Inside Scoop: Skip Barber talks about ‘Ford vs. Ferrari’

Skip Barber was a successful racer of Grand Prix cars and a winner of two Formula Ford races, among many others. He talked last week with The Lakeville Journal about the new film, “Ford vs. Ferrari” and the real history behind it. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

SALISBURY — When Skip Barber watched the trailer for the new film, “Ford vs. Ferrari,” which premieres on Nov. 15, it wasn’t the simulations of cars tearing around racetracks that got his pulse going. 

“That trailer doesn’t really give you a sense of what it feels like to race or to be in a racing car,” he said. 

Ford versus Ferrari

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.