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The Skip Barber Racing School today announced the 17th annual Skip Barber Racing Karting Scholarship Shootout will take place Nov. 4-6, 2013, at Sebring International Raceway.

An expert panel will evaluate each driver on

  • On-track Performance
  • Off-Track Presentation & Business Plan
  • Effective Listening and Ability to Apply Feedback
Participants will also take part in the following seminars:
  • Media Training
  • Driver Development
  • Sponsorship
  • Business Basics

Karting Scholarship Shootout Awards:

1st place:
  • Full Season in the Skip Barber 2013-2014 Winter or 2014 Summer Series
2nd place:
  • $15,000 Race Series Scholarship

3rd place:

  • $10,000 Race Series Scholarship
*All scholarships funds are spread out over each race event throughout the course of the 2013 season, and cannot be applied to only a few select events. Prizes are non-transferrable and the awards are subject to event rules, available on our website.
Minimum Eligibility:
  1. Current outdoor karting experience
  2. Skip Barber Racing School 3 Day Racing School, or two Advanced Activity days prior to Shootout.

Maximum Eligibility:

  1.  No Professional racing experience.
  2. No Skip Barber Racing School racing experience.
  3. Participants must be at least 13 years old and cannot be more than 25 years old at the date of the shootout.
  4. Maximum of 12 Advanced Activity days (not racing) from the 2011 to 2012 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout.

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