The 7 Motorsports Events For Every Petrol-Heads Bookitlist - BookitList

The 7 Motorsports Events For Every Petrol-Heads Bookitlist

Here's the bookitlist dream for morotsports fans, a list of the most hair-raising, white-knuckle, hairpin-turning, corner-drifting races in the world. For petrol heads there's so much variety in the motorsports world, and there's not a corner of the globe these epic races doesn't touch.

Here are the 7 must attend motorsports events to put on your bookitlist.

24 hours of Le Mans

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The world's longest running endurance race is almost 100 years old having started in 1923. One of the most prestigious events in the world is been touted as the "Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency". If you're a real petrol head, do you think you'd have the endurance to watch it all?!

Indianapolis 500

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The Indianapolis 500 is an epic 500 mile, 200 laps of scintillating driving. 33 drivers pit their skills against each other in this epic race for the ages. All that's missing is your attendance to "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing."

Monaco Grand Prix

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The 3rd race that makes up the holy trinity of racing known as the Triple Crown of Motorsport. It's widely regarded as "an exceptional location of glamour and prestige".

Though the narrow winding streets of Monaco, the tight corners and elevation changes make it one of the most demanding and technical races in all of Formula One.

Rallye Monte-Carlo

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Through the gorgeous coastline of the French Riviera, the Monte-Carlo is equal parts decadence and hair raising motorsport action. Originally drivers who set off from all corners of the globe and "rallied" to meet in Monaco.

One of the more unique elements of the race is the varied weather conditions. Fluctuating between dry tarmac, wet tarmac, snow and ice, drivers have balance their tyre choices to allow for the best grip and traction.

Dakar Rally

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Not all great races come from meticulous planning. In the late 70's Thierry Sabine got lost on his motorbike in the Libyan desert during the Abidjan-Nice Rally. The awe and thrill at the landscape inspired him to share his passion for the arid landscape. In 2021 a fairly new landscape of Arabia comes to the forefront for the drivers of the Rally. Comprised of 5 unique UNESCO World Heritage sites across it's route, the 2021 Dakar Rally is going to be an all time spectacle for petrol heads.

Isle of Man TT

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Known by many as one of the most dangerous races in the world the Isle of Man TT is an incredibly technical and adrenaline infused race through tight winding corners on a quaint little island. Between 1907 and 2018 there have been a traffic 151 fatalities during the race.

Daytona 500

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A NASCAR classic with the largest purse in the calendar. The Championship points awarded equal to the other NASCAR Cup Series races, but the prestige and additional prize money give it an added sense of importance. It's also unique in the sense that it's the 'first race of the year', since most sports only have major events and cup wins at the end of a season.