MKI conducts motorsport research projects that we hope will make our sport better and stronger.

MKI Chairman

Dr Sean O’Connor, MKI Chairman

Our research interests include:

  • Volunteer welfare
  • Volunteer management
  • Competitor safety
  • Spectator safety
  • Motorsport sustainability
  • Media and Marketing
  • Motorsport management
  • The Economic Impact of motorsport

We are happy to work with partners who share our passion for creating new knowledge. We have collaborated with leading academics in the US, Asia and Europe as well as the FIM and the FIA Institute since our foundation.

It is our policy to share all our research findings with the global motorsport community. Furthermore we welcome research for all sources that can assist us build knowledge.

If you wish to discuss a potential research project or share your own research findings please contact MKI Chairman Dr. Sean O’Connor via email at

Below is a selection of our research reports for download:

Research Reports:

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