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Racing Hell – The Hidden Truths of Motorsport

Racing Hell

(Veteran motor racer Peter Cate has compiled his learnings from more than thirty racing seasons into a recently published book, ‘Racing Hell – The Hidden Truths of Motorsport’. I asked Peter to provide an overview of his book and his intentions behind writing it. Mark) ‘Racing Hell’ is the book I wish I’d read in … Read more

Is It Your Set-Up or Your Driving Style?

Set-Up or Driving Style

When the lap times just aren’t coming in, how do you know whether you need to change the car set-up or something in your driving? This week you will find out what to do from several pro drivers, all part of this week’s racecraft tips. You will also learn of an exercise great at helping … Read more

The Power of Visualization

Power of Visualization

One of the best mental training exercises you can do is visualization. In addition to that it’s basically the one type of training in motorsport you can do completely for free. This should be enough reason to at least give it a try. Visualization simply comes down to your ability to imagine. You can do … Read more

2024 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Debuts

2024 Aston Martin Vantage GT3

The 2024 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 has debuted with the manufacturer claiming there could be up to 30 of its cars racing by the end of the year. Full details below. I also bring you details on a discount on Radical Cup North America fees, a new modern Formula Ford in the works, more racecraft … Read more

How to Learn a New Track from Scratch

Malaysia Track Map

This guide provides you with the steps to take, and what to look for when approaching a new track from scratch! There is information in every step. The most important thing is that you layer-up and layer-on the information, such that no detail has been missed; and your depth of understanding increases with every step. … Read more

More Racecraft Advice as You Prepare for 2024

Race Track Corner

This week I have more racecraft advice from prominent driver coaches to help you prepare for 2024. I also have information on two upcoming racecraft seminars you might want to attend, two driver fitness exercises you can conduct at home if you have limited time and a track walk of the The Bend Motorsport Park. … Read more

Revolution Race Cars Arrive & Drive

Revolution Race Cars

Revolution Race Cars have revealed the details of their Arrive & Drive packages for the UK and mainland Europe, and I have the details. I also have a number of racecraft tips for you, why using a simulator for driver training is becoming the norm for almost any type of race driver and a look … Read more

Making the Most Out of a Test Day & More Racecraft Tips

Radical on track

This week in the Racecraft and Race Cars Roundup you will learn how to make the most out of a test day. You will also get tips on racing on the rain and more. In Race Series news you will learn about the fallout from the Dubai 24 Hours date change, the path to the … Read more

Don’t Use F1 TV Graphics for Racecraft Advice

F1 TV Graphics

This week you will find out why you should not use F1 TV graphics for racecraft advice. You will also learn some more braking and shifting techniques, go behind the scenes of the 6 Hours of Monza and learn about the debut of a new Formula 4 series in the Middle East. All this and … Read more

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

Building Your Racecraft Fundamentals

Racecraft Fundamentals

This week you are going to learn how to build up your racecraft fundamentals as well as get the latest racing series news in another Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. You will also find out about the new Ginetta GT4 race car, see the winning lap from Prodigy Week and get the details on the … Read more

The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car & More Racecraft Tips

2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2

The new for 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car and more racecraft tips are just part of the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup this week. I also have data analysis tips to help you drive faster, the inspiration that is Robert Wickens and an opportunity for disabled drivers to race in America. All this and much … Read more

Turning Your Results Around, Braking Tips & More

Prema F3

Turning your results around and braking tips are just some of the racecraft advice you will read about this week. In addition to an abundance of great racecraft advice, there are off-track tips for peak performance, the debut of new race series in the USA and Indonesia and the awesome Mercedes-AMG GT2 Pro. All this … Read more

Positioning When Braking

Positioning When Braking

The best way to position yourself on the track depends on a lot of different variables. First and foremost it depends on the track layout, the corner you just took and the angle of the corner you’re going into. According to how the track is laid out, it affects your positioning when braking. If you … Read more

The Importance of Driver Confidence

Driver Confidence

The importance of driver confidence is just part of what is covered in this week’s Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. You will also find details on the latest Honda TCR and Ginetta race cars, the return of the Clio Cup to the UK and tips on choosing a track car. All this and much more … Read more

The Debut of the Ferrari 296 Challenge

Ferrari 296 Challenge

The debut of the new Ferrari 296 Challenge is just one of this week’s highlights in my Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. I also have racecraft tips on braking and why you should not judge your racecraft too harshly, calendar news from various racing series and the top 10 best production track cars. All this … Read more

Racing Into Your 40s and More Racecraft Tips

Mark Wilkins

This week in the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup, I bring you the story of a driver who explains how he is racing into his 40s and how others have raced well past that age. I also have a huge assortment of racecraft videos for you, a peek at the new Aston Martin GT3 and … Read more

The Best Time to Start Racing is Now

Drew Hierwarter (Photo by J.A. Ackley)

The best time to start racing is now. This is the advice of a race driver who started his motorsport journey at 74 and this week you will learn more about why. Also, in this edition of Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup you will find out how to drive a vintage Lotus 77 F1 car, … 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

A Guide to the FIA Global Pathway from Formula 4 to Formula 1

Tatuus T-318

This week I bring you a guide to the sometimes-confusing FIA Global Pathway from Formula 4 to Formula One. As well as trying to explain that you will find some great tips on racecraft, a link to a comprehensive motorsport dictionary and whether the 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse is any good as a track … Read more