• A tribute to one of American motorsport's most familiar names

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    Skip Barber, a familiar figure in American motor racing, known especially for his famous racing schools, was born on this day in 1936.
    Barber won several national SCCA championships in the mid-1960s before clinching two consecutive national titles in Formula Ford.
    In 1971, he purchased a March 711 which he entered in several Grand Prix under the Gene Mason Racing banner.
    A non-qualifier at Monaco, he finished the Dutch GP at Zandvoort but too far back to be classified. He wasn't any luckier at Mosport, while he came home a distant 16th at Watkins Glen.
    He persevered with the March in the...
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