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  1. 1. Motor Racing In UK Motor Racing <ul><li>100’s of free ppt’s from library </li></ul>
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>History of motor racing </li></ul><ul><li>Major competition </li></ul><ul><li>World-class race tracks </li></ul><ul><li>History of Silverstone </li></ul><ul><li>Famous stars </li></ul><ul><li>Movie recommendation </li></ul>
  3. 3. Motor Racing <ul><li>It's a sport popular all over the world, and Britain often plays host to some of the world's most famous races. There are now over 800 registered motor clubs in the UK, who organise over 5,000 events in 22 disciplines. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>There are at least 100,000 people who compete in motor sports in the UK, and many more that watch it. Although it may look dangerous, anyone over the age of 8 can compete in some motor sports competitions. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>There are a number of different types of motor sport races: stock cars ; touring cars ; drag racing ; rally and roadcross ; off-road racing ; motorcycle racing and karting . </li></ul><ul><li>Each of these has a huge following in Britain, and there are competitions held in Britain for each of them, so whichever one you're interested in, you're bound to find a race in Britain. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Famous motor sports competitions <ul><li>Britain is home to some of the most popular motor sports competitions in the world. And with over 5,000 events taking place all over the country, you'll be spoilt for choice! : </li></ul>
  7. 7. some of the most famous motor sports competitions <ul><li>British Superbikes Championship </li></ul><ul><li>The leading motorcycle racing championship in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>F1 British Grand Prix </li></ul><ul><li>The most popular car racing competition in Britain, part of the World Championships. </li></ul><ul><li>Festival of Speed </li></ul><ul><li>The world's biggest historic motor sports event featuring classic and modern cars. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>KRC Motorcycle Racing Endurance Championships </li></ul><ul><li>A motorcycle endurance championship, filled with non-stop action . </li></ul><ul><li>Wales Rally GB (previously RAC Rally) </li></ul><ul><li>The largest and most high profile motor rally in the UK, a round of the FIA World Rally Championships. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Famous racetracks <ul><li>Donington Park </li></ul><ul><li>Brands Hatch </li></ul><ul><li>Goodwood </li></ul><ul><li>Silverstone </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Silverstone Circuit has come a long way since it was turned from a wartime airfield into a motor racing circuit. It is now one of the world's most famous motor sport venues. </li></ul><ul><li>Silverstone was opened as a World War Two airfield in 1943, near the leafy village of the same name. Once the war had ended in 1945 Britain was left with a number of redundant airfields but without a major race track. </li></ul><ul><li>The Royal Automobile Club was interested in Silverstone as a potential site and approached the Air Ministry in 1948 and a lease was arranged. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>On October 2nd, 1948, amid straw bales and ropes, Silverstone's first event took place, the RAC Grand Prix. The winner of the inaugural race at the Silverstone circuit was Luigi Villoresi in a Maserati, who recorded an average speed of 72 mph to claim the first prize of £500. </li></ul><ul><li>A year later, Silverstone hosted a second major event in May 1949 – the Formula One Daily Express International Trophy – virtually a second Grand Prix, won by Alberto Ascari. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Another of Silverstone's most famous classics also began in August 1949, the Daily Express International Trophy for Formula One cars and for this meeting the Club chicane was dispensed with and the circuit took up a shape that was to last for a quarter of a century. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Anthony Davidson
  14. 15. Anthony Davidson Anthony Finishes First Season  After his first full season racing in Formula 1, Anthony is taking a few weeks off before winter testing begins.   Reflecting on the year, Anthony said: &quot;I think 2007 has been a good year, and personally I have learnt a lot. I think I’ve shown my natural speed in qualifying,&quot; and it was a shame to miss out on scoring points in Canada through no fault of my own.   It’s been great to be racing again, and I would like to thank the SUPER AGURI F1 TEAM and Honda for giving me this opportunity.  &quot;
  15. 16. <ul><li>Lewis Hamilton </li></ul><ul><li>In his first season in F1, Lewis Hamilton has thrilled the world of motor racing. </li></ul><ul><li>With victories in Canada, America and Hungary and Japan he led the World Drivers' Championship, right up to the last race of the season. </li></ul><ul><li>But bare statistics alone do scant justice to the amazing impact Lewis Hamilton has had on the sporting landscape this year. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  16. 17. The excellent movie tells a story of a young racing player who is desperate about his racing life and finally achieves great success after being encouraged by his friends. It shows us an exciting racing world!
  17. 18. Days of Thunder This is another famous film about the exciting motor racing.And Tom Cruise ,the main character makes the movie even more popular. Enjoy the movie and you can experience more about the wonderful racing and you will feel revitalised!
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