Speed Secret: Don’t set expectations (like lap times) – focus on the possibilities & your potential. Lap times often limit your performance.
Rarely do you ever exceed your expectations. For example, if you put a lap time in your mind as a qualifying time, such as 1:30.0, your mind will do everything it can to have you reach that goal. In doing so, it rarely will let you turn a faster lap than you expected – even if the track conditions improved, and it was possible to be faster. Go in with a mental picture of how you’re going to perform, not on the result you’re after. Keep your expectations open. High performance and race driving teaches you a lot that applies to other aspects of your life, and this is one: focus on your potential, focus on your performance.
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