The Science of Winning

Let It Be

There is an innocence to beginning. Whether it’s blissful ignorance, or genuine curiosity (or a combination of both), we often enter into new situations and pursuits with an open mind

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Weather 101

Any racer knows that weather conditions impact the performance of our machines. Race cars typically run quicker E.T.’s in the early Spring and the late Fall than they do in

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The Struggle is Real

“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” – Sigmund Freud To say that 2020 has been a struggle feels like an understatement

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When Disaster Strikes

My 2020 “Big Go” experience came to an abrupt end in round one of Super Gas. There, Alan Bush beat me on the starting line (.006 to .018) and the

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The Vega Resurrection

My favorite race car is a 1974 Vega originally built by Don Hardy Race Cars (Hardy built many of the Pro Stock cars in that day).  It’s been a race

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Building Your Brand

Since you’re reading this, I’ll assume that you’re a motorsports aficionado.  I’ll also take the leap and assume that if you’re not a racer yourself, or directly involved in motorsports,

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Offseason Improvements

For nearly all of us, the 2019 season has come to an end.  It’s at this time of year that it is important to balance the need for some time

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Mental Game

Let’s focus on a topic that may be the most overlooked and undervalued aspect of racing, and yet I would argue the most critical: the mental game of competition.  Admittedly,

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