Drive Someone Happy This Holiday Season: Give the Gift of a Lifetime: Safer Driving Skills ... Or Racing Skills! Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools Announce Limited-Time, Discounted Gift Certificate Program for Holiday 2007

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This holiday season, gift-givers can give family, fiends and loved ones the gift of safety, better driving skills and more enjoyment on the road, thanks to Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools, the national leader in automotive education. Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools are offering a discounted holiday season gift certificate program.

    Thanks to the program, gift recipients can sharpen their driving skills or live out that racing dream, with the excitement and safety of a Skip Barber racing class.

From "Active" Safe Driving to High Performance Racing

Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools are the leader in high performance driving instruction. Skip Barber instructors train leading race drivers - and turn everyday people into better, safer drivers.

A Skip Barber Driving School teaches the foundations of "active" safe driving--techniques that range from threshold braking and accident avoidance, to recovery from skids and hydroplaning on rain-soaked or slippery winter roads. Drivers emerge with improved skills and more confidence. Course are designed for experienced highway drivers, and for teens who need the real-world skills and experience that are not always taught in ordinary drivers ed.

Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools also offer high-performance training programs. Participants get to drive high-performance touring and sports cars such as BMW M3s and Porsche 911s, and even Skip Barber-built "formula" racing cars, around the track and in timed Autocross sessions.

Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools provides these programs in exciting destinations. Courses are offered at more than 20 race tracks in North America, many located in beautiful resort locations and near major metropolitan areas.

Skip Barber Gift Certificates for Discounted Classes

From November 30 until December 31, Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools offers discounts on both driving school and racing school programs. Gift-givers, or recipients, can choose from a full selection of programs--from three-day racing schools to advanced car control classes to one- and two-day schools--and can select gift certificates in increments of $100, with a minimum of $100. These gift certificates are flexible: There's no expiration date and they are entirely transferable. Gift certificates can be purchased on the web at http://www.skipbarber.com or by telephone at (866) 285-7237. (All classes use Skip Barber cars).

For more information about Skip Barber Racing and Driving Schools' Holiday Gift Certificate Programs or for high-res images, please contact Dan Hubbard at Skip Barber at (860) 435-4130 or dhubbard@skipbarber.com.

About Skip Barber

Skip Barber graduates have raced and won races in NASCAR's Nextel Cup, Busch, and Craftsman Truck Series, Formula One, the Indy Racing League and Champ Car. Since 1983, the Racing School has trained over a third of all Indianapolis 500 competitors and a quarter of the current NASCAR Nextel Cup grid.

Headquartered in Lakeville, Conn., and operating out of five base locations (Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California; Lime Rock Park in Connecticut; Road America in Wisconsin; Sebring International Raceway; and Road Atlanta in Georgia), Skip Barber is the world's largest racing and driving school, available at more than 20 race tracks across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to the Skip Barber Racing School, the company also runs the Skip Barber Driving School and the new High Performance Driving School. The company also operates five separate open-wheel racing championships. More information on Skip Barber Racing is available by calling 860.435.1300, and at http://www.skipbarber.com

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