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In a year that has already had a decade’s worth of drama and events with two months to go, many people are already looking forward to 2021 and hoping it’s a much better year than 2020 for a variety of reasons. The thing 2020 will be mostly remembered for in the future is the COVID-19 pandemic and the havoc it has wreaked on every single country in the world with the amount of lives lost and destroyed.

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There is already cause for optimism as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world has already announced that they have developed a vaccine that is 90% effective. Another cause of optimism is that sports, which have been affected like everything else by the pandemic, are already making a return and even though arenas and stadiums are still mostly empty, it is likely that people can begin to watch their favorite sporting events live soon enough, maybe as early as 2021. There are plenty of different motorsports to bet on in 2021 but in this article, we will focus on other types as well. Here are some of the most-anticipated sporting events of next year:


After getting shut down on the 11th of March after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus, a bubble was created at Disney World in Florida for them to finish their season and playoffs to determine who would be the NBA champs and awards like the NBA MVP and NBA DPOY. The bubble ended up being a success and treated basketball fans to high-level playoff basketball at a time when not much else in the world was going well. Players such as Jamal Murray, Jayson Tatum, Donovan Mitchell and Bam Adebayo did well and burnished their reputations while players like Paul George, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Giannis Antetokoumpo got some deserved criticism for their disappointing performances.

The NBA final came down to the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers and was won by the Lakers, led by the ageless LeBron James. Ahead of the next season tentatively scheduled for December 2020, there are a number of factors/questions that will make the next NBA season a must watch for basketball fans such as:

·       What will a new-look NBA be like now that returning superstars like Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Klay Thompson are back?

·       Will the young stars that stepped up in their absence challenge them for spots on the All-star team and All-NBA teams or will they wait their turn? 

·       Does LeBron James have it in him to lead the Lakers to another ring and when does it become Anthony Davis’s team?

·       How will superstars like Kawhi and Giannis react to their disappointing performances?

With the NBA draft taking place on the 18th of November, the fans will have a lot to take in and discuss before the eventual return of the league on December 20.


In the wake of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s shock retirement, the lightweight division just got much more interesting as there are many challengers who will now see a path to the top of the division now that the Alpha dog has retired. Many observers are now floating the idea of a lightweight tournament where the likes of Justin Gaethje, Connor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler, Al Iaquinta, Diego Ferreira, Tony Ferguson and Dan Hooker etc. can compete for the title and a cash prize. Such a scenario would genuinely enthrall fans and stretch over most of 2021. There are other fighters in other divisions that are genuinely entertaining such as Israel Adesanya, Kamaru Usman and of course McGregor himself to entertain the fans next year.


For lovers of the combat sport, 2021 is one of the most exciting years as some much-anticipated bouts are on the cards for next year such as:

Joshua versus Fury:

 A mock-up of Tyson Fury taking on Anthony Joshua (Image: DAZN)

The potential clash of both Brits will set the winner up to be the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world as long as both can win their next bouts. Fury will face Deontay Wilder again and Joshua will take on Kubrat Pulev in a mandatory fight and if both win as expected, then the mouth-watering clash of the top dogs in the heavyweight division will be on.

Canelo versus Golovkin:

Since their last fight which Alvarez won controversially by majority decision, fans have been eagerly awaiting their next bout and they might get their wish in 2021 if both fighters win their mandatory challenges first. In that instance, we will most likely see the two best pound-for-pound fighters in the world square up one more time.


The beautiful game is already underway in leagues all over the world and in European tournaments already. In England, Manchester City and Liverpool have renewed their rivalry with Chelsea threatening to crash the party if they maintain their current form. In Germany, Bayern Munich has picked up where they left off last season. In Spain, Barcelona and Madrid have not yet pulled away from the chasing pack and in Italy, a Zlatan- led A.C Milan sit atop the table, 4 and 5 points ahead of Juventus and Inter Milan respectively.

