Sustainable Motorsport

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for January 22, 2022

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for January 22, 2022

This week’s Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up is full of exciting developments from manufacturers like Subaru, series like Play and Drive and developments in the world of sustainable transport. Manufacturer News At the Tokyo Auto Salon, Subaru announced their 2022 motorsports activities which include preparing for a defense of their Super GT GT300 titles, an N24 return, … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for January 15, 2022 – The Trident Returns!

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for January 15, 2022 - The Trident Returns!

Sustainable motorsport on its own cannot solve the climate crisis, nor bring an end to global warming and it should not be expected to do so. What it can do is act as an R&D platform for those developing the technology that will contribute to achieving these goals. Motorsport should always remain true to what … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for December 17, 2021 – Sustainability and Speed

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for December 17, 2021 - Sustainability and Speed

In this issue of the Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up I look at sustainable motorsport as a whole and then dive into some series-specific news and initiatives. I then end things off with some interesting developments in the bigger field of sustainable motorsport. Let’s go! The Big Picture One thing I keep stressing whenever the topic of … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for November 26, 2021 – MotoGP Goes Synthetic Fuel and More

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for November 26, 2021

Once again, motorsport is increasingly responding to the sustainability challenge with news since my last Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up from MotoGP, Formula E, FIM E-Xplorer World Cup and more. Formula E Formula E is working towards a major change with their upcoming Gen 3 car ready to take the track in 2022-23 but until then, they … Read more

The Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for November 12, 2021 – F1 Finally Markets their Hybrid Engines and More

The Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for November 12, 2021

The Sustainable Motorsport Big Picture In this issue of the Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up I will cover a number of series, technologies and proposed solutions. But first it is important to understand how motorsport fits into the overall sustainability picture and why it is an excellent R&D platform to develop sustainable technologies that will move beyond … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for October 29, 2021 – The Big Picture and More

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for October 29, 2021 - The Big Picture

I had so much content to post in last week’s Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up that I had to carry some over to this week. Today I look at the bigger motorsport picture, some series news, examples of green tech sponsorship, a lot of informative videos and webinars and more. I even have details on a bio … Read more

A 2004 Nasamax (Reynard) Judd V10 LMP1 is for Sale in the Motorsport Prospects Marketplace

A 2004 Nasamax (Reynard) Judd V10 LMP1 is for Sale in the Motorsport Prospects Marketplace

A 2004 Nasamax (Reynard) Judd V10 LMP1 is for sale in the Motorsport Prospects Marketplace and this one is not just green in its livery. This is the first ever car to complete the 24 Hours of Le Mans using renewable fuel and while it has been converted to run on traditional fuel, it can … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for October 22, 2021 – Ducati Goes Electric and More

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for October 22, 2021

The Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up is once again so jam packed with news from the world of sustainable motorsport that I needed to break it up into two parts with the second part running next Friday. For this week I bring you a wide assortment of news from established series like Formula 1, series that are … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for September 24, 2021 – Porsche’s Mission R Concept and More

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for September 24, 2021

Sustainable motorsport is increasingly in the news but it is often presented more as a threat to motorsport than as an opportunity. I was recently reading an opinion piece in Talk Motorsport (How motorsport sells its own future is key) that, while acknowledging the coming EV/Hybrid/Hydrogen era as necessary, it bemoans the fact that the … Read more

New H24 Prototype To Take Part In Free Practice Session At Spa Tomorrow

New H24 Prototype To Take Part In Free Practice Session At Spa Tomorrow

Daily Sportscar reports that the H24 electric-hydrogen prototype will be hitting the track at Spa this weekend. The thing that caught my eye is this time around the car will be refueled in pitlane as opposed to having to refuel in a separate section of the paddock like it did in Le Mans. More details … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for August 23, 2021 – The Future is Eclectic

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for August 23, 2021 - The Future is Eclectic

The Future is Eclectic The deeper I dig into the topic of sustainability in motorsport for the Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up, the more I realize that there is no “one size fits all” strategy. Unlike the bigger transportation sector, of which motorsport obviously has a close (some would say too close) connection, the needs of motorsport … Read more

The Motorsport Prospects Mid-Year Review for August 2021

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As I was off fishing last week and away from cell phones, iPads and social media for a very much needed digital detox, I thought now was a good time to review what has been happening on Motorsport Prospects since the last update in September, 2021. Since the last update and especially from the start … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for July 26, 2021 Part 2 – The Future of Formula 1 Engines, Small Steps and more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for July 26, 2021 - Part 2, the Future of Formula 1 Engines and more

This week’s Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up is a continuation from Part 1 last week in that I just had too much material for one installment and I did not want to wait until a few weeks to get it all out so let’s get started! Formula 1 and their next engine in 2025 and beyond Debate … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for June 28, 2021 – Penske on Electric Racing, Sustainable Fibers and more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for June 28, 2021 - Penske on Electric Racing, Sustainable Fibers and more

Welcome to the latest edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up. I have a lot of great things to share and things you can do as a race driver to incorporate sustainability into your life both on and off the track. If you have any suggestions, tips or sources of sustainable information please do not hesitate … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for June 14, 2021 – McLaren Goes Extreme E and More

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for June 14, 2021

There has been a bunch of interesting news regarding sustainable motorsport since the last column so let’s get into it! McLaren and the value of Extreme E Extreme E has been making waves in motorsport by attracting a lot of big name to the series including Andretti Autosport, Chip Ganassi Racing, Nico Rosberg and Lewis … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for May 17, 2021

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for May 7, 2021 - The Racer's Brain, Formula Woman is Back and More

Sustainable motorsport is increasingly becoming important to series and teams throughout the racing world. Regardless of whether the series is ICE powered or not, it is becoming clear that making the sport more sustainable is a priority for a number of reasons for all stakeholders. Those reasons include but are not limited to; relevance to … Read more

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for May 7, 2021 – The Racer’s Brain, Formula Woman is Back and More

Motorsport Prospects Weekly Debrief for May 7, 2021 - The Racer's Brain, Formula Woman is Back and More

Welcome to the relaunch of the Weekly Debrief here on Motorsport Prospects. Every Friday I will consolidate a variety of news and opinions, updates and tidbits of interest to race drivers, potential drivers and the motorsport industry as a whole. If you have some news about race driver development or the business of motorsport you … Read more

Getting Green Tech Motorsport Sponsorship in this Age of Sustainability

Getting Green Tech Motorsport Sponsorship in this Age of Sustainability

Lately there have been some exciting sponsorship moves incorporating green tech companies as sponsors across multiple motorsport series, and not all these series have been electric. These moves have demonstrated the incredible sponsorship opportunities that are available in the green tech and sustainability sector. In this article I will look at some tips on how … Read more