NXT Gen Cup

NXT Gen Cup Races On a Bigger Stage

NXT Gen Cup

The NXT Gen Cup electric touring car series will be racing on a bigger stage in 2024 as they will be supporting both Formula E and the DTM. This is a huge move for the series and the visibility will give young racers interested in sustainable motorsport a viable option to move up the electric … 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

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

Formula E is Starting to Mature as a Racing Series

Formula E Monaco 2023

Formula E is starting to mature as a racing series and this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup brings you some opinions as to why. In addition to Formula E, this week I cover topics ranging from how Mercedes F1 plans to become the world’s most sustainable sports team to how greenwashing is going to start to … Read more

The Future of Sustainable Motorsport is Eclectic

Lancia Delta Evo-e RX

The future of sustainable motorsport is eclectic and in reading this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup, you will understand why. From hydrogen powered prototype racers, biofuel-powered Rally Raid race cars, electric touring cars to an incredible tribute to the iconic Lancia Delta, it just goes to show that the technologies powering the future … 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

American Businesses Are Embracing Formula 1’s Soaring Popularity

Formula 1 Partners 2023

American businesses are embracing Formula 1’s soaring popularity as much as American fans and in this edition of the Business of Motorsport, I bring you the numbers. I also look at McLaren Racing’s call for greater collaboration within motorsport on sustainability, the move to “regionalize” the F1 calendar, Hyundai going to the WEC and how … Read more

Vintage Bentleys Race and Win with Synthetic Fuel

Vintage Bentleys

This week the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup documents how vintage, pre-war Bentleys are racing and winning in 2023 using synthetic fuels. While we tend to think of cutting-edge race cars such as Formula E and the H24 project being the face of sustainable motorsport, vintage racing is also getting involved with some eye-opening results. I also … Read more

Social Media Marketing Tips for Race Drivers

Social Media Icons on a Keyboard

There are some great social media marketing tips for race drivers in this week’s The Business of Being a Race Driver. Yes, I know, you would much rather be out on the track honing your racecraft and winning races but that costs money and social media marketing is one way to help you with that. … Read more

The Only Thing Constant is Change in Sustainable Motorsport

Indycar with Guayule Tires

They say the only thing constant is change and none more so than in sustainable motorsport developments. In this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring you sustainable motorsport developments in series from across the globe, how you can participate in an all-electric rally from London to Paris, sustainable motorsport tech developments, sustainable logistics in Formula … Read more

Porsche & Ford in F1, Reviving Lola and What is Legally Considered an F1 Seat?

Porsche & Ford in F1, Reviving Lola and What is Legally Considered an F1 Seat?

This week in the Business of Motorsport Roundup I look at rumors of Ford and Porsche in F1, the revival of Lola and the legal definition of what is considered an F1 seat in a loan agreement signed by F1 driver Nyck de Vries. I also look at changes coming to this year’s Miami Grand … 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

Super Formula Goes Carbon Neutral and More Sustainable Motorsport News

Super Formula SF23

Last month, the Japanese Super Formula series unveiled their carbon neutral SF23 race car set to debut in 2023. This is significant as they looked to optimize the use of natural fibre in their body panels and reduce the use of carbon fibre. In addition to this, there were a number of other interesting sustainable … Read more

F1 Launches Driver Development Initiatives Plus Program News from Porsche & Honda

2023 Honda Performance Development Driver Program

Formula 1 has finally launched some young driver development initiatives that will hopefully encourage more young drivers to enter the sport and in this week’s Driver Development & Racecraft News Roundup, I have all the details. I also look at the new driver development programs that Porsche North America has announced as well as the … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for October 29, 2022

Electrikhana

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I bring yet more developments in the fast-paced world of sustainable motorsport. The Roundup looks at the state of EV racing in the United States, an all-electric Gymkhana race car, issues with Formula E’s new fast charging technology and much more. I also bring you details on a … Read more

Motorsport Series News for October 19, 2022

Audi TT Cup Racing Series

This week, the Motorsport Series News Roundup is packed with all kinds of developments from around the globe. In Sports Cars, I have news on the future of the WEC calendar, a new qualifying race in the Hankook 24H, the Bathurst 12 Hours returning to all pro lineups and more. In Single-Seaters, the Road to … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for October 15, 2022

Entropy Racing

If you are a club racer or track day participant and you are wondering how you fit in with today’s emerging electrified racing scene, this edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup is for you. There are some exciting developments and suggestions on how you can participate with an electric club racer as well as what … Read more

Motorsport Series News Roundup for September 28, 2022

Mazda MX-5 Cup Cars

This week’s Motorsport Series News Roundup is packed with a lot of new developments in the world of global motorsport, most of it good, some of it not so much. While the prize fund for the Mazda MX-5 Cup is increasing, the advancement fund in Indy Lights is actually being reduced. I also bring news … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for September 24, 2022

DTM Electric

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I cover everything from Ford’s changing electric racing plans to Mercedes F1 testing biofuels in their fleet of trucks used to transport the team around Europe. I also look at testing sustainable fuels in Formula 2, DTM Electric’s sound experiments and two opportunities for young drivers interested in … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for August 20, 2022-Next Generation Racing

NXT Gen Cup LRT NXT1 Race Car

This week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup I look at everything from a new concept for a more sustainable Formula 1 to an electric muscle car. Along the way I bring you details on the new F1 power unit, Brabham Automotive, the World eX Summit, green racing tires, sustainable luggage and more. So, let’s get … Read more