Do you like Motorsports? Did you know that many of the technological developments that we know today and that are inside the street cars that we know are precisely launched in the different categories of car racing worldwide.
In Vivanuncios we present you 5 of the best serials that provide a lot of technology, but also a lot of adrenaline and fun for those who like this type of Motor Sport competitions:
Formula 1 is undoubtedly the highest category of Motorsport, this category has long been considered the queen of racing car competition, and is sanctioned by the FIA (International Automobile Federation).
Motorsport was born almost when the first cars appeared at the end of the 19th century, but it was not until the beginning of the 20th century that competition between brands and engines began. The most representative brands in this category include Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes Benz, among others.
Formula 1 has many followers around the world and involves a large number of fans, companies and money that moves this championship in several continents during its season.
Although many consider that the engines currently equipped with Formula 1 are not as spectacular as the V8 engines of yesteryear, now will be V6 turbo or biturbo 2.5 liters and 640 horsepower, and remains the laboratory of engineers who develop the latest technologies in suspensions, engines, chassis, tires and aerodynamics and telemetry.
Rally competitions are most spectacular, are also conducted in the form of championship, running in various parts of the world and with a route previously traced and closed to traffic and pedestrian crossing, here the skill of the pilot and co-driver or navigator count a lot, as they must go through a certain number of stages with a number of kilometers in the shortest possible time.
Here each vehicle is prepared practically for the cross-country and the start is different from any competition. Here the vehicles leave with one minute difference from the next, so there is no contact between the participants.
The vehicles that we see in this championship are very similar to those that we see in the streets, or of production in series, but only it is the aspect, since they count on 95% of modifications in Chassis, engine, suspension and bodywork to be able to compete.
The largest category is the World Rally Championship and use 1.6 liters turbocharged engines. The most representative brands are Volkswagen, Peugeot, and Subaru to name a few.
Arrancones ¼ de Milla (acceleration)
One of the categories that attracts much attention especially in the American continent are the famous “arrancones” or “picas” as they are known in the north of the country.
This category is very spectacular because the competition takes place in a straight of 402 meters and there the opponents compete in a qualifying category.
Facing with vehicles of the same category until reaching the grand final, currently compete the famous Funny Car that even reach speeds of 500 km / h and can make the route in less than 4 seconds, there are also the spectacular Tracto Trucks, Dragsters and even Motorcycles.
WEC (World Endurance Championship)
The category that is gaining strength and has returned to our country is WEC.
This championship groups several categories but the most important is the LMP1, which currently compete in the championship brands such as Porsche, Audi and Toyota with their hybrid vehicles that within their specifications have a carbon fiber chassis and gasoline engine and electric reaching more than 350 km / hr.
Porsche uses a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine with hybrid battery system, 370 kW and 500 horsepower. This championship is also considered one of the most important motorsport competitions in the world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the most important endurance race in the world, plus others such as the 6 Hours of Mexico.
Other important endurance races are the 24 Hours of Spa, 24 Hours of Nürburgring and 24 Hours of Daytona to name a few.
This is where we see the real confrontation of the brands in question, as in this competition called Blancpain Endurance Series, which is the Gran Turismo Resistance championship groups brands such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Bugatti, Porsche, Ford GT to name a few.
Here, the competition is very even and the vehicles are similar to the street but with many modifications and labeled with the brands of the sponsors, which makes them spectacular and different.
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