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The Inside Line: eRace Series – You’re invited!

The Ultimate Sim Racing Competition Skip Barber Racing School is the gateway to motorsports. Our graduates have taken the podium on every level of competition throughout the world. Now that gateway is expanding to include eSports! New for the 2020 season, Skip Barber Racing School will be hosting the Skip Barber eRace Series – an 8 round Race Series where

Partner Spotlight – Goodyear

In developing the Skip Barber school cars, a tremendous amount of time was spent in perfecting where the rubber meets the road. The tire used in our school cars has to provide ample grip, offer gobs of feedback to the driver, and endure a long life operating at varying tracks around the continent. The Goodyear Tires used on our school

Partner Spotlight – Recaro

The Skip Barber Racing School Mustang GT is the culmination of years of evolution with one mission: to create the ideal driver training platform. The formula is simple: the car is safe, we put driver safety above all else; the ideal car is reliable, we put tens of thousands of track miles on the car each year; the car communicates

Skip Barber Alumnus Dominate e-Sports!

In a live sports deprived world, race series across the planet have moved to e-sports to keep drivers fresh and fans engaged. Initially launched as online stream-able content, these series have now moved to the main stage with TV broadcasts around the globe. At Skip Barber, we are proud of alumni, a group of elite drivers who have taken the

The class of 1975

2020 is the year that marks the 45th anniversary of the Skip Barber Racing School. That, in itself, is quite an accomplishment. 1975 was an exciting year for motorsports – Niki Lauda recorded his first Formula One World Championship Title.  Lauda made the jump from Formula Two to Formula One in 1971 piloting a Ford-Cosworth March 711, the same chassis

You can drive these legendary tracks now!

While we continue to follow the guidelines established by local and state health departments and the CDC to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are continuing to operate schools as scheduled. It’s just you, the race car and the open track! We have exciting Mustang GT Racing Schools coming up at Sebring International Raceway and open wheel Formula Racing Schools at Circuit

Skip Barber Race Series is BACK!

History has officially repeated itself as the Skip Barber Racing School has announced the 2020 Skip Barber Race Series. The 5-event series will be offered at select SRO Motorsports America powered by AWS race weekends with the overall champion winning a fully funded seat in the 2021 Skip Barber Race Series. Since 1976, the Skip Barber Race Series has provided

New Tracks, New Experiences

The addition of offerings by the Skip Barber Racing School at two of the world’s legendary tracks has made an exciting course offering even more complete. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has a long history of hosting the world’s largest motorsports event – the 400,000 seats make it the 48th largest city in the United States for the annual running of

Two Great Names, One Great Day

When you combine two legendary names in motoring, it’s most likely that the outcome will be extraordinary. And, so it is. The Hagerty Driving Academy has been the benchmark in driving experiences, focused on the conscious enjoyment of genuinely driving a car, not just getting in and steering. The Hagerty experience begins with the lesson in learning to shift a

There’s no feel like Open-Wheel

Open-wheel racing instruction returned to the Skip Barber Racing School line-up in 2019, with One, Two-Day, and Three-Day schools offered at two of America’s legendary tracks — the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Circuit of the Americas outside of Austin, Texas. The FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) approved and authorized Mygale Formula 4’s to compete in the Formula 4 class. The

Road Atlanta – A track that offers a challenge

Make no mistake. Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta is one tough track which makes it the perfect place to experience The Skip Barber Racing School. There are no names on the curves and straightaways, just numbers. After the hard right in turn 1, you’ve never experienced anything like the esses called turns 2, 3, 4, and 5. With a vibrant history and the

The Season Begins at the 24 Hours of Daytona

Motorsports fans around the world eagerly await a handful of mega races every year. The 500, Le Mans, the Daytona 500, and the IMSA season opener – The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. The 2020 motorsports season has launched, and, as you might have expected, there were standout performances by over 20 graduates of The Skip Barber Racing School. Tristan

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