Month: November 2023

Virgin Atlantic Flies 100% SAF

Virgin Atlantic SAF Flight

Getting to the Track Sustainably is my monthly column on developments in sustainable transportation that could have some application to motorsport. Since most carbon emissions come from logistics and transportation, this topic is of utmost importance as motorsport works to make itself more sustainable. Here is an important quote to keep in mind when it … Read more

How One Race Team is Measuring its Environmental Impact

Nissan Formula E Team

This week you will see how one race team is measuring its environmental impact as part of their sustainable motorsport activities. You will also get details on AVL’s new hydrogen ICE, Lucas di Grassi’s views on the new F1 power unit for 2026 and the updates to the 2024 Audi RS Q e-tron. All this … Read more

Building Your Racecraft Fundamentals

Racecraft Fundamentals

This week you are going to learn how to build up your racecraft fundamentals as well as get the latest racing series news in another Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. You will also find out about the new Ginetta GT4 race car, see the winning lap from Prodigy Week and get the details on the … Read more

Motorsport Marketing Advice from the Archives

Motorsport Marketing Advice from the Archives

This week you will get some great motorsport marketing advice from the Motorsport Prospects archives. You will also find out about a free motorsport marketing fundamentals course as well as the future of NFTs in sports. All this and more in this week’s edition of The Business of Being a Race Driver on Motorsport Prospects. … Read more

The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Talent Pool Assessment

Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Talent Pool Assessment

This week I bring you details on the first ever Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Talent Pool Assessment as Porsche looks to develop the next group of Porsche race drivers in the region. I also bring you an update from the fourth annual Spec MX-5 Shootout and the 2023 FIA Rally Star initiative. All this and … Read more

The Verdict on Vegas

Las Vegas Grand Prix

After all the angst and debate in the run-up to its inaugural race, the verdict is in on the Las Vegas Grand Prix, and it is a big part of this week’s Business of Motorsport. In addition to the verdict on Vegas, there is analysis of NASCAR’s next steps, two conferences you will want to … Read more

Increasing the Speed of Sustainable Motorsport

STCC Test Car

Increasing the speed of sustainable motorsport can be taken many ways but let’s focus on what interests all race drivers and motorsport fans, lap times. This week you will learn about Formula E’s work to increase lap times, a Nissan Hybrid shattering lap time records and riding onboard an STCC development car as it laps … Read more

Black Friday 2023 Sim Racing Deals

Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup for July 28, 2022

It’s all about Black Friday 2023 this week as I bring you a roundup of some of the Black Friday sim racing deals that are available this year. You will also see how a sim racer fares in his first attempt at racing a Radical, how an iRacing champion is working to race in NASCAR … Read more

The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car & More Racecraft Tips

2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2

The new for 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car and more racecraft tips are just part of the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup this week. I also have data analysis tips to help you drive faster, the inspiration that is Robert Wickens and an opportunity for disabled drivers to race in America. All this and much … Read more

The Costs of Racing

Racing Helmet

This week, The Business of Being a Race Driver focuses on the costs of racing. Specifically, on getting to and racing in F1, Indycar or sportscars. I feature a trifecta of videos from Enzo Mucci outlining what it costs to race in these various series and what you can do to help yourself get there. … Read more

A Chance to Race LMP3 for 5000 Euros

LMP3 Race Car

A chance to race LMP3 for €5000 is just one of the driver development opportunities you will find in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. You will also find information on the Fiesta Junior Championship Scholarship, Team BRIT’s exciting Racing in America program for disabled drivers, and how you can benefit from participating in either the … Read more

F1 Rolls Big on Vegas Grand Prix

Las Vegas Grand Prix

While the title of this week’s column is F1 Rolls Big on Vegas Grand Prix, this is anything but a random toss of the dice. Liberty has thought this through and know what they are doing. While there have been issues and hiccups, it is the first race, so it is time to see how … Read more

Gordon Murray on the Future of ICE

Gordon Murray on the Future of ICE

Gordon Murray discuses the future of internal combustion engines (ICE) as well as EVs in this edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. In addition to this perspective, you will get an update on the new all-electric STCC, hydrogen being delayed at Le Mans and the track layout for the inaugural Tokyo E-Prix. All this and … Read more

The FIA Esports Community Survey

FIA Motorsport Games Sim Racing

This week I bring you details on the new FIA Esports Community Survey. This is your chance to inform the FIA about your sim racing needs. I also look at how Deagen Fairclough has progressed from sim racing to the British F4 Championship, the new Beckham Guild sim racing hub and an opportunity to get … Read more

Turning Your Results Around, Braking Tips & More

Prema F3

Turning your results around and braking tips are just some of the racecraft advice you will read about this week. In addition to an abundance of great racecraft advice, there are off-track tips for peak performance, the debut of new race series in the USA and Indonesia and the awesome Mercedes-AMG GT2 Pro. All this … Read more

The Evolution of Motorsport Marketing

Bianca Bustamante: A Trailblazer in the Making

The evolution of motorsport marketing using as a case study McLaren F1 Academy driver Bianca Bustamante and her Anastasia Beverly Hills sponsorship is part of this week’s look at the Business of Being a Race Driver. There is also a look at authentic athlete branding, the revolutionary new all-electric karting series that is looking to … Read more