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Associazione Calcio Milan, commonly referred to as A.C. Milan or simply Milan, is a professional football club in Milan, Italy, founded in 1899.
The African Rally Championship (ARC) is an international automobile rally championship run under the auspicies of the FIA.
The Alpine Rally, also known by its official name Coupe des Alpes, was a rally competition based in Marseille and held from 1932 to 1971.
The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) was a sports car racing series based in the United States and Canada.
American open-wheel car racing, also known as Indy Car racing, is a category of professional-level automobile racing in the United States and North America.
Ashton-under-Lyne is a market town in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England.
The Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is an international rally championship organized by the FIA encompassing rounds in Asia and Oceania.
The Asian Le Mans Series is an Asian sports car racing endurance series created by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) and based in Asia.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Austin 7 is an economy car that was produced from 1922 until 1939 in the United Kingdom by Austin.
Autocar is a weekly British automobile magazine published by Haymarket Motoring Publications Ltd.
Autocross (also called "Solo", "Auto-x" or "Autoslalom") is a timed competition in which drivers navigate one at a time through a defined course on either a sealed or an unsealed surface.
Autograss racing a form of amateur motor racing in Britain.
Automobile handling and vehicle handling are descriptions of the way a wheeled vehicle responds and reacts to the inputs of a driver, as well as how it moves along a track or road.
The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is an auto racing sanctioning body in the United States, founded in 1953 by John Marcum.
The SCORE Baja 1000 is an off-road race that takes place in Mexico's Baja California Peninsula.
Banger racing is a tarmac or dirt track racing type of motorsport event popular in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands, and to a lesser extent elsewhere in Europe.
The Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard is an annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points race held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana.
Board track racing was a type of motorsport popular in the United States during the 1910s and 1920s.
The Bojangles' Southern 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina, United States.
BriSCA Formula 1 Stock Cars is a class of single seater auto racing in the UK.
The MSA British Rally Championship is a rallying series based in the United Kingdom.
The British Touring Car Championship is a touring car racing series held each year in the United Kingdom, currently organised and administered by TOCA.
Brooklands was a motor racing circuit and aerodrome built near Weybridge in Surrey, England, United Kingdom.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
Rallying makes up the majority of the "grassroots" of amateur motorsport, especially in the United Kingdom.
Caterham Racing is the practice of racing Caterham Seven-type sportscars.
Champ Car is the general name for a class and specification of American professional top-level open wheel cars used in American open-wheel car racing for many decades, associated primarily with the Indianapolis 500.
Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
The Chicago Times-Herald race was the first automobile race held in the United States.
Classic trials are one of the oldest forms of motor sport, dating from the beginning of the 20th century.
The Coca-Cola 600 is an annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points race held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina, during Memorial Day weekend.
The contiguous United States or officially the conterminous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. on the continent of North America.
The Crandon International Off-Road Raceway is a short course off road racing racetrack, located near Crandon, Wisconsin, United States on U.S. Route 8.
The Dakar Rally (or simply "The Dakar"; formerly known as the "Paris–Dakar Rally") is an annual rally raid organised by the Amaury Sport Organisation.
The Daytona 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States.
Daytona International Speedway is a race track in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States.
Demolition derby is a motorsport usually presented at county fairs and festivals.
The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM, German Touring Car Masters) is a touring car series sanctioned by DMSB and ITR who has been an affiliation of FIA since 1976 and 2003 respectively.
Dirt track racing is a type of auto racing performed on clay or dirt surfaced oval tracks.
Downforce is a downwards thrust created by the aerodynamic characteristics of a car.
For the drag queen reality competition program, see RuPaul's Drag Race. Drag racing is a type of motor racing in which automobiles or motorcycles (usually specially prepared for the purpose) compete, usually two at a time, to be first to cross a set finish line.
Drifting is a driving technique where the driver intentionally oversteers, with loss of traction in the rear wheels or all tires, while maintaining control and driving the car through the entirety of a corner.
The Dubai 24 Hour Race is both a sports car and touring car automobile endurance race held annually at the Dubai Autodrome.
The European Le Mans Series (ELMS) is a European sports car racing endurance series inspired by the 24 Hours of Le Mans race and run by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO).
The FIA European Touring Car Cup is an annual touring car racing event, which has been held at various locations across Europe since 2005.
In sports, a farm team, farm system, feeder team, practice squad, or nursery club, is generally a team or club whose role is to provide experience and training for young players, with an agreement that any successful players can move on to a higher level at a given point.
