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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

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

Is the FIA Fit for Purpose?

Is the FIA Fit for Purpose?

Is the FIA fit for purpose? That is what a number of people are asking, especially after this week and it is all part of the Business of Motorsport this week. I also bring you details of MotoGP’s new American team and their expansion plans, why Formula E is not instituting a salary cap and … 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

FIA Approve Andretti Global but Teams Stand in their Way to the F1 Grid

Andretti Global Logo

The FIA has approved Andretti Global to join the F1 grid, but the teams are standing in their way. How we came to this and why is part of this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also look at the blockbuster rumors of Apple buying F1 broadcast rights, IndyCar and NASCAR’s 2024 schedules, MotoGP on a … 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

Have We Reached Peak F1 Popularity?

Formula 1 Management

Have we reached peak F1 popularity? That is the hypothesis of a recent study that has analyzed the decline of F1 in social media and you will find the details, as well as F1’s response, as part of this week’s Business of Motorsport. There is also more F1 news including the status of the candidates … Read more

Keeping Vintage Racing Alive with Sustainable Fuels

Vintage Sports-Car Club

Keeping vintage racing alive with sustainable fuels is something that is finding more support to keep vintage cars racing while reducing their carbon footprint. In addition to sustainable vintage racing, I bring you behind the scenes in the development of the new hydrogen-powered Extreme H race car, the Ford Mustang Mach-E Rally’s rally debut and … Read more

Honda Consolidates all Motorsport Activity into Honda Racing Corporation

Honda Racing Corporation

Honda has consolidated all their motorsport activity, including the US-based Honda Performance Development (HPD) into Honda Racing Corporation. What this could imply is in today’s Business of Motorsport Roundup. I also have more on the ongoing quest of Michael Andretti to join the F1 grid, the continuing saga of Felipe Massa’s legal quest for the … Read more

The Web3 Journey of McLaren Racing

McLaren Racing Web3

The Web3 journey of McLaren Racing is just one of the topics covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport Roundup. While you may think that NFTs have faded away, McLaren are demonstrating that done right, they can be a marketing success. In addition to McLaren’s Web3 journey I look at the cost of the Las … Read more

Alpine F1 Struggles Off-Track and On

Alpine F1 team

The Alpine F1 team is struggling on the track and off and you will find a lot of opinions on why in this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport. I also look at why FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem is pressing ahead on new teams in F1 despite opposition, Toyota’s new sustainable WRC base … Read more

A Battle of Wills in Formula 1

FIA vs Liberty Media

It is no FISA-FOCA war but there appears to be a growing battle of wills in Formula 1 between the FIA on one side and Liberty Media and the F1 teams on the other. This week I bring some examples of the brewing conflict. I also bring you the latest F1 team valuations, inside a … Read more

Alpine F1 Goes Hollywood

Alpine F1 Nose Cone

Alpine F1 has gone Hollywood as it has attracted a new investor group that includes actor Ryan Reynolds. How this investment factors into both the valuation of F1 teams and the series is covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport Roundup. In addition to F1 business news I cover Michael Andretti’s potential move into NASCAR, … Read more

The 2023 Formula 1 Power List is Out

2023 Formula 1 Power

The 2023 Formula 1 Power List is out and in this week’s Business of Motorsport you will find out who is on top, who has dropped and who is new to the list. I also feature news about the Canadian and Miami Grands Prix, IndyCar and NASCAR expansion plans, a new book on the future … Read more

Honda Makes Surprising Reversal in F1 and Other Intriguing Motorsport Developments

Invicta Virtuosi Racing

Honda making a surprising reversal in F1 highlights this week’s Business of Motorsport Roundup as I cover that and other intriguing motorsport developments. I also look at whether the AlphaTauri F1 team is or is not for sale, what it is like running the “greatest spectacle in racing,” the possibility of the return of A1 … Read more

SPA Commits to Sports Cars and More Business of Motorsport

WEC at Spa 2023

Spa has committed to sports cars and the WEC for a further 5 years as they face an uncertain Formula 1 future in the Business of Motorsport this week. I also bring you details of how Formula 1 has grown their popularity in the United States, why MotoGP thinks Suzuki will be back, the future … Read more

Liberty Bets Big on Las Vegas Grand Prix

Las Vegas Grand Prix

Liberty Media is taking a calculated bet that the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix will be a success. It is critical that it is a success as they promoting it. In addition to the Law Vegas Grand Prix, here are a couple of more highlights from this week’s Business of Motorsport. All this and much … Read more

A Sponsor Lawsuit and More Business of Motorsport News

Williams ROKiT F1

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

Details Emerge on New F1 Team Hopefuls

Formula Equal

Details have started to emerge about the new F1 team hopefuls that have expressed their interest in joining the Formula 1 grid in 2026 and this week I have the details. In addition to new F1 teams, I also look at motorsport topics as far ranging as why the NHRA is feeling optimistic about 2023, … Read more