Brothers hoping to help pave the way for Asian American racers

Timo and Nikko Reger both achieved success during the 2016 racing season. The brothers competed in the Skip Barber Racing School Championship Series and the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires respectively. Nikko took three wins during the 2016 season, more than any of his competitors, and ultimately placed sixth in the points. Over in the open-wheels, Timo also tasted...
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15 days ago

MRTI Movers: The Options for Aaron Telitz

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer In this series, we will take a look at driver moves we would like to see for the 2017 Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires. During his time in the Mazda Road to Indy, Aaron Telitz has been a winner. After winning the 2013 Skip Barber Race Series Championship Shootout, Telitz won the 2014 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship...
Via Motorsports Tribune
November 04, 2016

Driver escapes race car right as it bursts into flames

Ben Waddell was lucky to walk away from a scary incident Saturday after his car turned into a fireball shortly after his fuel tank burst.Waddell is a regular in the Skip Barber Formula Series, but was racing a different kind of automobile this weekend. However, he still knew what to do when things started to go wrong.When his fuel tank burst, Waddell immediately began to bring his...
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October 23, 2016

VICS: Josef Newgarden Hoping to Repeat at Barber Motorsports Park

Josef Newgarden, driver of the No. 21 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet, comes into the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama as the defending race winner from last year when he scored his first IndyCar career victory. “It felt great for us. We’ve always been kind of strong here from a speed standpoint, thereabouts in the top-10,” he said. “Last year...
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April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

A day at the races: Skip Barber Summer Series hits soggy VIR

Earlier this week, the Skip Barber Summer Series was at Virginia International Raceway in Danville, Virginia, for rounds 13 and 14 of its 16-round season. The Skip Barber Summer and Winter Series are championships for drivers who have got their feet wet in the program’s Racing School, and who are either trying to break into top-tier open-wheel racing divisions, or who just enjoy...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Gateway Motorsports Park Brings the Opportunity of a Lifetime to St. Louis Motorsports Fans with the Skip Barber School of Racing

Who hasn’t dreamed at one point in their lives of becoming a race car driver? Experiencing the insane g-forces of sharp turns and the adrenaline rush of whipping the pants of your competitors. The closest most of us get in our lifetime is smoking the person next to use at a red light as we approach a single-lane merge. Today, the officials from Gateway Motorsports Park are about...

Drake Kemper Joins Sick Sideways Racing in the 2015 Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup

In a bid to win the 2015 SCCA Pro Racing Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires Championship, Sick Sideways Racing strengthened their driver line-up by signing Drake Kemper from Toluca Lake, California. After winning the 2014 Skip Barber MAZDASPEED Pro Challenge Championship, Kemper now looks to continue his climb up the Mazda SportsCar Racing Academy in the...

Father's Safety Plan For Teenage Son Leads Both On Fun Path To Porsche GT3 Cup Competition

Like any concerned father of a teenager, Joe Catania looked at the Porsche in his garage and saw a beautiful car but also a potential problem.   He imagined his 16-year-old son, Lucas, grabbing the keys, sneaking out in the high-performance sports car and driving too fast on the picturesque, winding country roads around their lakeside home in the upstate New York village of Cazenovia...

Mazda Road to Indy Contenders Begin 2015 Season at Cooper Tires Winterfest

The international nature of this year's Mazda Road to Indy will be featured prominently this week as drivers from no fewer than 15 nations take part in the annual preseason Cooper Tires Winterfest at NOLA Motorsports Park, near New Orleans, La., and Barber Motorsports Park, near Birmingham, Ala. The Winterfest will hold special significance, since both venues also will host rounds...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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