3. Daytona 500 – NASCAR
This is the most popular motorsport race in the US. Held in Florida, the Daytona 500 racetrack is shaped like a football field but measures more than 4 km each. And to complete the 500-mile (more than 800-kilometer) course, riders must run all 200 laps.
All racing cars in the Daytona 500 or other tournaments in the NASCAR system are made by 3 car manufacturers Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota. To ensure fairness, the vehicles that are manufactured are imposed with strict technical standards so there is almost no difference. With a V8 engine, 725 horsepower capacity and large carburetor, racing cars in Daytona 500 can reach speeds of 300 km / h.
4. Le Mans 24 hour endurance race
As the name implies, this is a test of endurance. Within 24 hours, the vehicle that takes longer distances is the winner.
Held annually since 1923 in the town of Le Mans – France, the organizers of the race want to bring a new breeze different from the speed competitions at that time, which is “durable competition, not fast competition” .
Under the heat of the summer, the prize The race lasts from noon the previous day to noon the next day. On average, each vehicle will have to travel over 5,000 km, 18 times longer than the current F1 race. To ensure safety, each racing team will have 3 drivers taking turns.
In the eyes of experts, this is considered the most prestigious race. Because the name of the winning car manufacturer will be associated with endurance. This is the important factor of concern for ordinary customers.
5. MotoGP racing
Unlike the Isle of Man TT, the MotoGP race is held in specialized stadiums, including 19 races in many different countries around the world. If Isle of Man TT is attractive for freedom and risk, MotoGP scores for professionalism.
In this season, there are the participation of 6 big motorcycle giants that are Ducati, Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Aprilia, KTM. Motor vehicles participating in MotoGP must be manufactured in accordance with the standards of the FIM International Motor Federation.
The cars on the track are also special versions, not allowed on the road. If we have money, we can only buy the commercial version, when the manufacturer has reduced its power.
As can be seen, there are so many great racing in the world. That’s why F1 is not necessarily the most attractive race on the planet.