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Business of Motorsport for September 30, 2022

Nissan Z GT4

This week’s Business of Motorsport is the one for you if you want to know how the business of sponsorship works in Formula 1. Sponsorship Consultant Tim Silvey explains on the Last Lap Podcast how the nature of sponsorship in Formula 1 has evolved since 2007 and how it now encompasses more than just a … Read more

Business of Motorsport for September 16, 2022

FIA Women in Motorsport Commission Monza 2022 Networking Event

This week in the Business of Motorsport I once again bring you news and developments from throughout the world of motorsport. I look at the recent FIA Women in Motorsport Commission networking event in Monza, what’s next for Red Bull Powertrains, the legal aspect of NFTs and the metaverse for sports brands, Ford’s motorsport plans … Read more

Business of Motorsport for July 22, 2022

Business of Motorsport for July 22, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport news roundup there are all kinds of developments to digest. From the growth of Formula One since Liberty Media bought the commercial rights, to Indycar’s quest for a third engine supplier, to IMSA’s new look GTP class and how the concept evolved. I also sadly bring news of … Read more

Business of Motorsport for July 15, 2022-Indycar Resurgence

Business of Motorsport for July 15, 2022

There is a lot to digest in this week’s Business of Motorsport. I look at the infamous Indycar “Split” and how the series is recovering and growing, the growth of the F1 brand, NASCAR racing on the streets of Chicago, racetrack good news and bad news and more. I also look as usual at the … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for July 2, 2022-Our Eclectic Future

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for July 2, 2022-Our Eclectic Future

In the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup this week I have some great sustainable motorsport information and insight for you. From Formula 1 updating us on the progress of their sustainability initiatives to Jim Glickenhaus’ hydrogen-powered sports cars to the new Ducati MotoE bike, there is a lot of exciting news to digest. That includes Sebastian Vettel … Read more

The Business of Motorsport for June 10, 2022

The Business of Motorsport for June 10, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport I take you from bidding on F1 digital rights to cost cap issues and on to the reign of manufacturers in F1. I also look at the rise of Hyundai in motorsport, what Indycar really thinks of F1 in the US, a YouTube star drawing attention to the … 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

The Business of Motorsport for June 3, 2022-Monaco, Money and Motorsport

The Business of Motorsport for June 3, 2022

This week in the Business of Motorsport, I take you behind the debate on the future of the Monaco Grand Prix, the resurgence of the Indy 500, long term plans for Formula 1, why some think that NASCAR’s business model must change and more business news from across the world of motorsport. I also look … Read more

The Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for May 28, 2022

The Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for May 28, 2022

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup, I bring you news of Indycar and Asian Super GT using sustainable fuel in 2023, Mission H24 hits the track in Imola, more reviews of Porsche’s electric GT4 race car, cool sustainable motorsport tech and more. I also bring you some ideas to make your flying more sustainable … Read more

The Business of Motorsport for May 20, 2022

Theeba Motorsport Mercedes

The Business of Motorsport column is getting longer and longer each Friday as the motorsport business news shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, things are accelerating, with major developments in Formula E, Formula 1 and international sportscar racing. I also have some motorsport sponsorship updates, the latest Business of Running a Race Team … 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

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

Business of Motorsport for April 18, 2022-The Litigation Issue

Business of Motorsport for April 18, 2022-The Litigation Issue

This week’s Business of Motorsport is once again jam packed with motorsport industry news, updates on the people that make it all happen, developments in the world of sponsorship, new team news and various motorsport-related legal developments. Motorsport Industry News Front Office Sports reports that the recently announced Las Vegas Grand Prix F1 race may … 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

Motorsport Series News for March 9, 2022-30 Years of Ferrari Challenge and More

Motorsport Series News for March 9, 2022

This week ‘s Motorsport Series News has a number of important developments in various motorsport series across the world including from the USA, Italy, South Africa and Europe. With the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, I have been updating my original post that I started in my regular Business of Motorsport column from last Friday … 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 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