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Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series Returns This July

Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series Returns This July

The Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series, a joint venture between iRacing and the Skip Barber Racing School returns this July with top prizes.

iRacing and the Skip Barber Racing School are excited to announce the return of the Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series. The five-round championship is set to kick off this July, offering competitors the chance to race in iRacing’s Formula 4 car and compete for prizes valued at over $500,000.

The highlight of these prizes includes the opportunity to train and compete in the real-world Skip Barber Formula Race Series next year.

How to Compete

Drivers looking to participate will go through a series of Hot Lap Qualifiers using iRacing’s Time Attack platform (register here). These qualifiers will be held each weekend, from Friday at 12AM ET to Sunday at 11:59PM ET. The top 20 drivers on the Time Attack leaderboard will be invited to each race.

Additionally, these drivers will have the opportunity to participate in an open test session with Skip Barber Racing School instructors, who will be on hand to provide valuable feedback and guidance.

Major Prizes

The competition offers substantial rewards:

  • Top 3 Finishers: The top three drivers in the 2024 Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series points standings will earn an invitation to a shootout at the Virginia International Raceway (VIR) later this year. Here, they will receive a comprehensive 3 Day Racing School and exclusive access to Skip Barber Racing School’s training facilities and coaching. The ultimate prize at this shootout is a full-season seat in the 2025 Skip Barber Formula Race Series.
  • Hard Charger Award: Each race will recognize the driver who gains the most positions, awarding them a 1 Day Racing School certificate.
  • 4th and 5th Place Overall: The drivers who finish fourth and fifth in the overall standings will also receive 1 Day Racing School certificates.
  • All Qualifiers: Every driver who qualifies for a race will receive a one-time $200 credit to the Skip Barber Racing School.

Round

Track

Hot Lap Qualifier

Race

1Circuit of the AmericasJuly 12-14July 18
2Virginia International Raceway (Grand)July 26-28August 1
3Road AmericaAugust 2-4August 8
4Lime Rock ParkAugust 9-11August 15
5Virginia International Raceway (Full)September 6-8September 12

This series represents a significant opportunity for aspiring racers to gain valuable experience and potentially transition into real-world racing. With substantial prizes and the chance to train with the renowned Skip Barber Racing School, the Skip Barber Formula iRacing Series is a must-enter competition for any serious sim racer.

Don’t miss your chance to compete at the highest level and take the first step towards a professional racing career!

Darren Buckner

Darren Buckner

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