Once again, the Sebring International Raceway’s legendary 12-hour endurance race has been voted as one of the world’s ten best motorsports races in the USAToday 10best competition.
Sebring was one of 20 races nominated by a panel of experts for the month long vote, and finished fourth overall. This is a repeat honor for the famed Florida circuit as the 12-hour race also earned a top ten ranking in the previous 10Best competition in 2015.
“It is a remarkable achievement to have our 12-hour endurance race again voted to be among the world’s ten best races,” stated Sebring International Raceway President & General Manager Wayne Estes. “As the ‘Birthplace of American Endurance Racing,’ Sebring has a loyal following of fans from around the world, and we thank them for voting. We are proud of our heritage and the international prestige Sebring has earned through seven decades.”
Although Sebring International Raceway is best known for the Mobil One 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida the third week in March, there are a many other opportunities to see great racing and great cars on the track during the balance of the year.
The Sports Car Club of America holds regular competitions on the 3.74 mile circuit. There also are events by Historic Sports Car Racing, Sports Car Vintage
Racing Association, The ChumpCar World Series and others. Additionally, there are test days for individual sports car teams as well as IndyCar and other series.
The track also holds two seasons of drag racing competitions on Thursday evenings, using the famous front stretch as an eighth mile drag track.
On most weekdays, people can just drive in to the general admission area of the raceway and watch from the viewing mounds. However, when the track is closed. many people go to the Chateau Elan and enjoy a beverage or a lunch and watch from their vantage point at the famous Hairpin Turn.
If you want to see the birthplace of endurance sports car racing in the United States, this us the place to come.
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