"To be the best, you have to have the entire package as a driver. With Thomas, I have learned about every aspect there is to being the perfect driver: intelligence and skill behind the wheel, knowledge of the business of racing, and media and communication skills."
“ I can’t thank Thomas enough for helping me out in the race car. He is a hard working teacher that loves what he does!”
"Thomas is the perfect coach/instructor/agent an aspiring driver can ever ask for."
"Thomas is quick: I mean on an outlap, quick on old tires, quick in the rain, quick in a prototype, quick in stock car. As a coach, he makes you quicker because he plainly tells you what matters to make you a better driver."
"Thomas Merrill is a remarkable talent. He as been my driving coach, and at times my co-driver, for the past seven race seasons. As much as I admire Thomas’s accomplishment’s as a race car driver, it is his coaching skills that I find truly outstanding. Thomas has the ability to reinforce what I am doing correctly, and to identify where
"Thomas Merrill is a remarkable talent. He as been my driving coach, and at times my co-driver, for the past seven race seasons. As much as I admire Thomas’s accomplishment’s as a race car driver, it is his coaching skills that I find truly outstanding. Thomas has the ability to reinforce what I am doing correctly, and to identify where my opportunities to improve are. He is a good data analyst and is able to quickly turn a data download from the car into two or three points to focus on to lower lap times. But what sets him apart from others, is ability to communicate clearly and succinctly what you need to do to be a better driver. I have spent my business career looking for great talent for teams that I have led and my approach to racing is no different. Thomas is a great talent and it is a privilege to have him as my coach."
"Working with Thomas really gave me a leg up in my Championship year. His pre-race prep videos are great, they help me get in the right mindset for each race weekend."
Data and video have changed the game for analysis in the modern era, and it keeps evolving. Get more out of your data and video with driver coaching.
Off to a new track? Let's work together to get you comfortable and up to speed quickly.
Radio coaching is key for any racer looking for a competitive edge, improved race craft, and consistency management.
Race Simulators are great tools for staying sharp and learning new tracks. They also enable us to work together remotely. Lets schedule a sim session!
Correct chassis setup is a crucial step in making sure you have the tools you need to drive better. Let's make sure your car is dialed in properly so you can get the most out if it.
Have your own data/video that you'd like analyzed? Ask me about prep packets and reports. We can put together a good tool for your track day or race weekend preparation.
My schedule is flexible, let's talk about your tracking/racing plans and find a time to work together!
Heading to a new track? Retuning to a track after a bit away? Or maybe looking to get more out of a track where you feel you have reached a plateau? Let's talk about a custom track prep packet to get you up to speed quicker, refresh yourself with the visual references and important track details, and make a plan to get more our of you and your car for your next outing.