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Breaking Records with the Electric ReVolt

ReVolt

This week I feature how the electric ReVolt motorcycle is aiming to break a significant world land speed record. I also have news on Skoda’s battery electric concept race car, an awesome video of a McMurtry Speirling on the racetrack and details on the development of the new Extreme H race car. It’s all in … Read more

After 61 Years Lamborghini Finally Does Racing Right

Lamborghini Squadra Corse

After 61 years, Lamborghini are finally doing racing right with their Squadra Corse racing arm. This is just one of the many topics covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport. You will also find details on everything from how to run an F1 media center to how Trackhouse Racing is planning to grow MotoGP’s footprint … Read more

Second Annual Sustainable Championships Index is Released

Pau Grand Prix

The second annual Sustainable Championships Index has been released and you get the details on who leads the pack and how you can download your copy this week. You will also find out how the Pau Grand Prix plans to reboot for a more sustainable event in 2025, why a hydrogen combustion engine may come … Read more

High Performance Hydrogen Combustion Engine Debuts

AVL High Performance Hydrogen Combustion Engine

This week I bring you details of a new high performance hydrogen combustion race engine, a test drive of the Formula E GenBeta, and a hydrogen-powered Dakar Rally car. All this plus the importance of electrification in motorsport, how the Las Vegas Grand Prix plans to conserve water and the new Formula E schedule. It … Read more

Mugello Circuit Leads the List of Most Sustainable Race Circuits

Mugello Circuit Leads the List of Most Sustainable Race Circuits

Mugello Circuit leads the list of the most sustainable race circuits in the latest edition of the 3rd annual Sustainable Circuits Index. I have the details on how you can get the report. In addition to sustainable circuits, I bring you details on the Mazda concept racing with synthetic fuels, the future of Formula E … 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

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

How the Canadian Grand Prix Has Persevered All These Years

Canadian Grand Prix

This week I feature a great article on how the Canadian Grand Prix has persevered all these years. In typical Canadian fashion, the race has quietly become one of the most popular races on the calendar. In addition to this, this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport is jam-packed due to my being away … Read more

The Electric Drag Racer That’s Looking to Break a Quarter-Mile Record

Ford Super Cobra Jet 1800

This week I bring you details on the electric drag racer that is looking to break a quarter-mile record. In addition to that, you will learn about a 500 horsepower, hydrogen-powered Ford Falcon Futura, the Ducati V21L prototype MotoE electric racing bike, Scalar Performance’s SCR1 all-electric amateur touring race car and NASCAR’s net zero carbon … 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

The Racing Portfolio of McLaren and Why They Race

McLaren Formula E Car

The racing portfolio of McLaren is large and this week in the Business of Motorsport, you will find out why they race. In addition to that, you will understand why Porsche is not in F1, the ever-increasing Saudi Arabian investment in motorsport, the creative vision behind the director of Drive to Survive, why IndyCar is … Read more

E-Fuels in Motorsport and More Sustainable Motorsport News

Porsche eFuels

E-Fuels and sustainable fuels in motorsport are the focus in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. From sustainable fuels powering racing karts, Formula 1, Formula 2, and Formula 3 cars as well as a 2022 Porsche Panamera 4S Sport Turismo, I bring you several stories on developments behind the technology, just one of the technologies being … Read more

IndyCar Believes It Has the Right Stuff to Compete with F1

IndyCar 2023

This week I look at why IndyCar believes it has the right stuff to compete with F1 in the latest edition of the Business of Motorsport Roundup. In addition to IndyCar, I look at how the casinos are raking it in as they get ready for the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, why Porsche believes … Read more

Maserati MC20 GT2, 2024 Ferrari 296 Challenge and Lynk & Co 03 TCR Break Cover

Maserati MC20 GT2

The Maserati MC20 GT2, 2024 Ferrari 296 Challenge and Lynk & Co 03 TCR all broke cover this week and I have all the details. In addition to these new race cars, I have details on the BoP controversy brewing in IMSA over this year’s new 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars, how Indy … Read more

Jota Goes for the Gold and More Business of Motorsport News

Jota Porsche 963

Jota has unveiled their striking gold livery and partners for the upcoming racing season, but it was the connection with NFL legend Tom Brady that turned heads. In addition to the Jota announcement, I look at F1’s record 2022 profits, the possibility of the EU suing F1 over potentially increasing entry fees, a resurrected Italian … Read more

The ACE Championship Aims to Grow Electric Racing Globally

Ace Championship Race Car

Dilbagh Gill has big plans that his new ACE Championship will grow electric racing globally and he may be just the person to do it. In addition to the launch of the ACE Championship, I have news on hydrogen powered Toyotas, Porsche’s new eFuels initiative, the challenge of developing sustainable fuel for Formula 1 and … Read more

Boom Times for Formula 1 Sponsorship

McLaren MCL60

It’s boom times for Formula 1 sponsorship according to an article I link to by Grand Prix 247 in this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport. They do a deep dive into the width and breadth of Formula 1 sponsorship and explain how F1’s global boom is making teams richer. In addition to F1 … Read more

FIA Formally Open to New F1 Team Applications

F1 Cars on the Grid

As the FIA formally open the process to new F1 team applications, there is the potential that the next few years can see the biggest change to the F1 grid since 2010. It’s all part of a busy week in the Business of Motorsport. Amongst an apparent growing rift between the FIA, Liberty Media and … Read more

Who Is in Charge of Formula 1?

Stefano Domenicali and Mohammed Ben Sulayem

Who is in charge of Formula 1? That should have a relatively straightforward answer but based on the back and forth this week between the FIA and Liberty Media, most fans and possibly the teams and Liberty Media themselves may not be quite so sure of the answer. In addition to the FIA/Liberty war of … Read more