**What racing events are there?**

- Formula cars.
- Speedway.
- Hillclimb.
- Kart.
- Off-road racing.
- Rally car.
- Rallycross.
- Ice racing.

**What is the biggest motorsport event in the world?** **Formula One** is hands down, the most popular form of auto racing in the world. The Monaco GP has been held since 1929 though, two decades before F1 even existed. The race tests a driver more than any other on the calendar today.

**What is the most prestigious racing event?** 1. **Monaco Grand Prix (F1)** The Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, run since 1929 in the tight streets of Monte Carlo, is undoubtedly the most glamorous of all races.

**What is the biggest racing series?** **Formula 1**. Formula 1, or F1, is the most popular racing series in the world right now. Formula 1 cars are open, single-seat cars, known as some of the fastest vehicles in the world, if not the absolute fastest.

## What racing events are there? – Additional Questions

### What is the fastest motorsport?

The starting point is **F1**. There’s no question that it’s the fastest category in the world. Therefore, it automatically assumes an index of 100.000, with everything else measured against that. The first task was to take F1’s fastest qualifying times at each circuit from 2021.

### What is faster Indy or F1?

**F1 cars are built for speed through corners and turns, and can accelerate faster than IndyCar vehicles**. IndyCar, though, may have the higher top speed. The top speed record in a Formula 1 race is 231.4 mph, set by Valtteri Bottas in 2016.

### Is NASCAR bigger than Formula 1?

**NASCAR cars weigh more than 3000lbs, while F1 cars come in at around 1500lbs**. F1 cars can also max out at 15,000RPM, while NASCAR vehicles may only reach just under 10,000. There are only three manufacturers in NASCAR, but these form the basis for 36 teams.

### Is Formula 1 better than NASCAR?

**Formula1 cars are much faster than NASCAR vehicles at their peak performance**. F1 cars can reach top speeds of around 250 miles per hour. Meanwhile, the fastest car in NASCAR usually tops out at about 200 miles per hour.

### Is Formula 1 the most watched motorsport?

Building on the popularity of the Netflix docuseries ‘Drive to Survive’, **the 2021 Formula One season was the most-watched ever in the US, with races averaging 949,000 viewers**. The 2022 Formula One season continues with the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on 27th March.

### Is Formula 1 the highest level of racing?

**Formula One (also known as Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of international racing** for open-wheel single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA).

### Can a normal person drive an F1 car?

The answer is yes. **As long as you’re healthy and monitored, you can take the wheel of an F1 car**. What is this? You’ll need a lot of training and preparation before you get behind the wheel of an F1 car, so do as much study as you can.

### What is the most expensive form of racing?

Behind all the sport’s pioneering technological achievements, elements such as each cars’ materials, each racing teams’ crew and each Grand Prix’s logistics all contribute immensely to making **Formula 1** the most expensive sport.

### What is the fastest racing class?

While **372.5km/h (231.4mph)** is the fastest speed set during a race, the fastest speed set with an F1 car is much higher. This record is held by Honda, who took their RA106 to the Bonneville Salt Flats in the US, a site famous for top-speed runs, to try and break 400km/h.

### Is F1 faster than MotoGP?

**MotoGP trumps F1 at 0-200kph**. At around 180kph, the electronics take full control in the F1 car, while MotoGP riders can still work the throttle. The F1 car does it in 5.2s, but it’s 4.8s for the bike. The MotoGP bike needs 11.8s to go from 0-300kph, while the single-seater F1 car needs only 10.6s.

### Are F1 cars faster than supercars?

In terms of top speed, **there are a few supercars that can beat a Formula 1 car in a straight line**. These cars are often built specifically to reach a high top speed, which means that a Formula 1 car will likely accelerate faster and be much faster through corners, and therefore much faster over the course of a lap.

### What is the fastest 0 60 car?

**Fastest accelerating cars: full list**

- Lamborghini Aventador SVJ – 2.8 seconds (0-62mph)
- Koenigsegg Regera – 2.8 seconds (0-62mph)
- Caterham Seven 620R – 2.8 seconds (0-60mph)
- Radical SR8 – 2.8 seconds (0-60mph)
- Ferrari 812 Superfast – 2.9 seconds (0-62mph)
- Lamborghini Huracan Evo – 2.9 seconds (0-62mph)

### Are older F1 cars faster?

F1 cars have become dramatically faster over time. Current F1 cars are estimated to be twice as fast as the first ones. However, **old F1 cars were also quite fast**. F1 cars from the 1950s and 1960s could accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about four seconds, and their estimated top speed was 290 km/h.

### How fast can a Tesla go?

The Model S Plaid is the quickest car we’ve tested from 30 to 50 mph, doing so in 0.9 second, and from 50 to 70 mph in 1.0 second flat. Tesla claims that the Plaid will some day be able to reach 200 mph, but our test car topped out at **162 mph** (you can read more about that here).

### What is the fastest street legal car?

Using a closed highway near Pahrump, Nevada, the **SSC Tuatara** managed a one-way run of 330 mph, despite tricky cross-winds. Combined with a previous run of 301 mph, the Tuatara’s two-way average, as certified by Guinness, is 316 mph, making it the fastest street-legal production car in the world.

### What is the world’s slowest car?

It is called the **Peel P50**. Peel offers both a gas and electric version of the vehicle. Not only is it the world’s slowest car, but it is also the smallest car in the world (smaller than a Smart Car or Fiat), according to Guinness World Records.