hydrogen in motorsport

How Racing Simulators Can Reduce Motorsport’s Carbon Footprint

Dynisma

This week you will find out how racing simulators can reduce motorsport’s carbon footprint. I also bring you the details of Phase 2 of the FIA’s hydrogen development plan, synthetic fuel news and analysis and footwear created with motorsport industry waste. It’s all in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup on Motorsport Prospects. … Read more

PERRINN 424 Targets Title of World’s Fastest Electric Race Car

Perrinn 424

The PERRINN 424 is targeting the title of the world’s fastest electric race car and this week I bring you the details of this impressive effort. You will also learn why motorsport events should use carbon offsetting, what it is like to drive a Formula E race car and the intriguing possibility that a German … Read more

Second Annual Sustainable Championships Index is Released

Pau Grand Prix

The second annual Sustainable Championships Index has been released and you get the details on who leads the pack and how you can download your copy this week. You will also find out how the Pau Grand Prix plans to reboot for a more sustainable event in 2025, why a hydrogen combustion engine may come … Read more

Extreme H Completes Shakedown of Its Hydrogen Prototype

Extreme H

In a significant move for hydrogen in motorsport, Extreme H has completed the shakedown of its hydrogen prototype race car and I have details. You will also learn about how hydrogen may fit into F1’s future, the third car for the new all-electric STCC and how Formula Regional Oceania is now powered by synthetic fuels. … 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

Gordon Murray on the Future of ICE

Gordon Murray on the Future of ICE

Gordon Murray discuses the future of internal combustion engines (ICE) as well as EVs in this edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. In addition to this perspective, you will get an update on the new all-electric STCC, hydrogen being delayed at Le Mans and the track layout for the inaugural Tokyo E-Prix. All this and … Read more

Finding Motorsport Talent the Sustainable Way

Global Karting League

This week I look at two racing series that are planning on finding motorsport talent the sustainable way using the latest electric motorsport technology combined with innovative race talent identification. In addition to these exciting developments, you will learn about NASCAR’s electric race car concept, whether hydrogen has a future in motorsport and developing IndyCar’s … Read more

Mission H24 Reveals Brand-New Hydrogen Electric Prototype

MissionH24 2023

Mission H24 and the ACO have revealed a brand-new hydrogen electric prototype for FIA WEC and Le Mans competition and this week you will learn all about it. In other hydrogen motorsport news, I have further details on Ligier’s JS2 RH2 hydrogen sports car as well as Roland Atkinson doing laps aboard the hydrogen-powered Toyota … Read more

Toyota & Extreme E Bet on Hydrogen in Motorsport

Toyota Hydrogen Prototype

This week you will find out why Toyota and Extreme E are putting their motorsport bets on hydrogen as a future propulsion technology. I also have an update on Silverstone’s sustainability plans, sustainability in motorcycle racing, electric rallycross cars and more. It’s all in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup on Motorsport Prospects. … Read more

AMZ Racing and Their EV that Goes from 0-60 MPH in 0.956 Seconds

AMZ Racing

This week I introduce you to AMZ Racing and their EV that goes from 0-60 MPH in 0.956 seconds. I also look at what Veloce is doing on the blockchain, the World Rally Championship’s 2027 propulsion plans and the Bridgestone FIA ecoRally Cup. All this and more in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport … Read more

Contemplating a Hybrid-Free Future for Formula 1

Mercedes F1 Hybrid Engine

Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali is contemplating a hybrid-free future for Formula 1 and this week I look at why and give you my thoughts on the idea. I also bring you video from Sebastian Vettel’s outing at Goodwood using synthetic fuel, IMSA being open to hydrogen in the future, Formula E’s criticism of F1’s … Read more

Sustainable Speed

P1 Fuels

Sustainable speed is the theme of this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup as I cover the sustainable technologies that will be powering motorsport in the future. I cover eFuels, hydrogen and ultralight battery-based engines as teams and manufacturers look to squeeze the maximum out of numerous technologies to ensure that they are both fast and sustainable. … Read more

ACO Doubles Their 24 Hours of Le Mans Hydrogen Bet

H24 Race Car

The ACO has doubled their hydrogen bet for the 24 Hours of Le Mans as they have announced that they want the top class to be all hydrogen by 2030. Along with this fascinating sustainable motorsport development, I have news on an electric Hyundai rally car, recycled plastic IndyCar tires, biofueled F1 trucks and McLaren … 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

The Challenge and Promise of Sustainable Motorsport

Mission H24 Refueling

There is both challenge and promise in sustainable motorsport as this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup makes clear. For example, hydrogen is often touted as a natural fit for motorsport, but there are several technical hurdles to overcome to make it feasible for the track. The same can be said for battery technology, … Read more

E-Fuels in Motorsport and More Sustainable Motorsport News

Porsche eFuels

E-Fuels and sustainable fuels in motorsport are the focus in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. From sustainable fuels powering racing karts, Formula 1, Formula 2, and Formula 3 cars as well as a 2022 Porsche Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, I bring you several stories on developments behind the technology, just one of the technologies being … Read more

A New World of Sustainable Motorsport

Shell Renewable Race Fuel

We are entering a new world of sustainable motorsport within mainstream motorsport that would not have been imaginable 5 years ago. Who could have imagined that sustainability would have been one of the requirements for new teams applying to join the Formula 1 grid? Or that IndyCar would be using hybrid engines and sustainable fuel? … 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

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