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More Race Driver Scholarships to Consider

IMSA Diverse Race Driver Development Scholarship

This week you will find more race driver scholarship programs to consider, and I have all the details in my latest Driver Development Roundup. I also have news on why young drivers are going the IMSA route, how F1 teams work with F2 and F3 teams and how the F1 Academy is planning to spot … Read more

Finding the Right Line on Track

Eau Rouge Corner

Finding the right line on track is just one of the racecraft tips you will find in this week’s edition of the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. You will also find out about one of the secrets to Fernando Alonso’s fitness success, a free course on dealing with pressure and what it’s like to race … Read more

A New Formula Ford is Being Developed

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for October 25, 2021

Motorsport Australia is spearheading a new Formula Ford chassis that is being developed which will incorporate modern safety advances but keep the low grip, low aero philosophy. Full details in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also find out how Porsche evaluates drivers for their Porsche Carrera Cup GB Junior program, Sarah Moore on … Read more

The Miata Canada Cup Series Launches

MIATA Canada CUP Series

Solidifying its reputation as a great race car, the Miata Canada Cup Series is launching in 2024 and you will find the details in this week’s Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. I also have some great racecraft tips that you can use, news on the SCCA Club Spec Mustang and upcoming Lexus GT3 race cars … Read more

A Sim Racer Will Graduate to Real-World Racing This Week

Racing Prodigy Radical Race Car

A sim racer will graduate to real world racing this week during the inaugural Prodigy Week, details of which are part of this week’s Driver Development news. I also have news on the future of the Formula Ford Festival, the prize for winning the inaugural F1 Academy Championship and some rally and rally-raid driver development … Read more

Another Race Driver Scholarship Opportunity

Dragon Sport

A new race driver scholarship opportunity is just one of the highlights in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. I also feature details on the new F1 Academy grassroots development series, NASCAR’s recent race combine that is looking to increase the diversity of those racing in the series and the winner of the 2023 edition of … Read more

Five Things You Need to Get to Formula 1

Liam Lawson

This week you will learn the five things you need to get to Formula 1 from somebody who knows what they are talking about. In addition to getting to Formula 1 you will also learn about some sim racing to real-life racing opportunities, how an F1 Academy team is run and why the new 2024 … Read more

The Changing Face of Motorsport

Dystany Spurlock and Violet Townsend

The changing face of motorsport is something that should be both encouraged and celebrated and this week I bring you two examples of how things are changing for the better. While it may not be fast enough for some, a diverse and inclusive motorsport seems to be moving in the right direction. I also have … Read more

Austrian Royal Rebel Aiming to Revolutionize Driver Development

Ferdinand Habsburg

An Austrian Royal rebel who is aiming to revolutionize driver development highlights this issue of the Driver Development Roundup. You will also find possible opportunities in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB Junior program and the MX-5 Cup in the USA, Ferrari Development Academy news, an electric racing school event for rookie drivers and how sim … Read more

Formula 1 Forges a Deeper Connection with F1 Academy

F1 Academy Class of 2023

Formula 1 has forged a deeper connection with its F1 Academy program as the series has announced a stepped-up relationship with the female driver development program. In addition to the F1 Academy, I bring you details on who is driving in which F1 Young Driver program. It’s all Formula 1 in this week’s edition of … Read more

Hixon Motor Sports Launches Driver Development Program

Hixon Motorsports Driver Development Program

The new Hixon Motor Sports Driver Development Program highlights this week’s edition of the Driver Development Roundup. I also have news on the Motorsport UK Academy 2023 Young Driver of the Year, NASCAR reviewing the age requirements of their series as well as the state of play for women in motorsport. All this and more … Read more

Is the Miami Grand Prix Good for F1 or Just Another FOMO Event?

Is the Miami Grand Prix Good for F1 or Just Another FOMO Event?

Is the Miami Grand Prix good for F1 or just another FOMO event? Opinion seems to be divided on this divisive race after only 2 years. In other business of motorsport news, I look at who can legally use the phrase “the greatest spectacle in racing,” a race team whose assets are for sale, the … Read more

Applications Open for Ferrari Driver Academy Asia Pacific and Oceania

FDA Oceania

Motorsport Australia has announced that applications are now open for the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) for Asia Pacific and Oceania. In addition to this, I have updates on various race driver development programs from around the world including the IMSA Diverse Driver Development Program, the Porsche Junior Program North America and Road to Racing Canada. … Read more

What Brands Get Out of Formula 1

Hard Rock F1

What do brands get out of Formula 1? This week in the Business of Motorsport Roundup I will give you an example so you will understand better. I also have for you the latest on a mysterious new Asian-based team looking to enter F1, how Audi may be ending their customer racing program, the data … Read more

Tips on How You Can Improve Your Braking Skills and More Racecraft

Tips on How You Can Improve Your Braking Skills and More Racecraft

Tips on how you can improve your braking skills and more racecraft advice highlight this week’s edition of the Driver Development & Racecraft Roundup. In addition to braking techniques, I look at how karting can help you in your driver development training, setting a best lap time at Dubai Autodrome Circuit, how mental fatigue affects … Read more

Boosting Your Cognitive Performance and More Driver Development Advice

AMR Driver Academy

Tips on boosting your cognitive performance are just one part of this week’s jam-packed Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques roundup. I also look at how a sim racer is applying his sim racing skills to real world racing in the GB4 Championship, how you can grab the attention of motorsport talent scouts, … Read more

Is the 2023 Ford GT Mk IV the Ultimate Track Car?

2023 Ford GT Mk IV

The 2023 Ford GT Mk IV is being released in limited numbers this year and the question must be asked, is this the ultimate track car? In addition to the Ford GT Mk IV, I have a selection of news and developments from various motorsport series around the world including a number of SRO series … Read more

Do You Have the Right Mindset to Win?

Do You Have the Right Mindset to Win?

Do you have the right mindset to win? This week I bring you tips on how you can work on this important aspect of racecraft. In addition to building a winning mindset, I also have advice on exercises to train your eyes, how to improve your race starts and using a sim to improve your … Read more

Optimizing Your Racing Debrief and More Racecraft Tips

F1 Driver Reading Notes

This week I look at tips on optimizing your racing debrief as well as more driver development news and racecraft tips. In addition to this I look at analyzing the data to determine the fastest line through the Brooklands and Luffield complex at Silverstone, how you should not let ego kill your career, how Iron … Read more

The 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans and More Motorsport Series News

24-Hours-of-Le-Mans-2023

The 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans leads off this week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup as the event celebrates 100 years with a bumper grid. In addition to that sportscar classic, the Macau Grand Prix will take place over two weeks, F1 Academy reveals their inaugural 2023 schedule, SCORE International goes heavy metal and more. … Read more