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F1 Teams Bicker over Andretti as Saudi Arabia Looks to Attract Teams to the Kingdom

Andretti Cadillac F1 Car

While F1 teams continue to bicker over the possible addition of Andretti-Cadillac to the grid, Saudi Arabia is looking to poach teams from Motorsport Valley in this week’s Business of Motorsport roundup. It is not just Andretti that wants to join the F1 circus either as two teams from Asia are also looking to join … Read more

Andretti and Cadillac Announce F1 Bid and More Business of Motorsport

Andretti Cadillac F1 Announcement

With Andretti Global and GM subsidiary Cadillac announcing a joint Formula 1 team bid, it looks like there will in fact be new teams in F1 sometime in the near future. While the Andretti/GM announcement puts FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem’s announcement that F1 is open to new teams in context, it is not the … Read more

Legal Judgements, Vegas, Diversity and More in this Week’s Business of Motorsport

Las Vegas Grand Prix Paddock

This week’s Business of Motorsport has all kinds of interesting developments that makes the business of motorsport endlessly fascinating. From legal judgements, Vegas paddock facilities, and debates on diversity and inclusion, the width and breadth of what goes on off the track is on full display. I also have the latest motorsport deals, team news, … Read more

Sim Racing to Real-Life Racing Is One Steep Learning Curve

ASR Radical Edition

As Nik Berg discovered, the switch from sim racing to real-life racing in one steep learning curve. But as I have pointed out in the last few months of the Sim Racing and Esports Roundup, it is starting to become a valid entry point for people wanting to go real-life racing. In addition to Nik’s … Read more

Business of Motorsport for October 28, 2022

Red Bull F1 Sponsors

This week the Business of Motorsport overflows once again with business news racers can use. While I cover the Audi-Sauber tie-up, the kerfuffle over the cost cap regulations and the success of the U.S. Grand Prix, the death of Dietrich Mateschitz reminds us that motorsport is run by human beings, and it is important 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

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

The Business of Motorsport For August 19, 2022-Return of a Legend

The Business of Motorsport For August 19, 2022

This week in The Business of Motorsport, I look at the return of Brabham, the future of Formula E, how Porsche and Audi’s involvement in F1 could change the motorsport ecosystem, the increasing value of a NASCAR franchise and more. I also take a look at the latest motorsport sponsorship news, how various teams are … Read more

Business of Motorsport for April 18, 2022-The Litigation Issue

Business of Motorsport for April 18, 2022-The Litigation Issue

This week’s Business of Motorsport is once again jam packed with motorsport industry news, updates on the people that make it all happen, developments in the world of sponsorship, new team news and various motorsport-related legal developments. Motorsport Industry News Front Office Sports reports that the recently announced Las Vegas Grand Prix F1 race may … Read more

Business of Motorsport for April 8, 2022-The Will They Or Won’t They Edition

Business of Motorsport for April 8, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport I have another full slate of business news from the always fascinating world of motorsport. From Formula 1’s attempt to entice Audi and Porsche while dealing with increasing freight costs to Indycar’s focus on ovals and against international races, it’s all here. I also bring you news from … Read more

Motorsport Series News for March 16, 2022-Hypercar, Formula 2 and More

Motorsport Series News  for March 16, 2022

This week in Motorsport Series News I have developments from the world of Formula 2, the new ERA Championship, GT racing, GTP/Hypercar, SCCA road racing and more. Single-Seater Series News As the 2022 season kicks off in Bahrain, F2 and F3’s CEO Bruno Michel looks back at 2021 and looks ahead to 2022 in both … Read more