The Skip Barber Racing School
is one of the largest racing schools in the world. It conducts racing
schools, defensive and high performance driving schools, amateur and professional racing championships and corporate entertainment schools. Skip Barber
started the school in 1975 with two borrowed Formula Ford
race cars and four students. The school visits up to 30 race tracks across the United States and Canada
and owns 120 race cars. As of 2007 the school is affiliated with Mazda
, who provide many vehicles for the school.
Since 1975, Skip Barber Racing has operated a fully integrated system of racing schools, driving schools, racing championships, corporate events and OEM events across North America
, teaching emergency braking, skid and slide control, proper cornering techniques, an understanding of vehicle dynamics, and a variety of other car-control skills.
Since its founding in 1975, Skip Barber Racing has trained more motorsports winners and champions than any other organization of its kind. Skip Barber alumni race and win in every major event and championship, from NASCAR's Sprint Cup
and Nationwide Series
to Formula One
, the Indy 500
, American Le Mans
, and the IndyCar Series
. Since 1983, the Skip Barber Racing School has trained over one-third of all Indy 500 competitors and one-quarter of the NASCAR Sprint Cup competitors. Skip Barber Racing alumni have won every major U.S.... Read More