Touring Car Racing

Touring car racing is a category of competition automobile racing generally based on endurance races. Despite its popularity in numerous countries, it does not match Formula One in its following or the speed demonstrated by participating cars. The style consists of 3-24 hour long races carried out on street circuits and road courses, testing the reliability of the cars, the driver’s skill and endurance, and the handiwork of pit crews. Championships are often won by a measure of milliseconds, and titles lost on the back of the most minuscule of mistakes.

Sports Car Racing

Sports Car Racing is another type of circuit racing, generally involving closed-wheel, two-seater vehicles. The official cars used are a sort of cross between open-wheeled machines of Formula One, and the standard family-style touring cars. In sports car racing, the first race that comes to mind is the Le Mans 24 Hour race, an annual endurance race that debuted in 1923 and one of the oldest, most noteworthy races still in continuation. Other top races include the 24 hours of Daytona and the 12 hours of Sebring, and the three together were formerly considered to be the trifecta of the sports car racing series.