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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 19, 2022

Track Walk

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is packed once again with great information for race drivers of all levels. In Racecraft I have tips and advice on track walks, racecraft advice from pro racer Todd Lamb, getting the most from your data acquisition system and more. In Driver Development there is news on FEED … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for September 12, 2022

Skip Barber Race School Cars

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is full of really helpful and inspirational stuff. In Racecraft, Blayze explains exit speed corners, Ross Bentley tackles roll and J.G. Pasterjak looks at the joys of learning. In Driver Development News & Resources, Robert Wickens explains the importance of mental health, Kevin Foster discusses the path he … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 29, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 29, 2022

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup has a lot of great stuff including racecraft tips from Enzo Mucci, Ross Bentley, Scott Goodyear and Blayze, why sportscar racing is becoming more popular with junior drivers and the amazing advances in race car hand controls for disabled drivers. All this and much more! Racecraft Tips & … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 22, 2022

Winfield School Car

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is absolutely packed. So much so that I had to pare it down and save some stuff for next week such is the volume of great tips and advice that I have compiled for all types of race drivers. In Racecraft Tips & Techniques there is everything from … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 15, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 15, 2022

In this week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup I have some great information that you can use both on and off the track. In Racecraft there is advice on adapting to low-grip tracks, going quicker and not just faster, tire slip angle explained, trail braking, mental preparation and more. In Driver Development I have news … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 08, 2022

Bree Morris in a Formula First Race Car

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is packed as usual with great tips and advice. In Racecraft Tips & Techniques, there are 10 creative ways to find speed using data acquisition, managing tire degradation, 10 endurance race essentials and more. In Driver Development News & Resources, there are important announcements from IMSA and Porsche, … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 01, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 01, 2022

Some fantastic stuff in the week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup. For Racecraft Tips & Techniques, I have tips on curing understeer, spending less time on throttle and a look at Scott McLaughlin’s vitals as he raced through the streets of Toronto. In Driver Development News & Resources, I look at driver development programs in … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for July 25, 2022

British GT Racer Tom Rawlings in Simulator

This week’s Racecraft and Driver Development Roundup is absolutely brimming over with great advice and information. In Racecraft Tips & Techniques, there is a case study on using a simulator to prepare for a sports car race, a guide to tire temperature, improving your corner entry speed and more. In Driver Development News & Resources, … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for July 11, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for July 11, 2022

This week in the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup there is some great stuff you need to check out. In Racecraft, I have a few podcast episodes you should listen to as well as tips on driving in the rain. In Driver Development, I bring you news on a new driver development program for women … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for July 4, 2022-Developing the Next Generation

Abbi Pulling in Race Car

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques is packed with information and advice you may have missed. In Racecraft, Blayze’s Ricky Taylor explains brake technique while Speed Secret’s Ross Bentley looks at endurance racing racecraft. In Driver Development News, a number of new driver development programs have been announced, the importance of … Read more