Individuals have loved the competition of “the race” for as long as there have been vehicles to race. Even before there were motor vehicles, if there were animals to pull the mode of transportation, then the “race was on.” We have all heard of the great chariot races of the times of the Roman Empire.
Man has evolved to sports car racing throughout the years and today it is one of the most popular sports. With the invention of the motor vehicle, man not only gained a new form of transportation but also a new way to race and stir up more competition.
The very first one that was held in the U.S. took place on November 28th, in the year 1895. The race was held in the city of Evanston, Illinois and was only a little over 54 miles. The whole race took over ten hours to finish.
This was just the start of what evolved into the automobile racing phenomenon of today. Since the time of the first automobile auto racing competition, fans have continued to flock to the car race track venues to show their support for their favorite driver and share in the thrill of the race.
If you are a fan of sports auto racing, then you already know that there are many different types of sports car racing that fans can enjoy. Enjoying competition racing does not have to begin when an individual reaches adulthood. There are many different types of competitions that children and younger individuals can take part in, as either fans or participants.
Go-kart racing is very popular with children and can bring about a large amount of competition for both the children and their parents. RC car racing is another huge favorite, but is not limited to only children. Many adults love to build and race RC vehicles. Other types of racing that draws in fans of all ages are the stock car race, Indy car racing and even the street car race.
There are many different types of sports car racing for fans to enjoy. Each different type brings something different to the world of racing. Sprint automobile racing and Indy car racing bring speed and thrills and of course the endurance that the drivers must have.
Stock automobile racing brings all of the above with a little touch of southern pride. No matter what the type of racing an individual enjoys, the fans all have their favorite types of races and their reasons for watching.