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Tax Receipts and More Business of Being a Race Driver News

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This week I bring you a great opportunity for Canadian race drivers, how to get sponsorship as a sim driver and the anatomy of building a brand in sports. All this and more in this week’s edition of the The Business of Being a Race Driver on Motorsport Prospects. The Business of Racing From the … Read more

An Opportunity for Young Canadian Race Drivers and More

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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

Developing the Next Generation of French Race Drivers

Developing the Next Generation of French Race Drivers

This week I look at the efforts being used in developing the next generation of French race drivers, an approach that has produced great results so far. I also bring you the first four drivers selected for the 2023 Ferrari Driver Academy, why F1 drivers think that sim racing is a less expensive alternative to … Read more

Applications Open for Ferrari Driver Academy Asia Pacific and Oceania

FDA Oceania

Motorsport Australia has announced that applications are now open for the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) for Asia Pacific and Oceania. In addition to this, I have updates on various race driver development programs from around the world including the IMSA Diverse Driver Development Program, the Porsche Junior Program North America and Road to Racing Canada. … Read more

Tips on How You Can Improve Your Braking Skills and More Racecraft

Tips on How You Can Improve Your Braking Skills and More Racecraft

Tips on how you can improve your braking skills and more racecraft advice highlight this week’s edition of the Driver Development & Racecraft Roundup. In addition to braking techniques, I look at how karting can help you in your driver development training, setting a best lap time at Dubai Autodrome Circuit, how mental fatigue affects … Read more

Networking Tips for Race Drivers

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Networking tips for race drivers are the focus in this week’s Business of Being a Race Driver Roundup. Networking as I have mentioned numerous times, can be the difference between landing sponsors or spending the season on the sidelines and its importance, both virtually and in real life, cannot be underestimated. In addition to networking … Read more

What You Need to Be a Professional Race Driver

Porsche 963

What do you need to be a professional race driver? This week in Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques you will find out what it is. Along with this there are plenty of racecraft tips that range from how to heel and toe to autocross tips. In driver development news there are details … Read more

Unlocking Your Potential as a Race Driver and More Driver Development News

Mark Tisshaw Debrief

This week is all about unlocking your potential as a race driver whether through racecraft or a driver development program or both. Whether it is trail braking in a low horsepower race car or unlocking maximum momentum in corners, there are racecraft tips this week that will help you on track. In driver development news, … Read more

Not All Race Driver Development Paths are the Same

Skip Barber Race Series Masters class

Not all race driver development paths are the same and this week I give just a few examples. Whether you are 35 years old or older or whether you start off in one racing discipline and graduate to another, there is no one way to become a race driver. For sure there are tried and … Read more

Introducing Road to Racing, a Potential Game Changer for Young Canadian Racing Drivers

Introducing Road to Racing, a Potential Game Changer for Young Canadian Racing Drivers

Canada is geographically a large country with a relatively small population, yet it has still managed to produce its fair share of great race car drivers. From the legendary Gilles Villeneuve and his son Jacques to Paul Tracy, James Hinchcliffe, Robert Wickens, Bruno Spengler, Patrick Carpentier, Alex Tagliani, Scott Goodyear and Greg Moore (trust me … Read more