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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

INDY 500 ALUMNI ALBUM – Ryan Hunter-Reay

When the green flag drops on Sunday, Ryan Hunter-Reay will be staring in the 22nd position, but as every driver will assure you, at the 500, you can win from any position.  And, win he has.  Hunter-Reay, drawing on his experience at Skip Barber Racing School was named “Rookie of the Year” for his 2008 debut. In 2012, was IndyCar

Experience the adrenaline rush of Trans Am racing at Lime Rock Park

Trans Am racing returns to Lime Rock Park for Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 – 27. Hear those American Muscle Cars roar and feel the ground shake. Now, catch the energy and savor that incredible driving experience for yourself. Why just watch when you can DRIVE! The Skip Barber Racing School takes to the 1.5 mile Lime Rock Park track

THE 103rd INDY 500. A SKIP BARBER RACING SCHOOL ALUMNI OUTING

When the green flag drops on the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 26, thirty- three drivers will stand on the accelerator and focus their racing best for the next dizzying 500 miles. Fifteen of those drivers will have something very much in common. They are all Skip Barber Racing School alumni. Included in that number will be four past winners

GRADUATES TRIUMPH AT IMSA RACE

It was like a homecoming weekend as Skip Barber Racing School graduates swept across all of the classes at the IMSA weekend at Mid-Ohio.  From Juan Pablo Montoya, Tristan Nunez, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Jonathan Bomarito domineering the DPi race to Bryan Herta Autosport ushering in Hyundai’s first-ever IMSA TCR class win, the day belonged to the graduates of the red,

SKIP BARBER INSTRUCTOR THOMAS MERRILL TAKES TRANS AM CHECKERED FLAG

The Skip Barber Racing School Ford Mustang took the TA2 title at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca this past weekend, piloted by racing school instructor Thomas Merrill. After being third fastest in practice, Merrill didn’t qualify due to a mechanical issue and the No. 81 Ford Mustang was forced to start 26th — second-to-last. Making it to the front took incredible skill,

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE PONY

It’s hard to imagine, but over 10,000,000 Ford Mustangs have rolled off the production lines since that fateful day — April 17th, 1964 — when Lee Iacocca and his entire team stood proudly in the New York World’s Fair Pavilion and unveiled the car that would change the industry. Brought to an eager market as “an affordable ‘sporty’ coupe,” the

MUSTANG: HOW IT ALL STARTED

It was quite a year. 1964. Ali beat Sonny Liston.  UCLA’s men’s basketball team went 30-0. The Celtics won their 6th straight NBA title. The Yankees lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. And, an automobile that took an amazingly short 18 months to go from concept to public introduction created a frenzy at the New York World’s

THE CLASS OF THE FIELD AT SEBRING

The class of the field. The 2019 12 Hours of Sebring brought out some of the best in drivers in the world and among the stand out performances were former instructors and graduates of Skip Barber Racing Schools. From the top of the podium where Eric Curran and his teammates celebrated their dominant performance in the Cadillac DPi to Jordan

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