For generations of people growing up in a time when “sex was safe, and racing was dangerous,” as Sir Jackie Stewart, a three-time F1 champion, nicely said, the profession of the racing driver was the ultimate goal for the future. From that perspective, racing drivers like James Hunt, Alain Prost, and Ayrton Senna looked like automotive gods while blasting through Monaco’s narrow streets and rushing to the party on a yacht as soon as the race finished.
Unfortunately, becoming a part of a flashy world of top-notch racing turned to be an almost impossible task since an enormous amount of skill, luck, and financial support needed to advance even through lower competition ranks. Also, you need to start from an early age and dedicate your entire youth to this task. However, all is not lost, and even if you missed your chance to become the next Lewis Hamilton, there are still plenty of ways to fulfill your racing fantasies and find yourself behind the wheel of a proper racing machine. Today, we will tell you more about five ways of how to become a racing driver.