Skip Barber Builds Racing School at “VIRginia” International Raceway

Skip Barber will soon be adding a new racing school at the “VIRginia” International Raceway in Right to Work Halifax County, Virginia. In order to accomplish this, the company is investing a total of $8.9 million toward the project. This will also create 24 additional jobs!

From Area Development Magazine:

“We want to thank both the Governor’s office and Halifax County for working so diligently with us to secure an opportunity for the Skip Barber Racing School to relocate their home to the VIRginia Motorsport Technology Park. […] Motorsport runs deep in Southern Virginia and this will add further depth to our already robust network of motorsport businesses here on-site and in Halifax County.” […]

“’VIRginia’ International Raceway is a perfect fit for Skip Barber Racing School, offering a world-class racing facility that attracts the best in the industry and higher education partnerships to supply a skilled workforce pipeline for the future. […] Leading companies are taking note of the Commonwealth’s advantages and joining the ranks, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome Skip Barber to Halifax County and Southern Virginia.” […]

“Skip Barber Racing School operates at the intersection of technology and motorsports, driving a high-quality experience for training and entertainment. […] VIRginia International Raceway has expanded the impacts of racing and tourism by constantly implementing automotive technology, advancing innovative solutions for industry while taking racing to a level that impacts the economic vitality of the region and maintains VIR’s ranking as one of the best tracks in the nation. This partnership will be a winning combination for Halifax County and the Skip Barber team that is known around the world.”

AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE

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