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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 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

Motorsport Series News Roundup for July 20, 2022-Something for Everyone

Motorsport Series News Roundup for July 20, 2022

This week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup truly has something for everyone. In Single-seaters I look at the new Mygale F4 Hybrid and the debut of the ERA Championship. In sportscars I have news of the progress of car counts in Hypercar/GTP, questions about GT3 Premium, Radicals go to Vegas and more. Single-Seaters Recently during Round … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for June 25, 2022-Green Is Not Boring

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for June 25, 2022

The sustainable motorsport news has not stopped since my vacation and this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup is packed with tons of news and developments. From the work that McLaren Racing are engaged in to develop a “circular F1 car” to the STCC transitioning to all-electric, the developments continue to accelerate. And if you think that … Read more

Motorsport Series News for June 8, 2022-Two Reveals and a Tease

BMW M Hybrid V8

In Motorsport Series News this week I have a reveal from BMW, a partial reveal from Lamborghini, and a tease from Acura. I also look at new Nissan Z Racing Concept cars and a new Dakar Rally Raid route. Finally, there is also news on the upcoming Motorsport Games and more. BMW have released images … Read more

Motorsport Series News for May 18, 2022-Going Global

Motorsport Series News for May 18, 2022

This week in Motorsport Series News, Lamborghini announces their new Hypercar program, the WEC and WTCR both have plans to expand their calendars while IMSA is thinking about it, the success behind the FFSA Academy, news on the new ERA Championship and more. Confirming months of speculation, Lamborghini have confirmed that they will join the … Read more

The Business of Being a Race Driver for May 17, 2022-What Do Sponsors Want?

The Business of Being a Race Driver for May 17, 2022-What Do Sponsors Want?

This week in The Business of Being a Race Driver, there is information on how to build your brand through YouTube, how photo royalties work, determining sponsorship ROI, a number of available drives, the cost of racing in the new ERA Championship and more. Enzo Mucci also asks the simple question, have you been loud … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for May 14, 2022-Racing & Reason Can Coexist

Sustainable Motorsport for May 14, 2022

This week in The Sustainable Motorsport Roundup, I bring you a deep dive into the new ERA Championship, look at how the Formula E Gen3 car evolved, discuss the issue of Formula 1 going all electric while bringing you some exciting sustainable motorsport technologies and more. I also look at Sebastian Vettel’s recent appearance on … 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

Business of Motorsport for May 6, 2022-VW Finally Confirms F1

Business of Motorsport for May 6, 2022

In this week’s Business of Motorsport, I cover everything from Porsche and Audi going to F1 to why motorsport has not been sharing in the sports betting boom. I look at the organization behind the Miami Grand Prix, Suzuki’s MotoGP exit, series and team sponsorship deals, a new track in Tennessee and more motorsport industry … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up For April 9, 2022-It’s All About Attitude

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up For April 9, 2022

This week’s Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up covers everything once again from two wheels to four including Super Formula, the upcoming FIM E-Xplorer World Cup, Nitro Rallycross, MotoE, ERA Championship, Play and Drive’s Formula 4e prototype, Formula E, and some pretty awesome sustainable motorsport tech. Series News Super Formula kicked off its next-generation development test program last … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for March 19, 2022-WEC Goes 100% Renewable

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for March 19, 2022

More exciting developments to report on in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up. This week I look at the WEC as they kick off their 2022 season with their brand-new sustainable racing fuel, Jaguar debuts a cool new energy storage unit that uses old Jaguar I-Pace batteries, new sustainability tenders from Motorsport UK and more exciting … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for February 12, 2022 – The Sustainable Championships Index and More

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for February 12, 2022

This week on the Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up I look at the newly released Sustainable Championships Index, Extreme E’s Season 1 Sustainability Report, and some Formula E and ERA Championship news. A new report, the Sustainable Championships Index (SChI) has been released and while Formula E tops the racing series sustainability rankings, F1 comes in at … Read more

Motorsport Series News for January 26, 2022 – Single-Seater and Sports Car News from Around the World

Motorsport Series News for January 26, 2022

This week’s Motorsport Series News Round-Up spans the globe and features both single-seater and sports car news from mainland Europe, the UK, the United States and Australia. Single-Seaters Last week I mentioned how the grid for the Italian F4 Championship is growing at the potential expense of its German equivalent. As a possible confirmation. French … Read more

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

Motorsport Series News for January 19, 2022 – The Radical, the Clio, Racing in India and More

Motorsport Series News for January 19, 2022

This week I have motorsport series news that spans the globe and covers everything from one make sportscars to Hypercars, Formula 4, the Road to Indy and more. Let’s hit the track! Sports Cars, Touring Cars & One Makes Radical Sportscars have been successful because they produce a good, competitive product and Autosport Plus details … 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