International Sports Car Racing Day
About International Sports Car Racing Day
When is International Sports Car Racing Day? This holiday is celebrated on the third Saturday in March
As its name implies, International Sports Car Racing Day is a day to enjoy and appreciate this hugely popular sport on a global level. This day coincides with the 12 Hours of Sebring sports car endurance race held in Sebring, Florida at the Sebring International Raceway. It is America’s oldest sports car endurance race. The race was started in 1952 on the grounds of what is now the Sebring Regional Airport.
Teams, fans, and sports car owners from all over the world come to be a part of the annual event, held on the 17-turn, 3.7-mile road course. This race is the opening round of the American Le Mans Series.
If you can’t get to the raceway, watch it on television.
Make it a party! Put on your favorite sports car t-shirt or sweatshirt. Invite your friends over to watch it with you. And, make snacks to enjoy during the game.
How to Celebrate International Sports Car Racing Day
It is very easy to celebrate this food holiday:
- Watch the Sebring 12-hour endurance race on television.
- Go to the Motorsports Hall of Fame or the SCCA Hall of Fame.
- Watch a movie about car racing. There are many to choose from.
- Watch any of the Fast and Furious movies.
“They say you only go around once. But with a muscle car, you can go around two or three times.” – – Tim Allen
History and Origin of International Sports Car Racing Day
While it is clear why this day was established to celebrate sports car racing, our research has not yet identified the creator.
This holiday appears to have started around 2013.
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