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The Vancouver Formula E Debacle

The Vancouver Formula E Debacle

This is a spectacular case of how not to promote a much-anticipate race.  After just finishing it's 8 season of around-the-world racing, Formula E has endured multiple debacles throughout it's growing phase (Miami, Montreal, & London to name a few), so it's not entirely surprising the young Series fell victim again to over-promises and under-deliveries.

By Ross Bentley | September 02, 2022
Why We Love Willy T. Ribbs

Just one week into F1's summer break, we've found ourselves rewatching some of the 2022 season's highlights.  One of the most memorable moments so far has to be Willy T's podium interviews after the Miami GP.

By Ross Bentley | August 08, 2022
The Start: Ten Seconds That Can Make… Or Break Your Race

The old saying goes, “No race has ever been won in the first corner, but many have been lost there." Well if that’s true, then why do so many drivers go for it at the start?

By Ross Bentley | August 29, 2022

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Speed Secrets: Mr. & Mrs. Apex Get a Divorce

“I don’t really know what an apex is, or why it matters to me.” And this was from an instructor! Just as he was saying this, another instructor walked up, nodded, and said, “Yeah, same here.”

By Ross Bentley | November 16, 2022
Watch: Vettel Names Every F1 Champion

When 4-time World Champion Sebastien Vettel responds with, “OK, I have as much time as I need?”, you know he’s about to take you to class!

By Justin Cornelison | November 14, 2022
Schumacher’s Ferrari F2003-GA Nabs $14.9 Million

The Ferrari F2003-GA which Michael Schumacher won his 6th Formula One World Championship in sold at auction for a price of $14.9 million, making it the most expensive F1 car sold to date.

By Justin Cornelison | November 10, 2022
Speed Secrets: My Sim is My Friend

While the “I can just hit Reset” mindset can lead to risky driving behavior, this can be flipped around and turned into a positive.

By Ross Bentley | October 31, 2022
New Video: Over-Driving and How Smooth Really is Fast

The great race drivers are minimalists, providing only as much steering and braking input as needed, and asking no more of the car than it can deliver.

By Justin Cornelison | October 19, 2022
Speed Secrets: Fools and Tough Stuff

Often, what’s hardest is admitting to what happened, what caused it, and how it should be dealt with.

By Ross Bentley | October 19, 2022
Speed Secrets: Determining Entry/Exit Speed Balance

The thing is, in order to average the fastest speed over the greatest distance (the literal definition of a fast lap time) you must know precisely the right areas of the track in which to be “slow” in order to go the quickest overall.

By Ross Bentley | September 28, 2022
By a Racer, For Racers: Finding Target Brands for Sponsorship

For young racers looking to make the step into racing professionally, a singular topic is always at the forefront: sponsorship.  Current Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup challenger Aidan Fassnacht dives deep into the prospect of finding funding to secure a racing seat; the first of a four part series – By a Racer, For Racers.

By Guest Contributor | September 27, 2022
Speed Secrets: 20 Questions About Driver Coaching

At the 2019 SCCA Runoffs at VIR, Tim Minor added a Formula Continental National Championship to his two Formula Race Promotions F2000 Championships. Tim returns to VIR for the 2022 Runoffs wars with testing to begin September 24. Does he need a coach? 

By Ross Bentley | September 13, 2022
The Vancouver Formula E Debacle

This is a spectacular case of how not to promote a much-anticipate race.  After just finishing it’s 8 season of around-the-world racing, Formula E has endured multiple debacles throughout it’s growing phase (Miami, Montreal, & London to name a few), so it’s not entirely surprising the young Series fell victim again to over-promises and under-deliveries.

By Justin Cornelison | September 02, 2022
The Start: Ten Seconds That Can Make… Or Break Your Race

The old saying goes, “No race has ever been won in the first corner, but many have been lost there.” Well if that’s true, then why do so many drivers go for it at the start?

By Justin Cornelison | August 29, 2022
Why We Love Willy T. Ribbs

Just one week into F1’s summer break, we’ve found ourselves rewatching some of the 2022 season’s highlights.  One of the most memorable moments so far has to be Willy T’s podium interviews after the Miami GP.

By Justin Cornelison | August 08, 2022
Speed Secrets: Setting HPDE Expectations

The story of two bad wrecks and how experience teaches that managing expectations is key for track days (and even more important for wheel-to-wheel racing).

By Ross Bentley | February 08, 2022
An Approach For Improving Your Track Driving

Believe in your plan for your next session.

By Ross Bentley | October 05, 2021
A New Age in Racer Sponsorship

OpenFender is the most innovative solution to motorsports funding and fan engagement.

By Guest Contributor | July 28, 2021
By Ross Bentley | July 22, 2021
Speed Secrets: Fitness for Performance Driving

Why is fitness integral in being an efficient racer?

By Ross Bentley | June 15, 2021
Speed Secrets: Rotating The Car – A Key To Cornering Fast

Rotation, rotation, rotation – a key element in mastering tight turns.

By Ross Bentley | June 07, 2021
By Ross Bentley | June 02, 2021
Speed Secrets: Racing In The Rain Revisited – 4 Keys To Being Fast In The Rain

What are the things drivers need to focus on when racing in the rain?

By Ross Bentley | May 24, 2021
Speed Secrets: The Very Basics of Passing on Track

Passing on-track is one of the most important skills a driver can learn, but how can you do it effectively?

By Ross Bentley | May 19, 2021

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