There are a large number of GP races conducted all around the world, but among them, there are some races which are hot favourites among the racers and they feel honoured to achieve victory especially in those races.
Here are some of the most prestigious motor races which are a dream race of every racer. Let us see what makes them so prestigious.
Monaco Grand Prix (F1)
This race takes place in the tight streets of Monte Carlo and has been taking place since 1929. This race is considered to be one of the most glamorous races of all time. It has no virtual run-off and consists of concrete barriers which are lined on both the sides of the track. This track urges a demand of elevation changes and the top speed in the tunnel, which makes it one of the most difficult F1 tracks. A lot of rich and famous people gather to experience this thrilling race, which makes it the event of the year.
Indy 500 (Indy Car)
In the year 2011, this race celebrated its 100th anniversary runs on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend i.e. on the same day as the Monaco Grand Prix. The Indy 500 aka “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” is well known for its amazing racing speed which goes up to 220 mph. It caters some very famous traditions such as presenting the winner a bottle of milk and kissing the brick finish line which makes this race famous among the racers.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (Le Mans)
No other race catches all the aspects of Motorsports just in a single weekend in the French countryside as the Le Mans captures. This race is conducted in various classes of race cars, every car with various levels of performance, which makes it one of the most exciting racing formats. Throughout the race teams use various drivers to take turns in different stints. This race is well known as the Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency, so the teams must create a balance between speed and endurance in order to complete the 24- hour race. Being a 24-hour race there is much more action off the track as there is on it.
Daytona 500 (NASCAR)
Most of the races either occur in the middle or at the end of the calendar, but this NASCAR’s “The Great American Race” occurs at the start of the racing calendar. This race provides both safety and competitive concerns on the track and who can miss out its a prestigious 31-degree banking in its four corners. The Daytona 500 is reputed for drawing the largest US television audience of any motor race.