
Flash forward. It’s 2022. And the Skip Barber Racing School, under new dynamic leadership, is bringing open-wheel racing back to the place where it all began, Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut.
The Skip Barber Racing School Formula 4 is a racer’s dream. Beautifully designed and engineered, it’s a visceral experience that is simply amazing. Crafted entirely from carbon fiber, the FIA homologated monocoque is paired with a 160HP turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Power is transmitted to the rear tires through a paddle-shifted SADEV sequential 6-speed, propelling this 1,200-pound rocket to 60 mph in under 4 seconds. These cars are incredible.
We are also offering our Hagerty Driving Academy. During this school, you will participate in accident-avoidance exercises like panic braking and emergency lane changes. You will also learn how to properly correct a skid, practice slides and recoveries, and introduce yourself to performance driving on the autocross course.
To top it all off, join us for the inaugural Skip Barber Homecoming Weekend on Memorial Day Weekend. Enjoy premium VIP Hospitality, catered food, exciting entertainment, car shows. Have dinner with Skip, Bruce MacInnes, fellow alumni, instructors, and drivers. At the same time, you are surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Trans Am Series, SVRA Vintage Racing and the Skip Barber Formula Race Series.
Since 1975 we’ve been delivering simply the best race car driving school experience imaginable. There’s no better time, no better track to accelerate your racing dreams. This is our home track. Make it yours.
Register: Skip Barber Homecoming Weekend // May 28-30
Register: 3-Day Racing School – Formula Car // May 16-18
Register: 3-Day Racing School – Formula Car // May 23-25
Register: Hagerty Driving Academy // May 25
Can’t make it to the track this month? Check out the Calendar to view the most up-to-date schedule of our programs!