Carbon Positive Motorsport

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

Sustainable Motorsport and its Open-Ended Future

Brink Motorsport

This week you will find many examples of sustainable motorsport’s open-ended future, from hydrogen to battery electric to sustainable eFuels and carbon offsets. In addition to the future, you will learn about what is happening right now. How about turning a Tesla Model 3 into a competitive racer? Or a racing series that is carbon … Read more

The Dakar Rally is a Sustainable Motorsport Proving Ground

HoleShot Compétition

The Dakar Rally has become a sustainable motorsport proving ground with their Mission 1000 initiative. This week I feature more vehicles with various forms of sustainable propulsion taking to the dunes as well as one that is utilizing carbon offsets. I also feature McLaren Racing’s new sustainability initiatives, using Formula E to sell EVs and … Read more

New Electric Sports Car Series Launched

Elite World Cup

A new electric sports car series has been launched, but will it succeed where other attempts have failed? This week I also look at how F1 is attempting to influence governments to embrace sustainable fuel technologies, how IMSA is a platform for environmental change and how visible changes are coming to the Gen3 Formula E … Read more

Vintage Bentleys Race and Win with Synthetic Fuel

Vintage Bentleys

This week the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup documents how vintage, pre-war Bentleys are racing and winning in 2023 using synthetic fuels. While we tend to think of cutting-edge race cars such as Formula E and the H24 project being the face of sustainable motorsport, vintage racing is also getting involved with some eye-opening results. I also … Read more

Ligier Goes Hydrogen & More Sustainable Motorsport News

Ligier-JS2-RH2

Ligier has announced that they will be unveiling a new hydrogen-powered race car at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans as hydrogen starts to make waves in global motorsport. I also look at how Veloce thinks that sustainable blockchain technology can promote sustainable motorsport, the options for the future of WRC propulsion, a draft … Read more

How Off-Road Racing is Ushering in a Sustainable Motorsport Future

Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution

Off-Road racing is often not looked at as closely when it comes to sustainable motorsport initiatives but some of the most innovative solutions can be found in this form of motorsport. This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I look at what is happening in Extreme E and the Dakar and how alternative fuels, and … Read more

The Only Thing Constant is Change in Sustainable Motorsport

Indycar with Guayule Tires

They say the only thing constant is change and none more so than in sustainable motorsport developments. In this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring you sustainable motorsport developments in series from across the globe, how you can participate in an all-electric rally from London to Paris, sustainable motorsport tech developments, sustainable logistics in Formula … Read more

Super Formula Goes Carbon Neutral and More Sustainable Motorsport News

Super Formula SF23

Last month, the Japanese Super Formula series unveiled their carbon neutral SF23 race car set to debut in 2023. This is significant as they looked to optimize the use of natural fibre in their body panels and reduce the use of carbon fibre. In addition to this, there were a number of other interesting sustainable … 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

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 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 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 June 4, 2022-Fast and Green

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for June 4, 2022

This week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup is full of interesting developments and news. McLaren and Mahindra are working on their Formula E plans for the future, F1 is working on regionalising their calendar, video of an awesome electric land speed record, electric ice racing and much more. My semi-regular Getting to the Track Sustainably segment is … Read more

The Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for May 21, 2022-New Electric Porsche Hits the Track

The Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for May 21, 2022

If you are looking for the latest news on Sustainable Motorsport, you have come to the right place! In the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup, I curate news and developments related to what is happening in sustainable motorsport today. This week’s roundup is a perfect example of news on the rapid developments in sustainable motorsport that you … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for May 7, 2022-Making Connections

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for May 7, 2022

This week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup follows up on last week’s discussion of the new Formula E Gen3 car with Luca di Grassi’s vision as well as news on some preliminary plans for Gen4. I also look at some awesome work being done in the ERA Championship with their partner Software AG, tech details of an … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for April 30, 2022-Gen3 Is Here

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for April 30, 2022

Clearly the major news in sustainable motorsport was the unveiling of Formula E’s Gen3 race car in Monte Carlo this week. While it deserves the headlines for its impressive technological capabilities, there were other significant sustainable motorsport news developments announced. Indycar has announced some substantial initiatives, the World Rally Championship and Formula 1 have also … Read more