You will agree with me that motorsports have a vast following, talk of Formula One, MotoGP, NASCAR, and the World Rally Championship (WRC) among others. There are so many motorsports events that keep fans busy all year round. In this article, we have listed the best motorsports events to follow.
The Monaco Grand Prix
Together with the Indianapolis 500, and 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Monaco Grand Prix is considered the epitome of motorsports and is part of the Triple Crown. Held on the Circuit de Monaco that has been operating since 1929, the race track features narrow streets, sharp corners, and elevation changes. The Monaco Grand Prix attracts all the top drivers, in a quest to clinch the coveted Triple Crown.
24 hours of Le Mans
Established in 1923, 24 hours of Le Mans is the most famous endurance car racing competition and is also part of the Triple Crown. Dubbed the “Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency”, the race is held on the Circuit de la Sarthe. It is a significant test of the ability of the cars to run for 24 hours without fail. The event is part of the FIA World Endurance Championship so the die-hard motorsports fan shouldn’t miss it.
Also known as the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, this is another Triple Crown motorsport that is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Inaugurated in 1911, the Indianapolis 500 is among the races in the IndyCar Series. The event brings together 33 top drivers, who are supposed to do 200 laps, covering 500 miles.
The above are the most epic motorsports events in the world. Other worthy mentions include Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy), Daytona 500, Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, British Touring Car Championship, British Grand Prix and Dakar Rally just to mention a few.