Mark Boudreau

Why You Need to Think Like an Entrepreneur in Racing

Why You Need to Think Like an Entrepreneur in Racing

It is of critical importance that you think like an entrepreneur if you intend to succeed in your racing career plans and this edition of The Business of Being a Race Driver will help. Continuing on from yesterday’s column So, You Want to Be a Race Driver?, today we look both at 4 tips for … Read more

So, You Want to Be a Race Driver?

Austin Riley's Radical Cup Car

So, you want to be a race driver? If you don’t know already, it takes incredible commitment, perseverance and yes, a lot of money. But it is possible if you want it hard enough. In this edition of the Racecraft & Driver Development News roundup I bring you my regular dose of curated racecraft advice … Read more

It’s Supercar Sunday on The Last Lap

2003 Ferrari Enzo

It is Supercar Sunday on this edition of The Last Lap as I bring you some gorgeous automotive art that you can revel in while sipping your preferred Sunday morning beverage. There are supercars that you can read about, watch in action, and even purchase but first, what is considered a supercar? Definitions will vary … Read more

Can Carbon Offsetting Help Save Motor Racing?

FC1-X

Sky News took a ride with Paul Glass of Carbon Positive Motorsport to see if carbon offsetting can be part of the solution in reducing motorsport’s carbon footprint. The video they produced is a great introduction to the concept. In addition to carbon offsetting, this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup includes an overview … Read more

How Will Cryptocurrency Chaos Affect Sports Sponsorship?

Mercedes F1 FTX

As the cryptocurrency ecosystem stumbles from one calamity to the next, the sports industry is starting to ask itself, how will this cryptocurrency chaos affect sports sponsorship? This is just one of the topics discussed in this week’s Business of Motorsport. Updated with more information regarding the collapse of FTX and Crypro.com’s position on these … Read more

Sim Racing Setup Advice and More

Dallara P217 LMP2

Like anything, starting out in sim racing can be a daunting task. From new jargon, questions around sim rig setups, which platform to use and more can all be confusing. In this week’s Sim Racing and eSports News Roundup, I bring you sim racing setup advice for the beginner from a reliable source of real … Read more

Lamborghini Sportscar Racing, Going Radical and More Series News

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe

Lamborghini and their re-commitment to sports car racing, along with advice on owning Radical race cars are just two of the motorsport series developments reported in this week’s edition of the Motorsport Series News Roundup. In addition to this, I have news about racing series developments in India, the rebranding of Indy Lights, British Touring … Read more

Why Are You Posting on Social Media?

Why Are You Posting on Social Media?

Why you are posting on social media is just as important as what you are posting, and Eddie Garrison explains how you should approach your social media marketing to best effect in this week’s edition of The Business of Being a Race Driver. In addition to social media marketing advice, this week I feature recommendations … Read more

F1600 for Driver Development, the Importance of Fitness and More

F1600 Race Car

A lot of young drivers look at an F1600 race car as a relic from racing’s past and completely unsuited to developing their racecraft when they graduate from karting. They would be wrong. In addition to the discussion about F1600, this week’s Racecraft & Driver Development News, Tips & Techniques Roundup includes a discussion of … Read more

Scalar Introduces the First All-Electric Amateur Touring Race Car

Scalar SCR1

Scalar Performance has introduced what they call the first all-electric amateur touring race car. It was introduced last week at SEMA and it is just one of the highlights in this edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. In addition to the announcement from Scalar, Ken Block explains what a challenge Electrikhana has been, the World … Read more

Why Ferrari Needs F1 and More Business of Motorsport News

Why Ferrari Needs F1 and More Business of Motorsport News

Ferrari is a great example of how a sports car manufacturer leverages the power of motorsport to sell more cars. This is just one of the stories covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport Roundup. I also bring you informed opinion on the legality of driver contracts, new and resurrected racetracks, the riskiest sports sponsorship … Read more

Who Says You Can’t Learn from a Video Game?

Ross Chastain Last Lap

In the race highlight seen around the world, NASCAR driver Ross Chastain used a move right out of a video game that he played as a kid to clinch a place in the NASCAR Championship. Not only do I cover this wild finish to a real-life race inspired by a video game, Ross Bentley and … Read more

Radical SR3 Race Cars Highlight the Marketplace This Week

2022 Radical SR3 XX

Here are this week’s selections of Race & Road Cars for Sale in the Motorsport Prospects Marketplace in partnership with Racing Edge. This week I am featuring 3 Radical SR3 race cars and 2 Porsche GT3 Cup cars as well as a Porsche Cayman 718 GT4 Track Day car. 2022 Radical SR3 XX This 2022 … Read more

Ferrari Experiences Solid Demand for the New 296 GT3 and More

Ferrari 296 GT3

While this week’s Ferrari news was dominated by the 499P, arguably the bigger news for GT3 racers is the fact that Ferrari is experiencing strong demand for their 296 GT3 race car. This is just a sample of the news that you will find in this week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup. Not to be outdone, … Read more

Creating Your Racing CV and More

Laptop and Notebook

If you are struggling at creating your Racing CV so you can sell yourself to teams and sponsors, this week’s edition of The Business of Being a Race Driver is for you. Enzo Mucci will give you some tips on creating your racing CV for maximum effect, Daryl Curtis explains the importance of sponsorship research … Read more

How to Set a Fast Lap and More

Jaden Conwright

If you are looking for tips on how to set a fast lap and more racecraft advice, this week’s Racecraft and Driver Development Roundup once again has you covered. From why you can’t overtake cars that are not as fast as you to measuring the impossible, there are all kinds of Racecraft Tips & Techniques … Read more

The Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition On The Last Lap

Lotus Evija Fittipaldi

The Lotus Evija Fittipaldi Edition is not your typical EV hypercar. It actually features recycled aluminum from the Fittipaldi’s Type 72 race car! This is just one of the awesome cars featured in this edition of The Last Lap, my curated collection of motorsport-related fun that I have caught my eye over the last few … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for October 29, 2022

Electrikhana

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring yet more developments in the fast-paced world of sustainable motorsport. The Roundup looks at the state of EV racing in the United States, an all-electric Gymkhana race car, issues with Formula E’s new fast charging technology and much more. I also bring you details on a … Read more

Business of Motorsport for October 28, 2022

Red Bull F1 Sponsors

This week the Business of Motorsport overflows once again with business news racers can use. While I cover the Audi-Sauber tie-up, the kerfuffle over the cost cap regulations and the success of the U.S. Grand Prix, the death of Dietrich Mateschitz reminds us that motorsport is run by human beings, and it is important to … Read more

Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup for October 27, 2022

Jimmy Broadbent and Gordie Mutch

In this week’s edition of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup, I bring you news of a sim racer turned real life racer and his (real) on track success. As I have mentioned before, the whole purpose of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup is to document and highlight how sim racing can … Read more