2025-Spec LMP3 Cars Ready to Hit the Track

The 2025-spec LMP3 cars are ready to hit the track for testing and I have the details this week. You will also find racecraft tips covering focus and learning a racetrack as well as how to keep mentally focused when you are on a losing streak. All this and much more in this week’s edition of the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup on Motorsport Prospects.

Racecraft Tips & Techniques


Race Track Corner

In his latest column, Ross Bentley of Speed Secrets explains how you should be focusing on what you have. “When driving in the rain, are there certain parts of the track that are more slippery than others? Sure. Which parts do you focus on the most? Where there is a lack of grip, or where there is grip? Do you focus on the lack of grip, or the grip you have?”

Samir Abid of Your Data Driven has prepared a step-by-step guide to how to learn a racetrack.

“In this article, I share a step-by-step guide to help you learn a race track quickly and effectively. By using deliberate practice and a combination of mental and physical exercises, you’ll soon be able to drive out of pits and be straight on the pace. Know each sequence of corners, all the key reference markers. You know which kerbs to cut, and which not too. Where to push, and where not too.”

The SCCA explains the 4 things that you can learn from participating in a professional driving experience.

“The fact is, regardless of how good we think we are, we can improve. Sometimes people who consider themselves an expert at a craft may turn their brain off to learning new things. Even at the Formula 1 level, nobody knows everything about racing – they have coaches for everything. Racing is an extremely dynamic and complex sport, trust me when I say that yes, even us “excellent drivers” in the SCCA have room to become even more excellent.”

In this week’s The Driver’s Eye, jump onboard with Kevin Estre as he puts the No.6 Porsche Penske Motorsport on pole position of the 92nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Podium Life reviews Will Buxton’s My Greatest Defeat: Stories of Hardship and Hope from Motor Racing’s Finest Heroes. “My Greatest Defeat is a must-read for anyone interested in the human side of motorsport legends, showcasing the resilience and vulnerability that define true champions.”


2025-Spec LMP3 Cars Ready to Hit the Track

In the video above, Enzo Mucci explains how to keep mentally focused when you are on a losing streak. “It’s is easy to lose self belief and patience when you are not getting the results you deserve. Here we discuss how to get back (or keep on) that horse.”

Race driver Lucas Di Grassi explains why the food pyramid is a lie. “The traditional food pyramid is a highly inaccurate representation of a healthy diet. It is astonishing that in this day and age, we continue to rely on such outdated and erroneous guidelines as educational tools for nutrition.”

Race Car & Series Developments

2025-Spec LMP3 Cars Ready to Hit the Track
Ginetta 2025-spec G51-LT-P3 Evo LMP3

A lot of LMP3 news as the 2025 cars are set to begin testing. The 2025 Ginetta LMP3 is ready to hit the track while Ligier anticipates building at least 25 of its JS P325s before its debut in 2025.

While discounting any plans on mounting a hydrogen program. Lamborghini updated Sportscar365 with their future plans.

“Lamborghini CEO Stefan Winkelmann explained that Lamborghini is instead focused on hybridization, currently served by its LMDh program in WEC and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with synthetic fuels and full electric cars on its agenda further down the line.”

Mercedes-AMG’s efforts to secure an FIA WEC LMGT3 slot in 2025 will go unrewarded, revealed head of customer racing Stefan Wendl. “The current status is that also next year there’s no spot to add another brand, which would be us, to the grid of the GT3 field,” Wendl said. “So that’s the current status. It’s difficult.”

More than 60 cars have already been registered for the 20th edition of the Michelin 24H DUBAI, scheduled to take place at the Dubai Autodrome on 10-11-12 January. 40 teams and 61 cars from across Europe and beyond, as far afield as Antigua and Japan, have already registered for the event in what will be CREVENTIC’s first event with new tyre partner Michelin reports Daily Sportscar.

The TCR South America series is set to expand to include races in a fourth country after a partnership was created to include races in Chile.

“We are excited by the idea of bringing TCR South America to Chile,” Federico Punteri, President of TCR South America, said. “We are working together with Moba Motorsport with the aim of finding the supports needed to make this dream come true, which would contribute to raise the profile of motorsport in the country.”

2025-Spec LMP3 Cars Ready to Hit the Track
FIA Insights – Behind the Scenes at the 24H of Le Mans with Alex Brundle

Track Days

Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup

May saw two events in California featuring Ferrari’s super-exclusive Sport Prototipi Clienti, part of Ferrari’s extensive range of factory-supported Clienti Corse packages. according to Daily Sportscar.

“Sport Prototipi Clienti visited Sonoma from 12-13 May and Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca the following week, the event featuring no fewer than four of the new Ferrari 499P Modificata, a car derived from the overall winning Ferrari from 2023’s (and now 2024’s) 24 Hours of Le Mans for non-competitive events on the track.”


Pirelli has developed four new tires for the iconic Porsche 911 – two new P Zero Corsa tires alongside a new P Zero Trofeo RS for the GT3 RS and P Zero Trofeo R for the GT3. These tires are designed to enhance the driving experience both on the road and on the track.

“The P Zero Trofeo RS is a semi-slick tire tailored for high performance on circuits. Pirelli says this tire offers a wide working range, fast warm-up capability for immediate grip, and durability under demanding conditions, thanks to a reinforced internal structure and optimized tread design. The P Zero Trofeo RS has also been recognized as the best street-legal semi-slick tire for track driving by German magazine Auto Bild Sportscars.”

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