My Day at Road Atlanta.

As you may know. Last year I won the Jalopnik and Blipshift T-Shirt contest thanks to my "Smoking Permitted" design and the grand prize was a one day, High Performance, Skip Barber Racing School. I Registered for the course at Road Atlanta on March 18th, and hit the road! » 3/23/14 4:45pm 3/23/14 4:45pm

Racing School Legend/Goofball Skip Barber Takes You To The Auto Show

Skip Barber is the man who has his name on one of the most prominent racing schools in the world. Also, and we didn't know this, he's hilarious. Watch as he provides his take on the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. » 1/17/14 2:40pm 1/17/14 2:40pm

The Indycar Academy Shootout Starts Today. This is How You Get There.

Part two of my quest to win the 2013 Skip Barber Indycar Academy takes me to Sebring International Raceway for the qualifiers- the Skip Barber 3-Day Racing School and the 2-Day Advanced Racing School. You can find part one here. » 11/06/13 10:19am 11/06/13 10:19am

How to make it to Indy, no experience necessary. Or allowed.

So you want to be a professional race car driver, but you don’t have actual racing experience, there are no billionaires in your family and a fracking company didn’t just knock on your door. I’ve got just the thing for you, and it’s not a psychiatric evaluation. It’s called the Skip Barber Racing School Indycar… » 10/14/13 1:42pm 10/14/13 1:42pm

Skip Barber Wants To Teach You To Ride Motorcycles Fast

The original performance driving school, Skip Barber, has just gotten into motorcycles, operating a two-day school at Laguna Seca on a range of KTM bikes. I went, learned how to ride faster and wrote about the experience. [Hell For Leather] » 12/23/09 9:00am 12/23/09 9:00am

Skip Barber Teaches Us How To Beat Bob Lutz

If I beat Bob Lutz Thursday, most of the credit goes to Skip Barber and its Advanced Two Day Mazdaspeed Racing School. It transformed me from a safe-but-rusty track driver into one that's competitive and confident. Watch your ass, Bob. » 10/27/09 3:00pm 10/27/09 3:00pm

The Panoz Batmobile in the Front-Engined Flesh

Remember the Panoz GTR-1, America’s 15-foot middle finger to mid-engined sports prototypes? Here it is, parked at Lime Rock Park while Krewson drove the Ariel Atom 3 last weekend. » 9/04/09 10:00am 9/04/09 10:00am

Hairdresser on Fire. Or, Don't Mess with Skip Barber

Uff da! Puerto Rican guy Victor Gonzalez apparently got into a number of wrecks in cars belonging to the Skip Barber Racing School. What's more, he signed a waiver holding him responsible for $5k of damage in each wreck, regardless of whether it's his fault. And he's yet to pay up. Needless to say, the Skips and… » 2/27/06 6:22pm 2/27/06 6:22pm