In European tournaments, the teams are already halfway through their group stage while the qualifiers for the European tournament next summer are still ongoing. By 2021, football fans around the world will enjoy the title race, relegation battle, highest goal scorers and league MVPS of all these leagues as well as the winners of the Champions league, Europa league and the Copa Libertadores which will be contested among South American clubs. On the continental front, we will have the European championships and the Copa America to entertain us while the 2021 African cup of Nations has sadly been postponed till 2022

For sports lovers, 2021 is shaping up to be a wonderful year for sports and we are here for all of it.

Speedway Motorcycles

It has quite a special look, the Speedway bike, but it totally fills its purpose. In this article, we will look more into Speedway motorcycles and how they are built, and why.

Only one gear

First off, it has a fixed gear, so it’s basically to drive without a stick. Depending on the course, weather and other factors, the gear will be set up for each race.

Only one foot-rest

Due to the constant anticlockwise turn, while the driver has the left foot mobile, there is only a foot-rest on the right side of the bike.

What engine do Speedway motorcycles use then?

This might be the most interesting part of the bike. The extreme power comes from a 500cc engine which gives around 85 horsepower. The motor is placed as low as possible to give the bike the best stability possible. One of the main manufacturers of speedway engines is Jawa, where you can read more about the engines.

Dead man’s grip, just like on a motorboat

If you have ever driven a fast going motorboat, you probably have used a dead man’s grip, or kill switch as it’s called in speedway. It’s attached around the wrist on the driver so the engine will shut down once the driver falls off the bike.

The throttle – what it all comes down to

Due to the strict rules of how a bike should be built, most of them are quite similar. Therefore, often it comes down to the driver and his feeling of the throttle. The way he uses the throttle will make the speedway bicycle go perfect through the corners and, also very important, giving him a headstart from the first second of the race.

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Summary – Speedway Motorcycles

Of course, there are so much more to dig deeper into if you are really interested in the bikes. But, this hopefully gives you a general understanding of how the bike is built and what distinguishes them from normal street bikes. MoorePark will soon be back with more information and news about Speedway!

Best Motorsport Games to Play in 2020

There are new games coming up all the time and with many people in quarantine, there is more and more surge for motorsport and racing games. In this article, we will cover the best games in 2020 so keep on reading if you want to learn more.

Forza Motorsport 7

According to us, the best game for motor-lovers! It has it all. Exciting gameplay and the most amazing graphics you can think of. Every year we get surprised by the new Forza Motorsport games that they have such quality but this year is extraordinary. We can truly recommend this game.

Dirt Rally 2

If you enjoy playing a bit more of an alternative motor-game we really like Dirt Rally 2. It is not as fancy as many of the other games. Which you can probably understand on the name. Here your car will get very dirty in the race. Most of its maps are on Finland dirt roads. This is a great follow-up game from the first game that was released in 2015.


If you are the fancy type of person then iRacing is that game for you. Here you can feel the champagne flowing when your driver wins a race. This is a F1 game that takes place in all of the most amazing and beautiful places around the world. The game is developed by iRacing Motorsport Simulations which is a quite small developer. That makes it a good cause to support them by buying their game.

Anime Racing Games

One new niche that is not that popular among regular motor and racing game player is the Anime Racing Games. It has a much younger audience and also focuses on female and Asian market. On AbsoluteAnime you can find a list of the best Anime games in 2020. It is not only racing and motor games but you will quickly get a feeling of how these types of games work.

Benefits of playing mobile motorsport games

The motorsport gaming market has exploded with the advent of mobile devices. Online motorsport games for mobile devices are very popular. And they are no-way near the zenith of their popularity. Why is this the case? Well, read the rest of this article and find out.

