Sustainable Motorsport

Hydrogen-Powered Ligier JS2 RH2 Completes 5,000km of Testing

Ligier JS2 RH2

The hydrogen-powered Ligier JS2 RH2 has completed 5,000km of endurance testing as part of their preparations for the era of hydrogen-powered racing at Le Mans. I have the details this week. I also have news on a new series that will help train motorsport engineers and that can accommodate sustainable propulsion technologies, a ground-breaking test … Read more

Breaking Records with the Electric ReVolt

ReVolt

This week I feature how the electric ReVolt motorcycle is aiming to break a significant world land speed record. I also have news on Skoda’s battery electric concept race car, an awesome video of a McMurtry Speirling on the racetrack and details on the development of the new Extreme H race car. It’s all in … Read more

Formula E Introduces the Formula E GEN3 Evo Car

Formula E GEN3 Evo

The big news this week has been the introduction of Formula E’s Formula E GEN3 Evo car and this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup has all the details. I also have details on the use of eFuels in the Porsche Supercup, why Formula E is just the beginning for the new Lola and the World Rally … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Remains Rooted in the Thrill of Racing

Extreme E

At its essence, sustainable motorsport remains rooted in the thrill of racing, and Jeff Dodds, CEO of Formula E, emphasizes this point. Discover his insights on the subject in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. I also have details on Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus attacking the Baja 1000 with a hydrogen-powered car, Hyundai taking on Pikes Peak … Read more

Hydrogen-Powered Alpine Alpenglow Will Take to the Track at Spa

Alpine Alpenglow

The hydrogen-powered Alpine Alpenglow will be taking to the track in a demonstration run with the H24, an electric hydrogen racing prototype from MissionH24 at this year’s edition of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The Alpenglow concept is just yet another example of the incredible innovation that pervades sustainable motorsport and this week you will … Read more

An In-Depth Look at a Hydrogen Combustion Race Engine

AVL High Performance Hydrogen Combustion Engine

This week in sustainable motorsport features an in-depth look at a hydrogen combustion race engine, an innovative Japanese race program combining anime with electric racing as well as a look at designing a Formula E powertrain. It’s all in the latest edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup on Motorsport Prospects. Your source for sustainable high … Read more

Formula E Making Gains On and Off the Track

2024 Formula E Tokyo E-Prix

Formula E is making gains on and off the track and this week you will find out how. I also have coverage of the first Formula E Sustainable Innovation Summit in Tokyo, details of the Forze Hydrogen Racing Team’s fuel cell and putting the all-electric Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car through its paces … Read more

Lola Teams Up with Yamaha for Formula E

Lola Yamaha

A revitalized Lola has teamed up with Yamaha to enter Formula E in Season 11 as Nissan commits to Gen4. Along with this big news, I have details on Carbon Positive Motorsport’s new motto and new carbon offsetting programs, how Team BRIT is tackling the sustainability challenge and how the Forze Hydrogen Racing Team is … Read more

MotoGP’s Sustainability Journey

MotoGP

MotoGP has embarked on their sustainability journey with the adoption of a 40% synthetic fuel mixture in 2024. This week I have the details on how they plan to increase that to 100%. I also have details on an Australian Porsche racer that is offsetting his carbon footprint both on and off the track, sustainability … Read more

Synthetic Fuel Keeps Motorsport History Racing On

Synthetic fuel powered Bentley

Synthetic fuel keeps motorsport history racing on and this week you will see how. I will also take you to the Arctic with Porsche as they test their Porsche GT4 e-Performance in -20C weather, the continued trials of Formula E’s fast charging technology and more. It’s all in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport is All About Innovation

Paddy Lowe

Sustainable motorsport is all about innovation. For those decrying spec series and a lack of motorsport innovation, sustainable motorsport is exciting both off track and on and once again I bring you more examples this week. You will also find out about Maserati Corse’s electric ambitions, how Paddy Lowe is bringing his synthetic fuel to … 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

The Greenest Team on the Greenest Grid

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for November 19, 2021

The greenest team on the greenest grid. That’s how Envision Racing describes themselves and this week you will find out why. I also have analysis of Saudi Arabia’s involvement in electric motorsport, a technical analysis of a hydrogen combustion race engine and a test drive of the Porsche GT4 e-Performance. All this plus much more … Read more

NXT Gen Cup Races On a Bigger Stage

NXT Gen Cup

The NXT Gen Cup electric touring car series will be racing on a bigger stage in 2024 as they will be supporting both Formula E and the DTM. This is a huge move for the series and the visibility will give young racers interested in sustainable motorsport a viable option to move up the electric … Read more

The Quarkus P3 and Sustainable Motorsport Innovation

Quarkus P3

This week, delve into the Quarkus P3 and their assault on the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, a prime illustration of the continuous innovation thriving in sustainable motorsport. Whether it’s conquering Pikes Peak or braving the challenges of the Dakar Rally, the relentless drive for innovation remains the cornerstone of motorsport, especially as it confronts sustainability … Read more

PERRINN 424 Targets Title of World’s Fastest Electric Race Car

Perrinn 424

The PERRINN 424 is targeting the title of the world’s fastest electric race car and this week I bring you the details of this impressive effort. You will also learn why motorsport events should use carbon offsetting, what it is like to drive a Formula E race car and the intriguing possibility that a German … Read more

Airbus Flaps its Wings for Sustainability

Airbus eXtra

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. Some of … Read more

Saudi Arabia Go All in on Electric Racing

Electric 360

Saudi Arabia, through its Public Investment Fund, has made a huge investment in electric racing and this highlights a busy week in sustainable motorsport. In addition to the PIF investment I have details on why Maserati and Andretti Global have chosen to race in Formula E, Audi’s awesome hybrid Dakar challenger and the importance of … Read more

How Brands Drive Sustainability Through Motorsport Partnerships

Eco-friendly brands and sustainable motorsport

In How Brands Drive Sustainability Through Motorsport Partnerships, professional race driver Alexander Koreiba explains how brands are aligning their green initiatives with strategic motorsport sponsorships. Brands are increasingly aligning themselves with sustainable motorsports and leveraging partnerships to showcase their own green initiatives. The growing emphasis on sustainability is a massive initiative in motorsports impacting these … Read more