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Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout Entry List 2011

by Ryan Stringfield
Posted October 28, 2011 at 11:11 am Karting Scholarship, Skip Barber

Skip Barber Racing released its 2011 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout and Race Champions Shootout entry list yesterday. The Karting Shootout has 22 entries, while the Champions Shootout has nine.

The scholarship competition will take place on Nov. 3-6, 2011, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The entrants will be competing for $245,200 worth of seat time in various Skip Barber Racing Series.

The average age of entrants in the Karting Shootout is 15.91 years with the Race Champions averaging 16.22 years of age.

Three years ago, I wrote a piece about the number of drivers who are 15 years of age or younger and competing for the prestigious Skip Barber Karting Scholarship.

Here is a closer look at some actual numbers…

Percentage of Drivers Age 15 or Younger

2011- 50% (11 drivers) with the youngest being 13 years of age.
2010- 39.47% (15 drivers) with the youngest being 14 years of age.
2009- 35.14% (13 drivers) with the youngest being 13 years of age.
2008- 20.00% (10 drivers) with the youngest being 13 years of age.
2007- 29.41% (15 drivers) with the youngest being 12 years of age.
2006- 24.49% (12 drivers) with the youngest being 13 years of age.
2005- 17.02% (8 drivers) with the youngest being 13 years of age.

Make the jump to see the full 2011 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout and Race Champions entry list…

2011 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout Entry List
Driver Name – Age

Ayla Agren, 18
Nicolas Armien, 15
Chris Battagli, 15
Marcus Brodie, 17
Nova Brown, 15
Chris Coleman, 16
Sabre Cook, 17
Tristan DeGrand, 15
Max DiBella, 20
Mike Geldart, 17
Angus Hunt, 13
Leonardo Guimaraes Jafet, 17
Haley Jenni, 16
Aidan Landauer, 14
Nick Neri, 15
Parker Nicklin, 15
Nick Silva, 15
Adrian Starrantino, 17
Jonathan Sugianto, 16
Aaron Telitz, 19
Clark Toppe, 14
Jack West, 14

2011 Skip Barber Race Champions Shootou Entry List
Driver Name – Age

Franco Aragones, 15
RC Enerson, 14
Jake Eidson, 16
Danilo Estrela, 18
Andrew Hobbs, 17
Michael Johnson, 18
Kenton Koch, 17
Jack Mitchell, Jr., 15
Alex Peraza, 15

For more information on each of the entrants, make sure to visit Kelly Brouillet’s profile on each driver here.

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One Comment

  1. RAILSracer on October 30, 2011 8:07 pm

    Since there is no longer a National series, what is the prize structure for winning the shootout? Perhaps I missed this previously?

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