Motorsports Data Analysis Course: Turn Your Data Into Lap Time

Learning motorsports data analysis through trial and error is fine… but ever wondered what insights you might be missing?


You know motorsport data’s potential — it’s why all the pro teams use it. Yet, if you rarely use the systems, rely on self-taught methods, or just don’t know where to start when time is tight, that data can quickly become a costly, untapped resource you’re not fully exploiting.

What if, by this time next week, you could confidently unlock where you are losing most lap time, where you can improve under braking, decide the ideal gear for each corner, and many more of the secrets you know are hiding in your data??

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Amazing course! I’ve been using data for almost as long as data has been around and – I gotta tell you – I learned a ton from this! “

Ross Bentley – Indycar Driver & Speed Secrets Coach

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“Its great. I did my first event using basic data capture a couple of weekends back and learnt more about my driving in 3 runs than I’ve learned in 30 odd years.”

Jeremy Sladen – Amateur racecar driver

Motorsports Data Analysis Is NOT Intuitive (Despite What You Have Been Promised…)

Struggling to interpret your data and improve your lap times?

Are you tired of aimlessly scrolling through disjointed videos on YouTube and feeling embarrassed to ask “simple” questions in forums?

Are you overwhelmed by the complexity of data analysis and confused by the condescending attitude of so-called “data geeks”?

Do you have experience using data but, because you use it infrequently, you can’t always remember what you should be looking at?

Maybe, whatever your experience, you suspect there are a lot of things you are missing?

If so, this easy, self-paced, step-by-step course is for you.

It is a complete introduction to the fundamentals of driver data analysis, designed to help you cut through the sea of conflicting paddock opinions and get actionable insights from your data.

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Your Data System Has Been Worth The Money, Honest!

You have invested hundreds or even thousands in a data system from companies like AiM, Racelogic (VBox), Garmin, Race Technology, MoTec etc.

But once you have the data in-front of you, the user interfaces are confusing, and it feel you are only scratching the surface of what your motorsports data analysis could be telling you.

Given the challenge, you may have even considered giving up, resigning yourself to the idea that data isn’t for you… If nothing else, at least you’ve got your lap time prediction in the car, so the investment was worth it… right…??

But what if you could become fluent with data and use it to tell you precisely how to drive your car faster?

Hundreds of Successful Past Students:

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What this motorsports data analysis course will show you

How to:

  • Brake for each corner
  • Find the fastest racing line
  • Identify where you are gaining or losing lap time
  • Choose the best gear at all times
  • Improve your consistency
  • Maximise your lap time potential
  • Use all of your car’s grip
  • Prioritise your analysis so you are not overwhelmed
  • And much (much!) more…

By the end of this course, you will be able to use your data logger as more than just an expensive lap timer.

You will know how to interpret the numbers and charts, and you will have the skills to apply what you have learned to improve your performance on the track.

Scroll down to discover exactly what you will learn in my motorsports data analysis course and watch the free lessons to get a feel for the teaching style.

When you are ready to take your motorsports data analysis skills to the next level, sign up now and get instant access to all course materials.

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Motorsports Data Analysis

This easy-to-follow, self-paced online course is designed specifically for amateur racing drivers, advanced track day drivers, driver coaches and junior engineers.

It is a complete introduction to the fundamentals of driver data analysis, covering everything you need to know to get started.

In this motorsports data analysis course, you will learn:

  • The basics of data analysis and how it can be used to improve your lap times
  • How to set up and use your data logger
  • How to collect, organise, and analyse data from your car
  • How to interpret data charts and graphs
  • How to apply what you have learned to your driving on the track
  • Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your data analysis

Know precisely how to drive your car faster… by this time next week!

You really can do this too!

Join 100’s of drivers who have changed their relationship with motorsports data analysis by taking this course.

Sign up for this course now and unlock the secrets hiding in your data. By this time next week, you could be driving your car faster than ever before.

Don’t let your datalogger become another expensive lap timer…

The Complete Beginners Guide To Motorsports Data Analysis Course + Bonus “Pro v Am Masterclass”

£197 – Christmas Special

Limited offer | 14-day Money back Guarantee.

