Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup-Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge

Rounds 1 & 2  at Sebring International Raceway‏

Motorsports devotees are getting ready for another exciting event this upcoming week – the 60th Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by “Fresh from Florida”. As the legendary race gears up for its 60th anniversary, the MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge is excited to jump start a new season at the renowned Sebring International Raceway.

Earlier this year, Mazda and Skip Barber Racing School announced a joint venture to add a Skip Barber Racing School class within 2012 SCCA Playboy Cup. This announcement addedanother way for talented amateur racers to move up into professional racing. 

60th Mobil1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by “Fresh from Florida” -  Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Schedule (Schedule Subject to Change)

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

  11:00 a.m. - 11:30 am Practice

  3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Practice

Thursday, March 15, 2012

  11:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Qualifying #1

  5:10 p.m. - 5:40 p.m. Race #1 - 30 Minutes

Friday, March 16, 2012

  8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Qualifying #2

  12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Race #2 - 30 Minutes

Entry list for Rounds 1 & 2 of the Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge at the 60th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by “Fresh from Florida”:

Driver/Hometown/Sponsors                        

*Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Class

1.Beth Chryst/Herndon, VA/ Chryst Brothers Construction2.Nathan Sparks/Spanish Fort, AL/ OOTSK Performance3.Richard Picut/Garwood, NJ/LIQUFLOW4.Dean Copeland/Bowie, MD/ Copeland Motorsports5.Brent Mosing/Lafayette, LA/ ALARA Racing6.Alfred Ciaola/New York, NY/B&L Management7.Ara Malkhassian/Houston, TX8.Lyonel Kent/Powell, KY9.Tom Neel/Madison, AL/ The Parts Group Motorsports10.John Dean II/Sebring, FL/ Projections Research/Sick Sideways11.Elliot Skeer/Vista, CA/ MAZDASPEED/Sparco/Milgard Windows & Doors/Pelican Windows & Remodeling12.Emilee Tominovich/Clarksville, MD/TrueCar13.Christian Tetzlaff/Gainesville, GA/ Mazdaspeed/Mother’s14.Tim Probert/Houston, TX/ ALARA Racing15.Charles Paquin/Ottawa, ON/ ModSpace/C.J. Wilson Racing16.Stevan McAleer/Putnam Valley, NY/ CJ Wilson Children’s Charities/Blue Mercury Capital/RUfocused.com,/Sambo Website Design17.Christian Szymczak/Palos Verdes, CA/ Sick Sideways18.Randy Hale III/Old Saybrook, CT/ Hole In The Wall Gang Camp19.Harrison Williams/Houston, TX/ Albrecht&Associates/MorganKeegan/Region20.Dan Bender/Glencoe, IL21.Ari Strauss/Monticello, NY/Monticello Motor Club/ModSpace22.*Douglas Brown /Wilmington, MA23.*Paul Minichiello Jr. /Amesury, MA/Twin Stop24.*Bryan Hixon/ San Antonio, TX/Stor Self Storage, Boom! Studios, HYDRA Dx, Zadspace, Shotspotter, Audacious Inquiry25.*Dan Moen/ Wilbraham, MA  26.*Dennis Trebing/Cape Coral, FL/Trebing Tile27.*Zachry Lee/San Antonio, TX  28.*David Knight/Ludlow, VT 29.*Maurizio Scala/Carcas City, Venezuela

Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup/Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Schedule

May 9-12                               Monterey Grand Prix, Monterey, CA

June 8-10                              EMCO Gears Classic, Lexington, OH

June 20-23                            NASCAR Nationwide Series/Grand-AM Rolex Series

July 19-22                             Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville ON

September 13-16                   Virginia International Raceway, Alton, VA

September 21-23                   Coronado Speed Festival, San Diego CA

October 16-19                       Petit Le Mans, Braselton, GA

About Skip Barber Racing School Race Series

For 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.