Veteran IndyCar and sports car driver Adrian Fernandez, currently a driver for Aston Martin Racing's Vantage GTE program in the FIA World Endurance Championship, is the latest Online Driving Instructor taking questions at SAFEisFAST, in its "Ask a Pro" series. Questions can be submitted to Fernandez here through August 12.
Fernandez has won in a wide variety of categories including the IZOD IndyCar Series, American Le Mans Series (ALMS), Grand-Am and the former Champ Car (CART) Series. He was also a successful driver/team owner with Fernandez Racing, which captured the driver and team ALMS LMP2 championships in 2009. A recipient of an abundance of awards over the years including the Pedro Rodriguez Trophy as the top Mexican Driver and “Athlete of the Year” in Mexico, Fernandez was inducted into the Mexican Auto Racing Federation Hall of Fame in 2010.
SAFEisFAST.com is a free online resource offering video tutorials on safety, fitness, mental skills, race craft, career development, sponsorship, marketing and more to assist the careers of drivers in all forms of racing. The website was created by the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC), led by president Bobby Rahal, in conjunction with the FIA Institute for Motor Sport Safety and Sustainability. Since its launch, there have been over 100,000 views of the online tutorials with visitors representing 105 countries.