Drift Academy in Zhuhai International Circuit, China

Grid Motorsport Drift Academy brings the awesome motorsport action of DRIFTING/CONTROLLING AN OUT OF CONTROL CAR, to you at the popular ZIC. We have our own drift team who has been competing at a top flight level throughout Asia namely Red Bull Drift Championship and Formula D ASEAN drift championship. We have brought everyone together…

Grid Technique Academy: Footwork

Getting the right footwork is essential to driving the car to the limit. Very often, the fine footwork are overlooked. We look at racing lines, steering inputs and speed, because these are the most common areas where we car review with ease. The nature of a car accelerating and braking are all done with the…

Tech Feat.: Race Passing Technique by Pete Olson

Passing is the ultimate strategizing art in motorsport, where a driver needs to analyze their opponent’s weakness, take advantage of their own strengths, and make a calculated, aggressive passing move, all while driving 200+kph trying to focus on putting in quick laps during the stressful excitement of a race. The most important part of passing:…

Grid Motorsport Race Training: Deep end – Wet Condiditons!

Being an all round race driver, one needs to be able to cope with all weather conditions. Looking back in history, many top drivers shine even brighter when they are racing in wet conditions, namely Aryton Senna, Michael Schumacher, and Jean Alessi are just some of the names nominated. When training in wet condition, one…

SMD GT Trackday: Roar through the Summer Heat

SMD GT Trackday: Roar through the Summer Heat 24-26th August, SMD Club HK membersroar up to Zhuhai to enjoy a fantastic weekend of exoticsuper car and speed at Zhuhai International Circuit, China. With more than 40 cars enrolled for the track day including; Mclaren MP4-12C, Ferrari 458 Italia, 430 GT3, Lamborghini Gallardo,Porsche 991 and Cayman etc. Feed Back from the SMD Club members: – SMD…

Bill O’Brien – Lotus 2-Eleven at Brands Hatch

Lotus 2_Eleven Brands Hatch Track Day 8 9 12 from William E. O’Brien on Vimeo. HKAA Roadsport and Circuit Hero race driver Bill O’Brien tested out the stinging Lotus 2-Eleven at Brands Hatch. Check out the video where he just walk pass Audi R8, Maserati GranTurismo with no sweat. Bill: “Track is just great!!! Car…

Tech Feat.: Race Start Technique by Pete Olson

It is often said that ‘Races are not won at the first corner but are often lost there.’ I disgree. In my years of coaching and watching hundreds of races in various categories, I’ve seen far more races lost at the first corner by lack of aggressiveness than by the feared crash at the start….