  1. They are simple and convenient. You will see that the majority of car games for mobile devices are simplistic. Now, this may not be to the liking of some people. However, you will see that these motor games are devilishly addictive. You can learn how to play them in a few short minutes. But you can spend hours and hours on end while playing them and you will still have fun.
  2. They aren’t very costly. Sure, there are mobile car games that cost more than average. But, when compared to the regular platform games – you will see that they are a lot cheaper. So, you won’t be spending lots of money on mobile games. This is always a nice thing to have in mind.
  3. You can meet new people while playing them. Many of the mobile online games are multiplayer games. This means that they involve the actions of many people. And typically, these will be people from all around the world. You can improve your social skills and circles at the same time while playing.
  4. You can play them anytime, anywhere. True, the mobile online motorcycle games will require you to have access to the internet. But given the fact that there’s broadband internet available to almost everyone – this shouldn’t be a problem. So, you can play them at home, outside, on the bus, in a car – anywhere. You can’t conveniently do this if you use the regular platforms like PC or PS4, for example.
  5. There are many online mobile motorcross games to choose from. And there are many different categories of these games. You will definitely be able to find something that you wish to play. There is something for everyone. And this is one of the biggest benefits of playing online mobile games.
  6. Playing motorsport games for money could be made for free using online casino free bonus no deposit required. You can win real money for free and get to keep the win.

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In conclusion

So, there you have it. You now know of some of the biggest benefits to be had by playing online mobile games. Now, the choice is yours. We hope that you will come to enjoy playing some of these games. There are many to choose from – and you’re all but guaranteed to have fun playing them.

Drag racing’s allure

Humans have been driving cars of a hundred years or so. Most people do it because they have a need to get somewhere quickly. But there are some people that are aficionados of driving. And there are special sports and events when it comes to driving cars. It’s not all about circuit racing and driving multiple laps. In fact, one of the most exciting racing sports is that of drag racing. Read why below.

 Drag racing’s allureThe 10 seconds of pure excitement

When it comes to drag racing, the most frequent complaint is that it lasts very short. And we can see why this is the case. Most events end in 10-15 seconds, or so. However, the quality of the experience is practically unmatched. It’s easy to compare regular racing and drag racing to marathons and sprints. Most people would agree that it’s much more satisfying and exciting to watch sprints than marathons – albeit the events are shorter.
So, drag racing is not for those that are weak of heart. Minutes before the event starts – you will start to feel heart palpitations. The excitement is incomparable to anything else. And when the cars start driving – all hell breaks loose. It’s a pleasure to witness these events.

The skill of the driver

It’s not just about the power of the car – though this is one of the most important elements. It’s also about how skilled the driver is. Believe it or not, there is a lot of skill involved in drag racing. The time being so short – the driver needs to make every little move count. If there is a lapse of attention for 0.1 seconds – then it’s a critical mistake that may cost the race. If there is a single wrong move, then the event is done for, for the driver.
So, it takes many years to master the art and science of drag racing. But the experience can be rewarding. Both the drivers and the people watching the event will have a blast. It’s for a reason that this is one of the most popular and most exciting of driving events.

In conclusion

By now you have learned about what exactly makes drag racing so fun. If you’re interested, then you can see a few events on YouTube. But there is nothing as exhilarating as watching a live drag racing event. Except for, of course, joining such an event as a driver, yourself.

All About Speedway Motorsports

All About Speedway Motorsports

In the United States, motorsports are a major source of entertainment. One company, Speedway Motorsports, INC, has been promoting, sponsoring and heavily marketing various racing events. Thank to subsidiaries, Speedway is responsible for facilities in:

  • Charlotte
  • Kentucky
  • Bristol
  • Atlanta
  • New Hampshire
  • Las Vegas
  • Texas
  • Sonoma

The Charlotte Motor Speedway stretches 1,410 acres and holds 89,000 seats. Its main track measures in at 1 ½ miles long. It has other smaller tracks, many of which were lit to allow for nighttime races.

The Kentucky Speedway covers 990 acres and can seat 107,000 spectators, while the Bristol Speedway covers 670 acres but has 146,000 seats. Sprint Cup fans have made Bristol the most popular speedway in the industry.

