Mark Boudreau

Hansen Motorsport’s Sustainability Vision

Hansen Motorsport

Hansen Motorsport’s sustainability vision is just one of the highlights of this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. As Susan Hansen explains, “we felt that if we were going to continue racing and having a company, we have to do something that meets our values.” I also have details on a new entrant to race hydrogen at … Read more

From Sim Racing to F1

Liam Lawson

Can someone go from sim racing to F1? As this week’s edition of the Sim Racing Roundup demonstrates, that time will come sooner than we think. Inside you will find examples of sim racers doing incredible things in real life racing with advice on how they did it. I also have the latest competitive and … Read more

A Look at Ferrari’s Customer Racing Program

Ferrari Customer Racing Program

A look at Ferrari’s Customer Racing Program is just one of the highlights of this week’s Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. I also have tips on racing in the rain, a major concussion awareness program by the FIA and changes to the SCCA’s National Road Racing program. All this and much more in the latest … Read more

Keeping On Track with Your Racing Career

Racing Career

This week you will learn about a tool that will assist you in keeping on track with your racing career, literally and figuratively. You will also learn about branding, how a sponsor determines ROI and networking in motorsports. All this and much more are in this week’s edition of The Business of Being a Race … Read more

The Appeal of Endurance Racing to Young Drivers

Endurance Racing

The appeal of endurance racing to young drivers is one of the topics covered in this week’s Driver Development Roundup. With opportunities in F1 being scarce, a lot of young drivers are pivoting to sportscars and you will find out why. I also have news on a new driver development program from Porsche, tips on … Read more

IndyCar Goes All in With Fox

IndyCar

IndyCar has gone all in with FOX as a broadcast partner and I have the details and analysis in this week’s Business of Motorsport Roundup. I also have news on an iconic racetrack for sale, the latest sponsorship and team news and an intriguing look at potential anti-trust questions that Liberty Media may have to … Read more

ACO Unveils Hydrogen-Powered H24 EVO

H24 EVO

The ACO has unveiled their hydrogen-powered H24 EVO and I have the details in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. I also have details on new hydrogen and eco-friendly ICE engines being developed, SRO going 100% carbon neutral, and should Formula E be worried about F1’s sustainability push? All this and much more … Read more

How Sim Racing is Helping Felipe Drugovich Prepare for Le Mans

Felipe Drugovich

With Le Mans coming up this weekend, now is the perfect time to see how Felipe Drugovich, a rookie to the classic race is using sim racing to prepare to race in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. I also highlight more sim racers having success in the real world including Malaysian brothers Naquib Azlan … Read more

Ligier Introduces the 2025 JS P325 LMP3

Ligier JS P325

Ligier introduces the 2025 JS P325 LMP3 and this week I have all the details. I also have more race car news on the new BMW M4 GT3 Evo and a track test of an ND-chassis Mazda MX-5 Cup Car. As usual I also have some great racecraft advice plus the history of Italian F4 … Read more

The Untapped Potential of Female Drivers in Brand Narratives

The Untapped Potential of Female Drivers in Brand Narratives

This week you will learn about the untapped potential of female drivers in brand narratives as part of The Business of Being a Race Driver. You will also learn about the sponsorship proposals process, sponsorship valuations and why you are struggling to secure sponsorship deals. It’s all in this week’s edition of The Business of … Read more

Some Highlights from the Archives of Motorsport Prospects

Some Highlights from the Archives of Motorsport Prospects

While I was on vacation I posted a number of guest posts from the Motorsport Prospects’ News Racers Can Use archives. These posts covered a number of topics including racecraft, driver development, sim racing and the business of motorsport. In case you missed them, these are the posts that were featured:

Pivoting from Single-Seaters to Endurance Racing

Pivoting from single-seaters to endurance racing

This week you will learn about how one driver pivoted from single-seaters to endurance racing and why. I also have details on a major research initiative on the untapped potential of female drivers in brand narratives, winning your race team over and more. It’s all in this week’s edition of the Driver Development Roundup on … Read more

Intense Negotiations Ongoing for F1 Concorde Agreement

FIA Place de la Concorde

Intense negotiations are ongoing for F1’s Concorde Agreement and this week’s Business of Motorsport will bring you up to speed. I also have news on the continuing debate over the future of the Monaco Grand Prix, Lola’s plans in Formula E and beyond, the future of Liberty and MotoGP and more motorsport-related legal news. All … Read more

Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

I am off on vacation so regular posting on News Racers Can Use will resume with the Business of Motorsport Roundup on June 7, 2024. The next newsletter will be published on June 11, 2024. While I am gone, please follow Motorsport Prospects on Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook as I will be publishing guest post … Read more

Sustainability and Motorsport Sponsorship

Sustainable Motorsport Sponsorship

Sustainability and motorsport sponsorship is an issue that I have covered in the past and is explored once again in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. Sponsors and potential sponsors are more often asking teams and drivers about their sustainability initiatives before they commit and this week you will hear why. I also … Read more

Racing Prodigy Crowns New Champions in e2Real Program

Racing Prodigy Prodigy Week Season1 Part2 Podium

Last week Racing Prodigy crowned their newest Prodigy Week champions and you will find out who they are in the Sim Racing Roundup this week. I also have everything you need to know about Max Verstappen’s sim racing, two great sim racing series launching and more sim racing news and reviews. It’s all in this … Read more

The Ligier JS F422 Debuts

Ligier JS F422

The Ligier JS F422 took to the track in anger for the first time recently and I have the details on this new Formula 4 chassis and engine. I also have some great racecraft tips, details on the changes to the Macau Grand Prix and an opportunity to race a Radical at Paul Ricard. All … Read more

The Power of Your Story

The Power of Your Story

The power of your story is something exclusive to you and this week in The Business of Being a Race Driver you will learn how that resonates in sports. I also have an explanation on the difference between sponsorship decks and proposals, the 5 myths of motorsport sponsorship and a link to an interview with … Read more

The Mission of Motorsport Prospects

Motorsport Prospects on the Slipstream Entrepreneurs' Podcast

Are you a race driver looking to improve your skills on-track and off? Curious to know what Motorsport Prospects is all about? My recent appearance on the Slipstream Entrepreneurs’ Podcast dives into the Mission of Motorsport Prospects and my quest to develop a tool that connects race drivers with the motorsport professionals that can help … Read more

The Macau Grand Prix is Now the Formula Regional World Cup

FIA Formula Regional World Cup

In a major change for 2024 and beyond, the Macau Grand Prix will now be known as the Formula Regional World Cup, and I have the details. I also have news on a new race series in New Zealand for up-and-coming young drivers, how neurodivergent drivers can thrive and an explanation of the UK’s National … Read more