Alexander Wurz, twice an overall champion at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and a former Formula 1 driver now serving as both Driver Mentor for the Williams F-1 team and Performance Manager for the FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy, is the latest Online Driving Instructor taking questions at SAFEisFAST, in its "Ask a Pro" series. Questions can be submitted to Wurz here.
Wurz's expertise ranges from young driver development to helping drivers explore the tortuous route that is racing in Europe. One of the latest videos released on the SAFEisFAST website sees four drivers – three of whom are former Team USA Scholarship winners – on navigating the European racing ladder as Americans. Michael Lewis, Trent Hindman, Josef Newgarden and Spencer Pigot break it down here.
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 90,000 views of the online tutorials with visitors representing 105 countries.