Here are some of the best motorsports events around the world this 2018. If you’re into speed or endurance racing, attending any of these events at least once in your life is a must! You will have the time of your life and a deeper appreciation for the world of motorsports.
Add these racing events to your bucket list.
The Bathurst 1000 is Australia’s great race that has been running for close to half a century. Whether you’re blue or red, Ford or Holden, this long and unforgiving marathon is an awesome event that must be experienced by all motorsports enthusiasts.
Held in Mount Panorama every October, Australia’s racing superstars try to conquer the peaks and troughs of the mountain. This thousand-kilometre marathon is physically dangerous, mentally challenging and spiritually demanding. But for the drivers, the hopes of being called the King of the Mountain and to hold aloft the Peter Brock Trophy is well worth it.
Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour
The Bathurst 12 Hour is truly the greatest international endurance race in the world. Watch your racing idols battle it out with the world’s best for 12 hours of ultimate endurance racing.
Mount Panorama’s iconic tracks are yet again the judge, ruler and the Kingmaker of the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. It starts before dawn and ends around 5:00 PM. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the greatest cars and stars from around the globe in action at the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour from February 2-4, 2018.
Monaco Grand Prix
When you ask any racecar driver, even the greatest drivers in the world, which Grand Prix they prefer to win, they will always say, “Of course – The Monaco Grand Prix”.
From the glamour capital of Europe, the Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most exciting and most demanding circuits in the world.
The narrow track around the city’s streets leaves no room for error.
Nelson Piquet, one of the greatest Formula One drivers in the sport, likens the Monaco Grand Prix to riding a bike in your living room.
The Monaco Grand Prix should be on the bucket list of every car enthusiast. Experience the passionate adventure and the electric atmosphere of Grand Prix racing in Monaco this 24-27 of May 2018.
24 Hours of Le Mans
Dubbed as “The World’s Most Dangerous Race”, Le Mans is the world’s original 24-hour endurance race that pushes drivers and cars to their limits.
There have been 22 fatal accidents recorded in the infamous Circuit de la Sarthe, most commonly known as Le Mans.
This 3,000-mile, 24-hour endurance race is widely regarded as the world’s most prestigious endurance race. It is the proving ground for car manufacturers to prove their worth to the world, and a lifelong dream for racing drivers to be part of.
Be part of the drama and the excitement of Le Mans where the drivers never feel safe, and where they’re not competing against the other guys, but against the race. 24 Hours of Le Mans is from June 16-17, 2018.
The Indianapolis 500, also known as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, is the oldest classic motorsport race on the planet.
This race has always been about the evolution of speed. Back in 1911, cars were racing at an average speed of 120 km/h. In 2017, average speeds have climbed to an insane 373 km/h! More than 3 times the speed since the race’s inception.
Held every Memorial Day in the States to honour America’s soldiers, the Indy 500 is a 500-mile, 200-lap race of pure adrenaline and exhilaration.
It is the only motorsport race where the winner gets to drink a bottle of milk to celebrate his victory in honour of the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and legend, Louis Meyer.
Experience its 102nd running at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway this May 27th and get to witness the world’s best drivers competing for racing immortality, and the cold bottle of milk.