The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA, English: International Automobile Federation) is an association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus (AIACR, English: 'International Association of Recognized Automobile Clubs') on 20 June 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users.
Fernando Alonso Díaz (born 29 July 1981) is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and two-time world champion who is currently racing for McLaren F1 team.
The FIA Formula Two Championship was a one-make class of auto racing for Formula Two open wheeled single seater racing cars.
The FIA GT Championship was a sports car racing series organized by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO) at the behest of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
The FIA GT1 World Championship was a world championship sports car racing series developed by the SRO Group and regulated by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), held from 2010 to 2012.
The FIA GT3 European Championship was a sports car racing series organized by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO) and regulated by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
The FIA World Endurance Championship is an auto racing world championship organized by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
Folk racing or Folkrace is a popular, inexpensive, and entry-level form of Nordic rallycross that originally comes from Finland, where it is called Jokamiesluokka or Jokkis (officially Jokamiehenluokka, Everyman's class), in Swedish "Folkrace".
Formula 3000 was a type of open wheel, single seater formula racing, occupying the tier immediately below Formula One and above Formula Three.
Formula Atlantic is a specification of open wheel racing car developed in the 1970s.
Formula BMW was a junior racing formula for single seater cars.
Formula Ford is an entry-level class of single seater, open-wheel formula racing.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
A Formula One car is a single-seat, open cockpit, open-wheel racing car with substantial front and rear wings, and an engine positioned behind the driver, intended to be used in competition at Formula One racing events.
Formula Palmer Audi, officially abbreviated to FPA, and sometimes informally abbreviated to Palmer Audi, was a one-make class of open wheel Formula racing founded in 1998 by former Formula One driver, Jonathan Palmer.
Formula racing is any of several forms of open-wheeled single-seater motorsport.
Formula Renault is a class of formula racing founded in 1971, popular in Europe and elsewhere.
Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE International (previously known as the Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE).
Formula Three, also called Formula 3 or F3, is a class of open-wheel formula racing.
Formula Two, abbreviated to F2, is a type of open wheel formula racing first codified in 1948.
Formula Asia V6 Renault, renamed Formula V6 Asia in 2007 by Motorsport Asia, was launched in 2006 and regulated by Motorsport Asia.
The gravitational force, or more commonly, g-force, is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight.
Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.
Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.
Ginetta Cars is a British specialist builder of racing and sports cars based in Garforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England in late June or early July; the event is scheduled to avoid clashing with the Formula One season, enabling fans to see F1 machines as well as cars and motorbikes from motor racing history climb the hill.
The Goodwood Revival is a three-day festival held each September at Goodwood Circuit since 1998 for the types of road racing cars and motorcycle that would have competed during the circuit's original period—1948–1966.
The GP2 Series was a form of open wheel motor racing introduced in 2005 following the discontinuation of the long-term Formula One feeder series, Formula 3000.
Grand-Am Road Racing or Grand-Am was an auto racing sanctioning body that was established in 1999 to organize road racing competitions in North America.
Group A was a set of motorsport regulations introduced by FIA covering production-derived vehicles intended for outright competition in Touring car racing and Rallying.
In relation to motorsport governed by the FIA, Group N referred to a set of regulations providing 'standard' production vehicles for competition, often referred to as the "Showroom Class".
The GT4 European Series, formerly known as both GT4 European Cup is a sports car championship created by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO) and organised by GT-Future GmbH.
In positioning, a 'head start" is a start in advance of the starting position of others in competition, or simply toward the finish line or desired outcome.
The High Performance Driver Education (HPDE) refers to driving schools held on dedicated race tracks designed to teach drivers proper high speed driving techniques.
Hillclimbing (also known as hill climbing, speed hillclimbing or speed hill climbing) is a branch of motorsport in which drivers compete against the clock to complete an uphill course.
The Historic Formula One Championship, previously known as the Thoroughbred Grand Prix Championship, was a championship for Formula One cars from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s which is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport's world governing body.
Historic motorsport is motorsport with vehicles limited to a particular era.
In motorsports, homologation is the approval process through which a vehicle, a race track, or a standardised part is required to go for certification to race in a given league or series.
Ice racing is a form of racing that uses cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, or other motorized vehicles.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County.
The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing circuit located in Speedway, Indiana (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States.
The IndyCar Series, currently known as the Verizon IndyCar Series for title sponsorship reasons, is the premier level of open-wheel racing in North America.
