Driver Coaching

Sports Prototypes, the Future of Motorsport and Running a Motorsport Business in the Age of COVID-19 – An Interview with Jesse Gröse of Von Gröse Motorsport Management

Sports Prototypes, the Future of Motorsport and Running a Motorsport Business in the Age of COVID-19 - An Interview with Jesse Gröse of Von Gröse Motorsport Management

Reading Time: 5 minutes As we enter into an extended period of lock-down due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, its impact is being felt not only on our health but in our economy and businesses large and small are feeling the effects. In motorsport, racing teams large and small are not immune. When there is no racing there is … Read more

The Yacademy Winter Testing Series: Spring Training for Open Wheel Racers

The Yacademy Winter Testing Series: Spring Training for Open Wheel Racers

Reading Time: 4 minutes You can never get enough track time in motorsport, especially if you are a young, developing driver. Simulators are great tools but they are intended to augment track practice, not to replace them. Experienced racer Gustavo Yacamán saw the need for a more structured training experience for young drivers and thus his Yacademy was born. … Read more

Whatever it Takes – In Conversation with Driver Coach Ross Bentley – Part 2

Whatever it Takes - In Conversation with Driver Coach Ross Bentley - Part 2

Reading Time: 13 minutes Last week in Part 1 of my interview with professional driver coach Ross Bentley we talked about the importance of the will to learn, doing “whatever it takes” and the value of doing your homework. You can read Part 1 here. This week we continue our conversation and delve into things like the magic of … Read more

Whatever it Takes – In Conversation with Driver Coach Ross Bentley – Part 1

Whatever it Takes - In Conversation with Driver Coach Ross Bentley - Part 1

Reading Time: 9 minutes This week on the Motorsport Prospects blog I talk to Ross Bentley of Speed Secrets. Performance coach, author and public speaker, Ross has raced in both Indycars and endurance racing and is the author of the well known Speed Secrets series of performance books, webinars and online coaching tools. This is the first of a … Read more

Motivation is the key to everything – In Conversation with Driver Coach Enzo Mucci

Motivation is the key to everything - In Conversation with Driver Coach Enzo Mucci

Reading Time: 8 minutes This week we speak to Enzo Mucci, aka The Race Driver Coach and I think the headline is key. If you watch any of Enzo’s videos on YouTube you will understand why he thinks motivation is such a key to success whether it be on the track or in life in general. Driving a race … Read more

A Discussion about the Role of the Gentleman Driver with Johnny Mowlem

A Discussion about the Role of the Gentleman Driver with Johnny Mowlem

Reading Time: 5 minutes There is much confusion about what a “gentleman” driver is and their role within motorsport. As it is an area Motorsport Prospects will be exploring in the near future and to to gain a bit more clarity, I talked to professional race car driver and motorsport consultant Johnny Mowlem to get some answers. Motorsport Prospects: … Read more

The Eyes are the Keys to it All – In Conversation with Professional Race Car Driver and Driver Coach Tom Long

The Eyes are the Keys to it All – In Conversation with Professional Race Car Driver and Driver Coach Tom Long

Reading Time: 7 minutes I recently spoke to race driver coach Tom Long about the importance of building a base of race craft knowledge not specific to any one car, why he feels the Global MX-5 Cup is an excellent development series for young drivers, the importance of networking at the track and more. Motorsport Prospects: What is your … Read more

Racing in Asia – A Chat with Professional Race Car Driver and Driver Coach Dan Wells

Racing in Asia - A Chat with Professional Race Car Driver and Driver Coach Dan Wells

Reading Time: 7 minutes This week’s Motorsport Prospects feature is an interview with Hong Kong-based driver and driver coach Dan Wells. With the increasing popularity of racing in China and the growth of development series in the region such as Asian Formula Renault, Chinese and Southeast Asian F4, Asian F3 and the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia, I thought … Read more

Young Driver Coaching

Young Driver Coaching

Reading Time: 5 minutes Originally posted to the excellent Young Driver Development website, this article is from Simon Hayes, head of Performance Physixx. It is reprinted by permission. I have also asked Mr Hayes to explain a little bit of what services Performance Physixx offer. You can see the Performance Physixx listing on Motorsport Prospects here. Mark When you … Read more

An Interview with Driver Development Coach Eric Jensen of Jensen Global Advisors

An Interview with Driver Development Coach Eric Jensen of Jensen Global Advisors

Reading Time: 8 minutes Driver development is considered a rather straightforward ladder system by some, a black art by others and hopelessly complicated and expensive by yet others. There are misconceptions that abound about what a good driver development program should be and in order to cut through the fog, I spoke to Eric Jensen of Jensen Global Advisors … Read more