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

Can young drivers learn anything from the 1994 Formula 1 Season?

The 1994 Formula 1 season was dramatic, controversial, enthralling and tragic and has always deserved a closer look to find out what really happened during that disputed year. Author Ibrar Malik felt the same way and so decided to write a book chronicling the 1994 season. Due to be released on January 12, 2019, 1994 … Read moreCan young drivers learn anything from the 1994 Formula 1 Season?

An interview with Team Canada Scholarship winner Guillaume Archambault on the eve of the 47th Formula Ford Festival

Every year for the last 47 years the British Racing and Sports Car Club has put on arguably the most important junior racing weekend of the calendar with the BRSCC Formula Ford Festival. Past winners have included Robert Moreno, Tommy Byrne, Johnny Herbert, Eddie Irvine, Mark Webber, Jenson Button, Dan Clarke and Nick Tandy to … Read moreAn interview with Team Canada Scholarship winner Guillaume Archambault on the eve of the 47th Formula Ford Festival

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

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

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.” Motorsport Prospects: How long have … Read moreAn interview with Jacob Leaver and Leanne Holder of Torque Human Performance on the importance of driver fitness