Things you need to know about motorsports in Europe

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

Motorsports are used for competitive events which have motorized vehicles. This includes off-road racing called motocross too. Motorsportsencompasses motorized two wheeler as well as four wheeled motorsport competitions.

Motorsports in Europe are extremely popular. There are different racing cars that are customized with working doors, cockpits which are specifically built as well as vehicles which are customized in such a way that these cars are done up so as to make them faster, better and more efficient.There are motor racings at night as well. This is under stadium lights.


Motorsports in Europe include the FIA World Endurance Championships, the Formula One as well as the World Rally Championship, the World Touring Car Championship among the well known championships. There are the Monte Carlo Car Rallies, the Monaco Grand Prix, the 24 hours Nuburgring, the 24 hours of Le Mans as well as the 24 hours Spa races which are known worldwide. These have fans not only from the country where these sports are taking place but also from all over the world and not just all over Europe.

Thanks to the popularity of motorsports, racecar drivers such as Michael Schumacher, Alain Proust, Lewis Hamilton, Derek Bell and Sebastian Loeb have become household names.

In addition to car racing, motorcycle racing too is immensely popular. Out of all the countries in Europe, the countries where this is most popular are Italy, Spain as well as the United Kingdom. There is a Motorcycle Grand Prix and the most successful of all riders are Valentino Rossi and GiacomoAgostini. They are with the seven and eight 500c as well as the MotoGP World Championships.

When it comes to four wheeler motor racing, there are the Open wheel racing where the wheels are out of the vehicle and not part of it. These are better known as the formula series. There are the enclosed wheel types ofvehicles as well. This is the second type. In this type, these vehicles have the wheels which are in the bodywork.

Sports car racing has specialized racing cars and sports cars.  There is also stock car racing. These look like production cars but are built for the specific purpose.  There are also tour car racing which has street cars which are modified and the race is over race tracks built for the purpose as well as there are street courses too.

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