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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

A New Era in Sustainable Motorsport

Wayne Taylor Racing 2023 Livery

From electric-powered fire trucks and sustainability-focused race teams at the Rolex 24 Hours to sustainably fueled MotoGP bikes, we are fully into a new era in sustainable motorsport. The Sustainable Motorsport Roundup has been tracking these developments for the last year and will continue to do so. This week I look at Michelin’s sustainable tire … 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

Andretti and Cadillac Announce F1 Bid and More Business of Motorsport

Andretti Cadillac F1 Announcement

With Andretti Global and GM subsidiary Cadillac announcing a joint Formula 1 team bid, it looks like there will in fact be new teams in F1 sometime in the near future. While the Andretti/GM announcement puts FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem’s announcement that F1 is open to new teams in context, it is not the … Read more

Business of Motorsport for October 7, 2022

Honda F1 Badging

This week, the Business of Motorsport offers up a few questions such as: Will Honda Return to F1? Will the FIA get out of their own way governing F1? Will more manufacturers join Supercars? Will the W Series finish out their 2022 season? These are just some of the questions dealt with in this week’s … Read more

Business of Motorsport for September 30, 2022

Nissan Z GT4

This week’s Business of Motorsport is the one for you if you want to know how the business of sponsorship works in Formula 1. Sponsorship Consultant Tim Silvey explains on the Last Lap Podcast how the nature of sponsorship in Formula 1 has evolved since 2007 and how it now encompasses more than just a … Read more

Business of Motorsport for September 2, 2022

Business of Motorsport for September 2, 2022

In the Business of Motorsport this week I continue to look at Audi joining F1, offer speculation on what is happening with Porsche, explain how the CRB works, look at whether crypto sponsorship of sports properties is worth it and offer details on why the Vancouver Eprix never got off the ground. I also bring … Read more

Business of Motorsport for August 12, 2022-Lessons From the Piranha Club

Eddie Jordan and Michael Schumacher

A few weeks ago, the Business of Motorsport brought you Tales from the Piranha Club. This week starts off with a few lessons from the same infamous “Piranha Club” where tales of competing contracts, broken promises and midnight deadlines abound. I also look at F1’s record second quarter results, Supercars boardroom news, Formula E’s formula … 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

Motorsport Series News for February 9, 2022 – Spy Shots, Scholarships and More

Motorsport Series News for February 9, 2022

In Motorsport Series News this week I look at developments in GT2 and DTM, share some news on new upcoming GT3 and Touring Car race cars and provide updates on young driver scholarships in the Americas and UK. Sports Cars After its first year under GT3 regulations, the DTM has confirmed a number of rule … Read more

The Business of Motorsport News for January 21, 2022 – Andretti Goes Public and More

The Business of Motorsport News for January 21, 2022

It has been a busy week in the Business of Motorsport as there have been numerous developments related to sponsorships, changes of administration, increased cryptocurrency action, SPACs going public and more. Here are just a few of the things that happened since the last Business of Motorsport round-up. Formula 1 News If you have followed … Read more