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Scandal at Penske and Chaos at Red Bull

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The Business of Motorsport this week has been dominated by scandal at Penske and chaos at Red Bull as both teams’ grapple with various controversies that threaten to derail their future racing plans. In addition to that I have news on a “revolutionary” proposal for the entry of new F1 teams, why one team boss … Read more

Formula 1 Continues its Positive Revenue Momentum

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On the eve of the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, Formula 1 announced their Third Quarter financial results which continue their positive revenue momentum. It’s all part of this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also bring you an array of news and analysis on NASCAR as they conclude their 2023 season, the broadcast finances of … Read more

NASCAR Sings Sweet Home Chicago

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NASCAR sings Sweet Home Chicago in this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport Roundup as they successfully pulled of a street race despite horrible weather conditions. I also look at the latest developments regarding the new investor group buying into Alpine F1, the future of GT racing, why some brands waste their money in … Read more

American Businesses Are Embracing Formula 1’s Soaring Popularity

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American businesses are embracing Formula 1’s soaring popularity as much as American fans and in this edition of the Business of Motorsport, I bring you the numbers. I also look at McLaren Racing’s call for greater collaboration within motorsport on sustainability, the move to “regionalize” the F1 calendar, Hyundai going to the WEC and how … Read more

What Brands Get Out of Formula 1

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What do brands get out of Formula 1? This week in the Business of Motorsport Roundup I will give you an example so you will understand better. I also have for you the latest on a mysterious new Asian-based team looking to enter F1, how Audi may be ending their customer racing program, the data … Read more

A Sponsor Lawsuit and More Business of Motorsport News

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A sponsor lawsuit kicks off this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport and that is not the only motorsport-related legal issue for this week. In addition to the sponsor lawsuit, I look at how Felipe Massa is considering legal action regarding the 2008 F1 season and the infamous “crashgate” incident at the Singapore Grand … Read more