Skip Barber Racing School

The Skip Barber Racing School is an American racing and driving school. Skip Barber founded the school in 1975.

Skip Barber Racing School
Founded1975; 47 years ago (1975)
OwnerAnthony DeMonte
A Mazda RX8 on the Skidpad at Skip Barber Driving School

HistoryEdit

In 1975, Skip Barber started the Skip Barber School of High Performance Driving at Riverside International Raceway.[1] In 1976, it was renamed the Skip Barber Racing School. Despite selling the school in 1999, Barber remains active in motorsports today as the owner of Lime Rock Park.[2]

On May 22, 2017, the school filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.[3][4]

On December 19, 2017, The school was acquired by DeMonte Motorsports.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Skip Barber Racing School history. "About-Skip Barber". skipbarber.com. Skip Barber. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
  2. ^ Lime Rock Park. "Staff Directory". limerock.com. Lime Rock Park. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
  3. ^ "Say it ain't so: Skip Barber Racing School files for bankruptcy, aims for an 'expedited' sale". Autoweek. May 23, 2017.
  4. ^ "The renowned Skip Barber Racing School LLC has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District Of New York". Motorsport.com. May 23, 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.performanceracing.com/news/skip-barber-racing-school-acquired-demonte-motorsports

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