Data Acquisition: Is the driver just another sensor?

Today’s data acquisition gives drivers access to an incredible amount of information. But when it…


How to Become a Racing Driver

[DISCLAIMER: In no way do I believe I’ve ‘made it’ yet as a racing driver, in many ways I am still…


Competition Mind: Fresh Start

For many of you, the new year will be a fresh start with a new team or new class, or even changing…


How Real Life Drivers Can Use Sim Racing To Improve

The power of using a simulator to advance a drivers skills is no longer a secret thanks to…


The correct diet to tackle a day of karting on the racetrack

Doctor Riccardo Ceccarelli is the founder of “Formula Medicine” which has been providing medical…


You Must Perform Under Pressure

It's all very well having the skills, knowledge and ability to do what you do, but can you do…


The 6 Phases of a Corner: a Step-by-Step Guide

Welcome to the second tutorial in our Driver’s University series. We’re going to take a detailed…


How To Start Racing?

Here we break down how to start racing, no matter what you are looking to do!…


Training and Selection Programme for 2019

In search of a new talent following a 2018 edition marked by the rise of the young Caio Collet,…


Your Essential Karting Checklist

GETTING STARTED?  Here’s your list of essentials plus the extra bits you’ll need… Similar to…


'Racer': Season Opener

The first episode in the season long documentary. Seb's first race weekend of the season kicks…


Karting Tips From World Champion Tom Joyner

Not many people can claim to be a World Champion. Tom Joyner can. Not only that, when he won his…


The Secrets of Racing in the Rain

It’s often said that racing in the rain is more of an art than a science. But trust me, there’s…


Riccardo Patrese: You never forget your first kart

The memory of a special day on the Pista Azzurra in Jesolo, Italy, with a “Mister” who has raced…


W Series name 28 drivers through to the next stage

Judges David Coulthard, Alex Wurz, Lyn St James and Dave Ryan make their final selection Level of…


How to Read Your Tyres

Tyres are possibly the most important part of a go kart, or any road going vehicle really. Tyres…


Mick Schumacher joins the Ferrari Driver Academy

Maranello – Ferrari Driver Academy announces that it has signed a contract with 2018 FIA Formula 3…


Physical Performance Matters

The human performance needs of professional race drivers have never been greater, due to increased…


How To Become A Professional Racing Driver

Hello this is Enzo Mucci and this episode was inspired by Max's following question: “I have been…


The Toe

Toe is a fundamental parameter of kart performance that affects corner entry handling,…


The strategy behind… securing a renewal

In my role as a Guest Lecturer for the World Academy of Sport, I deliver sponsorship acquisition…


10 Karting Tips from Former British Champion Mike Simpson

Mike Simpson has done almost everything there is do in the world of go karting. He’s a former…


How To Hold The Steering Wheel To Drive Faster

Speed Secret: Driving Fast Comes From a Light Touch on the Steering Wheel. I was talking…


Ten Tips To Make You a Faster Driver

A group of champion drivers take you through an entire race scenario in our latest tutorial,…


A 100% female Birel ART team with Richard Mille

A few days after the selection organised at Le Mans in single-seaters, the Richard Mille Young…


Enzo Valente wins the first Richard Mille Young Talent Academy

Thanks to the support of Richard Mille, Birel ART has taken up the challenge of creating a real…


Volant Winfield : Back for the Second Edition

Caio Collet took victory at the Volant’s successful relaunch in 2018, and after the Brazilian was…


Young Driver Coaching

When you work with younger drivers on their fitness and nutrition programmes there is a lot more…


How To Drive Faster? Just Breathe!

