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BACK TO LAGUNA

There’s no homecoming football game, bonfire or fraternity tailgating planned.  This is racing, and on Sunday at the legendary WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, the IndyCar title for 2019 will be decided, and two proud graduates of the Skip Barber Racing School will be firmly in the spotlight. Both Josef Newgarden, the points leader, and Alexander Rossi, 2016 winner of the

Back Home Again

It’s right up there with “God, Bless America” and “America the Beautiful.” It’s not our National Anthem, but it’s revered for its place of honor in sporting legend. When “Back Home, Again, in Indiana” wafts over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the world knows The 500 is about to start. We’re going racing! Composed in 1917 by James Hanley and Ballard

Skip Barber Grads compete in all forms of Motorsports!

This weekend we spent some time catching up with 2016 NHRA Funny Car Champion, Ron Capps at the U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. Ron graduated from Skip Barber Racing School in 2004! Skip Barber graduate and development driver, Sally McNulty, had a great weekend at SRO TC America! After a valiant effort, she finished in the top

CELEBRATE HISTORIC FESTIVAL 37. THEN DRIVE THE TRACK.

Join the Skip Barber Racing School at Lime Rock Park this Labor Day Weekend and get caught up in the pride, the history, and the thrills of  37th Annual Historic Festival. It’s five full days of celebration, Concours, and competition. Let’s run through the weekend schedule so you can determine not if … but when you’ll be with us. Thursday

Drive an F4 at Skip Barber Racing School!

Now you can drive an F4 Formula Car at the Skip Barber Racing School! The Skip Barber Racing School has a heritage that began with Formula 1. Since 1975, we have been driven to provide the best learning experience in the finest cars available. It’s because of that heritage that we’ve added a truly amazing car for you to drive,

Skip Barber takes Army soldiers for a ride of a life time!

Skip Barber visited Fort Campell in Kentucky, home of the ARMY 101st Airborne Division to help celebrate their anniversary. As a very small token of Skip Barber Racing School’s appreciation for their service, the Skip Barber team completely transformed Sabre Airfield at Fort Campbell in to the ultimate race car playground. Throughout the day, we took over 200 service members

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,”

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