Conversations around diversity and inclusion are hard, but necessary. I’ve been trying to get more engaged in these social conversations, and trying to take the conversation one step at a time via a few different platforms.
Of course, I’ve been wanting to having these conversation with a lens of diversity in motorsport, so that’s what this podcast episode is trying to start.
I wanted to take some time to talk about the importance of how the words we use matter, as I start along this journey.
Just around the time that COVID quarantine and esports races really picked up, I did a podcast with Christian, and Race Liberante with National Karting Alliance to talk about local and regional kart racing. (Probably because we were all missing our karts)
It was good episode (at least I thought so) and conversation, so I wanted to get this onto the blog.
We also talk about how karting could be using technology and social media more in 2021, to help promote and grow the sport.
Writer’s Note: So, before I get started, these posts are going to be a bit of stream on consciousness as I write down my thoughts. I might come back and edit these later, or I might make other posts (shrugs).
This weekend, we have the Tri-Cities Shootout, which is a night race that is held in the Richland area. It’s one of my favorite tracks to race on, but outside of being on the podium in a freak rain race there, I haven’t had the best success at this track.
So this morning, I decided to pull up some of my data from some reason practices, and races there and see if there were any areas where I could improve.