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ACO Unveils Hydrogen-Powered H24 EVO

H24 EVO

The ACO has unveiled their hydrogen-powered H24 EVO and I have the details in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. I also have details on new hydrogen and eco-friendly ICE engines being developed, SRO going 100% carbon neutral, and should Formula E be worried about F1’s sustainability push? All this and much more … Read more

Intense Negotiations Ongoing for F1 Concorde Agreement

FIA Place de la Concorde

Intense negotiations are ongoing for F1’s Concorde Agreement and this week’s Business of Motorsport will bring you up to speed. I also have news on the continuing debate over the future of the Monaco Grand Prix, Lola’s plans in Formula E and beyond, the future of Liberty and MotoGP and more motorsport-related legal news. All … Read more

Sustainability and Motorsport Sponsorship

Sustainable Motorsport Sponsorship

Sustainability and motorsport sponsorship is an issue that I have covered in the past and is explored once again in this week’s edition of the Sustainable Motorsport Roundup. Sponsors and potential sponsors are more often asking teams and drivers about their sustainability initiatives before they commit and this week you will hear why. I also … Read more

Could F1-FIA Détente Revive Andretti’s F1 Aspirations?

Michael and Mario Andretti

Could the recently announced F1-FIA détente revive Michael Andretti’s F1 aspirations? That is just one of the topics covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport. I also cover the latest MotoGP calendar news, why the WRC is targeting America and how the Fair Use doctrine may come to the defense of Guenther Steiner. It’s all … Read more

Formula E Introduces the Formula E GEN3 Evo Car

Formula E GEN3 Evo

The big news this week has been the introduction of Formula E’s Formula E GEN3 Evo car and this week’s Sustainable Motorsport Roundup has all the details. I also have details on the use of eFuels in the Porsche Supercup, why Formula E is just the beginning for the new Lola and the World Rally … Read more

Why Formula 1 Is Not As Popular As You Think

Formula 1 Drive to Survive

Why Formula 1 is not as popular as you think would be a counterintuitive argument that goes against everything you have read since Drive to Survive burst onto the scene. This week you will find out how not everything is at it seems. I also have news on how Formula E is growing in popularity, … Read more

After 61 Years Lamborghini Finally Does Racing Right

Lamborghini Squadra Corse

After 61 years, Lamborghini are finally doing racing right with their Squadra Corse racing arm. This is just one of the many topics covered in this week’s Business of Motorsport. You will also find details on everything from how to run an F1 media center to how Trackhouse Racing is planning to grow MotoGP’s footprint … Read more

Felipe Massa Goes Legal on F1

Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa has gone legal in his battle with the FIA and F1 over the disputed 2008 Singapore Grand Prix highlighting this week’s Motorsport Law Roundup. In the Business of Motorsport Roundup, I have details on the valuation of F1 teams, NASCAR’s NextGen plans and IndyCar team dissatisfaction with the Captain. All this and much … 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

Sustainable Motorsport is All About Innovation

Paddy Lowe

Sustainable motorsport is all about innovation. For those decrying spec series and a lack of motorsport innovation, sustainable motorsport is exciting both off track and on and once again I bring you more examples this week. You will also find out about Maserati Corse’s electric ambitions, how Paddy Lowe is bringing his synthetic fuel to … 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

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

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

Le Pinacle

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?

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