Sustainable Motorsport

An Invitation to Learn About Sustainable Motorsport

Seb Vettel Invitation Tee Shirt

Consider this week’s column an invitation to learn about sustainable motorsport. Inspired by Sebastian Vettel’s “Invitation” tee-shirt, if you were not aware of some of the ongoing developments in sustainable motorsport, this is a great introduction to the topic. I have information on everything from a hydrogen-powered motorsport-focused engine to how the Audi RS Q … Read more

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is a Race Car to Its Core

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance

Porsche have been going out of their way to emphasize how the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is a true race car to its core. In this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring you more reviews and details on this exciting electric race car and why people think they are right. I also bring you … 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

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

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

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for October 22, 2022

MotoE Bikes

Highlights from this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup are hard to determine because there is so much going on, but here are just a few that you will read about this week. I feature an impressive motorsport STEM competition for schools, colleges, youth clubs and apprentices in the UK where teams learn how to retrofit petrol … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for October 15, 2022

Entropy Racing

If you are a club racer or track day participant and you are wondering how you fit in with today’s emerging electrified racing scene, this edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup is for you. There are some exciting developments and suggestions on how you can participate with an electric club racer as well as what … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for October 8, 2022

Hot Rodding 2.0

This week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup is full of innovation, excitement and surprises. From electric hot rodding to sustainable race tracks to electric single-seater club racing, the heart of racing now often beats to a sustainable drum. In addition to the developments in sustainable motorsport technology like the BMW i4 racing in the STCC next year, … 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

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

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

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

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

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

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for August 27, 2022-Sounds Exciting!

Toyota Yaris H2

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I am talking about sustainable racetracks, flax race car panels and throaty American muscle car sounds in an EV. I also bring you news of a hydrogen-powered rally car, whether F1 can be powered by hydrogen, my occasional columns Every Little Bit Counts and Getting to the Track … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for August 20, 2022-Next Generation Racing

NXT Gen Cup LRT NXT1 Race Car

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I look at everything from a new concept for a more sustainable Formula 1 to an electric muscle car. Along the way I bring you details on the new F1 power unit, Brabham Automotive, the World eX Summit, green racing tires, sustainable luggage and more. So, let’s get … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for August 13, 2022-Saying Goodbye to Gen2

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for August 13, 2022

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup we say goodbye to Formula E’s Gen2 car, I talk about Silverstone’s green energy plans, details on the World eX Summit, a fan car revolution that could change F1, alternatives to carbon fibre in motorsport, a hydrogen-powered rally car and more. Sustainable Motorsport News When I read the … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for August 06, 2022

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for August 06, 2022

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I feature a number of very cool news that you don’t want to miss. From the recent Formula E Innovation Summit to McLaren and Mercedes working to increase their sustainability, to the brand-new BMW M4 GT4 race car built with sustainable fibers, there are some fantastic developments. I … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for July 30, 2022-Thanks Seb!

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for July 30, 2022-Thanks Seb!

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup, I have a lot of great green racing developments for you to enjoy. From Sebastian Vettel racing a 100-year-old race car on sustainable fuel to the 2nd edition of the Sustainable Circuits Index, to Formula E’s impact on sustainability, there is a lot here to digest. I also … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for July 23, 2022-Pushing Boundaries

McMurtry Spéirling

A lot of really interesting stuff in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup including Hyundai’s new “rolling lab,” SRO considering renewable fuel in 2023, the ERA Championship launches, and the new hybrid Mygale F4 car. All this plus NASCAR going electric (!), Mercedes investing in SAF, Goodwood’s ground-breaking electric car debut and much more. Hyundai Motor’s … Read more