10 Facts About Auto racing


Auto racing is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.

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Internal combustion auto racing events began soon after the construction of the first successful gasoline-fueled automobiles.

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Single-seater Auto racing is not limited merely to professional teams and drivers.

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The main series for GT car Auto racing is the Blancpain GT Series, divided into two separate championships: the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe and the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup.

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Production-car Auto racing, otherwise known as "showroom stock" in the US, is an economical and rules-restricted version of touring-car Auto racing, mainly used to restrict costs.

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UK Stock car Auto racing started in the 1950s and grew rapidly through the 1960s and 1970s.

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Time Attack Auto racing is a type of motorsport in which the racers compete for the best lap time.

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Drag Auto racing was organized as a sport by Wally Parks in the early 1950s through the National Hot Rod Association .

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Drag Auto racing is two cars head-to-head, the winner proceeding to the next round.

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Worst accident in Auto racing history is the 1955 Le Mans disaster, where more than 80 people died, including the French driver Pierre Levegh.

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