Motorsport

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"Motor Sport" redirects here. For the magazine, see Motor Sport (magazine).
"Motorsport engineering" redirects here. For the field of car engineering, see Automotive engineering.
A modern-day Formula One car in action (Rubens Barrichello in a Honda RA108 at the 2008 Australian Grand Prix)

Motorsport or motorsports is the group of competitive events which primarily involve the use of motorized vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition. MotoSport refers to motorcycle racing specifically and includes off-road racing such as motocross.

Racing[edit]

Finnish speedway riders in the Speedway Extraliiga competition
An F1 powerboat rounding a buoy

Motor sports which involve competitors racing against each other include:

Non-racing motorsport[edit]

Forms of motorsport which do not involve racing include drifting, regularity rally, motorcycle trials, gymkhana, Freestyle Motocross and tractor pulling.

Olympics[edit]

Motorsport was a demonstration event at the 1900 Summer Olympics.

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