Mental game of racing expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, at racingpsychology.com helps NASCAR, Motocross, and motorcycle racers improve performance and lap times by boosting mental toughness, focus, and confidence on race day. Learn racing psychology tips and strategies.
In today’s psychology of racing session, I help a racer who settles in behind another racer.
I answer the following mental game of racing question:
“When I’m chasing my competitor, I start to get caught into his pace instead of keep my pace. How can I make sure I keep my own pace and not settle in behind another racer?”
Learn the top mental game of racing strategies to race aggressively when passing another racer. Many racers perform within their comfort zone during races.
Comfort zones are high expectations about how racers think they should perform. Racers should develop a racing plan to determine their strategy for the track.
Be patient and wait for the right time to pass another racer. Learn how to focus the mind on race day.
Listen to this podcast on to learn how to race aggressively and stay mentally tough during a race!
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