Are You Operating at your Peak Performance? An Interview with Carlos Salum

Mental conditioning is as important as physical conditioning. Training your mind is as crucial for success on the race track as conditioning the body. In this interview I speak to Carlos Salum of Salum International about the concept of “Peak Performance” and why it is so crucial to the success of a race car driver. … Read moreAre You Operating at your Peak Performance? An Interview with Carlos Salum

Why Young Drivers Should Consider the New Saleen Cup in their Career Plans

Young drivers face a multitude of questions and complications when deciding on their racing career plans. Ultimately they need to decide what it is that they want to do and what it is they can afford to do. My recommendation has always been to be open to as many options as you can which is … Read moreWhy Young Drivers Should Consider the New Saleen Cup in their Career Plans

He’s 15 and he races sports cars – A chat with Steven Aghakhani

One of the best opportunities for young drivers is in sports cars and no driver better proves this than Steven Aghakani. Recently I was able to interview Steven about his career so far and what its like to drive a Lamborghini and Mercedes GT3 car. I also asked his dad Armik about licensing at Steven’s … Read moreHe’s 15 and he races sports cars – A chat with Steven Aghakhani

In Conversation with Mick Kouros of Fortec Motorsports

Fortec Motorsports is one of the most experienced, successful and professional racing teams currently racing in single-seater driver development. I recently had a chat with Senior Team Engineer Mick Kouros while he was in New Zealand for the Toyota Racing Series to gain a bit of insight of what a team like Fortec looks for … Read moreIn Conversation with Mick Kouros of Fortec Motorsports

In Conversation with Richard Ollerenshaw of Hillspeed Racing

With a new racing season just around the corner, teams are anxiously working on putting together their driver lineups for 2019. One such team is Hillspeed Racing, competing in the BRDC Formula 3 series in the UK. I spoke to Richard Ollerenshaw, Team Principal of Hillspeed on what they are looking for in a driver, … Read moreIn Conversation with Richard Ollerenshaw of Hillspeed Racing

Kiwi on the Move – A Chat with Formula 3 Driver Marcus Armstrong

As we approach the final race of the Toyota Racing Series this weekend I thought it would be interesting to get some insights from one of the main protagonists, New Zealand racing driver Marcus Armstrong both on his career so far, racing in New Zealand and what it takes to run in the upper echelons … Read moreKiwi on the Move – A Chat with Formula 3 Driver Marcus Armstrong

The Healthy Endurance Racer – An Interview with Dr Nathan Karpinsky

The 2019 edition of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona was a perfect example of how endurance racing is such a physically demanding form of motorsport where the race takes a toll on both the mind and body. One aspect of this type of racing that always fascinated me was how these drivers can maintain … Read moreThe Healthy Endurance Racer – An Interview with Dr Nathan Karpinsky

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 moreYoung Driver Coaching

A Sense of Speed – The Work of Motorsport Photographer Joseph Bierschbach

As the holiday season comes to a close our eyes turn towards the upcoming racing season. In anticipation of this, I think it only appropriate that we remind ourselves of why it is we love this great sport and I do that through the camera lens of Joseph Bierschbach.   The exhibit is divided into … Read moreA Sense of Speed – The Work of Motorsport Photographer Joseph Bierschbach

Looking ahead to 2019 at Motorsport Prospects

2018 was an exciting year for myself and Motorsport Prospects and I am looking forward to an even more exciting and productive 2019. When I launched the beta of Motorsport Prospects, my intention was to offer a global motorsport resource with a particular emphasis on young driver development. As of the end of 2018 the … Read moreLooking ahead to 2019 at Motorsport Prospects