Year: 2016

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Canadian Teen F1’s Youngster Driver

By Allen Berg / November 4, 2016

The year 2017 is said to be a special one for Canadian motorsport. One of the reasons is the Formula One debut of 18-year-old Lance Stroll with Williams Martini Racing, which makes him the youngest racer on the grid. It will also mark the debut of Canada’s fifth full-time F1 driver after George Eaton, Allen…

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2017 Dates now available at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

By Allen Berg / October 27, 2016

Whether you are starting a racing career, looking for a new adventure. No matter the reason, Allen Berg Racing Schools is the place where racing dreams are made and expectations are met. Saturday April 8 – One & Two Day Sunday April 9 – Lapping Program Wednesday May 24 – One & Two Day Thursday…

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ABRS Grad in Imola

By Allen Berg / October 17, 2016

Last weekend, Phil Stratford scored a well-earned second place in the highly competitive Boss GP Series. Driving from 20th on the grid, Phil stormed through the field to finish 2nd in class, 4th overall. Phil is a regular competitor in the Boss Series as well as campaigning in select US Historic F1 events in Benetton…

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Getting Ready for Your First Race

By Ross Bentley / September 7, 2016

You’ve been participating in HPDE and track day events for years, and now you’ve decided to tackle wheel-to-wheel racing. And now… how do you prepare for this step? What should you expect? I look at racing this way: there are three main areas that you have to learn. How to drive your car fast How…

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Success Tip 3 – Lesson in Obsession!

By Enzo Mucci / September 5, 2016

Hi All! I haven’t done a Success Tip for some now time so here is No.3. This post is based on one of the most powerful yet short Success Tips out there. It is based on your obsession. What Happens To Us As we go through life, we pick up certain beliefs that slowly eat…

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Allen Berg Racing Schools

By Allen Berg / August 18, 2016

The end-goal of any given student attending a racing school may well vary considerably from others in the very same class. Some come for the purpose of beginning a lifelong career in racing, others with a desire to challenge and improve their driving skills, and still others out of the pure pursuit of a new,…

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Don’t Let The ‘Mid Season Blues’ Screw You Up!

By Enzo Mucci / August 16, 2016

  Welcome to the time of year when race drivers often become their worst enemies. You’ve been racing all season in a certain way, this way has created the results that have led to you being in your current situation. All of your decisions, your luck, your commitment and your work ethic throughout the year have brought you to this point. Has the…

The Physics of Racing Part 1- Weight Transfer - CA

The Physics of Racing Part 1: Weight Transfer

By Allen Berg / August 8, 2016

From: Dr. Brian Beckman’s The Physics of Racing Understand the Rationale Most autocrossers and race drivers learn early in their careers the importance of balancing a car. Learning to do it consistently and automatically is one essential part of becoming a truly good driver. While the skills for balancing a car are commonly taught in…

The Benefits of Racing School

Getting Started in Racing

By Allen Berg / July 12, 2016

The Benefits of Racing School & the Steps that Follow There’s one thing you need to know before you set foot inside a racecar – once you finally get theopportunity to push yourself and a car to the limit around a racetrack, you’re going to want to do itagain. Many might say that the experience is…

High Performance Road Car Lapping Event

Road Car Track Program

By Allen Berg / June 28, 2016

Come join us in a High Performance Road Car Lapping event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday July 16, 2016. Book Now Events Highlights You will receive 3 hours of track time per day (6 – 30 minute sessions) on the legendary WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca road course. We provide you with a morning…

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Allen Berg Racing Schools Will Make You a Better Driver

By Allen Berg / June 6, 2016

Allen Berg moved from Alberta, Canada, four years ago, setting up his school at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, California. Since then Berg has expanded, with courses at other tracks in California and Arizona, including regular operations at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Berg, who briefly raced in Formula One, says a factor that distinguishes his…

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Senna VS Brundle

By Allen Berg / April 26, 2016

The story of the 1983 British Formula 3 Season In 1983, two young racing drivers were fighting for supremacy in the British Formula 3 series. Winning the championship would guarantee them a place in Formula 1 for the next year. It was a time when junior formula racing was still simple and raw; a time when the driver…

Finding a Formula Car Racing Sponsor

Finding a Sponsor Part 2

By Allen Berg / April 11, 2016

Excerpts from the book “DRIVE TO WIN”  by CARROLL SMITH Make a List of Sponsors and Benefits of Sponsorship The basic idea is to make a list of corporations or individuals whom you think might be interested in sponsoring your effort and a list of the benefits to them of that sponsorship. If you cannot…

How Do I Go About Finding a Sponsor

Finding a Sponsor Part 1

By Allen Berg / April 4, 2016

Excerpts from the book “DRIVE TO WIN”  by CARROLL SMITH How Do I Go About Finding a Formula Racing Sponsor? It’s as if people think that finding a sponsor is like finding a drugstore. The usual whine is, “I know that I have the talent, dedication and balls to get to Formula One or Indianapolis…

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A Dad’s Guide to Karting

By Allen Berg / March 30, 2016

My first taste of racing came when my Dad took me to a Can-Am race in about 1969 to Edmonton International Raceway. This was during the period when McLaren was dominating this iconic series. I remember that Denny Hulme won with Bruce McLaren finishing right behind him in second, with Jackie Ickx a distant third.…