The One Thing You Need to Become a Race Car Driver Edit... PROFESSIONAL race car driver https://www.roadandtrack.com/motorsports/a30349106/racers-dont-succeed-on-luckebruary-2020/?source=nl&utm_source=nl_rdt&utm_medium=email&date=032120&utm_campaign=nl19763014&utm_term=AAA%20--%20High%20Minus%20Dormant%20and%2090%20Day%20Non%20Openers I have said it another way.... lots of people WANT to be a professional (fill in the blank). Others NEED to be a professional. Even for those that have the NEED the odds are crazy. Burn your bridges. But dont be surprised if you crash upon the rocks.