race driver development

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

Canadian Motorsport Academy Launches to Develop Canadian Motorsport Talent

Canadian Motorsport Academy

The Canadian Motorsport Academy has been launched to develop Canadian motorsport talent and I have all the details in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. Additionally, this week, you’ll discover insights into the Class of 2024 at the Motorsport UK Academy, insights into the Accelerate Pride program, and the significance of assembling a team to drive … 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

Adaptive Technology for Disabled Race Drivers

Adaptive Technology Hand Control System

This week in Driver Development you will find out how adaptive technology is enabling race drivers with disabilities to compete and win on track. You will also find out about a new global Formula Woman competition, using sim rigs to train and a new partnership between kart manufacturer Birel and single-seater team VAR. It is … Read more

More Than Equal Launches Driver Development Program

More Than Equal

More Than Equal has launched a driver development program for 2024 with applications being accepted up until January 31st. I have the details for you. In addition to this you will learn about the 2024 plans for the Ligier Junior Program as well as the murky world of the FIA driver ratings. It is all … Read more

The First Driver Development Roundup of 2024!

Racing Prodigy Week

As we kick off 2024, the first Driver Development Roundup of the year is packed full of helpful information for the junior or aspiring race driver. This week I bring you details of why Racing Prodigy is developing what they call their “e2Real” sports league, details of the 14 available SCCA Women on Track scholarships, … Read more

So You Want to Become a Racing Driver

So you want to be a racing driver

So, you want to become a racing driver. It’s expensive, a lot of hard work and there is no guarantee of success. This week in the Driver Development Roundup you will find some advice on how to get going. In addition to this, you will learn how to deal with tough times in your racing … Read more

The Importance of Building a Team Around You

DeForce Racing

This week on the Driver Development Roundup you will learn about the importance of building a quality team around you to assist you in reaching your motorsport goals. You will also find out about a new career advancement program from an IndyCar winner, the identity of the 2024 Porsche Junior and the 3 winners of … Read more

The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Talent Pool Assessment

Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Talent Pool Assessment

This week I bring you details on the first ever Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Talent Pool Assessment as Porsche looks to develop the next group of Porsche race drivers in the region. I also bring you an update from the fourth annual Spec MX-5 Shootout and the 2023 FIA Rally Star initiative. All this and … Read more

A Chance to Race LMP3 for 5000 Euros

LMP3 Race Car

A chance to race LMP3 for €5000 is just one of the driver development opportunities you will find in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also find information on the Fiesta Junior Championship Scholarship, Team BRIT’s exciting Racing in America program for disabled drivers, and how you can benefit from participating in either the … Read more

The Many Emerging Paths to Race Driver Development

2023 Prodigy Week Podium

This week you will learn about the many emerging paths to race driver development as the sport embraces exciting new ways to develop race drivers. From a sim racing competition that results in a real-world race drive to an electric karting series that is working to enable a 1000-fold increase in motorsport participation, there are … Read more

Racing Scholarship News & More

Tony Quinn Foundation Shootout

This week I bring you news from several racing scholarship programs, race series and more opportunities that are available for you to make your racing dreams a reality. From sim racing to the world-renowned Skip Barber Racing School racing series, you will find information on any number of ways you can compete on track. Find … Read more

The Many Paths to Race Driver Development

LMP3 Race Car

This week’s Driver Development Roundup looks at the many paths to race driver development. I feature several series, events and drivers who explain how they are approaching the development of their racecraft and careers. All this in this week’s edition of the Driver Development Roundup on Motorsport Prospects. With the top classes of the FIA … 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

Mazda Motorsports Announces MX-5 Shootout Nominees

Mazda Motorsports MX-5 Shootout

This week in race driver development news I have details on Mazda Motorsports’ MX-5 Shootout nominees in both Spec MX-5 and Mazda MX-5 Cup. I also have details on the relaunch of Formula FARA, the new scholarships in American F4 and Formula Regional and the launch of the NASCAR Drivers Recruitment Program in Europe. All … Read more

An Opportunity for Young Canadian Race Drivers and More

Road To Racing Canada Logo

This week I introduce an opportunity for young Canadian race drivers in addition to more driver development news and inspiration. I also have the latest news from Shift Up Now, FIA Girls on Track UK and the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy. I also present a question for you, are you really giving it your … Read more

Race Driver Scholarships and More Development Program News

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for July 25, 2022

This week’s Driver Development Roundup is packed with new race driver scholarships you can apply for as well as a healthy dose of race driver development news. I also have news about the Spec MX-5 class, why driving different types of race cars will help in your driver development growth and whether you’ve got what … 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

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

Sim Racing is Not Just a Game

Sim Racing Rig

Sim racing is not just a game, but don’t take my word for it. Listen to race drivers and up and comers in this weekend’s Sim Racing Roundup for more proof. People like Max Verstappen, Sacha Fenestraz and Derek Kraus demonstrate how sim racing is becoming integral to driver development. Oh, and video games are … Read more