SBRS: Skip Barber renews Laguna Seca

(MONTEREY, Calif.) Oct. 3, 2000 -The Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted today to award the Skip Barber, Inc a five-year extension of its racing school concession agreement at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area. One of its four permanent ...

(MONTEREY, Calif.) Oct. 3, 2000 -The Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted today to award the Skip Barber, Inc a five-year extension of its racing school concession agreement at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area.

One of its four permanent bases of operation, Skip Barber, Inc. has operated the Skip Barber Racing School and the Dodge/Skip Barber Driving school at the famous racetrack on the Monterey Peninsula since 1996. Over 150 days of on track activity is scheduled on Laguna Seca's 2.2-mile 11-turn racetrack yearly. Drivers such as CART Champ Car star Helio Castroneves and most recently Toyota Atlantic Series driver Daniel Wheldon are among those who have participated in Skip Barber programs at the track.

Skip Barber also operates out of bases in Lime Rock Park, Conn., Sebring Internatioanl Raceway, Fla., and Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis.

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Series Automotive , Other open wheel
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Skip Barber