All News: Skip Barber Racing School

Skip Barber 2k World Cup Season Kicks-off at Brands Hatch

December 28th, 2015 by Paul Malokas

The Skip Barber 2k World Cup kicked off the new season at Brands Hatch Indy. The new season is set up to be the biggest and best season yet for this championship., in partnership with the Skip Barber Racing School, announced the champion for this season will win a scholarship to a one day … Read the Rest »

Frequent Flyer

January 22nd, 2015 by

Less than two years since taking his first laps in a real race car, Chris Beaufait has already earned awards including the Skip Barber Challenge’s Most Improved Driver.  And while the green flag has yet to wave on the racing season, Beaufait would appear to have the pole for the Most Frequent Flyer Miles award … Read the Rest »

A Design Contest Story: From iRacing to Real Racing

June 2nd, 2014 by

Last year, by the month of October, I was taking a look on the iRacing forums for paint requests. I’m a Brazilian graphic designer, living in Rio de Janeiro, and had decided to offer my services for the community – as many of you reading this right now already know. Before, I would only paint … Read the Rest »

Crash Test Programmer

May 16th, 2014 by

Oh the lengths iRacing goes to in the quest for authenticity; up to and including risking life, limb . . . and ego.  Days after submitting to a rigorous grilling for a Q&A for iRacingNews, senior programmer Richard Jobling – together with fellow programmer Ike Adams – journeyed to Lime Rock Park for a one … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Will Lamb

March 17th, 2014 by

Born in 1995, Will Lamb has accomplished a great deal since joining iRacing in the summer of 2010.  Lamb’s career oval and road statistics are nearly mirror images of one another.  On the oval side, Lamb has 376 career starts races and has scored 43 wins. He has finished in the top five nearly 62% … Read the Rest »

Hulbert Barely Wins at VIR

July 12th, 2013 by

For this week, the iRacing Skip Barber Series dropped by Virginia International Raceway. They will utilize the Full Course. The track was opened in 1957, but closed in 1974, becoming a cow pasture afterwards. It reopened in 2000 thanks to Harvey Siegel,  New Yorker. So far, the only major race series to have ever visited … Read the Rest »

O’Keefe Holds Off Grillo for Victory

July 10th, 2013 by

The ninth week of the iRacing Skip Barber Race Series dropped by Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. It is one of the tracks that is included in any new subscription. The 2.238 miles racetrack is not a track to be taken lightly. Although the track may seems to look easy at first, it is completely different … Read the Rest »

Sim-Racing — An Indispensable Tool

February 6th, 2013 by

January 25-26-27 was a remarkable weekend for sim-racing in general, and iRacing in particular.  iRacers co-drove in five of the six class-winning cars in the Rolex 24 and the BMW Performance 200. Specifically, that would be Juan Pablo Montoya (DP), Dion von Moltke (GT), Nelson Canache/Jim Norman (GX) and Jack Roush Jr. (GS).   In Sebring, … Read the Rest »

Dream Time at Sebring

February 5th, 2013 by

In late January I had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in the first ever Skip Barber IndyCar Academy Shootout.  Recent graduates of the Skip Barber Three Day schools were invited to apply to participate in the Shootout and I was fortunate to be one of the 33 selected . . . at no cost! A … Read the Rest » Skip Barber Racing School Premier Series Debuts

February 15th, 2012 by

Three Day Skip Barber Racing School Awarded to Series Champion and the Skip Barber Racing School are teaming-up to give a talented driver the opportunity of lifetime: a Skip Barber Racing School 3-Day Racing School.   The prize will be awarded to the winner of the Skip Barber Racing School Premier Series, a new … Read the Rest »