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November 5, 2009

zoomzoomSkip Barber’s driver training courses normally run $3,999, but during AOPA Aviation Summit, the price is being slashed by 30 percent—to $2,799.

Customers can use any of Skip Barber Racing School’s 22 racing tracks around the United States. The cars are open-wheel Formula cars using four-cylinder, 135-hp Mazda 2-liter, Type 3 engines. Acceleration? Zero to 60 in five seconds.

Instructor Richard Fernandes is manning the Skip Barber display—complete with race car—at booth 739.