Motorsport championships similar to or like Formula One
Highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group. Wikipedia
Auto racing world championship organized by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). First endurance series of world championship status since the demise of the World Sportscar Championship at the end of 1992. Wikipedia
International touring car championship promoted by Eurosport Events and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile . It has had several different incarnations, including a single season in 1987 as the World Touring Car Championship and most recently a world championship (WTCC) that has run between 2005 and 2017. Wikipedia
Motor racing series created by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile in 1985 to become the final preparatory step for drivers hoping to enter Formula One. Dominated by works-run cars with factory engines; the hope was that Formula 3000 would offer quicker, cheaper, more open racing. Wikipedia
Motorsport road racing series for truck tractor units which is sanctioned to the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile and is organised by ETRA Promotion GmbH. From 2017, the series began running the Grammer Truck Cup within the regular drivers championship. Wikipedia
Touring car racing category in Australia and run as an International Series under Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile regulations. All Supercars events take place in all Australian states and the Northern Territory, with the Australian Capital Territory formerly holding the Canberra 400. Wikipedia
World championship sports car racing series developed by the SRO Group and regulated by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile , held from 2010 to 2012. It featured multiple grand tourer race cars based on production road cars and conforming with the GT1 (2010–2011) and GT3 (2012) regulations competing in one-hour races on multiple continents. Wikipedia
Championship for Formula One cars from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s which is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport's world governing body. Recognised by the FIA in 1994 as the only official FIA Historic Formula One Championship and its first season was in 1995. Wikipedia
Sports car racing series organized by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation and regulated by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). Championship derived from the international FIA GT1 World Championship, but meant to provide competition for more amateur racers in closer to production cars. Wikipedia
Auto racing series that will be held under FIA Formula 4 regulations. The championship will be sanctioned by SCCA Pro Racing, the professional racing division of the Sports Car Club of America, in conjunction with the Automobile Competition Committee for the United States, the United States representative to the FIA. Wikipedia
Premier class of motorcycle road racing events held on road circuits sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme . Independent motorcycle racing events have been held since the start of the twentieth century and large national events were often given the title Grand Prix, The foundation of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme as the international governing body for motorcycle sport in 1949 provided the opportunity to coordinate rules and regulations in order that selected events could count towards official World Championships. Wikipedia
Sports car racing series developed by the SRO Group and the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium with approval from the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). It features grand tourer racing cars modified from production road cars complying with the FIA's GT3 regulations. Wikipedia
Automobile rally competition held annually on the European continent and organized by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). The championship has been organized since 1953 and have disputed in different European countries, alternating between rallies on asphalt and gravel. Wikipedia
The trade name for Open Wheel Racing Series Inc., a sanctioning body for American open-wheel car racing that operated from 2004 to 2008. The successor to Championship Auto Racing Teams , which sanctioned the PPG Indy Car World Series from 1979 until dissolving after the 2003 season. Wikipedia
European-based junior single seater formula for Formula Three chassis that was launched in 2003 as a merger of the French Formula Three Championship and German Formula Three Championship. Part of the established career ladder up which European drivers progress to the Formula One world championship, the highest form of single seater racing defined by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile , motorsport's world governing body. Wikipedia
Sports car racing series organized by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation with the approval of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). The championship now exclusively races in Europe, but had in previous years visited other continents including Asia. Wikipedia
FIA-sanctioned international formula series that ran in 2011 for Formula Three cars. The first international Formula Three series since the demise of the European Formula Three Championship in 1984, and was created to increase the appeal of the category, which had seen the various F3 championships suffer from falling grid sizes. Wikipedia
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- The first Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix featured in late 2011 but has been discontinued from the F1 season calendar since 2014.
- In auto racing, three Brazilian drivers have won the Formula One world championship eight times.
- The 1950 British Grand Prix at Silverstone was the first race in the newly created Formula One World Championship.
- The first Polish Formula One driver, Robert Kubica, has brought awareness of Formula One racing to Poland.
- Many teams and drivers in Formula One (F1) are based in the UK, and the country has won more drivers' and constructors' titles than any other.
- There had only been two Russian Grands Prix (in 1913 and 1914), but the Russian Grand Prix returned as part of the Formula One season in 2014, as part of a six-year deal.
- Niki Lauda is a former Formula One driver who was three times F1 World Champion, winning in 1975, 1977 and 1984.
- In October 2010, South Korea hosted its first Formula One race at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam, about 400 km south of Seoul.
- It has helped the development of golf, sailing and Formula One.
- Juan Manuel Fangio was five times Formula One world champion under four different teams, winning 102 of his 184 international races, and is widely ranked as the greatest driver of all time.
- Limburger Max Verstappen currently races in Formula One, and was the first Dutchman to win a Grand Prix.
- Basketball, tennis, cycling, handball, futsal, motorcycling and, lately, Formula One also can boast of Spanish champions.
- The Spa-Francorchamps motor-racing circuit hosts the Formula One World Championship Belgian Grand Prix.
- South Africa produced Formula One motor racing's 1979 world champion Jody Scheckter.
- In 2020, Vietnam will host the inaugural Formula One Vietnam Grand Prix in the city of Hanoi.
- Since 1986, the race has been a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship.
- The country also has its own Formula One track–the Sepang International Circuit.
- Montreal is the site of a high-profile auto racing event each year: the Canadian Grand Prix of Formula One (F1) racing.
- In motorsport, Rio Haryanto became the first Indonesian to compete in Formula One in 2016.
- Venezuela is also home to former Formula 1 driver, Pastor Maldonado.
- The capacity for the F1 races is currently of over 113,000.
- Since 2012, Austin's Circuit of the Americas plays host to a round of the Formula 1 World Championship —the first at a permanent road circuit in the United States since the 1980 Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International—, as well as Grand Prix motorcycle racing, FIA World Endurance Championship and United SportsCar Championship races.
- Following the Viacom-CBS split that resulted in the network deciding to discontinue the Nickelodeon content deal, in March 2006, CBS entered into a three-year agreement with DIC Entertainment (which was acquired later that year by the Cookie Jar Group, which assumed the rights to the deal) to program the Saturday morning time slot as part of a deal that included distribution of select tape-delayed Formula One auto races.
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