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The Evolution of Motorsports 0

Posted on August 04, 2020 by John Harris

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There’s a huge following for motorsport across Britain and the world. Motorsport encompasses a plethora of competitions that entail the use of vehicles. Motorsports range from drifting to racing, even tractor pulling. However, F1 is definitely the most popular and constantly has supporters and viewers gripped on what’s to come, which isn’t surprising when you consider that they are supposed to be the most advanced machines in the world. 

Motorsport primarily focuses on putting motorized vehicles and their drivers to the test. To evaluate their performance and success against other contenders. In England’s capital, motorsports are so popular that they’re permitted to take place on the roads! So long as they comply with the rules and regulations set by the government, of course. 

If you want to find out more about how motorized vehicles and motorsports began, please see below.

The Birth Of Motorized Vehicles

Before the motorsport industry developed, there was one crucial factor that allowed motorsports existence – the automobile.

Carl Benz was responsible for daring to dream about a carriage that didn’t require horses. After numerous trials and errors, he eventually created an engine and the car between 1885 and 1886. The original was a three-wheel car. From here, other inventors and engineers would continue to upgrade the horseless carriage.

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