Speed Secret: Program your breathing. Mentally practice breathing. “Wow, I really sucked it…


Finding Sponsorship: Where to Begin

Sponsorship expert and race car driver/television commentator Townsend Bell shares his advice and…


Weight And Seat Positioning

Even though many parameters determine the grip on each tire, everything is finally led to the…


Choosing the right Karting seat

The seat and its supports are often underestimated by chassis tuners and drivers, but on the…


How to Make it to the Top, with McLaren’s Zak Brown

Want to be an F1 driver? McLaren's Zak Brown gives his advice on what teams look for in young…


Race Driver Coaching: The Driver61 MasterClass

I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last 15 years – and thousands of hours – of my life racing…


Lazy 8s Vison Exercise

This is a short video demonstrating how to do the Lazy 8s vision exercise that helps your eyes…


Getting in the Zone

If a driver has followed our previous articles, they will be prepared and ready to do business out…


Where To Look On The Race Track

Every driver that has spent at least one day at a race track has heard the term “eyes up.” It is…


The Top Mental Skill Of Champions

Welcome to the last episode of The Race Driver Coach series. To sign off I want to answer this…


In Fast - Out Fast: The Secrets of Carrying Speed

To win races you need to carry speed through the start, middle and exit of a corner. Learn how to…


Liam Lawson Formula 4 Pre-Race Mental Rehearsal

Here is Liam Lawson mentally (and physically) visualising a lap of....well I will let you guys…


Gary Paffett: No clear path in karting

Gary Paffett is one of the most well-known British drivers, who has been a firm fixture in the DTM…


How to drive the perfect racing line

The racing line is one of the first things you need to get right to be fast on track. This racing…


Nutrition Planning for Race Weekends

Many of you race in sports car events. Thus we’re going to focus on how to plan for those. Relying…


Derek Bell Profile1984

This film from 1984 provides a good insight into how a career can begin and grow.  …


Tom Gamble wins 2018 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award

BRDC British Formula 3 race winner Tom Gamble has won the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award at the 2018…


Transform your smartphone into a telemetry device

iLAPS is a telemetry system designed for smartphones (Android and iPhone) that can record manage…


Rinus van Kalmthout talks us around Castelletto

Super X30 driver Rinus van Kalmthout talks us around the Castelletto circuit after securing pole…


How Rookies In Small Championships Get Sponsorship

This episode was inspired by this question from Sarv - "How do I approach companies for sponsorship…


Driver Fitness: Workout Overview

Jim Leo, owner of PitFit Training, works with some of the top racers in motorsports and shares his…


How To Get Sponsors To Pay For Your Broke Ass To Go Racing :: Rule #1

I’ve been racing cars professionally for almost 15 years now, and as soon as people find out what I…


Get the most out of a junior – without messing with their head

Putting your child into their first kart is an exciting time, the start of a journey which at best…


The Racer's Mindset - How to be a better racer; how to improve your racecraft.

In this video I narrate the "inner voice" - what's going on inside the minds of a few drivers…


Karting speed secrets

Everyone wants to be fast: faster than they’ve ever been, faster than the one in front. How…


The Racing Ladder

The racing ladder starts with a group of young lions chomping at the bit, and all going for the…


Road America Race Track In-Depth Breakdown

In the heart of Wisconsin, this fan favorite is fast and technical. Here we break down…


How to stop putting things off today

https://youtu.be/j9aSQ3k7_Gs Here is a bit of an in-car rant for you. Whilst at a test last week I…


Advice for parents supporting their child's career

https://youtu.be/Y-VICgRYLsI This is the first of four videos I did for Honda HPD Grassroots. This…


Top 5 Setup Tools

As you probably know, set up is a crucial part to the whole driver/kart package. If it’s out then…


Circuit Guide: Kimbolton

https://youtu.be/6c2GxTY0hQk Location Located in a heart of Cambridgeshire, between Huntington and…


How to replace a piston on an engine

Approximately every 40 litres of mixture used, it’s necessary to replace the piston, the true…


The Carlin Academy

“The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare” As one of the leading junior…


Visualization: Real or Fake?

Many watched with interest last year what would happen to Irishman, Conor McGregor, when he took on…


Gianmaria Bruni: training using a kart to improve performance

Gianmaria Bruni, a works driver for the Porsche Motorsport team and a career boasting important…


Sponsorship: The unvarnished truth

‘Publicity, darling. Just publicity. Any kind is better than none at all.’ Rhonda Farr (1933) If…


Putting yourself in a position to be successful

Whether itʼs karting, lower formulae or Formula One, the great champions have a feel and…


Pistons

Pistons are elements that lay an important role in engine performance and reliability. They in…