Physical Conditioning

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

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 2, 2021 – Driver Academies, Business Skills for Race Drivers and Banned Race Cars

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for July 2, 2021

New on Motorsport Prospects This Week This week the Debrief is positively brimming with motorsport goodness but before we get to that I just wanted to remind you of the week that was on Motorsport Prospects. We kicked off the week with the now regular Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up. While the technology is fascinating, you will … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for June 11, 2021 – Tips, Techniques and a New Dawn for BMW

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for June 11, 2021 - A New Dawn for BMW

New on Motorsport Prospects This Week The Motorsport Prospect Prospects Weekly Debrief is full of some great stuff this week despite the fact that it has been an extremely busy week here at Motorsport Prospects HQ. I have been busy behind the scenes as I build out a few new features on the website but … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for June 4, 2021 – Track Days, Testing Opportunities and Battling Minis

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for June 4, 2021 - Track Days, Testing Opportunities and Battling Minis

New on Motorsport Prospects This Week It was quite a busy week at Motorsport Prospects. In honor of Memorial Day in the United States I started off the week shining the monthly charity spotlight on VETMotorsports, a great charity that integrates veterans into motorsport activities. The Wednesday In the Marketplace post featured a beautiful and … Read more

Staying Race Ready During a Pandemic: Nico Rondet

Staying Race Ready During a Pandemic: Nico Rondet

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused chaos in the lives of millions and race drivers are just as affected. In her second interview, Tina Mitchell talks to driver Nico Rondet about how he is coping with staying home, changes to his physical training, the importance of nutrition and sim racing and some advice to young drivers. … Read more

In Conversation with Motorsport Physical Trainer Stewart Wild

In Conversation with Motorsport Physical Trainer Stewart Wild

As you know from the digital pages of the Motorsport Prospects blog, I have stressed the importance of physical conditioning for race drivers from the very beginning. Being in peak physical condition is a necessity to compete at your highest possible level, it enables you to react better to what is going on while on … Read more

A Chat with Belinda Riseley of MotiV8 Training

A Chat with Belinda Riseley of MotiV8 Training

This week I chat with Belinda Riseley of MotiV8 Training about athlete performance, the setting of SMART goals, social media presence, PR and the importance of working off the track as well as on. Motorsport Prospects: How did you get involved in motorsport and how did MotiV8 Training start? Belinda Riseley: I have been fortunate … Read more

Talking Race Car Driver Fitness with Jim Leo of PitFit Training

Talking Race Car Driver Fitness with Jim Leo of PitFit Training

Fitness is something we have talked about before on the Motorsport Prospects blog because it is of such importance that it cannot be overemphasized and when it comes to motorsport and fitness the name Jim Leo and his company PitFit Training are always part of the conversation. Jim was gracious enough to spend some time … Read more

Young Driver Coaching

Young Driver Coaching

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 Jacob Leaver and Leanne Holder of Torque Human Performance on the importance of driver fitness

An interview with Jacob Leaver and Leanne Holder of Torque Human Performance on the importance of driver fitness

As I continue my interviews with the latest additions to the Services section of Motorsport Prospects I speak this week to Leanne Holder and Jacob Leaver from Torque Human Performance on the importance of fitness and to answer that age old question of whether a racing driver is an “athlete.” (Editors’ note: Torque Human Performance … Read more