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F1 is not necessarily the most attractive racing (Part 1)

World-famous racing “compete” directly with Formula 1 racing in terms of attractiveness as well as a fanbase.

Formula 1 is world-famous for having the fastest speed, the most expensive cost. But speed is not the decisive factor. Many spectators complain that the F1 races are quite boring and lack of competition, they want something new and more attractive. Therefore, many races were born to suit the tastes of each audience group.

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Here is a list of the most attractive racing in the world besides Formula 1 racing.

1. Isle of Man TT – Death race

For motorcyclists, this is a race not to be missed. Held annually on an island between England and Ireland, Isle of Man TT brings the audience unprecedented excitement that no race can achieve.

The drivers will conquer the race with a total length of 365 km with 6 laps around the island. The track has up to 264 curves and almost no protective barrier, many locations even have stone walls, extremely dangerous obstacles.

The average speed of the racers is always maintained at 200-300 km / h. In the Isle of Man TT, superior technology is not enough, to win the racer must also have recklessness and bravery.

Due to the high risk of the race, the Isle of Man TT is also known as the “death race” because no athlete dies every year. Up to now, the total number of deaths has reached 252 people. Even spectators are at risk of serious injury.

2. Cross-country racing in Paris Dakar Rally

Besides famous car racing like Formula 1, Paris Dakar Rally is also an attractive competition for car racers. It began in 1977 when French driver Thierry Sabine was lost in the middle of the Tenere desert while making the race from Abidjan to Nice.

Immersed in the desert, he realized that endless stretch of sand would be the ideal place for amateurs like him to have the ability to test endurance. When he returned, he devoted the rest of his life to building the Paris Dakar Rally race today with his associates.

Cars participating in the race must be modified to increase off-road performance

On the sprint, the drivers have to pass 800 to 900 kilometers of the road a day in the harsh desert terrain. Many of them are just amateurs and can’t get to the finish line. Since 2009, for security reasons, the race was transferred to Argentina and Chile.

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Car racing

Lewis Hamilton won the first place in GP Styrian (Part 1)

On the day the two Ferrari drivers collided and gave up early, Lewis Hamilton captured P1 from beginning to end, at the Red Bull Ring race on July 12.

The race exposes the reality of F1. Mercedes overwhelmed its rivals and took two leading positions. Red Bull tried to chase but eventually got the following two positions. Max Verstappen also admitted that the race with Mercedes was too boring.

Ferrari was still in crisis when Charles Leclerc bumped into Sebastian Vettel in the first round, causing both to give up. F1 is only attractive for the race in the middle group, with McLaren and Racing Point.

Hamilton won convincingly

Once again Lando Norris became the focus, with the sprint sprinting at the final lap. McLaren’s 20-year-old driver competes Daniel Ricciardo and Lance Stroll for sixth place, with only two laps remaining in the race.

Norris passed Ricciardo in round 70, then left Stroll in round 71. Enlist Sergio Perez’s accident when trying to cross Alexander Albon, Norris took Perez’s P5 at the last corner. The second leg in a row Lando Norris showed the ability to speed up in the last round after he went on the podium in the first race.

Lewis Hamilton took the first place on Styrian GP stage

Perez may regret it when he is competing for fourth place to fall to P6 again. The Mexican racer came in at 17 but kept going to take P5. But after the accident, Perez even nearly lost sixth place. He was still selected as the “Best Racer”.

Norris’ teammate Carlos Sainz – was unlucky, despite starting in third. His pit time took 7.2 seconds, more than double the average. The reason is that Sainz’s left-hand rear-wheeler employee does a bad job. Ferrari’s future driver finished the race in ninth place, awarded an extra point with the fastest-lap.

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The world’s most luxurious car collection of the Sultan of Brunei

Owning more than 7,000 supercars worth $ 5 billion, F1 racing collection won the championship in the past 30 years, the Sultan of Brunei makes many people amazed by his luxury car hobby.

Rich, powerful, King Hassanal Bolkiah holds many records of spending levels such as spending up to $ 17 million to bid on a Renoir painting, giving his daughter the birthday of the plane. The Airbus A340 is worth $ 100 million, the most luxurious mansion in the world. Most notably is the record of having the most cars in the world with more than 7,000 units worth up to $ 5 billion.

According to incomplete statistics on the Daily Mirror, in the garage of the Sultan of Brunei, there are about 604 Rolls Royce, 574 Mercedes – Benz, 452 Ferrari, 382 Bentley, 209 BMW, 129 Jaguard, many cars. Koenigsegg, 21 Lamborghini cars, 11 Aston Martins, 2 McLaren F1s and 1 SSC.

Collection of F1 racing cars

In particular, the Sultan of Brunei also owns a collection of F1 racing cars that have won the championship every year from 1980 to the present. The cars are not completely “copies” but are real cars bought directly from champions such as Ferrari, McLaren …

With 604 Rolls-Royce in the collection, it is thought that the Sultan of Brunei may have bought more than half of its production worldwide over the 10 years from 1990 to 2000.

10 out of 11 Aston Martin cars in the world’s largest car collection, is a very rare supercar produced limited to Aston Martin one – 77. It is known that this car is only produced 77 units worldwide. but the Sultan of Brunei has owned 10.

And yet, the supercar also has two rare Ferrari Mytho, a unique Jaguar XJ220 designed by Pininfarina, Benley Java, Benley Dominator 4×4, the only Mercedes CLKGTR with right hand drive designed for the King, the only Porche Carma, the Koenigsegg Agera CC GT and Cicero BDB Maestro are also the only concepts produced. The Sultan of Brunei also spent $ 14 million to 24k gold plated on the Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Limo.

Most of the cars in this huge collection are kept in 5 secret hangars with a team of experts from many different car manufacturers to keep the car in good condition. According to calculations, if the King used a car every day, it takes 13.5 years for all 7,000 vehicles to be rolled.