There are few more exciting attractions in the sporting world than seeing people, teams, animals or vehicles pitting their wits against each other. This is why racing events are amongst the most popular sporting events you can find, and there is no shortage of prominent racing events to look out for this year.
The New York Marathon is scheduled to take place on Sunday 5th November, and it features more than 50,000 runners. People come from all over the world to take part in the race, which allows participants and observers the chance to see some of the most famous sights in New York City. The London Marathon welcomes close to 30,000 people every year, and the 2017 event will take place on Sunday 23rd April.
The Grand National is a massive racing event
If you are looking for a race that captures the imagination of a nation, it is hard to argue against the Grand National. This race is the one time a year that many people in the UK place a bet, and it is one of the most eagerly anticipated days in the country.
Every year, 70,000 people attend the event in Aintree, and the estimated TV audience for the Grand National is set at 600 million. With so much interest in the race, many people want to know who is the favorite to win the Grand National and there is no shortage of tips and recommendations to be found. There are many different ways to find a horse to back in this event, and there is nothing to beat the feeling of backing the winner in one of the most prestigious races of the year.
When it comes to great races, many people cannot look beyond the F1 season. The campaign runs from March to November. While there are a number of important races, the Grand Prix at Silverstone on the 17th of July is one of the most popular racing events of the year. There is no shortage of fantastic F1 races to look out for, but the sense of history that surrounds the British race ensures that people tune in from all over the world.
A racing event that never fails to capture the imagination of a worldwide audience is the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. The 2017 event will be the 85th edition of the race, and it will take place over the 17th and 18th of July in Le Mans, France. This is a race of great endurance, with the winner showing a wide range of skills and mental strength to come first at the end of this race.
Watching athletes or animals push each other to greater heights is one of the biggest attractions in sport, which is why race events are so popular with fans. There is no shortage of thrilling races to look out for and enjoy in 2017, and every fan should have no trouble finding an event that will appeal to them, whether it is in person or on TV.