Driver Development

What It Takes to be an Endurance Racer

Cadillac LMDh Testing

What it takes to be an endurance racer is just one of the driver development-related items I have for you in this week’s Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup. In addition to endurance racing, I bring you tips and advice on dealing with oversteer, some great driver development programs you can sign … Read more

How to Drive Corners Faster, Physical and Mental Conditioning Tips and More

Race Track Corner

This week I bring you advice on how to drive corners faster, physical and mental conditioning tips and more helpful race driver-related information in my latest Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup. You will also find tips on driving at Sebring, managing your race weekend, and a number of driver development opportunities … Read more

Praga’s Simulator is Up for Sale

Praga Simulator

This is directly from Praga: Due to the relocation of the Praga UK HQ, our state-of-the-art racing simulator is up for sale. The MS Exclusive simulator offers fully immersive racing with triple 55” professional LCD screen, stainless-steel ball spring resistance sequential shifter system, FIA Certified Evo 1 Carbon Seat with SPARCO six-point chassis-based harness and … Read more

Race Driver Development Programs and Racecraft Tips You Can Use

F1600 Caras at Canadian Grand Prix

This week I feature my usual assortment of race driver development programs and racecraft tips that you can use as you work to achieve your motorsport goals. From passing tips on track to retaining focus in an endurance race, there is something for all racers in this week’s racecraft tips. In race driver development news, … Read more

Driver Fitness When You Have Limited Time and More Race Driver Development Tips and Advice

VRD Racing

Driver fitness when you have limited time is just some of the advice in this week’s Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup as I bring you a home workout routine that you can do when time is of the essence. In addition to driver fitness, I bring you tips and advice on … Read more

For 2023 Remember That Fun Breeds Success

Jeff Walrich/RTD Media photos

The concept that fun breeds success may seem to be obvious but then again, you sometimes wonder if racing cars is much fun for some drivers. In the first Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup for 2023, I feature Radical Cup driver Alan Miller in one of my Driver Spotlights. His philosophy … Read more

Women in Motorsport, Books on Racecraft and More Race Driver Development News

Women in Motorsport, Books on Racecraft and More Race Driver Development News

Women in motorsport and a great book list on racecraft highlight this week’s Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup. The question of how best to increase the participation of women in motorsport and develop them as drivers is a big part of this week’s Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques … Read more

Braking Techniques, the New Cross Car for Global Race Driver Development and More

Affordable Cross Car project

Braking techniques and the new Cross Car for global race driver development are just two of the items featured in this week’s edition of the Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup. In addition to this, there are guidelines for data acquisition and preparing your mind and machine for your first track day, … Read more

More Racing Scholarship Winners and Race Driver Development News

2022 Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout

This week I bring you more racing scholarship winners and race driver development news in this edition of the Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup. Some of the racing scholarships covered are those awarded to the winners of the Mazda MX-5 Shootout, the FIA Girls on Track competition, the RACB National Team … Read more

Who Will Be a Porsche Junior and Girl on Track Rising Star in 2023?

2023 Porsche Junior driver candidates

The answer to who will be a Porsche Junior and Girl on Track Rising Star in 2023 should be known over the next few weeks. These are just two of the race driver development programs covered in this week’s edition of the Driver Development and Racecraft News, Tips & Techniques Roundup. In addition to all … Read more

F1 Launches Driver Development Initiatives Plus Program News from Porsche & Honda

2023 Honda Performance Development Driver Program

Formula 1 has finally launched some young driver development initiatives that will hopefully encourage more young drivers to enter the sport and in this week’s Driver Development & Racecraft News Roundup, I have all the details. I also look at the new driver development programs that Porsche North America has announced as well as the … Read more

So, You Want to Be a Race Driver?

Austin Riley's Radical Cup Car

So, you want to be a race driver? If you don’t know already, it takes incredible commitment, perseverance and yes, a lot of money. But it is possible if you want it hard enough. In this edition of the Racecraft & Driver Development News roundup I bring you my regular dose of curated racecraft advice … Read more

F1600 for Driver Development, the Importance of Fitness and More

F1600 Race Car

A lot of young drivers look at an F1600 race car as a relic from racing’s past and completely unsuited to developing their racecraft when they graduate from karting. They would be wrong. In addition to the discussion about F1600, this week’s Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques Roundup includes a discussion of … Read more

How to Set a Fast Lap and More

Jaden Conwright

If you are looking for tips on how to set a fast lap and more racecraft advice, this week’s Racecraft and Driver Development Roundup once again has you covered. From why you can’t overtake cars that are not as fast as you to measuring the impossible, there are all kinds of Racecraft Tips & Techniques … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 24, 2022

Spring Mountain Radical Racing School

This week, the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is especially loaded with great information so here are just a few of the highlights that you can look forward to. In Racecraft there are tips on how to stop over-driving, how to control oversteer, the art of the overtake, mental conditioning tips and more. In Race … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 17, 2022

Winfield School Car

The Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is as much about opportunities as it is about knowledge and this week is no different. If you feel you have what it takes to be a race driver but lack the experience, then the Winfield School in France has an opportunity for you. For knowledge, Enzo Mucci explains … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 10, 2022

Lucas Oil School of Racing Shootout

Racing is expensive so any opportunity to defray those costs is always welcome. In this week’s edition of the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup, I highlight several Racing Scholarship Opportunities that you should check out. In addition to the Scholarship Opportunities, there is Racecraft advice from people such as renowned experts Ross Bentley and Samir … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 3, 2022

Abbi Pulling

What does the perfect lap look like? In this edition of the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup, you will get one suggestion that you can debate amongst your race driver friends. In addition to the perfect lap, I look at the debate around female driver development in light of the financial struggles of the W … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for September 26, 2022

Mattia Tremolada

This week, the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup includes some helpful advice for both on and off the track, a comparison of Gen 1 and Gen 2 Tatuus race cars, scholarship opportunities, debates over driver development best practices and more. I also once again feature 3 driver snapshots to inspire you. This is news that … Read more

How TedTrax Racing Wants to Grow Motorsport From the Grassroots – and Have Fun Doing It

Ted Trax Racing

One of the things I enjoy doing with Motorsport Prospects is shining the spotlight on innovative approaches to driver development and TedTrax Racing is a perfect example. TedTrax Racing is currently a community group of young sim racers where the emphasis is on an inclusive, safe, and fun environment. The program is run by Tom … Read more