Taking place at the Monza Speedway, the race covers 53 laps of the 5.793 kilometer track…
Rallying or Rally Racing is a form of point-to-point racing where drivers navigate their way between different sets of points along a circuit. Highly modified production cars are used for Rally Racing and these are generally constructed with particular terrain in mind. For example, cars used in Desert rallies need to be able to cope [...]
The term “Touring cars” may seem odd to American ears, since it is a term used mainly in Europe describing race cars that use the body shells from production 4-door sedans. Just about everything else in, or on, the touring car is either heavily modified or is designed for high-speed road and circuit racing. Wings [...]
Not many people in the world will have heard of the term â€˜Folk raceâ€™ before. This is because this type of auto racing mainly takes place in European countries such as Sweden, Finland and Norway. The sport receives little coverage but is very popular due to the low expenses and little driving skill that is needed to participate in it.
When the Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone first mentioned that he would like to host a night race at the Asian Grand Prix, he was met with a variety of different opinions and concerns. Ecclestone commented that a night race in Asia should increase the number of television viewers, especially in Europe. It would then become a day race for the European enthusiasts, instead of being aired in the early hours of the morning. He also anticipates that the effect of the night race will be spectacular and hopefully draw a larger crowd of spectators.
For many car enthusiasts the true test of endurance is the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Run every year since 1923, except 1936 for economic reasons and 1940-48 during the Second World War, this race has become the true test of a driver‘s ability and determination. The race takes place at Cirque de la Sarthe in the town of Le Mans and is considered by some to be the most famous automobile race in the world.