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How to become a pro car racer?

Hello everyone,
I am very passionate about cycling. I practice it every day, constantly striving to improve my performance. I want to give my strength to the national team by becoming a professional cyclist. So how do I get there? Hope everyone can answer for me.
Thanks everyone.

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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 9,441
    Should the heading read car or bike ?
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 19,557
    Either way I think the OP wants it handed on a plate.
    Anyone fully committed will have done much more prior research.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    Veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • wilberforcewilberforce Posts: 261
    OP decided cycling on snow is too difficult then ........?
    https://forum.bikeradar.com/discussion/13115387/are-mountain-bikes-good-for-snow#latest
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 9,253

    Hello everyone,
    I am very passionate about cycling. I practice it every day, constantly striving to improve my performance. I want to give my strength to the national team by becoming a professional cyclist. So how do I get there? Hope everyone can answer for me.
    Thanks everyone.

    Hmmm, sounds like you have strong kidneys 👍

    Maybe sell the mountain bike you were going to buy two weeks ago and buy a road bike.
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • ProssPross Posts: 32,050
    Train, learn to race safely, enter local races, win local races, move up to higher level races, win those, get noticed by national federation and / or low level pro team and hopefully you'll be the one in thousands of passionate cyclists that make it to being a pro living out of a suitcase for 8 months a year scratching around for a minimum wage contract every year so you can be a glorified butler to your team leader.
  • yorkshirerawyorkshireraw Posts: 1,606
    If it is Car racer, then simply ensure you're the son of a Russian billionaire, then buy your way into an F1 seat. Spin out twice in qualifying / practice at your first GP, where your race debut will last 3 corners.
    Ability to actually drive at F1 level optional.
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 9,574
    Take the green pills.

    Oh sorry, I'm thinking about chess.


    Seriously though - just enter races. And win them.
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  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,402
    edited March 2021
    Be the result of a selective gene breeding program like MvdP. surest way.
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • ProssPross Posts: 32,050
    edited March 2021

    Be the result of a selective gene breeding program like MvdP. surest way.

    MvdP and Vos would be a good pedigree. Covers all disciplines at the highest level too (though possibly wouldn't produce a GT candidate).
  • monkimarkmonkimark Posts: 1,040
    You want to be a pro cyclist who races against cars?
    Seems pretty niche, let us know how you get on.
  • m.r.m.m.r.m. Posts: 2,652
    Write a letter in comic sans font to Dave Brailsford.
    PTP Champion 2019
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 9,807
    join the forces

    show them you can cycle

    become a tracksuit soldier/sailor/airman

    get paid more than most domestiques to travel the world riding your bike with no contract, medical, housing, food, clothing bills to worry about

    this applies to basically all sports, so if you turn out to be not very good just do something else
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 9,807
    or become a postman
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 11,402
    On the remote chance this was a serious post. Join a good club get coaching . Pick one with a good record. If you have gone that route already they should answer your questions . If they can't change your coach
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
  • webboowebboo Posts: 4,316

    On the remote chance this was a serious post. Join a good club get coaching . Pick one with a good record. If you have gone that route already they should answer your questions . If they can't change your coach

    I doubt it as on March 19th he wanted to buy a bike to get in shape. Then was asking if mountain bikes were any good in the snow as he wanted to train his kidneys.
    Or on the off chance it is serious he needs to get some better translation.
  • darkhairedlorddarkhairedlord Posts: 7,168
    webboo said:

    On the remote chance this was a serious post. Join a good club get coaching . Pick one with a good record. If you have gone that route already they should answer your questions . If they can't change your coach

    I doubt it as on March 19th he wanted to buy a bike to get in shape. Then was asking if mountain bikes were any good in the snow as he wanted to train his kidneys.
    Or on the off chance it is serious he needs to get some better translation.
    Or better transplantation.
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