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As the Skip Barber Racing School
Summer Series is nearing the end of
another successful season and the
Winter Series fast approaches, SBRS
is also gearing up for one of the most
important period of its calendar year –
Scholarship Shootouts time.
Skip Barber Racing School’s
commitment to finding and training the
best motorsports talent in the world is
one that it takes very seriously. With
innovative programs that have already
found and groomed talents like Alexander
Rossi, the first American in Formula 1
since 2007, Sergio Perez, Indy 500
Some up-and-coming racers will get a serious career boost as SBRS gets into shootout mode.
With hundreds of instructors across
the country, adding up to thousands of
hours of experience in the seat of a
racecar, plus an arrive-and-drive model
that is unparalleled, and equally-prepared
equipment at each race weekend and
shootout, Skip Barber Racing School
creates the perfect environment for
finding the next wave of talent.
In the next three months, Skip Barber
Racing School hosts three iconic
scholarship shootouts that will test the
skills of aspiring motorsports professionals
and unearth some stars of the future.
By Debbie Ebalobo
winner Juan Pablo Montoya, Indy Lights
champ Spencer Pigot, and countless
more, the opportunity to give new racers
a start is one of SBRS’s passions.
Skip Barber Racing
his F1 debut with
Manor in 2015 and
placed second in
the GP2 standings.
ROSSI ON A ROLL
The Skip Barber Karts to Cars
Top karters from all around the world will
gather to compete in the annual Karts to Cars
Scholarship Shootout for scholarships toward
the Skip Barber Race Series.
Oct. 26–28, 2015. NOLA Motorsports Park, La.
• Current outdoor karting experience and one
Skip Barber 3-Day Racing School
• These experiences must be completed prior to
participation in the Shootout
• No professional racing experience and
participants must be at least 13 years old
• Maximum of two race weekends in the
Skip Barber Race Series
• Maximum of 12 advanced activity days before the
Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout
The Skip Barber Racing Academy Shootout
Designed for the person with the desire, but no
racing experience, this elite academy provides
access to the same training, coaching and track
time that the pros have had.
Jan. 11-13, 2016. Sebring International Raceway, Fla.
• Skip Barber 3-Day Racing School and
Skip Barber 2-Day Advanced Racing School
• No racing experience and no previous Skip Barber
Racing School racing experience
• No shootout racing experience outside of
Skip Barber Racing School events
• Maximum of six additional advanced activity days
and two race weekends
The Skip Barber Championship Shootout
More than $200,000 in driver development
scholarships presented by Mazda for a ride in
USF2000 in 2016 are available in the Skip Barber
Race Series Championship Shootout. This event
rewards drivers who have competed in the Skip
Barber Winter and Summer Race Series and is the
pinnacle of the Skip Barber Race Series.
Nov. 16-18, 2015. Road Atlanta, Ga.
• Four Skip Barber Race Series race weekends in
the calendar year leading up to the shootout
• The top five in overall points from the Skip Barber
Winter and Summer Race Series will be invited to
compete without an entry fee. Others will need to
pay an entry fee of $6,000
IT’S SHOOTOUT SEASON
(MAIN) Equally-prepared equipment
is key to the Skip
Barber Racing School
Serious stuff? When
a coveted SBRS
scholarship is on the
line, you bet it is.