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List of World’s Major Auto Racing Events

Automobile Racing is Popular worldwide, the racing competition started around 104 years ago, the auto racing including Car, Truck, Jeep, Motorcycle and nowadays most vehicles. FIA is a non-profit organization that controls international racing events. The Milwaukee Mile is the oldest motor racing track in the world started in 1903. There are many Category in Auto racing such as Formula racing, Tour racing, Sportscar racing, one-make racing, Stock car racing, rallying, Drag racing, Off-road racing, Kart racing, Historical racing.

Auto racings are expensive sports that need sponsors to maintain the racing teams and expensive vehicles. Racing events are popular in North America, Europe and Asia. Formula 1 is the biggest racing event that takes place in approved circuit locations all around the world.

Auto Racing Logos
Name of Racing EventsHeadquartersCategoryArea of jurisdictionFormation Date
Arena Racing USARichmond, VirginiaStock Car RacingUnited States2002
American Le Mans SeriesBraselton, GeorgiaSports car racingUnited States, Canada1999
Asian Le Mans SeriesOkayama, JapanSports car racingAsia2009
British Touring Car ChampionshipLondn, United KingdomTouring CarsEngland, Scotland1958
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters GermanyTouring CarsEurope2000
D1 Grand PrixJapanDriftingJapan, USA2000
European Le Mans SeriesUnited KingdomSports car racingEurope, USA2004
Formula OneUnited KingdomSingle seaterInternational1950
Formula DUnited StatesDriftingUnited States2004
Formula TruckBrazilTruck RackingBrazil1996
Grand-Am Road RacingDaytona Beach, FloridaSports car racing, Touring CarsUnited States, Canada2000
FIA GT1 World ChampionshipGermanyGrand TourerInternational2010
IndyCarIndianapolis, INOpen-wheel carsNorth America1994
NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing)Charlotte, North CarolinaDaytona Beach, FloridaNew York CityHouston, TexasAuto RacingCanadaCanadaEuropeEuropeMexicoMexicoUnited StatesUnited States1948
National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)Glendora, CADrag RacingNorth America1951
Pirelli World ChallengeUnited StatesGrand touring, Touring carUnited States, Canada1985
Stock Car BrasilBrazilTouring CarsBrazil1979
Super GTJapanGran TurismoJapan1993
TC 2000ArgentinaTouring CarsArgentina1979
Top RaceArgentinaTouring Car RacingArgentina1997
Turismo CarreteraArgentinaStock CarsArgentina1937
V8 Supercars (Australia)AustraliaTouring Car Racing Australasia1997
FIA World Endurance ChampionshipLe Mans Prototypes,Grand tourersInternational2012
World Rally ChampionshipParis, FranceWorld Rally CarInternational1973
World Touring Car ChampionshipTouring CarsInternational1987

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