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Vegas Boosts Liberty Media’s Record F1 Revenue

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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

How Racing Simulators Can Reduce Motorsport’s Carbon Footprint

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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

NXT Gen Cup Races On a Bigger Stage

NXT Gen Cup

The NXT Gen Cup electric touring car series will be racing on a bigger stage in 2024 as they will be supporting both Formula E and the DTM. This is a huge move for the series and the visibility will give young racers interested in sustainable motorsport a viable option to move up the electric … Read more

Landmark Motorsport Legal Ruling Brings Clarity to 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Controversy

2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

In this week’s Motorsport Law Roundup, I delve into how a significant legal ruling in motorsport may shed light on the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix controversy. Furthermore, I explore its potential application to the Felipe Massa case. Additionally, I analyze the ramifications of Lewis Hamilton’s contract with Ferrari, delve into Michael Andretti’s response to … 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

More Racecraft Advice as You Prepare for 2024

Race Track Corner

This week I have more racecraft advice from prominent driver coaches to help you prepare for 2024. I also have information on two upcoming racecraft seminars you might want to attend, two driver fitness exercises you can conduct at home if you have limited time and a track walk of the The Bend Motorsport Park. … Read more

Is the FIA Fit for Purpose?

Is the FIA Fit for Purpose?

Is the FIA fit for purpose? That is what a number of people are asking, especially after this week and it is all part of the Business of Motorsport this week. I also bring you details of MotoGP’s new American team and their expansion plans, why Formula E is not instituting a salary cap and … Read more

Pushing the Envelope of Sustainable Motorsport

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This week we are pushing the envelope of Sustainable Motorsport as I showcase an interesting single-seater concept that uses synthetic fuel but is battery-free. I also highlight the first ever electric motorcycle podium finish at Circuit of The Americas, McLaren’s trial of recycled carbon fibre, and how IndyCar is racing to be green. All this … Read more

Mazda Motorsports Announces MX-5 Shootout Nominees

Mazda Motorsports MX-5 Shootout

This week in race driver development news I have details on Mazda Motorsports’ MX-5 Shootout nominees in both Spec MX-5 and Mazda MX-5 Cup. I also have details on the relaunch of Formula FARA, the new scholarships in American F4 and Formula Regional and the launch of the NASCAR Drivers Recruitment Program in Europe. All … Read more

Have We Reached Peak F1 Popularity?

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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

AMZ Racing and Their EV that Goes from 0-60 MPH in 0.956 Seconds

AMZ Racing

This week I introduce you to AMZ Racing and their EV that goes from 0-60 MPH in 0.956 seconds. I also look at what Veloce is doing on the blockchain, the World Rally Championship’s 2027 propulsion plans and the Bridgestone FIA ecoRally Cup. All this and more in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport … Read more

Hugo Boss is Looking to Take Advantage of F1’s Booming Popularity

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Hugo Boss is looking to take advantage of F1’s booming popularity as they have ditched Formula E and are now focused on Formula 1. This is all part of this week’s Business of Motorsport Roundup. I also bring you details on Liberty Media’s approach to Verstappen’s dominance on track, the legal strategy Felipe Massa is … 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

Delivering Sustainable High Performance

McLaren Formula E Race Car

This week encompasses what Toto Wolff calls sustainable high performance. Just because a racing series is using sustainable technology does not mean that it is anything but high performance. Some of the topics covered are the use of sustainable aviation fuel by Mercedes F1, how Envision Racing are fighting climate change and the 7 ways … Read more

NASCAR Sings Sweet Home Chicago

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NASCAR sings Sweet Home Chicago in this week’s edition of the Business of Motorsport Roundup as they successfully pulled of a street race despite horrible weather conditions. I also look at the latest developments regarding the new investor group buying into Alpine F1, the future of GT racing, why some brands waste their money in … 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

American Businesses Are Embracing Formula 1’s Soaring Popularity

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American businesses are embracing Formula 1’s soaring popularity as much as American fans and in this edition of the Business of Motorsport, I bring you the numbers. I also look at McLaren Racing’s call for greater collaboration within motorsport on sustainability, the move to “regionalize” the F1 calendar, Hyundai going to the WEC and how … Read more

Ligier Goes Hydrogen & More Sustainable Motorsport News

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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

What Brands Get Out of Formula 1

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What do brands get out of Formula 1? This week in the Business of Motorsport Roundup I will give you an example so you will understand better. I also have for you the latest on a mysterious new Asian-based team looking to enter F1, how Audi may be ending their customer racing program, the data … Read more