Business of Motorsport

Motorsport Series News for October 5, 2022

Ford Mustang GT3

This week in Motorsport Series News, I cover the introduction of the new Nissan Z GT4 and Mustang GT3, a new club racing electric single-seater series in the UK, a new youth series for NASCAR, the launch of the all-electric STCC and more. Sports Cars Nissan/NISMO have revealed the Nissan Z GT4 which will be … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for October 4, 2022

Ryan Vargas

This week’s Business of Being a Race Driver once again brings you a mix of motorsport sponsorship advice, resources, case studies and more to assist you in finding the sponsors that enable you to race. Most importantly, if you are a female driver looking to race for a championship winning race team, make sure to … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for October 1, 2022

BMW M4 GT4

While this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup kicks off with the debate around Formula One’s pathway to Net Zero by 2030, I urge you to pay particular attention to the Big Picture section of this week’s column. It is here where I bring you Wholegrain Digital co-founder Tom Greenwood’s take on answering the simple and yet … Read more

Business of Motorsport for September 30, 2022

Nissan Z GT4

This week’s Business of Motorsport is the one for you if you want to know how the business of sponsorship works in Formula 1. Sponsorship Consultant Tim Silvey explains on the Last Lap Podcast how the nature of sponsorship in Formula 1 has evolved since 2007 and how it now encompasses more than just a … Read more

Motorsport Series News Roundup for September 28, 2022

Mazda MX-5 Cup Cars

This week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup is packed with a lot of new developments in the world of global motorsport, most of it good, some of it not so much. While the prize fund for the Mazda MX-5 Cup is increasing, the advancement fund in Indy Lights is actually being reduced. I also bring news … Read more

In Conversation with Paul Glass of Carbon Positive Motorsport

Positive About Motorsport

The realities of climate change are becoming more apparent every day, and motorsport is not immune to this situation and having to make changes in technology and our behavior to help address the crisis and contribute to Net Zero ambitions. Motorsport Prospects regularly publishes articles in our weekly roundup that highlight innovations in motorsport that … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for September 27, 2022

Hyundai

In this week’s Business of Being a Race Driver I cover a number of things that you should be aware of as you build your racing brand both on and off the track. Racing is a business, more so than most other sports from a participant’s standpoint and so as a driver, there are certain … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for September 24, 2022

DTM Electric

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I cover everything from Ford’s changing electric racing plans to Mercedes F1 testing biofuels in their fleet of trucks used to transport the team around Europe. I also look at testing sustainable fuels in Formula 2, DTM Electric’s sound experiments and two opportunities for young drivers interested in … Read more

Business of Motorsport for September 23, 2022

Diesel Beverages Sponsorship

I have another jam-packed Business of Motorsport for you this week. I cover everything from Red Bull Powertrain plans to the debate over Superlicense points, from the Porsche IPO to Ford’s motorsport plans, Aston Martin’s woes on and off the track and much more. I also have news on the latest motorsport sponsorship deals, the … Read more

Motorsport Series News for September 21, 2022

Ford Mustang GT3

This week in the Motorsport Series News Roundup has news on Ford’s new GT cars, a Po-Am race in Bahrain, a new incentive for Formula 4 at the Motorsport Games, news on the new Toyota GR Cup cars and more. Ford has revealed their new Mustang GT3 and GT4 race cars. “It was announced officially … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for September 20, 2022

Boardroom

This week’s Business of Being a Race Driver has a lot of video content so settle back with a coffee, tea or water and take notes. I kick things off with some inspiration from Enzo Mucci and then dive into various approaches you can make to potential sponsors, as well as the kinds of benefits … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for September 17, 2022

Prodrive Hunter

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup you will find some truly fascinating and exciting developments in the quest to make motorsport more sustainable. From the awesome biofuel Prodrive Hunter to Michelin and Goodyear’s work on sustainable racing tires, work continues apace in all sectors of motorsport. Whether it be electric motocross, software used for … Read more

Business of Motorsport for September 16, 2022

FIA Women in Motorsport Commission Monza 2022 Networking Event

This week in the Business of Motorsport I once again bring you news and developments from throughout the world of motorsport. I look at the recent FIA Women in Motorsport Commission networking event in Monza, what’s next for Red Bull Powertrains, the legal aspect of NFTs and the metaverse for sports brands, Ford’s motorsport plans … Read more

Motorsport Series News Roundup for September 14, 2022

Cross Car

This week in the Motorsport Series News Roundup I have news on Cross Car debuting at this year’s edition of the Motorsport Games, the question that faces drivers with the upcoming changes in IMSA GTD regulations, arrive and drive rental car info for the Radical World Finals in Vegas, the interesting dilemma causing Italian F4 … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for September 13, 2022-Tweak That Deck!

Business Meeting Agreement

This week, The Business of Being a Race Driver has some great, actionable information to help you with your sponsorship acquisition efforts. There are tips on everything from how you need to be a “racentrepreneur” to how to maximize the effectiveness of business cards, from the right time to sign a sponsorship to the best … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for September 10, 2022

Swedish E-Kart Championship

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring you news from electric karting in Sweden, commercializing guayule, a Mercedes solar farm and more. I also look at an idea for change in Every Little Bit Counts and my occasional update on developments in sustainable transportation in Getting to the Track Sustainably. All this plus … Read more

Business of Motorsport for September 9, 2022

Van Diemen RF350

The Business of Motorsport just keeps getting bigger week after week and this week is no exception. From the state of drag racing in the United States to Porsche’s role in F1 and their upcoming IPO, from internship programs with race teams and series to the return of Van Dieman, it is all here. I … Read more

Motorsport Series News Roundup for September 7, 2022

BMW M Hybrid V8

This week the Motorsport Series News Roundup is dominated by sportscar racing. It includes testing news of the new BMW Hypercar and Porsche 963, a change of direction for IMSA, a new sportscar series in the USA and much more. Sports Cars Professional Motorsport World Magazine reports that the BMW Hypercar is set to test … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for September 3, 2022

2022 Audi RS Q e-tron E

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I have a number of cool developments for you in the world of sustainable motorsport and beyond. I cover everything from the impact of Audi’s arrival in Formula 1 and what it means for their sustainability push to a very cool all-electric track car from Vietnam. All this … Read more