sustainable motorsport

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

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

Saudi Arabia Go All in on Electric Racing

Electric 360

Saudi Arabia, through its Public Investment Fund, has made a huge investment in electric racing and this highlights a busy week in sustainable motorsport. In addition to the PIF investment I have details on why Maserati and Andretti Global have chosen to race in Formula E, Audi’s awesome hybrid Dakar challenger and the importance of … 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

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

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

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

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

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

Ligier Goes Hydrogen & More Sustainable Motorsport News

Ligier-JS2-RH2

Ligier has announced that they will be unveiling a new hydrogen-powered race car at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans as hydrogen starts to make waves in global motorsport. I also look at how Veloce thinks that sustainable blockchain technology can promote sustainable motorsport, the options for the future of WRC propulsion, a draft … 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

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

Sustainable Motorcycle Racing Accelerates on Track

BMW Motorrad Motorsport

Sustainable motorcycle racing is prominently featured in this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup as both the WSBK and MotoE take the spotlight. The WSBK is switching to sustainable fuels while MotoE should get a bigger spotlight in the world of motorcycle racing as they hit the track with their new electric Ducati racing bikes. I also … Read more

Hydrogen-Powered Sustainable Motorsport “Not Ready Yet”

GR Yaris H2

Hydrogen-powered sustainable motorsport is not ready yet to power global motorsport but a few more years of development should change this according to Toyota. In addition to this, the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup for this week is absolutely bursting with cool developments. From Haas F1’s sustainability initiates to sustainable team clothing for the new Ferrari Hypercar … 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