Month: February 2016

Winning Races - Drive to Win

WHAT DOES IT TAKE? PART 3

By Allen Berg / February 26, 2016

Excerpts from the book “DRIVE TO WIN”  by CARROLL SMITH The business is so demanding and the competition so fierce that you cannot afford to give anything away. This means getting yourself into peak physical condition and keeping yourself there. This, by the way, is not because driving the racing car takes much in the…

Qualities of a racing driver

WHAT DOES IT TAKE? PART 2

By Allen Berg / February 16, 2016

Excerpts from the book “DRIVE TO WIN”  by CARROLL SMITH Racing Drivers are Risk Takers There has never been a successful racing driver who did not possess a high degree of intelligence. The (non-racing) journalists who have propagated this particular old saw seem to feel that a person of normal imagination is just not going to…

Driving Race Cars in Formula Car Racing Schools

Driving Race Cars in Formula Car Racing Schools

By Allen Berg / February 13, 2016

It is a fact that people are attracted to cars in strange ways and is safe to assume that it’s just how we are wired as human beings. The strength of affinity might vary from one person to the other, but we really can’t help but to stop and admire a wonderful car every now…

Attributes of a Racing Driver

WHAT DOES IT TAKE? PART 1

By Allen Berg / February 12, 2016

Excerpts from the book “DRIVE TO WIN”  by CARROLL SMITH There are several attributes necessary to make a successful racing driver. We read that the racing driver, amongst other things, must have abnormal reflexes, hand-eye coordination and eyesight; that he must be absolutely fearless and finally that he must be blessed with huge amounts of…

Choosing The Right Race School

How to Choose the Best Racing Schools

By Allen Berg / February 3, 2016

There are a lot of race schools in the US nowadays all thanks to our love for speed and fine tuned speed machines. This means that it will be easier for the normal Joe or Jane to learn how to race. But with the availability of race schools brings with it a problem – how…