Kimi Räikkönen driving for Formula One team Ferrari (2007)

Motorsport or motorsports is the group of sports which primarily involve the use of motorized vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition. MotoSport refers to motorcycle racing specifically and includes off-road racing such as motocross and MotoGP.


Motor racing

Finnish speedway riders in the Speedway Extraliiga competition at Yyteri speedway venue
An F1 powerboat rounding a buoy

Motor racing is the subset of motorsport/motosport activities which involve competitors racing against each other.

Forms of motor racing include:

Non-racing motorsport

Forms of motorsport which do not involve racing include drifting, motorcycle trials, freestyle motocross and tractor pulling.


Motorsport was a demonstration event at the 1900 Summer Olympics.

See also

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