Racing in Asia – A Chat with Professional Race Car Driver and Driver Coach Dan Wells

This week’s Motorsport Prospects feature is an interview with Hong Kong-based driver and driver coach Dan Wells. With the increasing popularity of racing in China and the growth of development series in the region such as Asian Formula Renault, Chinese and Southeast Asian F4, Asian F3 and the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia, I thought … Read moreRacing in Asia – A Chat with Professional Race Car Driver and Driver Coach Dan Wells

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

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

Motorsport Prospects speaks to Paul Gerrard, author of Optimum Drive

I recently had the opportunity to talk to former Top Gear USA Stig Paul Gerrard, author of Optimum Drive: The Road Map to Driving Greatness and he had some interesting insights into what makes a race car driver not only good but great. If you are not familiar with Paul, he is an accomplished professional … Read moreMotorsport Prospects speaks to Paul Gerrard, author of Optimum Drive

GT4 and Young Driver Development – Thoughts from a Team Owner

Part of the mission of Motorsport Prospects is to discuss and showcase opportunities for young driver development. So often young kids in their karting careers have visions of racing in F1 or Indycar and those dreams are important to aspire to and I would never discourage that. At a certain stage of their careers though, … Read moreGT4 and Young Driver Development – Thoughts from a Team Owner

The Weekly Debrief – What is Motorsport Prospects and why am I doing this?

Motorsport is a strange sport in a lot of ways. It is as much about hustling for sponsorship as it is winning races. It is a sport where the business of racing sometimes overwhelms the competition of racing. And it is extremely expensive to compete in let alone to be competitive. So what do I … Read moreThe Weekly Debrief – What is Motorsport Prospects and why am I doing this?

The Weekly Debrief – Some Options for Driver Development Outside of Single-Seaters

For young drivers moving up from karts, it is almost accepted that the move to cars is to be in a single-seater series with dreams of moving up the development ladder to Formula 1 and Indycar. But single-seaters are not the only way a young driver can pursue a motorsport career as there are a … Read moreThe Weekly Debrief – Some Options for Driver Development Outside of Single-Seaters