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What if Formula One racetracks were loop shaped?

Most racetracks around the world are in an oval shape. But if you could keep the racecars going over 200 mph, the tracks could feasibly be any shape you wanted.

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  • How Racing Schools Work
    How Racing Schools Work

    Have you ever wanted to get behind the wheel of a real race car and learn how to drive like the professionals? Racing schools, where you can get individual instruction from experienced drivers give you that opportunity. See more »

  • How Super Truck Racing Works
    How Super Truck Racing Works

    Imagine an 8-foot tall, 8-foot wide, 12,000-pound diesel-powered truck hurling around the Nurburgring just inches from other trucks at 100 miles per hour. Sounds exciting, right? You bet it is. See more »

  • How Tether Car Racing Works
    How Tether Car Racing Works

    There's a good chance you've never heard of tether car racing. That's because there are only a few remaining racetracks and a handful of enthusiasts left in the world. What makes this hobby so unique? See more »

  • How the TTXGP Carbon Free Grand Prix Works
    How the TTXGP Carbon Free Grand Prix Works

    The Isle of Man TT circuit has been the site of high-speed motorcycle races since 1907. But in 2009 a different type of motorcycle race tore through the narrow, winding streets: the TTXGP Grand Prix. See more »

  • How the V8 Supercars Championship Series Works
    How the V8 Supercars Championship Series Works

    While there are several racing series involving V8 Supercars, the largest and most popular is the V8 Supercars Championship Series. And now this exciting series is headed to the U.S. See more »

  • How Whiskey Cars Worked
    How Whiskey Cars Worked

    The same men who used their skills as drivers and mechanics to outrun the law while running homemade moonshine used those same skills to found one of the most popular motorsports in the U.S.: NASCAR. See more »

  • The Ultimate CO2-powered Dragster Quiz
    The Ultimate CO2-powered Dragster Quiz

    Auto racing is an expensive and technically complex hobby, but it can be just as fun when it's scaled down to where the car can fit in your hand. CO2 dragster racing lets you do just that. Think you have what it takes to build a CO2 dragster? Let's find out! See more »

  • The Ultimate Go-kart Racing Quiz
    The Ultimate Go-kart Racing Quiz

    Many professional racers got their start behind the go-kart wheel and the sport doesn't show any signs of slowing down. Think you can handle one of these small speed-demons? Take the ultimate go-kart quiz to find out! See more »

  • The Ultimate Unusual Auto Race Quiz
    The Ultimate Unusual Auto Race Quiz

    Let's face it: Ordinary auto races get boring somewhere around the 20th lap. But some races are so quirky, so eccentric, so…unusual that they never get boring. Here's a quiz about several very odd races that offer not only thrills but genuine surprises. See more »

  • The Ultimate Whiskey Car Quiz
    The Ultimate Whiskey Car Quiz

    While you may know that NASCAR has its roots in bootlegging, the true history of whiskey cars weaves together strands from history, economics, culture and technology. It's a lot more than just souped up motors and mason jars of moonshine. Test your knowledge of how whiskey cars worked. See more »

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