Driver Development

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 18, 2021 – SRO Updates their Driver Ranking Criteria and More

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 18, 2021 - SRO Updates their Driver Ranking Criteria and More

This week the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief features a variety of news race drivers can use including track day tips from the Mayor of Hinchtown, the hardest part of going faster, what charities need to know when sponsoring motorsport and how to overcome the tough times when racing. Don’t forget to check out last week’s … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 11, 2021 – Selling Your Story, Available Drives and More

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 11, 2021 - Selling Your Story and More

This week on the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief I bring you more news race drivers can use. From Ross Bentley explaining the art of passing on the track to what makes dirty air bad to how your well-being improves performance, there are nuggets of knowledge to help you with your racecraft. Sabré Cook and Brian … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 4, 2021 – Investing in a Driver Simulator and more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 4, 2021 - Investing in a Driver Simulator and more

This week the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief is once again jam-packed with information all race drivers can use. From webinars that you should attend to overcoming the fear of selling to tips on buying a driver simulator, there is something for everyone so let’s go! Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques Ross Bentley of Speed … Read more

8 Top Tips for Investing in a Driving Simulator

8 Top Tips for Investing in a Driving Simulator

Investing in a quality driving simulator is becoming increasingly important these days as they have become critical for driver development. With that in mind, I thought it would be a great opportunity to ask someone with experience in simulators to write up some general tips to look for when deciding to purchase or upgrade a … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 27, 2021 – Using Music to Get You Ready to Race and More

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 27, 2021

This week’s Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief features a lot of great tips and information to help you both on and off the track. It also features some great videos and words of encouragement as you continue to develop and refine your racecraft plus all the usual news and views from the business of motorsport. Driver … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 20, 2021 – News Racers Can Use

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 20, 2021 - News Racers Can Use

The Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief is jam-packed again this week but I have to say I really enjoyed this week’s feature. A few weeks ago I had the chance to chat with Kevin O’Connor about the appeal of historic racing which is a type of racing that has always fascinated me. To be able to … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 13, 2021 – New Series for Young Drivers in the UK, a Lap of the Nordschleife and more!

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 13, 2021

This week’s Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief has a lot of great stuff including some interesting news related to young driver development in the UK and New Zealand, a new Lotus GT4, esports development and an awesome (and slightly terrifying) lap of the Nordschleife courtesy of Liam Lawson. Also this week get ready for a new … Read more

Vicky Piria launches female-dedicated Simulator day

Vicky Piria launches female-dedicated Simulator day

I would normally include this in my Weekly Debrief but since it has moved to Mondays it would be too late to mention this as selections are set to close on Monday at 24:00 CEST. This looks like a wonderful opportunity that uses an innovative social media strategy to get women interested in motorsport. Vicky … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 6, 2021 – Racing in the Rain, Girls on Track, Finding Sponsors, Esports and Bond, James Bond

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for September 6, 2021

As I announced last Friday, the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief will now be published on Mondays. This should be a perfect way for all race drivers to start their week with news and views they can use. This week is packed so here we go! Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques After the Formula 1 … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for August 27, 2021 – Picking a Manager, Calculating Fuel and Qualifying Laps

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for August 27, 2021

This week on the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief we look at a a number of cool techniques, tools and advice to help you in your career as a race driver as well as the usual range of motorsport business news, series developments and more. If you missed what was published this week on the Motorsport … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for August 20, 2021 – Fernando Alonso’s Racecraft, Big Indian Motorsport News and More!

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for August 20, 2021

This week on the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief I look at developing your racecraft, understanding the sponsor’s point of view, big news for Indian motorsport and more. All this and awesome in-car footage of Bruce Canepa in a 1989 Porsche 962C. Let’s get to it! Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques There is no denying … Read more

An Interesting Driver Development Opportunity from Japan

An Interesting Driver Development Opportunity from Japan

An interesting driver development opportunity has been announced and I was going to include it in the Weekly Debrief but the deadline is August 20th so I didn’t want to wait that long. According to Formula Scout, new team to the Formula Regional Japan Series D’station Racing is running an open shootout in order to … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for August 13, 2021 – Race Driver Development Videos Galore and Much More!

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for August 13, 2021

The Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief is back after a week’s absence while I was fishing and out of contact with anything digital. While it was a nice break, this week’s Debrief is chock-a-block full of great race driver development tips and techniques with a lot of it being videos. So pull up a chair and … Read more

The Motorsport Prospects Mid-Year Review for August 2021

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As I was off fishing last week and away from cell phones, iPads and social media for a very much needed digital detox, I thought now was a good time to review what has been happening on Motorsport Prospects since the last update in September, 2021. Since the last update and especially from the start … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 30, 2021 – Racecraft Tips, Social Media Best Practices and More

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 30, 2021

New on Motorsport Prospects This Week This week kicked off with Part 2 of the Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up that I started last week. I then featured a stunning Ginetta LMP3 prototype race car for sale in the Motorsport Prospects Marketplace. This week on the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief There are some great tips and advice … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 23, 2021 – The How Not to Crash Edition

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 23, 2021 - The How Not to Crash Edition

It constantly amazes me that every week I wonder if I will have enough content for the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief and every week I end up only posting a portion of what I have curated from around the world in my attempt to keep each week’s Debrief at a manageable level. This week is … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 16, 2021 – Getting Into a Performance State of Mind

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 16, 2021

For this week’s Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief I have a lot of great stuff to get through including developing your performance state of mind, tips on branding and some great marketing templates you can use in your sponsorship pitches. I also look at the release of the Hamilton Commission’s report on diversity in motorsport in … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 9, 2021 – Dealing with Pressure, the Basics of Sponsorship and more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 9, 2021 - Dealing with Pressure, the Basics of Sponsorship and more

Welcome to the Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief. If you are a race driver or are planning to be one, there should be something here that will be of interest to you and of use to further your motorsport career. If there is anything you feel should be included in the Weekly Debrief, please do not … Read more

The Appeal and Opportunity of Sportscar Racing – In Conversation with Paul Charsley

The Appeal and Opportunity of Sportscar Racing – In Conversation with Paul Charsley

Sports car racing is the rare type of motorsport where talented amateurs can race alongside the pros at such legendary venues as Le Mans and Sebring. It is also increasingly the target of young drivers looking to make it professionally in the sport. Recently I chatted with motorsport veteran Paul Charsley of IMSA’s Heart of … Read more