Are you ready to unlock the full potential of your data and take your lap times to the next level? This motorsports data analysis course is designed for track drivers just like you. By the end of this course, you will be able to answer all of these questions and more:

✔ Where are you gaining and losing lap time?
✔ Whether you using all your braking potential in each corner?
✔ Have you selected the right gear, at the right time?
✔ Where you are least consistent (and whether matters)?
✔ What data you should look at (for your driving level)?
✔ How GPS data systems work (and why you should care)?
✔ How doing data analysis helps your learning whilst driving?
✔ How to put together a driving plan you know will make you lap faster?
✔ And much more…

This self-paced online course offers instant, 24/7 access on any device, anywhere, and anytime. With 4+ hours of expert instruction, including video lessons, live telemetry demos, handouts, quizzes and a completion certificate, this course provides all the tools you need to interpret your data, boost your performance and make informed decisions on the track.

Unlike your tyres, this is knowledge that will never wear out. Discover insights you never knew existed. Invest in your driving future and start improving your lap times… today!

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Meet Your Instructor

About Samir Abid | Your Data Driven
Samir Abid

Hi there, I’m Samir Abid.

I’ve over 20 years experience working as an engineer both on road and racing car – for brands such as Aston Martin and Multimatic Motorsports – and in elite sports – for Olympic sports teams and the INEOS 1-59 marathon world record.

I’ve a degree in Automotive Engineering. I’m a Chartered Engineer. I’ve an MBA. I’ve worked for big companies and created my own businesses. I coach racing drivers… and I have successfully competed as a club level racing driver here in the UK – somewhat putting my money where my mouth is when it comes to all this stuff!

During these experiences, I have seen the struggles, frustration and intimidation people have with numbers and data. Today I’m excited to share my most useful insights, practical tips and tricks when it comes to the fundamentals of doing driver data analysis.

I love helping drivers improve and sincerely hope you find this motorsports data analysis course gives you the confidence to start finding lap time from your data logging investment.

Can’t wait to see what you achieve with this!

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What Is Included?

Organised into three distinct modules, this self paced online motorsports data analysis course contains over 4 hours of guided instruction, 27 high-res PDF handouts and 6 interactive quizzes.

The motorsports data analysis course content is organised as follows: (Free sample lessons are below)

Part 1: Understanding Data Acquisition

  • Introduction
    • Data Types
    • How Loggers Work
    • Into To GPS
    • Quiz 1: Understanding Data Acquisition

Part 2: Data Evaluation and Analysis

  • Lap Times
    • Why Lap Times?
    • The 4 Key “Times” Of Interest In Motorsports
    • Quiz 2: What Can You Learn From Lap Times?
  • The Speed Trace
    • What Is The Speed Trace?
    • Live Telemetry Example – Associate Data To On Track Feeling
    • What To Look For?
    • Which Is Faster?
    • Discovering Driving Inconsistency
    • Braking Point Analysis
    • How Well Are You Braking?
    • Quiz 3: Understanding The Speed Trace
  • Lap Time Gain and Loss
    • Where Are You Loosing Lap Time?
    • Live Telemetry Example – Lap Time Gains And Losses
    • How Is Delta-t Derived?
    • 2 Detailed Worked Examples Using Delta-t
    • Quiz 4: Learning From Delta-t
  • Longitudinal Acceleration
    • What is Long Acc?
    • Live Telemetry Example – See How Long Acc Matches Driver Inputs
    • Detailed Worked Example – Finding Specific Driver Opportunities
    • Quiz 5: Lessons From Longitudinal Acceleration
  • Data Evaluation Summary Section
    • Data Evaluation In Summary
    • Where Next For Your Data Analysis?

