Auto racing comes in many forms. In America, stock car racing has become one of the most popular sports (and NASCAR one of the most recognizable brands) in the country. Formula 1 racing takes center stage throughout Europe and is expanding internationally, where icons like Michael Schumacher have captivated crowds. Yet there are many other forms of racing, including touring car, production car, rally car, karting, and more. Whatever kind of racing you're into, all the information you desire can be found online. If you have a need for speed, we will lead you through the Internet's winding road.
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The Internet’s wealth of auto racing news and analysis is a cut above what TV and the local paper have to offer. The top auto racing sites provide up-to-the-minute coverage of headline news, scores, standings, and stats, with multimedia features like photos and videos, plus blogs, columns, interviews, and opinion pieces to provide perspective.
- Most racing blogs have a running list of links to other recommended blogs in the margins of their page. These lists are called "blogrolls," and they're a great way to discover new sites.
- Another excellent way to locate driver- or team-specific blogs and discussion forums is to check Wikipedia. In the "External Links" section at the bottom of your favorite racer or team's entry you'll find a list of the most popular news and community sites.
For auto racing in general ...
Auto Racing Daily
is a comprehensive source of news for most aspects of auto racing with sections devoted to NASCAR, F1, NHRA, IHRA, drag racing, and more. The site is loaded with vivid photographs and thorough news articles. There's also a list of the most clicked-on and the most commented-on articles.
has all the news you need for the sport of auto racing. The easily navigable site presents up-to-date news on the auto racing industry and devotes equal coverage to the different forms of auto racing.
is chock full of information on every form of auto racing, including a section on rumors, forums, and the latest news. You can also read a number of columnists. The site does require you to pay for a subscription, which comes out to $34.95 for a year. As a result, you will not be troubled by pop-ups.
For Formula 1 ...
is an optimal site for all F1 racing news and updates. Formerly called Formula 1 Foreign Report, it won the 1996 International Automotive Media Award for the best newsletter related to the automotive industry. The site has an extensive selection of F1 news, features, photographs and a "GP Encyclopedia" that's quite helpful if you know what you are looking for.
is a great site for news on Formula 1 racing. The online magazine is a product of the Netherlands and is available in nine languages. Scroll down the homepage for a quick look at team and driver standings.
is the largest commercial television network in the United Kingdom. Their Formula 1 site will also serve any of your F1 news needs. Sponsored by Honda, the site has a large selection of news and features, plus photographs and a section for forums. Their newsletter contains on- and off-track F1 news on the most recent races to keep you up to date on fast-breaking race developments.
is a blog written by Formula 1 enthusiasts from the United Kingdom. The writers are quite knowledgeable about the sport, and the blog is easy to follow and well done. A photograph accompanies each post.
For NASCAR ...
offers up-to-date NASCAR coverage. The bottom of the homepage posts constantly updated standings for the Nextel Cup, Busch Series, and Craftsman Series. You can find the latest news and press releases on this site, in addition to links to articles from partner sites such as NASCAR.com, USAToday.com, and Sportsline.com.
focuses the majority of its extensive coverage on NASCAR but there is information on other auto racing as well. The site has recent news, columns, blogs, Q&A, and forums. There are two other helpful sections: one lists every NASCAR driver, along with short bios and relevant articles; the other lists the tracks and races, with articles and information about each one.
The NASCAR FanHouse
is a great blog for NASCAR fans. Part of the AOL Sports FanHouse series, it is easy to read and filled with photographs and videos.
specializes in NASCAR but occasionally touches upon other issues, such as the death of legendary NFL coach Bill Walsh, for example. According to one quote on the site, "Every negative stereotype ever made about fans of NASCAR or the Oakland A's and Raiders is proven wrong by the Dude's classy and perceptive analysis on the topics he cares about."
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