Mental Conditioning

New Racing Calendars and Opportunities

Ginetta

This week you will find out more details on various new race series calendars from the world of global motorsport plus some drive opportunities to pursue. I also bring details on the new Maserati GT2, 7 mistakes young race car drivers should avoid and why some drivers are lamenting the loss of LMP3 in the … Read more

Ferrari Unveils The 499P Modificata Track-Day Car

Ferrari 499P Modificata

Ferrari have introduced the 499P Modificata track-day car based on its Le Mans-winning LMH car and the details are in this week’s Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. You will also find a wide assortment of racecraft tips, track guides and reviews as well as some driver opportunities to investigate. All this and more in this … Read more

The Perfect Lap and More

Single-seater Driver with Coach

This week it’s all about the perfect lap and more racecraft tips to improve your consistency and pace. You will also find details on physical and mental conditioning as well as tips on becoming a driver coach. All this plus the latest race series news and what makes the Green Hell so special in this … Read more

Racecraft Tips for On and Off the Track

Dragon Racing Drivers

There are plenty of racecraft tips for developing on and off the track in this edition of the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. I bring you advice on racing in the rain, tips on sensing limits and some wellness hacks that can come in handy. I also bring you the latest race series news and … Read more

Tuning Up Your Racing Brain

Race Driver in Helmet

Racecraft is not just about on-track techniques, it is also about mental conditioning so this week there are tips on tuning up your racing brain. In addition to mental conditioning, there are plenty of tips and advice on making better decisions on track, what it means to be “in the zone” and what you should … Read more

Sim Racing Is Becoming a Legitimate Race Driver Development Path

Racing Prodigy LMP2 Car

If it has not become clear by now, sim racing is becoming a legitimate race driver development path. This week I bring you details on a new program that could very well accelerate the trend. In addition to that, this edition of the Driver Development Roundup has details on the new F1 Academy Discover Your … Read more

How You Too Can Race the Infamous Nürburgring

Nürburgring

This week in the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup you will find out how you too can race the infamous Nürburgring, also known as the “Green Hell.” In Racecraft Tips & Techniques you will find advice on five ways to overtake, how to work on your mental performance, how to be consistently fast and more. … Read more

Exposing Your Mental Limitations, Trail Braking and More

Exposing Your Mental Limitations, Trail Braking and More

This week on the Racecraft and Race Cars Roundup I bring you advice on how exposing your mental limitations will help you improve as a driver. I also have advice on quantifying trail braking with data, fostering a productive driver-race engineer relationship and the future of Audi GT customer racing. All this and more in … 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

How to Drive Corners Faster, Physical and Mental Conditioning Tips and More

Race Track Corner

This week I bring you advice on how to drive corners faster, physical and mental conditioning tips and more helpful race driver-related information in my latest Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup. You will also find tips on driving at Sebring, managing your race weekend, and a number of driver development opportunities … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 08, 2022

Bree Morris in a Formula First Race Car

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is packed as usual with great tips and advice. In Racecraft Tips & Techniques, there are 10 creative ways to find speed using data acquisition, managing tire degradation, 10 endurance race essentials and more. In Driver Development News & Resources, there are important announcements from IMSA and Porsche, … 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

The Importance of the Race Driver’s Brain – In Conversation with Sabine Tyrvainen

Head Shot of Sabine Tyrvainen, MSc

Mental conditioning is as key to performing well on the track as physical conditioning and racecraft. I talked to Sabine Tyrvainen, CEO of the Winner’s Institute UK about how a race driver’s brain works and what can be done to improve its performance. Motorsport Prospects: You are the co-writer of The Winners Bible. Can you … Read more