Skip Barber Winter Series Rounds 7 and 8 at Sebring

 With four races left in the Skip Barber Racing School presents the Mazda Winter Series, the competition is heating up. On February 17-19, racers will compete at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida for Rounds 7 and 8 of the twelve-race season. Last month, MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development Driver, Danilo Estrela, had a strong weekend winning both races for Group 3. Heading into Rounds 7 and 8, Estrela leads the championship race with Nick Neri just a few points behind. In the MAZDASPEED Challenge, Skip Barber Rookie Nelson Canache and Grand Master Steve Randall are neck-in-neck for the first position as they are tied in the championship point standings. 

Follow all the live action on twitter.com/RaceSkipBarber as racers battle though the classic 3.7 mile, seventeen-turn road course in Sebring, Florida.

Friday, February 17, 2012 (Schedule Subject to Change)

9:00 a.m. Group 1- MAZDASPEED Challenge - Practice 1 9:30 a.m. Group 2 –- Formula Skip Barber Practice 1 10:00 a.m. Group 3 – Formula Skip Barber - Practice 1 10:30 a.m. Group 4 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Practice 1 11:00 a.m. Group 1 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Practice 2 11:30 a.m. Group 2 – Formula Skip Barber – Practice 2 12:00 p.m. Group 3 – Formula Skip Barber – Practice 2 12:30 p.m. Group 4 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Practice 2

Saturday, January 21, 2012

9:00 a.m. Group 1- MAZDASPEED Challenge - Qualifier 9:30 a.m. Group 2 – Formula Skip Barber - Qualifier 10:00 a.m. Group 3 – Formula Skip Barber - Qualifier 10:30 a.m. Group 4 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Qualifier 11:00 a.m. Group 1 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Race 1 11:30 a.m. Group 2 – Formula Skip Barber – Race 1 12:00 p.m. Group 3 – Formula Skip Barber – Race 1 12:30 p.m. Group 4 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Race 1

Sunday, January 22, 2012

9:00 a.m. Group 1 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Race 2 9:30 a.m. Group 2 – Formula Skip Barber – Race 2 10:00 a.m. Group 3 – Formula Skip Barber – Race 2 11:00 a.m. Group 4 – MAZDASPEED Challenge – Race 2

Entry list for Rounds 7 and 8 at Sebring International Raceway

Group 1 - MAZDASPEED Challenge

Bryan Hixon Christian Potolicchio Daniel Conway DJ Randall Maurizio Scala Rod Randall Steve Randall

Group 2 - SBRS Winter Series

Craig Duerson David Knight Franco Aragones Leonardo Jafet Matt Franc Michael Edwards Jack Mitchell Jr  Jake Eidson Jose Montiel David Libby Jack West Matt McMurry

Group 3 - SBRS Winter Series

Austin Hopper Doug Tuttle Hunter Cestoni Jay Fuchs Linda Doppes Quentin Wahl Ryan Garcia Ryan Verra Gus Doppes Michael Edwards Chuck Whitlock Greg Holloway

Group 4 - MAZDASPEED Challenge

Diane Mould Doug Brown Greg Holloway Maria Canizales Paul Foster Rod Randall Steve Randall Steven Molnar

2011-2012 Top 5 Skip Barber Presents the Mazda Winter SeriesFormula Skip Barber Championship Point Standings

137 pts Danilo Estrela 125 Nick Neri - R 124 Jake Eidson 123 Jack Mitchell Jr. 113 Greg Strelzoff - M

2011-2012 Top 5 Skip Barber Presents the Mazda Winter SeriesMAZDASPEED Challenge Championship Point Standings

127 pts Nelson Canache - R 127 Steve Randall - GM 121 Maurizio Scala - GM 118 Bryan Hixon 107 Brad Randall

2011-2012 Skip Barber presents the Mazda Winter Series / MAZDASPEED Challenge Winter Remaining ScheduleRounds 9 & 10, March 24-25: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, CARounds 11 & 12, April 13-14: Sebring International Raceway, FL