Year: 2013

Ayrton Senna’s Last Win

By Allen Berg / December 10, 2013

Ayrton Senna’s Last Win – By Gerald Donaldson ADELAIDE, Australia (07 November 1993) The racing in the last Grand Prix of the season was not particularly memorable yet the top two finishers, the men who dominated the sport for a decade, made Formula 1 history. Their deeply felt sense of occasion also moved them to…

New Locations in 2014

By Allen Berg / November 29, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we will be operating our programs in new locations in 2014: Anaheim, Pomona, Orange County and Phoenix AZ. This is in addition to the tracks where we currently operate: Auto Club Speedway and Willow Springs Raceway. Stay tuned for more announcements of new locations in your area soon!

Niki Lauda’s Courageous Comeback

By Allen Berg / November 1, 2013

Nicholas Andreas Lauda, six weeks after he was given the last rites of the Catholic church, appeared at the Autodromo di Monza, near Milan, not to spectate but to race his Ferrari in the 1976 Italian Grand Prix. His arrival was greeted at first with amazement, then with misgivings. On the one hand this heroic…

Niki and James

A Candid Interview with James Hunt – by Gerald Donaldson

By Allen Berg / October 24, 2013

A Candid Interview With James Hunt – by Gerald Donaldson “When I first came back into the paddock I felt like a spare prick at a wedding!” – James Hunt During my time racing in Europe I became close friends with Gerry Donaldson, one of Formula One’s premier journalists. Gerry was in F1 during my…

The Basics of Driving a Racecar Fast – Part II

By Allen Berg / October 22, 2013

Driving Line When you watch a road race you will notice that the cars are all driving on the same part of the racetrack, usually in single file when they are running close together. This is because there is typically only one fast driving line around the track. There is a lot of theory on…

Highway Safety and Defensive Driving Program registration now open!

By Allen Berg / September 19, 2013

This proven one day program is unique to Southern California drivers, it is designed to improve driver skills and increase the awareness necessary to conduct vehicle safely across all experience levels. Although this program is a safety program, the dynamics prove to be challenging and fun for drivers of all skill levels. Navigate to the…

Formula One returns to Austin, Texas November 14 – 18, 2013

By Allen Berg / September 11, 2013

Join Ludus Tours and Allen Berg Racing Schools to experience the pinnacle of motorsports at the United States Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas Learn More

What Was It Like to Race in Formula One?

By Allen Berg / July 23, 2013

Get asked this a lot. I certainly was very privileged to have run a stint in F-1. It was an emotionally tumultuous time for me. There were many aspects to my season in F1 that take much more space than what I have available here to write, so I will concentrate on that actual driving…

Team USA Scholarship Alumni Seeking Indy 500 Glory

By Allen Berg / May 24, 2013

Indianapolis, Ind. (May 25, 2013) – When the green flag flies on Sunday afternoon for the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, no fewer than five former winners of the (Allen Berg Racing Schools supported) ‘Team USA Scholarship’ will be among the starting field of 33 – and two more will be seeking victory…

Is the solution to FOCUS MORE? by Dr. Jacques Dallaire

By Allen Berg / May 13, 2013

Over the decades, I have worked with thousands of high-performance clients who have approached me because they are looking to improve their personal performance. They want to “win” – to excel in their sport or profession – and they realize that often they are their own worst enemy! They mentally corrupt their own performance and…

The Basics of Driving A Race Car Fast

By Allen Berg / April 13, 2013

After spending a lifetime driving as fast as possible for a living as well as operating a racing school for the past several years, I guess I am qualified to provide my opinion on this. Technique We spend a lot of time in our school ensuring that our drivers learn the importance of technique in…

Pro Series Racing Program by Danny McKeever and Allen Berg

By Allen Berg / March 31, 2013

Exclusive driver training by “The Coaches To The Stars” Danny McKeever and former Professional Formula One Driver Allen BergTwo of Southern California’s premiere Racing coaches, Danny McKeever and Allen Berg, have developed a comprehensive series of driving classes which provide one-on-one instruction in two unique high performance racecars. The Pro Series Racing Program will deliver…

Aussie GP – Live Outdoor Screening March 16

By Allen Berg / March 4, 2013

ABRS joins Alpinestars, RACER, and K1 Speed to launch the 2013 Formula One season at the Alpinestars headquarters located at 2780 W. 237th Street, Torrance, CA 90505 on March 16, 2013 from 9:00 P.M. to Midnight. Watch the race under the stars on a 26 foot outdoor screen and stop by and take a look…

Go-Pro Cameras

By Allen Berg / February 20, 2013

ABRS is proud to announce a collaboration with Go-Pro Cameras, with Go-Pro Hero-2 Cameras mounted on the roll-hoops of all of our Formula racecars. This means that high quality video is now available for all ABRS Formula Car programs; you can take home a video on an ABRS USB Drive!

Calgary Karting Program Registration Open!

Calgary Karting Program Registration Open!

By Allen Berg / February 2, 2013

Early-season dates for Calgary karting programs have been posted and are open to registration! Don’t forget this is the last year to run at the challenging 1.1km long Varsity Speed Park track! Corporate and private bookings also available. Visit our Karting program page for more information and to register.