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Bell named Skip Barber Racing Faculty model ambassador – EAST AUTO NEWS

Bell named Skip Barber Racing Faculty model ambassador


Townsend Bell can be becoming a member of the Skip Barber Racing Faculty as Model Ambassador.

Bell is a graduate of the college and in addition a former teacher. He’s the 2001 Indy Lights Champion, the winner of the 2014 Daytona 24, the 2015 IMSA GTD Champion, the 2016 Le Mans 24 winner, and a 10-time starter within the Indianapolis 500 with a greatest end of fourth in 2009.

He competed within the 1997 SBRS Method Dodge Faculty Championship and the Barber Professional Sequence Championship in 1998 and 1999. In his new position as Model Ambassador, Bell will assist promote the college and act as a key advisor to future SBRS progress initiatives.

“My skilled profession in motorsports would merely not be attainable with out the Skip Barber Racing Faculty,” Bell stated. “They’re the gold customary in race automobile driver training and I’m actually excited to assist them with their progress. The college’s all-new fleet of Method 4 automobiles supplies a perfect platform for instructing the methods that Skip Barber established over 40 years in the past. Whereas the confirmed core curriculum stays, the implementation of superior telemetry evaluation and onboard video techniques has taken the college to ranges on par with the world’s greatest race groups. I’m a proud SBRS graduate and even prouder to return to this system on this new position.”

Bell at present competes within the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with Lexus Racing. When not behind the wheel, Bell is a broadcast analyst for NBC Sports activities masking the NTT IndyCar Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

“To have the ability to deliver Townsend Bell again into the fold at SBRS is each thrilling and gratifying. His data, success, expertise, and current position within the business will serve our staff and our college students terribly effectively”, stated Dan DeMonte, SBRS Chief Advertising and marketing Officer.

Bell named Skip Barber Racing Faculty model ambassador – EAST AUTO NEWS
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