All News: Skip Barber


Smith Wins Chaotic Montreal ANZ Skip Barber Race

June 3rd, 2015 by

Benjamin Smith stormed to victory in a last-to-first win the fifth round of the 2015 ANZ Skip Barber Championship at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. David Buda of Relentless Racing had qualified on pole with a lap time 1:52.882, almost half a second clear of Kevin Wilmen on grid two, and was looking to extend his championship … Read the Rest »

iRacers Shine in Skip Barber IndyCar Academy Shootout!

December 22nd, 2014 by

Led by Chase Owen, iRacers topped the recent Skip Barber IndyCar Academy Shootout at Sebring.  Owen won the grand prize of a fully paid season in the Skip Barber Racing Series while David Porcelli  and Ben Wadell earned Skip Barber Scholarship Prizes of $15,000 and $10,000, respectively, to use in the Skip Barber Winter or … Read the Rest »

UK&I Skippy Season Opener at Mosport

November 12th, 2014 by

The opening race for the truncated fourth season of 2014 for the UK&I Skip Barber League headed to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for a 16 lap sprint.  Many of the usual suspects returned, including former champion Marcus Hamilton, who qualified in fourth position for his first race back with the league since Sebring where he … Read the Rest »

A New Home for UK&I Skip Barber League

August 29th, 2014 by

The third race of the third season of 2014 for the UK&I Skip Barber league ventured to a track Allan Paterson had expressed his excitement about in my Q&A with him earlier this year, and the newest road track to iRacing did not disappoint.  Donington Park is a circuit that brings this league one step … Read the Rest »

Second Winner in Second Race of Skippy 2K Cup

August 22nd, 2014 by

The second round of the Skip Barber 2K Cup at Silverstone was another popular affair with nearly three dozen sim-racers in attendance for a 20 lap race on the Historical Grand Prix layout.  In qualifying Vinicius Rocha took pole position by 0.006s ahead of Sebastian Job with previous pole sitter Philippe Leybaert in third ahead … Read the Rest »

Skip Barber 2k Cup Season 1 Round 1

August 8th, 2014 by

The year 2014 has proven to be quite an exciting one for the Skip Barber F2000 in iRacing.  Week after week we’ve bore witness to the majesty and simplicity of this car through the eyes of the UK&I Skip Barber league during the first two seasons of the year, and the new paintable wheels have … Read the Rest »

Too Good Not to be True

July 30th, 2014 by

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is . . . except in the case of Evan Maillard.  The French sim racer is a marketer’s dream, at least if those marketers work for iRacing.com or Mazda.  After all, the resident of Nesles La Vallée (25 miles north of Paris) drives a Mazda … Read the Rest »

Get to Know: Dylan Murcott Part II

July 28th, 2014 by

To some of us, he may just be Dylan Murcott the iRacer. To others, he is Dylan Murcott, driver for Mitchum Motorsports in the IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Although his first start for the Mitchum Motorsports team came in 2013, Murcott’s real world racing career started in 2007 with motocross racing. He began … Read the Rest »

A New Champion in Bathurst – Part I

July 23rd, 2014 by

Week 11 of the UK&I Skip Barber League headed to the gorgeous surroundings of Bathurst, New South Wales for ten laps of what would certainly be one of the deciding races of the season, while providing sim racing action throughout a field of almost three dozen competitors.  At this the  penultimate race of the season, … Read the Rest »

Sonoma: The Return of Townend

July 8th, 2014 by

The last time Blake Townend had won a race in the UK&I Skip Barber League was the penultimate race of last season, at Sonoma.  Is it a coincidence that this would be the site of his triumphant return for Season 2 of 2014?  Possibly, but his dominant victory saw him take the checkered flag by … Read the Rest »