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Motorsports attract fans around the world with a variety of vehicles and competitions. Learn about drifting and other types of motorsports in the Motorsports Channel.


The Formula 1 vs. Sprint Cup Quiz

 The Formula 1 vs. Sprint Cup Quiz

Do you prefer race cars with open wheels, aerodynamic wings or full fenders? Find a new appreciation of F1 vs. Sprint Cup in this HowStuffWorks quiz. See more »

The World Rally Car Quiz

 The World Rally Car Quiz

How much do you know about World Rally Cars? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Top Fuel Dragster Facts Quiz

 Top Fuel Dragster Facts Quiz

Top fuel dragsters are some of the most powerful machines on the planet. This top fuel dragster quiz will woo you with its raw power at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The IndyCar Quiz

 The IndyCar Quiz

Does the sight of an IndyCar get your motor running? Take our quiz and see if you can make it to the checkered flag at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Driverless Car Racing Works

 How Driverless Car Racing Works

With a little more technology tinkering, driverless cars could take over the racetracks. Learn more about these automated wonders at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Abandoned Racetracks

10 Abandoned Racetracks

When a racetrack is abandoned, it's hard to repurpose. Learn about 10 abandoned racetracks at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Extreme Motor Sports for Thrill Seekers

 10 Extreme Motor Sports for Thrill Seekers

Ice racing may sound like a reckless stunt, but it's an actual motor sport. Learn about 10 extreme motor sports for thrill seekers at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Crashes That Changed Motor Sports Forever

 10 Crashes That Changed Motor Sports Forever

Some motor sports crashes have led to the implementation of improved safety measures. Learn about 10 crashes that changed motor sports forever. See more »

10 Banned Race Cars

 10 Banned Race Cars

Some race cars have been banned because they're too fast. Learn about 10 banned race cars at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Why are peanuts unlucky in auto racing?

 Why are peanuts unlucky in auto racing?

Eating peanuts at an auto race is a huge no-no. Learn why peanuts are unlucky in auto racing at HowStuffWorks. See more »