Skip Barber Racing School Announces the 2012 Summer Schedule

Skip Barber Racing School is bringing in the New Year with the announcement of the summer schedule for the Skip Barber presents the Mazda Summer Series for Formula Skip Barber and the Summer MAZDASPEED Challenge.  Known for racing at the best tracks in North America, the Formula series will consist of 10 double-header race weekends and the MX-5 racers will compete at 8 double-header events.

2012 Skip Barber presents the Mazda Summer Series Formula Skip BarberApril 27-29, Virginia International Raceway, VAMay 18-20, Watkins Glen, NYJune 15-17, Mont Tremblant, CanadaJune 29- July 1, Road America, WIJuly 12-14, Lime Rock Park, CTAugust 4-5, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, CA (Condensed)August  24-26, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, OHSeptember  7-9, Autobahn Country Club, ILSeptember 22-23, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, CA (Condensed) October 4-6, Lime Rock Park, CT

2012 Skip Barber presents the Summer MAZDASPEED Challenge April 27-29, Virginia International Raceway, VAMay 18-20, Watkins Glen, NYJune 29- July 1, Road America, WIJuly 12-14, Lime Rock Park, CTAugust 4-5, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca,CA (Condensed)August  24-26, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, OHSeptember  7-9, Autobahn Country Club, ILOctober 4-6, Lime Rock Park, CT

Information regarding the Skip Barber class in the Mazda MX-5 Cup will be announced shortly. Details regarding a Professional Driver Development Program will be released soon.

Championship Prizes

 Mazda Summer Series Formula Skip Barber Summer MAZDASPEED ChallengeSeries Champion TAG HEUER Formula 1 Watch, One year Racer magazine subscription, One year iRacing subscription & Two Race Weekends TAG HEUER Formula 1 Watch, 1 year Racer magazine subscription, One year 1Racing subscription & Full season in the 2013 Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro ChallengeSecond Place Two Practice Sessions Two Practice SessionsThird Place Two Computer Car Sessions Two Computer Car SessionsMost Improved Driver $3,000 Skip Barber Racing School Credit $3,000 Skip Barber Racing School CreditRookie of Year $3,000 Skip Barber Racing School Credit $3,000 Skip Barber Racing School CreditMasters Champion   TAG HEUER Formula 1 Watch, 1 year Racer magazine subscription, Mothers Car Care Prize Pack TAG HEUER Formula 1 Watch, 1 year Racer magazine subscription, Mothers Car Care Prize Pack

The top ten drivers (age 25 or under) in the championship points for the 2011-2012 Winter Series and 2012 Summer Series will be invited to compete in the 2nd Annual Race Series Champion Shootout at the end of the year.  The winner of that shootout will receive funding to compete in a full season of the 2013 Cooper Tires presents the USF2000 National Championship powered by Mazda.

For pricing, visit skipbarber.com or call 800.221.1131 today. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:30am - 7:00pm, Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm (all times Eastern).

About Skip Barber Racing School Race SeriesFor 36 years, Skip Barber Racing School LLC, has been the leader in training motorsport legends of the future through entry-level, equal car championships. The athletes are given media exposure, expert coaching, on-track arrive-and-drive experience, financial awards and motorsport scholarships. Skip Barber Racing School launched the auto racing careers of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, Scott Speed, Jeff Gordon, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos, John Edwards, Conor Daly, Spencer Pigot and many more.