Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shoot-out Entry List LAKEVILLE, Conn. (Jan. 24) - The final list of entrants for the 11th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shoot-out has been released. The Shoot-out, February 1-3 at Sebring International Raceway, will award close to $130,000 in scholarships paid seat time in the various Skip Barber Race Series championships.
The largest award is courtesy of Mazda and its MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development ladder system; a paid season in the BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda, valued at approximately $45,000.
Now in its 10th year, the 2008 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda is a 14-race championship that awards its annual champion one of the largest title bonuses in all of junior-formula racing: a paid season in the following year's Star Mazda Series, worth approximately $350,000. This is the series that launched the auto racing careers of Marco Andretti, Scott Speed, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos, Gerardo Bonilla, Jonathan Goring and Joel Miller, plus dozens of other drivers succeeding in Grand- Am, the IRL, Champ Car, NASCAR, ALMS, and the SCCA, as well as overseas in series such as A1GP.
Entry List, 11th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shoot-out, Feb. 1-3, Sebring International Raceway:
Lou Albornoz, 32, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Nick Andries, 17, Pinellas Park, Fla.
Darrick Antell, 17, Greenwich, Conn.
Juan Sebastien Arenas, 18, Southwest Ranches, Fla.
Eliot Bachelart, 15, Indianapolis, Ind.
James Bailey, 21, Oakland, Calif.
Scott “Skitchy” Barnes, 23, Pembroke, Bermuda
Maverick Bartlett, 17, Jackson, Wyo.
Rafe Baskin, 25, Franklin, Tenn.
Melissa Borup, 24, Houston, Texas
Tatiana Calderon, 14, Bogota, Colombia
Joseph Cote, 19, Madison, Miss.
Roberto Dalton, 14, Guatemala
Conor Daly, 15, Noblesville, Ind.
Nick Darinzo, 17, Sherman, Conn.
Nick DeCuzzi, 15, Brunswick, Ohio
Michael DeNino, 18, Gaithersburg, Md.
Conner De Phillippi, 14, San Clemente, Calif.
Hayden Duerson, 15, Gulfport, Fla.
Bobby Ellis, 16, Ashburn, Va.
Jarvis Gennari, 14, Boca Raton, Fla.
Wyatt Gooden, 19, Gates Mills, Ohio
Brad Hagerman, 21, Sarasota, Fla.
Grant Hebner, 19, Fallbrook, Calif.
Cody Hodgson, 15, Escalon, Calif.
Chris Holman, 19, Burlington, Ont., Canada
Forrest Hull, 14, Princeton, N.J.
Pedro Jacobsen, 17, Brazil
Cody Jolly, 16, Houston, Texas
John Keehn, 17, Madison, Wis.
Dale Kistler-Collins, 17, Thornton, Colo.
Brendan Langlois, 15, Kamloops, B.C., Canada
Chelsie Lehmann, 16, Parkton, Md.
Jeremy Morales, 17, Glen Head, N.Y.
Josef Newgarden, 16, Hendersonville, Tenn.
Fabio Orsolon, 20, Cabo Frio, Brazil
Marcio Passaneli, 17, Manaus, Brazil
Sean Rayhall, 12, Winston, Ga.
Josh Reaume, 17, Victoria, B.C., Canada
Clark Sanchez-Figueras, 21, Shadow Hills, Calif.
Ben Searcy, 18, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Jimmy Simpson, 15, Indianapolis, Ind.
Brett Smrz, 16, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Kevin Tittle, 18, South Pasadena, Calif.
Dennis Trebing, 15, Cape Coral, Fla.
Dex Tuttle, 18, Charlotte, N.C.
Cort Vernon, 15, Key Biscayne, Fla.
Michael Vincec, 16, Stouffville, Ont., Canada
Dion von Moltke, 17, South Africa
Brittany Vorster, 18, Sandzon, South Africa
Kelly Wood, 17, Huntsville, Ont., Canada