Part 3: Forming The Driving Plan

  • Great Feedback (Inc To Yourself!)
    • Intrinsic Feedback – Learning From Olympic Coaches
    • Effective Feedback – Your True Focus
    • Skill Development Secrets
    • Quiz 6: Learning From the Pro’s In High Performance
  • Evaluation To Action
    • Assess Your Driving Level
    • Prioritise For Your Driving Level
    • Distill Your Plan
  • Motorsports Data Analysis Course In Summary
    • Final Thoughts – You Made It!

FREE Sample Lessons:

In this lesson from Part 1 of the motorsports data analysis course, you learn about Data Types:


In this lesson from Part 2, lesson you learn about using the Speed Trace to uncover driver inconsistency:

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FREE Bonus (Worth £97): The Pro v Am Masterclass


This Masterclass is effectively a detailed worked example you can use to put the content of the main motorsports data analysis course into action.

Follow along and you’ll see precisely how everything comes together – plus I introduce some more intermediate approaches to build your confidence even more.

Want to know exactly how a professional race car driver performs on the track and how you can improve your own lap times? Then this Pro vs. Am Masterclass is for you.

In this 1 hour class, you’ll learn from when professional driver Scott Mansell drove my car.

Using the approaches taught in our motorsports data analysis course, you’ll see exactly what sets the pros apart and how you can apply these insights to your own data.

By the end of the class, you’ll know the best racing line to take, the best gears to be in for each corner, how to brake and turn effectively, and how to use all of the grip available to you.

You’ll even learn how to create a simple driving plan to help you go faster.


Will these motorsports data analysis courses help me race faster?

Yes, these courses will provide you with the tools and knowledge to analyze your data and make improvements to your lap times. The self-paced structure of the course allows you to apply what you learn immediately and form a prioritized plan for improving your performance.

Can you help me with a particular problem?

Yes, I can provide you with guidance and assistance on interpreting your data and understanding the concepts covered in the course. If you need personalised advice, please feel free to reach out to me after signing up for the course.

How long will the full course take?

The motorsports data course is self-paced, so you can take each part at your own pace. I estimate that you will be able to complete the lessons within a week, but you should be able to apply the knowledge immediately. Keep in mind that learning and improving is an ongoing journey.

What data logger should I buy?

The data logger you should buy depends on your budget. I provide guidance in the GPS introduction lesson on what to look for when purchasing a system. Popular systems include AIM, VBOX, and Garmin. Motorsports data analysis fundamentals are vendor-independent, so the lessons apply to any system.

Can I share this course with my teammates?

Team licences are available, where you each get an individual login, progress tracking and completion certificate. if you would like to complete the course with your teammates, please reach out to me at and we can arrange for a multi-user license. The current license is intended for individual use only.

What languages is the course in?

Currently, the course is only in English. If you are interested in translating it, please let me know.

How much do I need to know about motorsports data beforehand?

The course primarily is designed for individuals with little to no knowledge of motorsports data. I assume that you are familiar with circuit racing, but that is it. The math concepts are explained with simple charts and diagrams, and there is no math in the quizzes. It might be that you know all the initial physics concepts already but it is important to have them fresh in your mind for the later sections. If you do have any difficulties, feel free to reach out to me for assistance.

What is the format of the course?

The course consists of video lessons, handouts, and quiz exercises that you can work through at your own pace. The course is hosted in the academy on the Thinkific platform, which is similar to most other online courseware. Once you purchase the course, you will create an account that grants you access to the course.

How long will I have access to the course?

Most people complete the course within a month, but you will access for the lifetime of the product. You can also keep all the downloads and handouts permanently. You can work through the course at your own pace.

Do you offer Parity Purchase Pricing?

Yes, I offer “Parity Purchasing Power” (PPP) for individuals living in countries where the local economy makes our products and services unaffordable. Motorsports can be expensive in any country, but most individuals will recoup the value of the course in one event. If your circumstances are unique, please reach out for more information.

What is the refund policy?

If you are not 100% satisfied with the course, please email me within 14 days of purchase. I will do my best to help you achieve the outcomes promised. If the course is still not for you, I offer a 100% no-questions-asked money-back guarantee.

Have other questions?

Please feel free to reach out to me at with any additional questions.

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