Motorsport is a global term which encompasses a set of competitive sports events where there is the use of motorsport vehicles or motorized vehicles, both for racing and for non-racing events. It is the sort of competition organized between the motorized vehicles or two-wheeled vehicles under the tag of motorcycle racing. It also includes the off-road racing, namely, the motorcross. The two-wheeled competition is mainly governed by the FIM (Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme).
Motorcycles are now recognized as cultural icon all across the globe. It is crucial to know about the history of motorcycle racing and how the concept of motorcycle competition evolved.
The history of motorsport
You may be curious about the history of motorsport. Well, in the year 1894, it was French Newspaper which organized the race from Paris to Rouen and then back. It organized city to city racing which paved the way for organizing the very famous Gordon Bennett Cup in the year 1900. Closed circuit racing which developed into open road racing got banned gradually. You may have heard about Grand Prix Races that were organized by European countries over the closed courses. Well, in the USA, the dirt track racing gained a lot of popularity. In the post World War II era, The Drag Racing and Stock Car Racing got established in the USA firmly.
When it comes to motorsports, drifting is the fastest growing motorsports both in the USA and all across the globe. Spreading from the remote Japanese mountains, drifting is now popular in remotest of places imaginable. Motorsport enthusiasts submit videos online and you can check them out.