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Skip Barber is the President and the sole owner of the world’s most beautiful and historically significant motorsports and automotive venues Lime Rock Park. He started racing in 1958 and he won his first race and held 32 track records around the country. He founded the Skip Barber Racing School in 1975 and built it in to a premier organization that launched many professional driver’s careers. Skip sold the school in 1999 and in 1983 he acquired Lime Rock Park with six other investors. Since buying them all out the track and facility has undergone massive improvements to keep this iconic track on course in to the future.
“Always strive to be the best.”
Despite being a very fast race car driver, Skip didn’t understand the importance of promoting himself in that career.
After opening his driving school realizing it was possible to teach people through coaching to be better drivers. Then realizing that running the business was fun and that he could make a living at it.
FIRST SPECIAL AUTOMOBILE
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
When buying a collector car, buy the best one you can afford.
Going Faster by Carl Lopez
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
Pursue what you enjoy.