Formula racing is a motorsport which can involve several forms of open-wheeled single seat vehicles. The origin of this sport lies in the nomenclature which was later adopted by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for all of its post-World War 2 single-seater formulae. The best known form of this sport is Formula One, Two and Three. The Formula 3 and GP2 categories of this sport are defined as feeder formulae.
There are basically two primary forms of formula racing, one is open formula which allows you a choice of chassis or engines and the control of the formula which relies on a single supplier for the engines and chassis. Formula racing is further divided into 4-tiers in which every driver competes after getting experience from the first tier to the next.
Indycar is another open-wheeled single seat vehicle racing that is popular in the USA.
- Kart Racing — an open-wheel motorsport variant which uses small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts.
- Motorcycling Road Racing — a motorcycle sport involving racing motorcycles as teams or individuals around a circular track. At the elite level it is in the form of MotoGP racing. Also known as Moto racing and Bike racing.
- Stock Car Racing — a car racing sport in which production-based cars are used for racing, such as NASCAR.
- Sports Car Racing — a type of auto racing, in which sports cars are used.