Driver Development

More Than Equal Launches First Driver Development Program

More Than Equal Driver Cohort 1

More Than Equal has launched their first driver development program and this week in the Driver Development Roundup I have all the details. I also have news on the shortlist for the 2025-26 IMSA Diverse Driver Development Scholarship, a new partnership between the Skip Barber Racing School and Margay Racing and how the Formula E … Read more

Indian F4 Launches Global Scholarship Shootout

Indian F4

Indian F4 has launched a global scholarship shootout as it prepares for its inaugural season this Fall. I have the details in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. I also have updates on various scholarship programs, the continuing debate on the best way to develop female race drivers and how to support drivers on the development … Read more

Prodigy Week is Back!

Prodigy Week 2023

Prodigy Week is back and the revolutionary driver development program that looks to develop sim racers into real-world racers is getting ready for Part 2 of their program to kick off at Atlanta Motorsports Park. I have details on the program this week. I also have an inside look at race driver physical fitness, the … Read more

Race Driver Development Advice From Pro Drivers

Race Driver Development

Race driver development advice from pro drivers is critical for your progression as a race driver. Learning from professionals, and applying those lessons on and off track, will make a huge difference in your career. This week, the Driver Development Roundup includes some great advice from the pros as well as sources for more. All … Read more

Motorsport UK Launches Disabled Drivers Scholarship

Disabled Driver Scholarship

Motorsport UK has launched a Disabled Drivers Scholarship bringing access and opportunities to even more people who have an interest in getting involved in motorsport and I have the details. This week I also have video on the development of the FIA Rally Stars, news on a race series that literally accepts all types of … Read more

Dealing with Adversity On and Off the Track

Dealing with adversity

Dealing with adversity both on and off the track is just part of what you will find in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also get a peek behind the scenes at both an F1 academy training session and a rally development program, learn about the role of midget racing in driver development and … Read more

From Speed Demon to Sensible Racer: The Evolution of Nicki Thiim

Nicki Thiim

When it comes to endurance racing, one name that inevitably comes up is that of race driver Nicki Thiim. With two World Endurance Championship titles under his belt in 2016 and 2020, calling him experienced would be an understatement. Observing drivers like Nicki Thiim ply their trade on race tracks around the world, it’s hard … Read more

The Importance of Using an Old-Fashioned Notebook

Old-Fashioned Notebook

This week you will learn about the importance of using an old-fashioned notebook from somebody whose success is a testament to its utility. You will also learn how to be a top driver, the life of a freelance GT professional and some exciting driver development programs in the karting world. All this and more in … Read more

F4 CEZ Academy Announces First Graduate

F4 CEZ Academy

The new F4 CEZ Academy has announced their first graduate as they take a different approach to scouting driver talent. You can find the details in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. I also have tips on how you can get spotted by motorsport talent scouts, the 5 roles that parents of female drivers play and … Read more

The 5 Things You Need to Do To Succeed in Motorsport

The 5 Things You Need to Do To Succeed in Motorsport

The 5 things you need to do to succeed in motorsport is just part of what I am featuring in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. I also have details on the exciting changes to the Scuderia Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) Asia Pacific and Oceania Selection Program, how the Dragon Sport Shootout is chosen and the … Read more

Marco Sørensen Rediscovered Joy After Failed F1 Dream

Marco Sørensen

When Marco Sørensen’s Formula 1 dream shattered, he faced a career shift and a transition to endurance racing. Before making the switch, a mental cleanup was necessary after several tough years in formula racing: “There were many reasons to reach out to Tommy Schröter. It was, among other things, to discuss some things about the … Read more

The Aspiring Driver Shootout is Back

Aspiring Driver Shootout

The Aspiring Driver Shootout is back for 2024 as PT Autosport has announced that applications are now open, and you will find all the details in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also learn about maximizing opportunities when you get them, building a championship racer mindset and more. It’s all in this week’s edition … Read more

Global Female Driver Development Roundup

Driver Development Roundup

Last Friday was International Women’s Day and in light of this there were many driver development-related announcements aimed at encouraging female participation in motorsport. Here are some of the global female driver development-related announcements aimed at encouraging female participation in motorsport that were published over the last week or so as well as additional analysis … Read more

Racing Hell – The Hidden Truths of Motorsport

Racing Hell

(Veteran motor racer Peter Cate has compiled his learnings from more than thirty racing seasons into a recently published book, ‘Racing Hell – The Hidden Truths of Motorsport’. I asked Peter to provide an overview of his book and his intentions behind writing it. Mark) ‘Racing Hell’ is the book I wish I’d read in … Read more

FIA Rally Star Program Develops Next Generation Rally Stars

FIA Rally Star Program

The FIA Rally Star Program aims to nurture future rally champions. Explore the details about the initiative in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also find out about how you can become your team’s most valuable driver, how an IMSA team is helping talented drivers and mechanics from Central America and the Caribbean get … Read more

More Race Driver Scholarships to Consider

IMSA Diverse Race Driver Development Scholarship

This week you will find more race driver scholarship programs to consider, and I have all the details in my latest Driver Development Roundup. I also have news on why young drivers are going the IMSA route, how F1 teams work with F2 and F3 teams and how the F1 Academy is planning to spot … Read more

Canadian Motorsport Academy Launches to Develop Canadian Motorsport Talent

Canadian Motorsport Academy

The Canadian Motorsport Academy has been launched to develop Canadian motorsport talent and I have all the details in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. Additionally, this week, you’ll discover insights into the Class of 2024 at the Motorsport UK Academy, insights into the Accelerate Pride program, and the significance of assembling a team to drive … Read more

A New Formula Ford is Being Developed

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 25, 2021

Motorsport Australia is spearheading a new Formula Ford chassis that is being developed which will incorporate modern safety advances but keep the low grip, low aero philosophy. Full details in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also find out how Porsche evaluates drivers for their Porsche Carrera Cup GB Junior program, Sarah Moore on … Read more

Motorsport New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy Applications Open

Motorsport New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy

Details of the Motorsport New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy, which has opened applications for 2024, highlight this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also find details on the Skip Barber Racing School’s Formula Race Series 2024 season and scholarship, the new DEForce Racing Driver Development team, the partnership between the new Red Bull Academy Program … Read more

More Driver Scholarship Shootouts

2024 Dragon Sport Scholarship Shootout

This week you will find out about two Driver Scholarship Shootouts that you can enter in the UK. You will also find out about a British ex-pat working in America to develop American talent in Europe and what it is like to be part of the Red Bull Junior Team. All this and more in … Read more