The world of motorsport revolves around racers and their cars. Whereas Formula 1 or F1 is the most-viewed car racing event worldwide, NASCAR drivers also garner much attention from the sports media for their daredevilry on the closed circuits. The most famous racing cars in automobile racing are Formula 1 race cars. Other significant varieties of cars include rally cars and stock cars. Official sources suggest that the first automobile racing competition took place in 1895 in France. This car racing contest required the participating racing cars to march from Paris and head to Bordeaux.