There is a big craze around the subject of motorsport and how the action-seekers add the biggest races in the world to their bucket lists. Although racing can seem dangerous, a true racer doesn’t care and is electrified by speed and the title that goes with it.
- Monte Carlo Rally
As an annual season-opener, known as an asphalt rally which is means mostly racing in unpredictable weather conditions, this race is one that is both dangerous and exciting. There are always new challenges and if you’re a good racer, a lower probability of winning. Its first race was held in 1911 and with its usual snowfall, has become a must to race for thrill-seekers from all parts of the world.
- Pikes Peak Hill Climb
Referred to as ‘The Race to the Clouds’. Being the second oldest motorsport race, it is one of the tops in the world. Starting out in 1916, with 153 turns which start at 9.390ft and finishing at 14.115ft, its noticed as one of the highest-altitude races in the world and challenging. Some also refer to it as ‘The Devil’s playground.
- Isle of Man
With its first race kicking off as early as 1907, it’s a race with quite a reputation. Especially one for those seeking thrill and adventure. Choosing to drive in this race is only for those who aren’t afraid to encounter 38 miles of near-death experiences, as there has been many.
- 24 Hours of Nürburgring
Sounds like a Horror-film and quite an experience as it is referred to as “The Green Hell”. It is a very difficult race but an epic experience at that. With a beautiful scenery of over 25 kilometers in lap length, this is the one to enjoy.
- Dakar Rally
Known as the Paris-Dakar Rally, this race if an off-road experience that is enjoyed by sports cars, motorcycles and even trucks. Where else in the world can you race with a truck? Dangerous? We think yes.
- Bathurst 1000
On your way to the Aussie land? Be sure to visit the race that every racing driver dreams about on the annual Mount Panorama Circuit, situated in New South Wales. It’s an unforgettable V8 super Supercar racing experience.
- Monaco Grand Prix
Known for being quite famous, the F1 Grand Prix has been around since 1929. It is considered one of the most glamorous races. There are even celebrities to be found in the crowds.
- Daytona 500
This is a race for NASCAR lovers. It is the highest-in-demand stock racing in North America and kicks off as the first of the annual season.
- Indianapolis 500
Starting out in 1911, this famous race started out with balloon races, followed by motorcycle racing and eventually, automobile racing. It is the global pinnacle of American Championship sportscar racing.
- 24 Hours of Le Mans
Reaching number one on various best track races in the world, it is recognized as one of the best well-reputable tracks in sports car racing in the world. The race is brutal and just as its name suggests, 24-hours long. There won’t be any rest for these adrenaline junkies.