In business, networking can often be the difference between success or failure since knowing the right people can often be the springboard to being at the right place at the right time. As we all know, motorsport is as much about business as sport with the search for sponsorship taking up such a large part … Read moreThe Importance of Networking
Gentleman Drivers and the GT racing scene is an area that I am starting to feature on the Motorsport Prospects blog and in the Directory because it is of such vital importance to the motorsport ecosystem. My first piece was with professional race driver, coach and motorsport consultant Johnny Mowlem (A Discussion about the Role … Read moreA Gentleman Driver Living the Fastlife – A Chat with Derek DeBoer
A new addition to the Motorsport Prospects directory is All Sports Group UK Ltd, a sports marketing, media and PR firm based in Somerset, UK. As the topic of branding is so important, I asked director Paul Coltman a few questions on the topic. Motorsport Prospects: Athletes are considered brands in this day and age. … Read moreThe Importance of Branding for a Driver – In Conversation with Paul Coltman of ASGUK Ltd.
Every year since 1990, the Team USA Scholarship program sends at least one but usually two drivers to race in the world-famous Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in the UK.According to their website The principal aim of the Team USA Scholarship is to provide opportunities for young American race car drivers at an early … Read moreThe Team USA Scholarship – What Does It Take?
(Editor’s note: As we approach this year’s running of the Walter Hayes Trophy, one of the most competitive development races in the world, I thought it would be beneficial to other young drivers to hear from a driver with experience in the event so that they could describe the experience. Toronto-based driver Michael Gibaut kindly … Read morePath of Champions – The Walter Hayes Trophy
Over the next few weeks I will be working full out to get the new version of Motorsport Prospects ready to go live on September 17th. As a consequence I will be holding off on posting the weekly feature/interview on the blog in order to concentrate on the myriad of things that need to be … Read moreMotorsport Prospects 2.0 is in the works!
In the second installment of Parents in the Pits (you can read the first installment here) I speak to Kayleigh Hilborn, mother to 9 year old karter Caleb. While we talk about all the usual subjects like scheduling, the cost of karting and the like, Kayleigh and Caleb have to deal with an additional issue … Read moreParents in the Pits – In Conversation with Kayleigh Hilborn
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 moreMotivation is the key to everything – In Conversation with Driver Coach Enzo Mucci
Last week in Part 1 of our interview with lawyer Genevieve Gordon of Tactic Connect we discussed topics such as when a driver should engage a lawyer, how to do so and why it is important. You can read Part 1 here. In Part 2 we get into more detail about how to find a … Read moreFit for Purpose – Exploring the Role of the Lawyer in Motorsport with Genevieve Gordon Part 2
Motorsport, like all things in life is governed in some way or other by the rule of law. How the law impacts the sport is of critical importance to drivers, team and series officials and anybody else involved in the motorsport ecosystem. To get a better idea of the role of the lawyer in motorsport … Read moreFit for Purpose – Exploring the Role of the Lawyer in Motorsport with Genevieve Gordon Part 1