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Hydrogen-Powered Ligier JS2 RH2 Completes 5,000km of Testing

Ligier JS2 RH2

The hydrogen-powered Ligier JS2 RH2 has completed 5,000km of endurance testing as part of their preparations for the era of hydrogen-powered racing at Le Mans. I have the details this week. I also have news on a new series that will help train motorsport engineers and that can accommodate sustainable propulsion technologies, a ground-breaking test … Read more

Formula E Introduces the Formula E GEN3 Evo Car

Formula E GEN3 Evo

The big news this week has been the introduction of Formula E’s Formula E GEN3 Evo car and this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup has all the details. I also have details on the use of eFuels in the Porsche Supercup, why Formula E is just the beginning for the new Lola and the World Rally … Read more

Formula E Making Gains On and Off the Track

2024 Formula E Tokyo E-Prix

Formula E is making gains on and off the track and this week you will find out how. I also have coverage of the first Formula E Sustainable Innovation Summit in Tokyo, details of the Forze Hydrogen Racing Team’s fuel cell and putting the all-electric Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car through its paces … Read more

Lola Teams Up with Yamaha for Formula E

Lola Yamaha

A revitalized Lola has teamed up with Yamaha to enter Formula E in Season 11 as Nissan commits to Gen4. Along with this big news, I have details on Carbon Positive Motorsport’s new motto and new carbon offsetting programs, how Team BRIT is tackling the sustainability challenge and how the Forze Hydrogen Racing Team is … Read more

Synthetic Fuel Keeps Motorsport History Racing On

Synthetic fuel powered Bentley

Synthetic fuel keeps motorsport history racing on and this week you will see how. I will also take you to the Arctic with Porsche as they test their Porsche GT4 e-Performance in -20C weather, the continued trials of Formula E’s fast charging technology and more. It’s all in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport … Read more

Extreme H Completes Shakedown of Its Hydrogen Prototype

Extreme H

In a significant move for hydrogen in motorsport, Extreme H has completed the shakedown of its hydrogen prototype race car and I have details. You will also learn about how hydrogen may fit into F1’s future, the third car for the new all-electric STCC and how Formula Regional Oceania is now powered by synthetic fuels. … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport and its Open-Ended Future

Brink Motorsport

This week you will find many examples of sustainable motorsport’s open-ended future, from hydrogen to battery electric to sustainable eFuels and carbon offsets. In addition to the future, you will learn about what is happening right now. How about turning a Tesla Model 3 into a competitive racer? Or a racing series that is carbon … Read more

Increasing the Speed of Sustainable Motorsport

STCC Test Car

Increasing the speed of sustainable motorsport can be taken many ways but let’s focus on what interests all race drivers and motorsport fans, lap times. This week you will learn about Formula E’s work to increase lap times, a Nissan Hybrid shattering lap time records and riding onboard an STCC development car as it laps … 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

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

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

São Paulo and San Marino are Making Sustainable Race Events Happen

KiSS Misano

São Paulo and San Marino are making sustainable race events happen and this week in the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup you will find out how. I also have details on the tech behind a number of alternatively powered race cars, the launch of Extreme H and Formula E’s relevance to electric vehicle manufacturers. All this and … Read more

Dutch and Detroit Grands Prix Point the Way for Sustainable Race Events

Dutch Grand Prix

The Dutch and Detroit Grands Prix are pointing the way for sustainable race events and this week you will find out how. I also bring you details on how you can prepare a Tesla Model 3 for racing, the evolution of the Formula E race car and what is happening with the STCC in 2023. … Read more

Formula E Powers Ahead to Season 10

Genbeta Formula E Race Car

As Formula E powers ahead to Season 10, they are feeling bullish about the future. From breaking indoor land speed records to “turning up the volume”, the series sees a bright future ahead after an eventful and exciting debut of Gen3. Also in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup is additional analysis of the Sustainable Circuits … 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

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

Sustainable Fuels are Now Powering Historic Race Cars

Sebastian Vettel with Williams FWB14

Sustainable fuels are now powering historic race cars as Sebastien Vettel will demonstrate at Goodwood this summer, a development that will only accelerate in the coming years. It is interesting to note that this year, it is estimated that 20% of the cars in action at this year’s Festival of Speed, the 30th edition of … Read more

Sustainable Motorsport at the 80th Pau Grand Prix

Sprint Cup By Funyo

Sustainable motorsport will have a presence at this year’s 80th Pau Grand Prix, which just goes to show that tradition and sustainability can coexist. In addition to that, this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup is absolutely jam packed. I have news from IMSA, Formula 1, Formula E, Extreme E and the European Truck Racing Championship. I … 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

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