Formula one and the insanity of car-based transportation

Toby Miller, Brett Hutchins, Libby Lester, Richard Maxwell

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Formula 1 is among the most environmentally destructive practices today, not least as a sign of the legitimacy of an unsustainable car culture. It also indexes the power of a lapsed, amateur hegemonic masculinity and its technocratic equivalent today. The greenwashing done by and for the industry must be systematically unmasked and criticized.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe History and Politics of Motor Racing
Subtitle of host publicationLives in the Fast Lane
EditorsDamion Sturm, Stephen Wagg, David L. Andrews
Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages28
ISBN (Electronic)9783031228254
ISBN (Print)9783031228427
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • sport
  • motor-racing
  • Climate change
  • greenwashing
  • Carbon footprint
  • technology

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