The Intercontinental Rally Challenge was an FIA-sanctioned rallying series organised by SRW Events and Eurosport Events, and aimed to "give new opportunities to young or amateur rally drivers competing in recognised regional and international rallies, while offering organisers an innovative TV format concept, created by Eurosport." The series focused on Group N and Group A spec cars up to 2000 cc, including Super 2000, R4, R2 and R3.
The International GT Open is a grand tourer-style sports car racing series founded in 2006 by the Spanish GT Sport Organización.
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) is a North American various auto racing sanctioning body based in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America.
International Race of Champions (IROC) was a North American auto racing competition, created by Les Richter, Roger Penske and Mike Phelps, promoted as an equivalent of an American All-Star Game or The Masters.
Isaac Watt Boulton (1823–1899) was a British engineer and founder of the locomotive-hire business known as Boulton's Siding.
Jimmie Kenneth Johnson (born September 17, 1975) is an American professional stock car racing driver and a seven-time champion in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Jonathan Charles Palmer (born 7 November 1956) is a British former Formula One racing driver.
Kart racing or karting is a variant of open-wheel motorsport with small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts, go-karts, or gearbox/shifter karts depending on the design.
The Kumho BMW Championship is a single make racing series based in the UK.
A Le Mans Prototype (LMP) is the type of sports prototype race car used in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, FIA World Endurance Championship, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, European Le Mans Series and Asian Le Mans Series.
Le Petit Journal was a conservative daily Parisian newspaper founded by Moïse Polydore Millaud; published from 1863 to 1944.
Legends car racing is a style of race car, designed primarily to promote exciting racing and to keep costs down.
This is a list of the auto racing governing bodies for the United States and the series they govern.
This is a list of auto racing and moto racing circuits sorted by country.
Liverpool Football Club is a professional football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
The MaX5 Racing Championship is a UK based one-make sports car series using older specification mark 1 1600cc Mazda MX-5s.
Mental chronometry is the use of response time in perceptual-motor tasks to infer the content, duration, and temporal sequencing of cognitive operations.
Michael Schumacher (born 3 January 1969) is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton and Ferrari, where he spent the majority of his career, as well as for Mercedes upon his return to the sport.
The Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group (MTEG) was a sanctioning body for an American short course off road racing series that took place inside stadiums.
Midget cars, also speedcars in Australia, is a class of racing cars.
The Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles) was an open-road endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four times from 1927 to 1957 (thirteen before the war, eleven from 1947).
A mini sprint is an American type of open-wheel racing vehicle.
The is a single seater, open-wheeled motor racing club in the United Kingdom.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (often shortened to the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
A monster truck is a pickup truck modified with a larger suspension and larger tires, usually for recreational uses.
The Monte Carlo Rally or Rallye Monte Carlo (officially Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo) is a rallying event organised each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco which also organises the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix and the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique.
Motorcycle racing (also called moto racing and motorbike racing) is the motorcycle sport of racing motorcycles.
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.
Mud bogging (also known as mud racing, mud running, mud drags, or mudding) is a form of off-road motorsport popular in Canada and the United States in which the goal is to drive a vehicle through a pit of mud or a track of a set length.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (formerly the NASCAR SuperTruck Series presented by Craftsman and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series) is a pickup truck racing series owned and operated by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, and is the only series in all of NASCAR to race modified production pickup trucks.
The NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series (formerly NASCAR Mexico Corona Series, NASCAR Corona Series, NASCAR Toyota Series and NASCAR Mexico Series) is a NASCAR series in Mexico.
The NASCAR Pinty's Series (Série NASCAR Pinty's), commonly abbreviated as NPS, is a national NASCAR racing series in Canada, with one race in the United States starting in 2018, that derives from the old CASCAR Super Series which was founded in 1981.
The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) (previously the NASCAR Winston Modified Tour and NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series from 1985 until 2005) is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR in the Modified Division.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series is a stock car racing series organized by NASCAR.
The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) is an American motorsports organization promoting road racing and high-performance driver education.
The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is a drag racing governing body, which sets rules in drag racing and hosts events all over the United States and Canada.
Off-road racing is a form of racing consisting of specially-modified vehicles (including cars, trucks, motorcycles, and buggies) racing in off-road environments.
Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United.
An open-wheel car (formula car, or often single-seater car in British English) is a car with the wheels outside the car's main body, and usually having only one seat.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to auto racing: Auto racing – motorsport involving the racing of cars for competition.
