The Transition from Karts to Cars

The Transition from Karts to Cars

As you saw in my post last week, I’ve been spending a lot of time at Virginia International Raceway since their season is officially open. Both clients that I worked with last week are new to car racing, one being an older driver who’s finally seeking out his racing...
Contrasts and Similarities at VIR

Contrasts and Similarities at VIR

As a coach, one of the things that keeps my job exciting is working with clients of all different types. My week at Virginia International Raceway included a new client who is just getting into racing as an adult and a teenager who is making the transition from...
Write it Down! The Importance of Taking Notes

Write it Down! The Importance of Taking Notes

Often, whether I’m coaching or at my own race event, I take a lot of notes to optimize each on-track session and to document progress. The notes will include information such as track notes, setup changes, and in-session details like lap times or weather conditions....
Spotters: What’s the Point?

Spotters: What’s the Point?

Historically, a spotter has been synonymous with NASCAR: on those big oval tracks, a spotter can see the whole track, while the driver can’t see all that well in those big cars. Having “eyes in the sky” is a helpful way to give the driver information, including things...