Tag: europe

  • Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix 2012

    Taking place at the Monza Speedway, the race covers 53 laps of the 5.793 kilometer track...

  • Rally

    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 […]

  • Touring Cars

    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 […]

  • Folk Race – An Entertaining Motor Sport for All Types

    Not many people in the world will have heard of the term ‘Folk race’ before. This is because this type of auto racing mainly takes place in European countries such as Sweden, Finland ...

  • Bernie Ecclestone Promotes Night Racing

    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. ...

  • Auto Racing: 24 Hours of Le Mans

    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 ...