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Could F1-FIA Détente Revive Andretti’s F1 Aspirations?

Michael and Mario Andretti

Could the recently announced F1-FIA détente revive Michael Andretti’s F1 aspirations? That is just one of the topics covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also cover the latest MotoGP calendar news, why the WRC is targeting America and how the Fair Use doctrine may come to the defense of Guenther Steiner. It’s all … Read more

The Appeal and Complication of Street Races

Baku F1 Street Race

The appeal and complication of street races in F1, IndyCar and NASCAR are just part of what is included in this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also have news of fans’ increasing boredom with F1, Formula E’s look to Asia for expansion and when will motorsport be truly representative? The Motorsport Law Roundup is packed … Read more

Vegas Boosts Liberty Media’s Record F1 Revenue

Las Vegas Grand Prix Liberty Media

The Las Vegas Grand Prix was a factor in boosting Liberty Media’s F1 revenue in 2023 as it soared 23% over 2022. The numbers and analysis are part of the Business of Motorsport this week. In Motorsport Legal news, while Christian Horner is absolved by Red Bull, questions remain about the transparency of the investigation. … Read more

More Race Driver Scholarships to Consider

IMSA Diverse Race Driver Development Scholarship

This week you will find more race driver scholarship programs to consider, and I have all the details in my latest Driver Development Roundup. I also have news on why young drivers are going the IMSA route, how F1 teams work with F2 and F3 teams and how the F1 Academy is planning to spot … Read more

NASCAR Builds on 2023 Momentum

NASCAR Daytona 500

NASCAR is building on their 2023 momentum as they go into the Daytona 500 this weekend and it is all part of this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also highlight questions over F1’s Super Bowl strategy, the rise of online betting sponsors in F1, IMSA’s Innovation Technology Forum and intellectual property protection in motorsport. All … Read more

Landmark Motorsport Legal Ruling Brings Clarity to 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Controversy

2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

In this week’s Motorsport Law Roundup, I delve into how a significant legal ruling in motorsport may shed light on the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix controversy. Furthermore, I explore its potential application to the Felipe Massa case. Additionally, I analyze the ramifications of Lewis Hamilton’s contract with Ferrari, delve into Michael Andretti’s response to … Read more

F1 Rejects Andretti-Cadillac F1 Bid

Andretti Cadillac F1

It was a week of bombshell news in motorsport as F1 formally rejected the Andretti-Cadillac F1 bid, while Lewis Hamilton has made a shock move to Ferrari for the 2025 season. In other Business of Motorsport news, NASCAR hopes that their new Netflix series will bring in new fans, MotoGP loses its Argentinian race, IMSA … 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

Are Street Circuits Counter-Productive in F1?

Madrid Grand Prix Track

With the announcement that the Spanish Grand Prix will move to a street circuit in Madrid, some are wondering if street circuits are counterproductive to what Formula 1 is trying to accomplish, especially with the new rules in 2026. In other business of motorsport news, Formula 1 introduces possibly the worst team name in its … Read more

Drivers Impressed by IndyCar’s Plans for the Future

Indycar Iowa

After a meeting between a select elite IndyCar drivers and series executives, the drivers walked away impressed with IndyCar’s plans for the future. In other business of motorsport this week you will get an update on Ford’s F1 plans, the importance of Porsche’s one-make series and the legend that is Ann Bradshaw. All this and … Read more

The Verdict on Vegas

Las Vegas Grand Prix

After all the angst and debate in the run-up to its inaugural race, the verdict is in on the Las Vegas Grand Prix, and it is a big part of this week’s Business of Motorsport. In addition to the verdict on Vegas, there is analysis of NASCAR’s next steps, two conferences you will want to … Read more

Increasing the Speed of Sustainable Motorsport

STCC Test Car

Increasing the speed of sustainable motorsport can be taken many ways but let’s focus on what interests all race drivers and motorsport fans, lap times. This week you will learn about Formula E’s work to increase lap times, a Nissan Hybrid shattering lap time records and riding onboard an STCC development car as it laps … Read more

Formula 1 Continues its Positive Revenue Momentum

F1 Logo

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

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

The Importance of Driver Confidence

Driver Confidence

The importance of driver confidence is just part of what is covered in this week’s Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. You will also find details on the latest Honda TCR and Ginetta race cars, the return of the Clio Cup to the UK and tips on choosing a track car. All this and much more … Read more

The Economic Impact of the Indy 500

Indy 500

The economic impact of the Indy 500 and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are part of the Business of Motorsport this week. I also look at why billionaires are investing in F1, how IMSA’s GTP class is connecting with fans and the return of Tom Walkinshaw Racing. All this plus the latest sponsorship deals and partnerships, … Read more

Alpine F1 Attracts More Superstar Investors

Alpine F1

This week I bring you details of how the Alpine F1 team is attracting yet more superstar investors, athletes who all want to be a part of the business of motorsport. I also bring you up to date on who the most marketable motorsport athletes are, the latest decisions of the FIA World Motor Sport … Read more

Pushing the Envelope of Sustainable Motorsport

Le Pinacle

This week we are pushing the envelope of Sustainable Motorsport as I showcase an interesting single-seater concept that uses synthetic fuel but is battery-free. I also highlight the first ever electric motorcycle podium finish at Circuit of The Americas, McLaren’s trial of recycled carbon fibre, and how IndyCar is racing to be green. All this … Read more

IMSA Looking Forward to 2024 and Beyond

IMSA Looking Forward to 2024 and Beyond

IMSA is looking forward to 2024 and beyond and this week you will find out why it’s all part of the Business of Motorsport. I also look at the ongoing saga of the Andretti Global F1 entry, Formula E’s need to escape their identity crisis and bring you Valtteri Bottas in a cowboy hat. All … Read more