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Racing Cars Apparel and Accessories by Legend Lines

Race Cars Motorsport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles for racing. It is globally governed by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). In 1894, a French newspaper organised a race from Paris to Rouen and back, starting city to city racing. In 1900, the Gordon Bennett Cup was established. Closed circuit racing arose as open road racing, on public roads, was banned. Brooklands was the first dedicated motor racing track in the United Kingdom. Following World War I, European countries organised Grand Prix races over closed courses. In the United States, dirt track racing became popular. After World War II, the Grand Prix circuit became more formally organised. In the United States, stock car racing and drag racing became firmly established. Motorsports ultimately became divided by types of motor vehicles into racing events, and their appropriate organisations. Formula racing, aFormula One, Formula E, IndyCar Series, Stock car racing, Touring car racing, Off-road racing,to name just few. The 24 Hours of Le Mans (French: 24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. It is considered to be the most prestigious automobile races in the world and has been called the "Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency". The event represents one leg of the Triple Crown of Motorsport, other events being the Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix. Unlike fixed distance races where the winner is determined by minimum time, the 24-Hours of Le Mans awards a win to the car that covers the greatest distance in 24 hours

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