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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

Business of Motorsport for May 13, 2022- The Highs and the Lows

Business of Motorsport for May 13, 2022

This week’s Business of Motorsport is filled with the highs and the lows of this ever-changing sport. I look at the highs and the lows of the Miami Grand Prix, Michael Andretti’s attempts to enter a team in Formula 1, the reasons behind the cancellation of the Vancouver ePrix and more. There is news about … 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 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

Business of Motorsport Roundup for April 29, 2022

Business of Motorsport for April 29, 2022

There are a lot of developments in the Business of Motorsport again this week. I have a look at the newly released Gen3 Formula E car and the effect that Mercedes leaving the series has had on Formula E plus details of the Vancouver race cancellation, news on the effect that the Miami Grand Prix … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for April 23, 2022-Every Little Bit Counts

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for April 23, 2022-Every Little Bit Counts

While it has been just a few days between editions of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup this week, I still have a lot to share with you. From Toyota’s hydrogen-fueled Corolla to the sustainable blockchain, Eco-friendly racing tires, and Porsche Supercup and MotoGP sustainability plans, you will find it all here and more. I also give … Read more

Business of Motorsport for April 22, 2022-Supply Chain Issues and More

Business of Motorsport for April 22, 2022

Today’s Business of Motorsport could be considered Part Two of the Easter-delayed column I published on Monday. I have news from the worlds of Formula 1, Formula E, Indycar, NASCAR, NHRA, MotoGP and more. Hear from today’s movers and shakers, team owners and other motorsport professionals. I also bring you some of the latest sponsorship … Read more

Sustainable Blockchain Source Guide

Sustainable Blockchain Source Guide

As a companion to my Motorsport Prospects article One Electric Racing Driver’s Guide to Sustainable Blockchain, here is a Sustainable Blockchain Source Guide for more information and context. Overall info The Web3 Starter Pack Sponsorship Formula E establishes first blockchain title sponsorship with Avalanche The rise of crypto sponsorships in sports Is cryptocurrency sponsorship too … 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

Business of Motorsport For April 1, 2022-The Complexities of Motorsport

Business of Motorsport For April 1, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport I look at some of the major developments in the business of Formula One, highlight some of the latest motorsport sponsorship partnerships, bring you some general motorsport industry news and take a look at three teams and how their plans for 2022 and beyond are progressing. Formula 1 … Read more

Business of Motorsport for March 25, 2022-ESG Factors and Formula 1

Business of Motorsport for March 25, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport I discuss how ESG factors may influence Formula 1 in more ways than one, how Saudi Arabia is attempting to change through motorsport, the challenges facing Formula E’s Gen3 car, developments in motorsport sponsorship, general motorsport industry news and more. The one thing constant in motorsport, both on … Read more

Business of Motorsport for March 18, 2022-Google Goes F1

Business of Motorsport for March 18, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport I look at the relationship between F1 teams and cutting-edge high technology, the business issues facing Gene Haas, a pioneering motorsport-focused DAO, the fate of Adria International Raceway and more. As always, this is business news racers can use. Formula 1 I have been following F1 since the … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for March 12, 2022-Super Formula Explores Sustainability and More

Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for March 12, 2022

This week the Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up is full of exciting sustainable motorsport developments. I look at what is happening in Japan’s Super Formula and America’s NASCAR, desert rally raid racing, the World Rally Championship, MotoE and GT racing. I also bring you news on developments with Porsche’s eFuel initiative, sustainable natural fibre as a replacement … Read more

Business of Motorsport for March 4, 2022-Unprecedented Times

Business of Motorsport for March 4, 2022

As I mentioned on Wednesday in my Motorsport Series News column, the Russian invasion of Ukraine is weighing heavily on a lot of us, making it sometimes difficult to focus on motorsport which is relatively insignificant when it comes to matters of life and death as a result of war. If you are able, one … Read more

The Business of Motorsport for February 11, 2022 – Sponsorship, Sports Law and More

The Business of Motorsport News for February 11, 2022

The Business of Motorsport is really picking up steam as the 2022 season starts in earnest in various parts of the globe. Regardless of the series or the team, deals are being made and business plans are being executed with vigor. Here is just a sample of what has been happening in the last week. … Read more

The Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for February 5, 2022 – Global Developments On and Off the Track

The Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for February 5, 2022

On this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up I look at sustainable motorsport news in Formula 1, the World Rally Championship, Extreme E, Indycar and more. I also have another edition of Getting to the Track Sustainably with news on some upcoming guides that will help you in your sustainable travel plans. As always, if you have … Read more

The Business of Motorsport News for February 4, 2022 – Viva Las Vegas and More

The Business of Motorsport News for February 4, 2022

This week’s Business of Motorsport News looks at the increasingly probably chance of a an F1 race in Las Vegas, MotoGP looks to Formula 1 for inspiration on a number of fronts, building a race track in the L.A. Coliseum and more. Formula 1 Liberty has made no secret of wanting to expand F1 into … Read more

The Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for January 29, 2022 – Sustainability in Diriyah and More

The Sustainable Motorsport Round-Up for January 29, 2022 - Sustainability in Diriyah and More

One of the most important things that I have learned about sustainability in general and sustainable motorsport in particular is that it is a journey. Nothing will ever be fully 100% sustainable but the journey to limit and if possible eliminate our impact on the natural world is an ongoing one. Just because we have … Read more

The Business of Motorsport News for January 21, 2022 – Andretti Goes Public and More

The Business of Motorsport News for January 21, 2022

It has been a busy week in the Business of Motorsport as there have been numerous developments related to sponsorships, changes of administration, increased cryptocurrency action, SPACs going public and more. Here are just a few of the things that happened since the last Business of Motorsport round-up. Formula 1 News If you have followed … Read more