Oval track racing is a form of closed-circuit automobile racing that is contested on an oval-shaped track.
The Petit Le Mans (French for little Le Mans) is a sports car endurance race held annually at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, USA.
A pickup truck is a light-duty truck having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate.
Pickup truck racing is a form of auto racing which involves modified versions of pickup trucks on racing circuits, mostly oval tracks.
The Pirelli World Challenge is a North American auto racing series launched in 1990 by the Sports Car Club of America.
The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup (known as Porsche Michelin Supercup prior to 2007) is the international motor racing series supporting the FIA Formula One World Championship organized by Porsche AG.
Power Racing Series is a non-profit power wheels racing competition.
The Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires debuted as a new series in 2013, replacing the Star Mazda Championship which ceased operation in 2012 after 22 years.
The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR), based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and founded by R. J. Reynolds in 1875, is the second-largest tobacco company in the U.S. (behind Altria).
A race track (or "racetrack", "racing track" or "racing circuit") is a facility built for racing of vehicles, athletes, or animals (e.g. horse racing or greyhound racing).
In sport, racing is a competition of speed, against an objective criterion, usually a clock or to a specific point.
In motorsport, the racing setup, car setup or vehicle setup is the set of adjustments made to the vehicle in order to optimize its behaviour (performance, handling, reliability, etc.) for specific conditions.
The racing video game genre is the genre of video games, either in the first-person or third-person perspective, in which the player partakes in a racing competition with any type of land, water, air or space vehicles.
The Radical European Masters, or REM for short, is a one make sports cars motor racing series launched in 2008.
The Rally Argentina (Rally de Argentina) is an Argentine rally competition that has been a round of the World Rally Championship, the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the South American Rally Championship and the Argentine Rally Championship.
Rally Finland (formally known as the Neste Rally Finland and formerly known as the Neste Oil Rally Finland, 1000 Lakes Rally and Rally of the Thousand Lakes; Suomen ralli, Finska rallyt) is a rally competition held in Jyväskylä in the Finnish Lakeland in Central Finland.
Rally raid, also known as cross-country rallying is a form of long distance off-road racing that takes place over several days.
Rallycross is a form of sprint style automobile racing, held on a closed mixed-surface racing circuit, with modified production or specially built road cars, similar to the World Rally Cars.
Rally is a form of motorsport that takes place on public or private roads with modified production or specially built road-legal cars.
The Renault Clio Cup is a one-make racing series created and managed by Renault Sport.
The Renault Sport Series (formerly known as World Series by Renault) is a motor racing series.
The so-called Richter magnitude scale – more accurately, Richter's magnitude scale, or just Richter magnitude – for measuring the strength ("size") of earthquakes refers to the original "magnitude scale" developed by Charles F. Richter and presented in his landmark 1935 paper, and later revised and renamed the Local magnitude scale, denoted as "ML" or "ML".
Road Atlanta is a 2.54-mile (4.088 km) road course located just north of Braselton, Georgia, United States.
In North America, road racing is motor racing held on a paved closed circuit with both left and right turns.
Robert W. "Robby" Gordon (born January 2, 1969) is an American racecar driver.
The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is an annual event held at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.
The Rolex Sports Car Series was the premier series run by the Grand American Road Racing Association.
In motorsport, a safety car or pace car is a car which limits the speed of competing cars on a racetrack in the case of a caution period such as an obstruction on the track or bad weather.
Shell Eco-marathon is a world-wide energy efficiency competition sponsored by Shell.
Short course off road racing is a form of auto racing involving the racing of modified vehicles on a dirt road closed course of a short length (tens of kilometers / miles or less).
In North American auto racing, particularly with regard to NASCAR, a short track is a racetrack of less than one mile (1.6 km) in length.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
A silhouette racing car is a race car which, although bearing a superficial resemblance to a production model, differs mechanically in fundamental ways.
Solar car racing refers to competitive races of electric vehicles which are powered by solar energy obtained from solar panels on the surface of the car (solar cars).
The Total 24 Hours of Spa is an endurance racing event for cars held annually in Belgium since 1923 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.
The Speed Energy Formula Off-Road Presented By Traxxas (popularly known as the Stadium Super Trucks) is an American off-road racing series.
Speedway is a town in Wayne Township, Marion County, Indiana, United States.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is an American automobile club and sanctioning body supporting road racing, rallying, and autocross in the United States.
Sports car racing is a form of circuit auto racing with sports cars that have two seats and enclosed wheels.
