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Motorsports Around the World

Motor sports includes a wide range of sports, each linked with its use of a motor to propel a driver, and all have an element of thrill and danger for the driver and spectator.

Motorcycle Sports

Here is a list of motorcycle sports, a sub category of motorsports.

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Ferenc Szisz from Romania won the first Formula One Grand Prix, held at Le Mans, France in 1906, driving a Renault.

Nextel Cup

This race for the NASCAR championship was first contested in 2004. The Nextel Cup was previously known as the Winston cup and The Grand National. Awarded to the winner is a 24 inches tall silver statue, with two checkered flags.


The future of motorsports may be e-motorsports, involving competitive racing events featuring vehicles powered by electric motors instead of traditional internal combustion engines. These events can include various types of vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, and even boats, all powered by electric propulsion systems.

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