News Racers Can Use

Vegas Boosts Liberty Media’s Record F1 Revenue

Las Vegas Grand Prix Liberty Media

The Las Vegas Grand Prix was a factor in boosting Liberty Media’s F1 revenue in 2023 as it soared 23% over 2022. The numbers and analysis are part of the Business of Motorsport this week. In Motorsport Legal news, while Christian Horner is absolved by Red Bull, questions remain about the transparency of the investigation. … Read more

Getting to the Track with Electric and Hydrogen

Volvo FH Aero

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 are some articles you may find of interest. This month … Read more

How Racing Simulators Can Reduce Motorsport’s Carbon Footprint

Dynisma

This week you will find out how racing simulators can reduce motorsport’s carbon footprint. I also bring you the details of Phase 2 of the FIA’s hydrogen development plan, synthetic fuel news and analysis and footwear created with motorsport industry waste. It’s all in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup on Motorsport Prospects. … Read more

Darren Cox’s Role in Revolutionizing Sim Racing

Darren Cox

Darren Cox’s role in revolutionizing sim racing is explored in this week’s edition of the Sim Racing Roundup. You will also find out how one sim racing coach is transitioning to real-life racing, tips from an esports racer on how to get involved in sim racing and a video for everyone out there for anyone … Read more

Is It Your Set-Up or Your Driving Style?

Set-Up or Driving Style

When the lap times just aren’t coming in, how do you know whether you need to change the car set-up or something in your driving? This week you will find out what to do from several pro drivers, all part of this week’s racecraft tips. You will also learn of an exercise great at helping … Read more

The Gamer to Racer Crossover is Complete

The Gamer to Racer Crossover is Complete

(This article was originally posted to Darren’s LinkedIn profile. It has been re-posted with his kind permission.) The Gamer to Racer Crossover is complete. But will ‘gaming’ ever become a real and equal alternative to karting for young drivers? I’d argue it has to. William Byron winning the 500 for Hendricks Motorsports this week has … Read more

The 2024 Drift Sponsorship Summit is Coming

2024 Drift Sponsorship Summit

The 2024 Drift Sponsorship Summit is coming and in this week’s Business of Being a Race Driver I have all the details. You will also learn how to use rejections to improve your sales technique, an interview with the author of Motorsport Sagas: Unlocking the Power of Storytelling in Racing and what the recent Charlotte … Read more

The Power of Visualization

Power of Visualization

One of the best mental training exercises you can do is visualization. In addition to that it’s basically the one type of training in motorsport you can do completely for free. This should be enough reason to at least give it a try. Visualization simply comes down to your ability to imagine. You can do … Read more

More Race Driver Scholarships to Consider

IMSA Diverse Race Driver Development Scholarship

This week you will find more race driver scholarship programs to consider, and I have all the details in my latest Driver Development Roundup. I also have news on why young drivers are going the IMSA route, how F1 teams work with F2 and F3 teams and how the F1 Academy is planning to spot … Read more

More Uncertainty Over Audi F1 Bid

Audi F1 Airbox

More uncertainty is clouding the Audi F1 bid as yet another top-level executive leaves the manufacturer. Whether they continue with their F1 plans or not is part of this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport. I also look at the finances of F1 and the teams that race in it, NASCAR’s new breed of … Read more