A sports prototype, sometimes referred to as simply a prototype, is a type of race car that is used in the highest level categories of sports car racing.
Sprint cars are high-powered race cars designed primarily for the purpose of running on short oval or circular dirt or paved tracks.
Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Brazil also having forms of stock car auto racing.
Stock car racing in the United Kingdom covers a number of different oval racing formulas.
Street racing is typically an unsanctioned and illegal form of auto racing that occurs on a public road.
Super 2000 is an FIA powertrain specification used in the World Rally Championship, the World Touring Car Championship, and other touring car championships.
Super Formula, formerly known as Formula Nippon, is a type of formula racing and the top level of single-seater racing in Japan.
Super GT (stylized as SUPER GT) is a grand touring car racing series that began in 1993.
The Supercars Championship (known as the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship for sponsorship purposes) is a touring car racing category based in Australia and run as an International Series under Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) regulations.
Superkart is a form of motor racing in which the class is a racing vehicle sized like a kart but with several characteristics more strongly associated with open-wheel racing cars.
Superleague Formula was an open wheel single seater motor racing formula, which started in 2008, at Donington Park in the United Kingdom.
Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two.
The swamp buggy is a motor vehicle used to traverse boggy swamp terrain.
The Targa Florio was an open road endurance automobile race held in the mountains of Sicily near the island's capital of Palermo.
The Targa New Zealand is a tarmac rally held annually on around September on public roads typically throughout the North Island of New Zealand.
Targa Newfoundland is a tarmac-based rally race in Newfoundland.
Targa Tasmania is a tarmac-based rally event held on the island state of Tasmania, Australia, annually since 1992.
Targa West is a rally event held in and around Perth, Western Australia.
The Telegraph Media Group (TMG, previously the Telegraph Group) is the proprietor of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
Top Fuel dragsters are the quickest accelerating racing cars in the world and the fastest sanctioned category of drag racers, with the fastest competitors reaching speeds of and finishing the runs in 3.64 seconds.
The Tour de Corse – Rallye de France is a rally first held in 1956 on the island of Corsica.
The 'Trans-Am Series' is an automobile racing series held in North America.
A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.
Tronc, Inc. (stylized as tronc; formerly Tribune Publishing) is an American newspaper print and online media publishing company based in Chicago, Illinois.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
The Wales Rally GB is the largest and most high-profile motor rally in the United Kingdom.
Wallace Gordon "Wally" Parks (January 23, 1913 – September 28, 2007) was the founder, president, and chairman of the National Hot Rod Association, better known as NHRA.
Wayne Wesley Rainey (born October 23, 1960) is an American former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (previously known as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Laguna Seca Raceway) is a paved road racing track in central California used for both auto racing and motorcycle racing, built in 1957 near both Salinas and Monterey, California, United States.
The WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is a sports car racing series based in the United States and Canada and organized by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA).
Wheelstand competition is a form of motorsport where specially prepared vehicles compete in order to have the highest, longest, most photogenic and violent wheelstand, normally in dragstrips or Monster Trucks.
Winston is an American brand of cigarettes, currently owned and manufactured by ITG Brands, subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco in the United States and by Japan Tobacco outside the U.S. The brand is named after the town where R. J. Reynolds started his business which is Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series organised by the FIA, culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer.
The World Series Formula V8 3.5, formerly the World Series by Nissan from 1998 to 2004, the Formula Renault 3.5 Series from 2005 to 2015 and the Formula V8 3.5 in 2016, was a motor racing series promoted by RPM Racing (since 1998) and Renault Sport (from 2005 to 2015).
The FIA World Touring Car Championship was an international touring car championship promoted by Eurosport Events and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
The 12 Hours of Sebring is an annual motorsport endurance race for sports cars held at Sebring International Raceway, on the site of the former Hendricks Army Airfield World War II air base in Sebring, Florida.
The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.
The 1955 Le Mans disaster occurred during the 24 Hours of Le Mans motor race at Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France on 11 June 1955.
The 2015 Daytona 500, the 57th running of the event, was held on February 22, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The 24 Hours Nürburgring is a 24-hour annual touring car and GT endurance racing event on the Nordschleife (north loop) of the Nürburgring in central Germany.
The 24 Hours of Daytona, currently known as the Rolex 24 At Daytona for sponsorship reasons, is a 24-hour sports car endurance race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.
The Six Hours of Watkins Glen (currently sponsored as the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen) is a sports car endurance race held annually at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York.
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