World Endurance Championship

The Business of F1 Happens at the Monaco Grand Prix

Monaco Grand Prix

Despite the rise of Singapore and Las Vegas, the business of Formula 1 happens at the Monaco Grand Prix and there is a whole lot of business to conduct as you will find out in this Business of Motorsport Roundup. Whether it’s the impressive poaching of an FIA official by Michael Andretti, debates over the … Read more

Scandal at Penske and Chaos at Red Bull

Team Penske

The Business of Motorsport this week has been dominated by scandal at Penske and chaos at Red Bull as both teams’ grapple with various controversies that threaten to derail their future racing plans. In addition to that I have news on a “revolutionary” proposal for the entry of new F1 teams, why one team boss … Read more

Liberty Acquires MotoGP Commercial Rights

MotoGP

Liberty Media has acquired the commercial rights to MotoGP which means they now own the commercial rights to two global motorsport franchises. It is the headline story in this week’s Business of Motorsport Roundup. I also have details on the financial boost that Las Vegas received from their inaugural Grand Prix, IndyCar’s ongoing attempts at … Read more

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

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

How Racing Simulators Can Reduce Motorsport’s Carbon Footprint

Dynisma

This week you will find out how racing simulators can reduce motorsport’s carbon footprint. I also bring you the details of Phase 2 of the FIA’s hydrogen development plan, synthetic fuel news and analysis and footwear created with motorsport industry waste. It’s all in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup on Motorsport Prospects. … Read more

Are Street Circuits Counter-Productive in F1?

Madrid Grand Prix Track

With the announcement that the Spanish Grand Prix will move to a street circuit in Madrid, some are wondering if street circuits are counterproductive to what Formula 1 is trying to accomplish, especially with the new rules in 2026. In other business of motorsport news, Formula 1 introduces possibly the worst team name in its … 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

NASCAR Hits It Big with New Media Rights Deal

NASCAR Daytona 500

NASCAR’s blockbuster new media rights deal is the highlight of the week as we look back at the Business of Motorsport. In addition to NASCAR, you will find details about some motorsport-related litigation, whether title sponsorships work in motorsport and how Lexus Racing won the 2023 GTD Pro Manufacturers Championship. All this plus the latest … Read more

Building Your Racecraft Fundamentals

Racecraft Fundamentals

This week you are going to learn how to build up your racecraft fundamentals as well as get the latest racing series news in another Racecraft & Race Cars Roundup. You will also find out about the new Ginetta GT4 race car, see the winning lap from Prodigy Week and get the details on the … 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

Will Privateer Teams Be Priced Out of the Golden Age of Sports Car Racing?

World Endurance Championship Race Cars

Will privateer teams be priced out of the “Golden Age” of sports car racing? That is the fear of team owner Jim Glickenhaus who worries that the costs are just not sustainable for an independent. In addition to this, I look at the impact that Formula 1 is having on Las Vegas and Miami, IndyCar … Read more

Motorsport Series News for May 18, 2022-Going Global

Motorsport Series News for May 18, 2022

This week in Motorsport Series News, Lamborghini announces their new Hypercar program, the WEC and WTCR both have plans to expand their calendars while IMSA is thinking about it, the success behind the FFSA Academy, news on the new ERA Championship and more. Confirming months of speculation, Lamborghini have confirmed that they will join the … Read more