Martyn Raybould

Martyn Raybould

Veloce Books: So, you want to be a Racing Driver?

Everything you need to know to start motor racing in cars and karts in the UK, by Leanne Fahey.

SVA official publishing partner Veloce Books host some excellent classic and collectible car books, we regularly recommend them to enthusiasts each year, but here is something special. Everyone dreams for a second or two on ‘Could I really be a racing driver’?

Focusing on car racing and karting, the book is your thorough one-stop guide for new racing drivers, from how to gain a race licence to finding the right championship, car/kart and equipment, to learning how to utilise track time, professional race simulators and instruction, and joining the grid for your first race.

Let’s dispel the myth that becoming a racing driver is an unobtainable dream. Although not cheap, it is certainly an accessible hobby or career path. As well as guiding the reader through the early processes of becoming a racing driver, from karting through to car racing, this guide also focuses on how to make the most of track time, how to utilise instruction and the importance of using professional race simulator centres.

Leanne also shares some inside information relating to media skills, such as how to deal with the motorsport press, and how to use social media to your advantage. The experience she has gathered during her motorsport career has formed the basis for this book, drawing on her experience as a motorsport journalist, writing for various publications and online media outlets, as well as working for a track day company, various motor racing clubs and organisations, and running her own Motorsport PR agency.

Everything you need to know to start your motor racing journey informative in-depth content focusing on the key topics great way to help attract new competitors to the sport discover how to gain your kart or race license find out more about professional simulators and how to use them learn more about track days and test daysFind out how to get the most from an instruction or simulator session learn more about the different cars and championshipsUnderstand how to use social media to your advantage unique, covering everything from karting to car racing

PRICE: £14.99 UK
(This book is UK only)
FORMAT: 
Paperback • 19.5×13.9cm • 160 pages • 9 pictures
SKU: 
V5743 ISBN: 978-1-787117-43-3 UPC: 6-36847-01743-9
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