Mark Boudreau

Three Porsches and Two Hyundai Velosters in this Week’s Race Cars for Sale

2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR

Three Porsches and two Hyundai Velosters headline this week’s Race Cars for Sale in the Motorsport Prospects Marketplace in partnership with Racing Edge. In addition to these race cars, I am also featuring a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO, 2017 Ferrari 488 Challenge EVO, 2015 Radical SR3, Van Diemen Formula X and a Ginetta LMP3. 2018 … Read more

LMP2 Leaving WEC in 2024 and More Motorsport Series News

WRT Oreca 07 Gibson LMP2 Race Car

The LMP2 class leaving the WEC is just one of the motorsport series-related news items featured in this week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup. I also have news on the modularity of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R, Radical Cup North America is once again featured on some IndyCar race weekends, the demise of ADAC F4 … Read more

Selling Your Story to Sponsors

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Finish Line

Much of the work that you will do in trying to get sponsors is selling your story and the sales skills required to do this are discussed in this week’s Business of Being a Race Driver. Before you even get to the point of discussing things like ROI, B2B and all the rest with a … Read more

More Racing Scholarship Winners and Race Driver Development News

2022 Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout

This week I bring you more racing scholarship winners and race driver development news in this edition of the Driver Development News & Racecraft Tips & Techniques Roundup. Some of the racing scholarships covered are those awarded to the winners of the Mazda MX-5 Shootout, the FIA Girls on Track competition, the RACB National Team … Read more

An Invitation to Learn About Sustainable Motorsport

Seb Vettel Invitation Tee Shirt

Consider this week’s column an invitation to learn about sustainable motorsport. Inspired by Sebastian Vettel’s “Invitation” tee-shirt, if you were not aware of some of the ongoing developments in sustainable motorsport, this is a great introduction to the topic. I have information on everything from a hydrogen-powered motorsport-focused engine to how the Audi RS Q … Read more

Idle Rumors and Speculation in Formula 1

By Benh LIEU SONG (Flickr) - Hong Kong Harbour Night 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82284212

Idle rumors and speculation in Formula 1 are part of the package in this week’s Business of Motorsport. From rumors of mysterious investors in a new Formula 1 team to speculation on the next moves of a spurned manufacturer, it is all here this week. In addition to all that I have solid news from … Read more

Using Sim Racing to Progress to F4

Deagen Fairclough

How a driver used sim racing to progress to F4 leads off this week’s edition of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup. Deagen Fairclough has taken an unconventional route to British F4 and in this edition of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup you will see how he did it. I also bring … Read more

Porsche Motorsport Prepares for 2023

Porsche 911 GT3 R

Porsche Motorsport’s plans for 2023 headline this week’s Motorsport Series Roundup where I look at news from the world of sports car racing, single-seaters, touring cars and rally-raid. Not only do I have news about Porsche Motorsport in IMSA and Supercup competition, but I also have a look under the skin of the new Ferrari … Read more

A Race Driver’s Social Media Formula

Garett Grist Helmet

A race driver’s social media formula to best engage fans and sponsors headlines this week’s edition of The Business of Being a Race Driver. In addition to that, I cover issues such as dealing with a sponsor’s right of first refusal, protecting your reputation, an inexpensive way to whet your racing appetite, and some racing … Read more

Who Will Be a Porsche Junior and Girl on Track Rising Star in 2023?

2023 Porsche Junior driver candidates

The answer to who will be a Porsche Junior and Girl on Track Rising Star in 2023 should be known over the next few weeks. These are just two of the race driver development programs covered in this week’s edition of the Driver Development and Racecraft News, Tips & Techniques Roundup. In addition to all … Read more

How Formula 1 Divides Revenue Amongst Teams and More

F1 Grid

This week in the Business of Motorsport, I bring you an analysis by Racing News365 of how Formula 1 revenues get divided amongst the teams. In addition to that, there are details on increased F1 viewership in the United States, a potential sale of the DTM, and whether MotoGP is reaching its limits. I also … Read more

The ADAC SimRacing Expo is Coming, and This is What You Need to Know

2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo

The 2022 ADAC SimRacing Expo kicks off next week, and in this week’s Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup I bring you everything you need to know. I also look at how sim racing can help you with getting a leg up in real world racing, some sim racing tech news, Gran Turismo 7 developments … Read more

A Revolution Race Car on Track and More Race Series News

A Revolution Race Car on Track and More Race Series News

A Revolution race car leads this week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup as Rob Wheldon takes you on a lap of Portimao. I also tell you where you can race one in December. In addition to that there is news of a new Ferrari race series in the UK, a roundup from the recent Radical World … Read more

Leveraging Your Current Partnerships and More Race Driver Business Advice

Spire Motorsports Car

Leveraging your current partnerships is so important as these partners already know and understand your value. This week in The Business of Being a Race Driver, I bring you details on a 3-Day Challenge that looks at how to leverage these partnerships. I also bring you 3 branding mistakes you must not make, how to … Read more

F1 Launches Driver Development Initiatives Plus Program News from Porsche & Honda

2023 Honda Performance Development Driver Program

Formula 1 has finally launched some young driver development initiatives that will hopefully encourage more young drivers to enter the sport and in this week’s Driver Development & Racecraft News Roundup, I have all the details. I also look at the new driver development programs that Porsche North America has announced as well as the … Read more

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is a Race Car to Its Core

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance

Porsche have been going out of their way to emphasize how the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is a true race car to its core. In this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring you more reviews and details on this exciting electric race car and why people think they are right. I also bring you … Read more

Las Vegas Goes All Out as Crypto Crashes

Las Vegas Grand Prix Grandstands

With the announcement that Wynn Las Vegas is offering a $1 million package for the Las Vegas Grand Prix in the midst of a cryptocurrency sports sponsorship meltdown, it has been an interesting week in the Business of Motorsport. In addition to grandstands on the Strip, I look at the support for the upcoming Detroit … Read more

Stefan Wilson Talks Sim Racing

Stefan Wilson

IndyCar and sportscar racer Stefan Wilson talks sim racing and how it can be a fundamental part of a real-world racer’s prep work in this edition of the Sim Racing & Esports News Roundup. I also bring you some competitive sim racing news, new sim racing hardware and more general sim racing news. All this … Read more

A Saleen S7R Headlines the Marketplace this Week

Saleen S7R race car

A Saleen S7R headlines this week’s selection of Race Cars for Sale in the Motorsport Prospects Marketplace in partnership with Racing Edge. This week I am featuring nothing but race cars for sale including everything from full blown prototypes to an MX-5 Cup car. 2001 Saleen S7R This race winning 2001 Saleen S7R, chassis #014 … Read more

Radical and Praga Both Tease New Race Cars

Radical Motorsport Project 25

Radical Motorsport and Praga Cars have both teased new race cars for 2023 and that’s not all that is new in this week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup. In addition to the new cars from Radical and Praga, a new Formula Regional series in the Middle East has been announced as well as a new F4 … Read more