Motorsport UK

More Than Equal Launches First Driver Development Program

More Than Equal Driver Cohort 1

More Than Equal has launched their first driver development program and this week in the Driver Development Roundup I have all the details. I also have news on the shortlist for the 2025-26 IMSA Diverse Driver Development Scholarship, a new partnership between the Skip Barber Racing School and Margay Racing and how the Formula E … Read more

Global Female Driver Development Roundup

Driver Development Roundup

Last Friday was International Women’s Day and in light of this there were many driver development-related announcements aimed at encouraging female participation in motorsport. Here are some of the global female driver development-related announcements aimed at encouraging female participation in motorsport that were published over the last week or so as well as additional analysis … 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

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 Many Emerging Paths to Race Driver Development

2023 Prodigy Week Podium

This week you will learn about the many emerging paths to race driver development as the sport embraces exciting new ways to develop race drivers. From a sim racing competition that results in a real-world race drive to an electric karting series that is working to enable a 1000-fold increase in motorsport participation, there are … Read more

An Opportunity for Young Canadian Race Drivers and More

Road To Racing Canada Logo

This week I introduce an opportunity for young Canadian race drivers in addition to more driver development news and inspiration. I also have the latest news from Shift Up Now, FIA Girls on Track UK and the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy. I also present a question for you, are you really giving it your … Read more

Race Driver Scholarships and More Development Program News

Racecraft & Driver Development Roundup for July 25, 2022

This week’s Driver Development Roundup is packed with new race driver scholarships you can apply for as well as a healthy dose of race driver development news. I also have news about the Spec MX-5 class, why driving different types of race cars will help in your driver development growth and whether you’ve got what … 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

Tuning Up Your Racing Brain

Race Driver in Helmet

Racecraft is not just about on-track techniques, it is also about mental conditioning so this week there are tips on tuning up your racing brain. In addition to mental conditioning, there are plenty of tips and advice on making better decisions on track, what it means to be “in the zone” and what you should … Read more

New Toyota-Lexus GT3 is Coming and More Motorsport Series News

Toyota/Lexus GT3

The new Toyota-Lexus GT3 is coming soon which is just one of the highlights on this week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup. The Porsche Carrera Cup North America kicks of their 2023 schedule with a new title sponsor and new race venues, the GRIDLIFE Touring Cup will support NASCAR and TCR UK introduces a new prize … Read more

Sustainable Racing for the Next Generation

NXT Gen Cup on Track

The NXT Gen Cup is working hard to bill itself as sustainable racing for the next generation and they have made their first step towards this by announcing their 2023 calendar, details of which you can find in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. In addition to this, I have details on the world’s first two-seater … Read more

F1 Teams Bicker over Andretti as Saudi Arabia Looks to Attract Teams to the Kingdom

Andretti Cadillac F1 Car

While F1 teams continue to bicker over the possible addition of Andretti-Cadillac to the grid, Saudi Arabia is looking to poach teams from Motorsport Valley in this week’s Business of Motorsport roundup. It is not just Andretti that wants to join the F1 circus either as two teams from Asia are also looking to join … Read more

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is a Race Car to Its Core

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance

Porsche have been going out of their way to emphasize how the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is a true race car to its core. In this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring you more reviews and details on this exciting electric race car and why people think they are right. I also bring you … Read more

How Will Cryptocurrency Chaos Affect Sports Sponsorship?

Mercedes F1 FTX

As the cryptocurrency ecosystem stumbles from one calamity to the next, the sports industry is starting to ask itself, how will this cryptocurrency chaos affect sports sponsorship? This is just one of the topics discussed in this week’s Business of Motorsport. Updated with more information regarding the collapse of FTX and Crypro.com’s position on these … Read more

Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup for October 27, 2022

Jimmy Broadbent and Gordie Mutch

In this week’s edition of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup, I bring you news of a sim racer turned real life racer and his (real) on track success. As I have mentioned before, the whole purpose of the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup is to document and highlight how sim racing can … Read more

Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup for October 20, 2022

Sauber Esports Arena

This week in the Sim Racing and Esports News Roundup I bring you some amazingsim racing opportunities. From an opportunity for female sim racers to go fromsim racing to the real thing to the amazing prizes offered by some upcoming simracing series, there is something for everyone here. Not only that, but you also could … Read more

The Business of Motorsport for July 1, 2022-Lola is Back!

The Business of Motorsport for July 1, 2022-Lola is Back!

The big news in this week’s Business of Motorsport is the welcome return of Lola to the international motorsport scene. I also have news on F1’s new media rights deal in the United States, turmoil at a legendary Canadian racetrack, sponsorship news and my usual selection of how racing teams go about their business. All … Read more

The Business of Motorsport for June 24, 2022-Managing a Different Kind of Crash

The Business of Motorsport for June 24, 2022

This week in The Business of Motorsport I touch on everything from racing calendar challenges and opportunities, the impact of the crypto crash on sports sponsorships to how one sports car manufacturer manages multiple sports car programs. All this plus the usual motorsport sponsorship news and the latest motorsport industry movers and shakers. Motorsport Industry … 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