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In 2023, the renowned Skip Barber Racing School becomes the Official Racing School of the USF Pro Championships Presented by Cooper Tires.

The multi-year partnership will extend the current, unrivaled scholarship-funded ladder system in place to the top levels of motorsports with the champion of the Skip Barber Formula Race Series provided a scholarship valued at $100,000 to advance to USF Juniors the following season.

Since the formation of the school by Skip Barber in 1975, over 400,000 students have taken part in their classes. Skip Barber alumni include a who’s who of today’s top driving talent including Conor Daly, Colton Herta, Josef Newgarden, Sergio Perez and Alexander Rossi.

The school is also a series partner of IMSA as the “Preferred Racing School” who’s list of alumni include Austin Cindric, Trent Hindman, Andy Lally, Tristan Nunez, Bryan Sellers, Townsend Bell and brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor amongst many others.

“I am really looking forward to working with the racing school that first got me involved in open-wheel road racing way back in 1991,” said Dan Andersen, Owner and CEO of Andersen Promotions. “The number of drivers that have a connection to the Skip Barber Racing School is staggering. It is both a pleasure and honor to announce our partnership and offer their race series champion a scholarship into USF Juniors.”

Skip Barber is the world’s largest automotive education and entertainment company offering driving and racing schools at the finest tracks in America. The company operates the Skip Barber Formula Race Series, fields championship race teams in TC and TC America, creates innovative OEM programs that elevate the finest automotive marques and produces corporate programs that build teamwork and recognize outstanding achievement. No experience rivals the Skip Barber Racing School.

“The Skip Barber Racing School has a storied history of developing future INDYCAR stars,” said Joe Monitto, Chief Revenue Officer. “This partnership offers up-and-coming drivers a well-defined ladder coupled with an iconic name in motorsports to launch their pro-racing career. We are always striving to help our racers perform at the highest levels, and this scholarship will give our next series champion a perfect next step in their development.”

"I'm thrilled to see this new connection between the USF Pro Championships and the iconic brand that is the Skip Barber Racing School," added Rob Howden, Series Development Director and Series Commentator. "In the past, their Skip Barber National Championship series featured epic battles between drivers who were top kart racers making their jump into cars, and so many of them graduated from the series to become the next generation of open-wheel stars. I see that same thing in the future thanks to this new partnership. Personally, I can't wait to closely follow the action of the Skip Barber Formula Race Series to identify all the talent that is destined to make their way into our ladder system."

For more information, call 866-932-1949 or visit online at skipbarber.com.