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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 cars were chosen for their ability to provide the right mix grip, feedback and reliability.
HMS Motorsport is the Official Safety and Communication Partner of Skip Barber Racing School and the industry’s leading Safety Equipment supplier to Professional, Amateur, and beginning drivers. They sell only the finest equipment that will fit the end user’s needs, and pride themselves on firsthand experience with the products they sell. They have cultivated a devoted customer base including a majority of NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck teams, many IRL, and IMSA teams, as well as countless SCCA and Club-level racers and driving enthusiasts throughout North America. HMS can be found at regional race tracks throughout the Northeastern US for many of the summer months.
Whether your vehicle ranges from stock in search for diagnostics or fuel economy or to the serious performance enthusiast seeking every last ounce of horsepower, HPTuners have you covered! The almost endless array of digital adjustments, seamless live logging, diagnostics and tuning abilities with these powerful tools is why HPTuners is the industry standard solution. At Skip Barber Racing School, we rely on HPtuners to ensure our Mustang fleet are performing at their peak.
Dedicated to durability, reliability and meeting the needs of customers, Mack Trucks has provided purpose-built transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America’s largest producers of heavy-duty trucks, and Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks, diesel engines and transmissions sold in North America are assembled in the United States.
Red Line Synthetic Oil
In 1979, Red Line Synthetic Oil began creating lubricants for the racing industry. Today, Red Line Synthetic Oil manufactures more than 100 products, including motor oils, gear oils, ATFs, assembly lubes, fuel additives, and the popular WaterWetter cooling additive for the automotive, motorcycle, marine, and industrial markets. Red Line Synthetic Oil uses extensive knowledge of racing to create high-performance products for track cars and street vehicles.
Reliable Carriers is the country’s largest enclosed auto transport company, serving the 48 contiguous United States and the farthest reaches of Canada. Whether it’s for a concours event, auto auction transport, antique auto transport, classic car transport, a relocation, corporate event, or shipping the car of your dreams from one location to another Reliable Carriers, Inc. provides fully enclosed, door-to-door auto transport.
Roland DGA serves North and South America as the marketing, sales, distribution, and service arm for Hamamatsu, Japan-based Roland DG Corporation. The company offers an award-winning selection of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters as well as other innovative digital devices. Roland DGA’s product line includes advanced eco-solvent wide-format printers for producing signs, vehicle wraps and other types of graphics, cutting-edge UV printers for product customization, and state-of-the-art dye-sublimation printers for creating everything from soft signage to decorated textiles and hard goods. Roland DGA is renowned not only for the quality of its products, but also for providing the highest levels of customer service and support in the industry.
Built at their own state-of-the-art manufacturing and testing facilities, ROUSH parts and vehicles will get you to the intersection of style and performance. ROUSH Performance has partnered with the Skip Barber Racing School to introduce the ROUSH Performance Intro to Racing Program.
StopTech High Performance Brake Systems
StopTech, Centric’s high performance and racing division, is a leading innovator of world-class brake components and systems for production-based racing cars and high performance vehicles on the street and track.
The iconic TREMEC brand is known for robust, superior quality manual and dual-clutch transmissions found in popular muscle cars, sports cars, and supercar badges. TREMEC leverages this OEM prowess in the motorsports and performance aftermarket, providing some of the most celebrated high-performance transmissions available to serve the automotive enthusiast and sportsman racing communities.
BRM produces each of these precision parts in house—even the screws—and assembles each timepiece by hand with its small team of watchmakers. Always innovating, in 2005 BRM launched an industry first: customization for clients wishing to create a personalized timepiece in the spirit of haute couture fashion. The objective for us was to make a watch like a bespoke suit. Pick your case, design your dial, choose the colors for hands, then combine with a custom strap and stitching. BRM timepieces are all about details that distinguish the brand through design, materials and execution.
To dream, aim high, and believe in one’s potential, and to give one’s all… Since its founding in 1955, Yamaha Motor has created new frontiers with our spirit of challenge as the driving force.
At Yamaha, we believe that a spirit of challenge and willingness to take on difficult challenges not only enriches individuals but also moves the hearts of others. Through challenges that we have undertaken, we aim to show society the importance of having dreams and taking on challenges, and also hope to share our Kando with the world.
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) was founded in 1969 and owns a long and rich history in sports car racing. Today, IMSA is the sanctioning body of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the premier sports car racing series in North America.
IMSA also sanctions the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge and the IMSA Prototype Challenge, as well as four one-make series: Porsche Carrera Cup, Ferrari Challenge North America, Lamborghini Super Trofeo, and Mazda MX-5 Cup.
For more information, visit IMSA’s website, Twitter or Facebook page.
The world’s premier motorsports racing simulation. iRacing puts you in the driver’s seat by allowing members to experience millimeter accuracy in real world cars and tracks. iRacing can be a fun, inexpensive, and highly-competitive way for race enthusiasts to break a sweat by braking hard at the apex, while overcoming head-to-head online racing challenges usually reserved for professional racers. But don’t misunderstand, iRacing is also the most accurate simulation available to the public used by many to train and get acquainted with tracks prior to going to the real thing. Either way, iRacing is an experience all racers and fans alike must try.
Sportscar Vintage Racing Association
Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) is the premier vintage racing organization in the United States. Founded in 1978, SVRA has grown steadily to 2,500 active members with a database of over 11,000 race cars. Race weekends take place at some of the finest racing venues in the United States.
Sports Car Club of America
The Sports Car Club of America is a sactioning body supporting amatuer and pro-level road racing across the United States. We are proud to be fully accredited by SCCA to issue Full Competition Licenses to our graduates.
SRO Motorsports Group
With three decades’ experience at the forefront of a continuously evolving industry, SRO Motorsports Group is the established global leader in GT racing. The company’s expanding portfolio of series includes Fanatec GT World Challenge Powered by AWS categories in America, Asia, Australia and Europe. Each retains its unique identity, while also allowing competing manufacturers to dispute a global title through their continental representatives.
USF Pro Championships
The newly rebranded USF Pro Championships Presented by Cooper Tires is an evolution of the Road to Indy, one of the most successful driver development programs in the world. Comprised of USF Pro 2000 Presented by Cooper Tires, USF2000 Presented by Cooper Tires and USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires, the ladder system provides a scholarship-funded path to the top levels of motorsports.
Falls Village Inn
Built in 1834 and restored in 2010, the Falls Village Inn offers just 5 rooms, a tap room, and a restaurant serving farm-to-table classic American comfort dinner fare 7 nights a week.
33 Railroad Street
Falls Village, CT 06031
Sharon Country Inn
The Sharon Country Inn and their new Annex is located in beautiful Sharon, Connecticut, in Litchfield County, the heart of picture-postcard New England. Traveling to the Sharon Country Inn from any direction will take your breath away, scenic mile after scenic mile. Getting there is easy by car, bus, or train. They are close to the northern-most stop on the MetroNorth line out of Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Many bus lines in both CT and MA run nearby on a regular basis and they have a local taxi service.
1 Calkinstown Road
Sharon, CT 06069