Expert Advice

Attributes of a Racing Driver

WHAT DOES IT TAKE? PART 1

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

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 the availability of race schools brings with it a problem – how do you…

The Basics of Driving a Race Car Fast

The Basics of Driving A Race Car Fast

January 11, 2016

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…

What Was It Like to Race in Formula One

What Was It Like to Race in Formula One?

December 23, 2015

I 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 been available here to write, so I will concentrate on that…

How to Improve – Ross Bentley

May 27, 2014

How To Improve – Ross Bentley Albert Einstein once said, “A sure sign of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting something to change.” I don’t know if Albert was much of a race fan, but I’m pretty sure he was talking about race drivers when he said this! It…

Ayrton Senna’s Last Win

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…

Niki Lauda’s Courageous Comeback

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

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

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…

What Was It Like to Race in Formula One?

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…

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

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

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…

ABRS Receives SCCA Licensing Accreditation

ABRS Receives SCCA Licensing Accreditation

January 25, 2012

Fontana, Calif. (January 26, 2012)  – – It was announced today that the newest branch of the Allen Berg Racing Schools (at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California) is now authorized to recommend students for a Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Regional Competition License upon the student’s successful completion of the comprehensive ABRS race…

Daniel Burkett Testimonial from Thunderhill

It was the Highlight of My Racing Year

December 19, 2010

Daniel Burkett Testimonial from Thunderhill Click Here for more testimonials

ABRS Braking by Performance Friction

ABRS Braking by Performance Friction

December 16, 2010

ABRS is pleased to announce that Performance Friction is the Offical Brake Pad of ABRS. Performance Friction is market leader in automotive braking systems.