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Battle for the Long Beach Grand Prix

Long Beach Grand Prix

There is a battle for control of the Long Beach Grand Prix between IndyCar and NASCAR and this week it is part of the Business of Motorsport. Also, this week you will find news on how the Las Vegas Grand Prix is planning changes for 2024, why the FIA President feels people are attacking him … Read more

The Appeal and Complication of Street Races

Baku F1 Street Race

The appeal and complication of street races in F1, IndyCar and NASCAR are just part of what is included in this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also have news of fans’ increasing boredom with F1, Formula E’s look to Asia for expansion and when will motorsport be truly representative? The Motorsport Law Roundup is packed … Read more

How Competitive Imbalance Could Impact F1’s Investment Potential

United States Grand Prix

How competitive imbalance could impact F1’s investment potential is the headline this week as Max Verstappen looks to be continuing his winning ways. How will this affect both how the series is perceived as well as its ultimate financial potential? That is just one of the topics covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport. I … 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

The Miata Canada Cup Series Launches

MIATA Canada CUP Series

Solidifying its reputation as a great race car, the Miata Canada Cup Series is launching in 2024 and you will find the details in this week’s Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. I also have some great racecraft tips that you can use, news on the SCCA Club Spec Mustang and upcoming Lexus GT3 race cars … 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

The Verdict on Vegas

Las Vegas Grand Prix

After all the angst and debate in the run-up to its inaugural race, the verdict is in on the Las Vegas Grand Prix, and it is a big part of this week’s Business of Motorsport. In addition to the verdict on Vegas, there is analysis of NASCAR’s next steps, two conferences you will want to … Read more

The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car & More Racecraft Tips

2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2

The new for 2024 Mercedes-AMG GT2 Race Car and more racecraft tips are just part of the Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup this week. I also have data analysis tips to help you drive faster, the inspiration that is Robert Wickens and an opportunity for disabled drivers to race in America. All this and much … 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

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

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

Why a Billion Dollar F1 Team is a Sports Bargain

Why a Billion Dollar F1 Team is a Sports Bargain

This week you will learn why some think that a billion-dollar F1 team is a sports investment bargain. It’s all part of the Business of Motorsport. I also bring you details on why the FIA is willing to butt heads with Liberty Media, NASCAR’s new Netflix deal and the state of athlete investing (with some … Read more

Felipe Massa Turns Closer to the Courts

Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa has reportedly taken the first step in potential legal action against Formula 1 and the FIA over the outcome of the 2008 world championship. How this will play out is anybody’s guess, but it is part of the Business of Motorsport this week. I also look at how the Las Vegas Grand Prix … 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

The Importance of Visualization for a Race Driver

Max Verstappen

The importance of visualization for a race driver is one of the main topics in this week’s Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. In addition to the importance of focus, I also feature tips on trail braking, a data analysis webinar for spec racers and a look at the Lucky Dog Canada endurance racing series. All … 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

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

Is the Miami Grand Prix Good for F1 or Just Another FOMO Event?

Is the Miami Grand Prix Good for F1 or Just Another FOMO Event?

Is the Miami Grand Prix good for F1 or just another FOMO event? Opinion seems to be divided on this divisive race after only 2 years. In other business of motorsport news, I look at who can legally use the phrase “the greatest spectacle in racing,” a race team whose assets are for sale, the … 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