The Business of Being a Race Driver for January 11, 2022

The Business of Being a Race Driver for January 11, 2022
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The Business of Being a Race Driver covers the topics that often times dread such as building up a sponsorship deck, researching potential sponsors, networking and basically dealing with all the non-racing topics (yes that would be money) that are the necessary lifeblood of any successful race driver. Curated from top motorsport professionals from around the globe, these tips, techniques and resources should help you be as successful in the boardroom as on the race track.

As I mentioned yesterday, instead of publishing a Weekly Debrief covering a multitude of news racers can use, for 2022 I am breaking the topics down that have comprised the Weekly Debrief and publishing each topic on its own daily for ease of reading and access.

  • The always well informed and entertaining Marshall Pruett has an eye opening article on what pro race drivers earn in the United States. Check out So, you want to be a pro driver. How much will you earn? As he points out in the introduction and wise words for anybody considering this as a career: A message to aspiring professional drivers from a prominent driver manager: “If you want to be a race car driver, don’t do it for money!”
Mark Boudreau
Author: Mark Boudreau

Mark is the publisher of Motorsport Prospects. As a former lawyer, he applies his legal background and research skills to assist race drivers by showcasing the resources they need to make their motorsport careers happen.