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News Racers Can Use Holiday Schedule is in Effect

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As I take some R&R in the wilds of Northern Quebec catching Walleye, the Motorsport Prospects News Racers Can Use blog schedule is in holiday mode. The Motorsport Prospects blog is a combination of curated content and original features. If you are new to the site, here is the publishing schedule of my daily columns: … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for June 6, 2022

Todd Lamb on Track

This week in Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques I have a bumper crop of information for you. In Racecraft, I have 10 tips to improve your racecraft from Todd Lamb, why Daniel Ricciardo has embraced sim racing as a training tool, fitness tips for when you are traveling and more. In Driver … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for May 31, 2022

The Business of Being a Race Driver  for May 31, 2022

This week in The Business of Being a Race Driver, I cover a few tips that will help you in your hunt for sponsorship including a number of webinars you can attend, as well as how one driver is handling his transition from Australia to Europe. I also look at how to engage millennials with … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 30, 2022-Get On Track Now

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 30, 2022-Get On Track Now

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques is filled with some great guidance for helping you get on the track and exceed on it when you are there. I bring you some great racecraft advice from Speed Secrets and Blayze, news on driver diversity resources, an all-female rally in Saudi Arabia, comparisons … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for May 24, 2022-The Value of Motorsport Sponsorship

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This week in The Business of Being a Race Driver, I look at the value of motorsport sponsorships, being consistent in your motorsport marketing, the benefits of marketing minimalism, a great podcast on branding for the athlete, and more. This is marketing and sponsorship advice that race drivers can use. The Business of Racing Sport … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 9, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 9, 2022

This week in Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques is full of great insight and inspiration. From advanced track day tips to setting a qualifying lap, racecraft is covered. And in the driver development area, I have news of new and continuing driver development programs from around the world, what it is like … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for April 18, 2022-The Make It Happen Edition

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for April 18, 2022

In this week’s Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques I bring you some incredible resources and inspiration to help you perfect your technique on the track. From using sim racing to improve on the real track to trail braking to making the most out of your track time and more, there is something … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for April 11, 2022-Training Your Reflexes and More

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for April 11, 2022

This week in Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques I have tips on training your reflexes and your brain for optimum performance, how to know you are driving at the limit, a driver development program for Australian and New Zealand young drivers, the challenges of racing in LMP3 and more. Racecraft Tips & … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for April 4, 2022-The Can-Do Edition

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 30, 2022-Get On Track Now

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques is full of great advice and techniques on improving your racecraft on the track as well as your driver development plans as you pursue your motorsport goals. For Racecraft I have everything from whether karting or sim racing is the best training ground for racing, … Read more

The Benefits of Sim Racing

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 30, 2022-Get On Track Now

Note from the Publisher: I would like to welcome Davin Sturdivant to the Motorsport Prospects family. Davin is a competitive sim racer, based out of the Pacific Northwest. Davin’s enthusiasm for performance driving and motorsports is highly engaging, encouraging people to become involved with the sport through his impassioned efforts. With an additional background in sim … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for March 15, 2022-Social Media Engagement Tips, Available Drives and More

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 30, 2022-Get On Track Now

This week on the Business of Being a Race Driver I have a number of great resources for you that focus on social media engagement, motorsport marketing and sponsorship acquisition. I also have information on a number of drives available with one of the leading teams in and out of the Netherlands. The Role of … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for March 14, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for March 14, 2022

This week in Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques I have some great resources that you can apply to your development as a race driver. From tips by the author of Optimum Drive to a course on data analysis there is plenty here for you to sink your teeth into. I also include … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for March 7, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for March 7, 2022

This week in Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques I have a number of great resources for you. They cover everything from racecraft tips from 18 pros, a guide to COTA’s Turn 1, racing in the rain, important career advice for young drivers, Fernando Alonso’s new young driver management company and more. Racecraft … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for March 1, 2022-Websites, Porsche Customer Racing and More

The Business of Being a Race Driver for March 1, 2022

The Business of Being a Race Driver covers all those things that you need to do off the track, such as marketing and branding, building a sponsorship deck and social media presence, researching and meeting potential sponsors, servicing the sponsors you already have and everything involved in getting the money for your racing budget. It … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for February 28, 2022-Superstars, Formula Woman and More

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for February 28, 2022

This week on Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques I have a number of racecraft-related tips that you can apply on the track and a number of driver development-related program news and application information for you. I cover everything from BRDC superstars to the Formula Woman program, the future of Indy Lights and … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for February 7, 2022 – Sim Rigs for Race Prep, Vintage Racing Tips and More

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for February 7, 2022

This week in Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques I have a lot of ground to cover. From using a sim rig to prep for a real race, friendly advice for vintage racers, aerodynamics, driver development news and more, there is enough here for any racer. I also add some Driver Snapshots which … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for January 31, 2022 – Overcoming Disabilities and More

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for January 31, 2022

I should call this week’s edition of Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques Motorsport Prospects TV as it contains some informative and inspirational video as you work to develop your racecraft. This week I go from drafting an MX-5 Cup car on the banks of Daytona International Speedway to how a number of … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for January 24, 2022 – Reference Points, Driver Inspiration and More

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for January 24, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques is my weekly survey of various tips, techniques and news related to developing your racecraft and developing as a race driver. It is the on-track component of what you need to develop as a race driver and expands on my previous Weekly Debrief. The second component is … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for January 17, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 30, 2022-Get On Track Now

There is a lot of Racecraft and Driver Development News, Tips and Techniques this week but before I get into all that I wanted to start off with a note about perseverance. Every team manager and driver coach I have spoken to has stressed the absolute need for perseverance if you are to succeed in … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for December 20, 2021 – What a Year It Has Been!

Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques for May 30, 2022-Get On Track Now

As this is the last Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for 2021 and with the racing season pretty much over until January, you would think that there would not be much news and resources to share. How wrong you would be! This week’s Debrief covers what it is like attending a performance driving school, tips from … Read more