The world that we live in today is the perfect example of a race. There is a constant against time that we all are a part of and the final goal for each one of us is the zenith of success. However, this strife to succeed and be on the top of the world takes away from most of our lives the very basic essence of it. Living for the fun of it, is something that most of us do not do today. Pushed by a reason, all of us play it quite safe and forget to enjoy the little moments that we get every day. In a situation like this it is very natural to be bored and therefore, we do seek for avenues where we can go a little adventurous and out of the box.
There are indeed several ways to wade off our boredom and sports such as auto racing are one of the most sought after ones due to the high level of thrill involved with them. Be it playing them ourselves or by being a passive viewer, there is no second thoughts about the fact that motor racing or auto racing whatever you name them are really popular and hence a look out into their past to lay the connecting links between the first forms to it to the present day giants, makes an interesting follow up. Therefore, read along to know how your favorite formula 1 races looked like a decade or more back.
Before we begin this trip done the pages of history, it is very essential to discuss that in this sport that demands a high level of adrenalin and giants in the name of technology, it is very important to ensure complete safety of the individuals. Be it wearing high standard protective gear such as helmets, shin and leg guards etc. or testing of the brakes and tire grip, these security and protection checks make the game not only highly enjoyable but also safe.
Next up, let us shift our discussion to the history of the sport. Just like the game itself, the study and analysis of the trade makes an equally interesting follow up. Although the modern form that we see today is highly developed and awe inspiring, it is very interesting to note that the first races took place way back in time almost parallel to the developments in the field of automobile engineering.
Car racing or auto racing as we see it today has a long history and started in 1887 in a two kilometer motor race between Neuilly Bridge to the Bois de Boulogne. The trail soon accelerated with the advent of superior technologies and the ever increasing craving for speed. The formula 1 races that all auto racing fans literally drool over probably began back in the 1920s and the machines were very much similar to the ones used in the endurance based races. Throughout the years in history, the parallel events such as the world wars had a profound impact on these races.