race driver development

Who Will Be a Porsche Junior and Girl on Track Rising Star in 2023?

2023 Porsche Junior driver candidates

The answer to who will be a Porsche Junior and Girl on Track Rising Star in 2023 should be known over the next few weeks. These are just two of the race driver development programs covered in this week’s edition of the Driver Development and Racecraft News, Tips & Techniques Roundup. In addition to all … Read more

So, You Want to Be a Race Driver?

Austin Riley's Radical Cup Car

So, you want to be a race driver? If you don’t know already, it takes incredible commitment, perseverance and yes, a lot of money. But it is possible if you want it hard enough. In this edition of the Racecraft & Driver Development News roundup I bring you my regular dose of curated racecraft advice … Read more

How to Set a Fast Lap and More

Jaden Conwright

If you are looking for tips on how to set a fast lap and more racecraft advice, this week’s Racecraft and Driver Development Roundup once again has you covered. From why you can’t overtake cars that are not as fast as you to measuring the impossible, there are all kinds of Racecraft Tips & Techniques … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 24, 2022

Spring Mountain Radical Racing School

This week, the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is especially loaded with great information so here are just a few of the highlights that you can look forward to. In Racecraft there are tips on how to stop over-driving, how to control oversteer, the art of the overtake, mental conditioning tips and more. In Race … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 17, 2022

Winfield School Car

The Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup is as much about opportunities as it is about knowledge and this week is no different. If you feel you have what it takes to be a race driver but lack the experience, then the Winfield School in France has an opportunity for you. For knowledge, Enzo Mucci explains … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 10, 2022

Lucas Oil School of Racing Shootout

Racing is expensive so any opportunity to defray those costs is always welcome. In this week’s edition of the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup, I highlight several Racing Scholarship Opportunities that you should check out. In addition to the Scholarship Opportunities, there is Racecraft advice from people such as renowned experts Ross Bentley and Samir … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for October 3, 2022

Abbi Pulling

What does the perfect lap look like? In this edition of the Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup, you will get one suggestion that you can debate amongst your race driver friends. In addition to the perfect lap, I look at the debate around female driver development in light of the financial struggles of the W … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 29, 2022

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for August 29, 2022

This week’s Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup has a lot of great stuff including racecraft tips from Enzo Mucci, Ross Bentley, Scott Goodyear and Blayze, why sportscar racing is becoming more popular with junior drivers and the amazing advances in race car hand controls for disabled drivers. All this and much more! Racecraft Tips & … Read more

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for July 25, 2022

British GT Racer Tom Rawlings in Simulator

This week’s Racecraft and Driver Development Roundup is absolutely brimming over with great advice and information. In Racecraft Tips & Techniques, there is a case study on using a simulator to prepare for a sports car race, a guide to tire temperature, improving your corner entry speed and more. In Driver Development News & Resources, … Read more

Team Canada Scholarship Announces Further Details of their Shootout Event

Team Canada Scholarship Announces Further Details of their Shootout Event

Team Canada Scholarship (TCS) President Brian Graham, along with Program Ambassador James Hinchcliffe and several TCS alumni unveiled the 2022 TCS Race Car livery during a press conference held at the Honda Indy Toronto last weekend. The spectacular livery in the photo above is what will be run by the two Team Canada Scholarship winning … Read more

News Racers Can Use Holiday Schedule is in Effect

Motorsport Prospects logo

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

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

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

The Motorsport Journey of Ludovic Peze

The Motorsport Journey of Ludovic Peze

As I reported in my latest Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques column, a new driver development program has been launched linking Buggyra ZM Racing team with Motors Formula Team (MFT), a motorsport start-up focused on enhancing diversity in the motorsports industry. Their long-term target is entering the 2024 Le Mans 24 Hours … Read more

Sim Racing and Esports News for April 21, 2022-Virtually Real

Sim Racing and Esports News for April 21, 2022

This week in the Sim Racing and Esports News roundup, I have more tips on how to transition from sim racing to real world motorsport, more about using sim racing to improve on a real life racetrack, a sponsor transitioning from the virtual world to real world motorsport, a lap of Circuit of the Northwest … 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 April 4, 2022-The Can-Do Edition

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