The Atlanta Motor Speedway covers 887 acres and has seats for 71,000 spectators. Among NASCAR fans, it is the best competition of any speedway. The New Hampshire Motor Speedway covers 1,180 acres and boasts 88,000 seats. It is New England’s largest facility for hosting sporting events.

The Las Vegas Motor Speedway is 1,030 acres and holds 102,000 spectators, while the Texas Motor Speedway covers 1,490 acres and has 137,000 seats. It is among the country’s largest sports facilities.

The Performance Racing Network

Some of the products that Speedway Motorsports offer include modified car parts and race cars. Launched in 1981, it also has a Performance Racing Network subsidiary of syndicated motorsports radio broadcasts that reach audiences all over the United States.

Events that the company sponsors include the Coca Cola 600, Quaker State 400, New Hampshire 301, Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race and more. Held over Memorial Day weekend, the Coca Cola 600 is a Nascar Cup series race. Its Quaker State 400 is considered by many to be the best race in motorsports. However, the most popular Nascar Race is the Bass Pro Shops NRA.

All About Speedway MotorsportsThe story behind Speedway Motors dates back to 1959. At that time, its Executive Chairman took on the project of having the Charlotte Motor Speedway built. He partnered up with the first famous racecar driver, Curtis Turner. The very next year marked the first year of the 600 NASCAR Grand National Series event. At that time, NASCAR had never before done a 600 mile race.

In 1988 improvements were made to the Charlotte Motor Speedway with the opening of the Speedway Club. It served as an entertainment and dining facility for eager racecar fans. In 1992, the Charlotte Motor Speedway would also get street lights in order to facilitate the first race night event in NASCAR history. It has since gone on to become a significant night in the history of NASCAR.

Later, in 1997, the company expanded by opening the Texas Motor Speedway. When this occurred, it was able to host a sporting event larger than had ever been noted in the history of Texas.

Since then Speedway Motorsports has continued to support race car drivers and entertain a worldwide audience of fans. It is one success story that not many industries can ever meet.

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An Overview of Motorsports

Nothing new to sports fans, motorsports have been in existence for more than a century. It includes two wheel and four wheel vehicle racing, as well as dirtbiking. Motorsport races run the gamut from those that last mere minutes to those that last as long as one whole day.

Of all the motorsports in the world, no one is watched more than Formula 1 Racing. With a history spanning more than 50 years, Formula 1 is a staple in the industry and the event every racing fan eagerly anticipates. It features high-end cars such as Ferarri, making it popular among the jet-setting crowd. Other high-end cars featured in Formula 1 racing included Mercedes. The drivers of these cars are those that come from all over the world to compete in an event most can only dream of being included in.

Cars in Formula 1

There are vast differences between cars used in Formula 1 racing and those are not. The biggest one is that those used in this event have nothing more than its wheels, steering wheel and engine. All the other typical car parts are removed to allow for proper racing to take place. Engineers adhere to the strictest guidelines when building these cars. As a result, Formula 1 racing cars can reach speeds of 200 miles per hour.

Certain tracks are the most coveted by Formula 1 racers. This includes Spa, a famous track located in Belgium. Though it initially included public roads, the track is now limited to the confines of the designated racing area. Except for a brief period during the 1980s when Spa was closed to make it safer for drivers, the track has been used for close to every Formula 1 racing event. One reason that this track is still used to this day is because its length of 4.4 miles means it can simultaneously experience different weather on each end. It is part of the reason why racecar drivers find this course so challenging.

Top Teams in Formula 1

overview motorsportsThe top three teams in Formula 1 racing are Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes AMG. Ferrari essentially made Formula 1 racing what it is today. In fact, the man the company is named for only built cars in an attempt to afford to race in this event every year. Ferrari has won the race 16 times, but hasn’t maintained such a winning record since 2015.

McLaren and Ferrari have always been fierce competitors within the auto industry. Since 1963, McLaren has participated in Formula 1 racing. During the 1988 season they won the overwhelming majority of the races they competed in. At that time Honda was the force behind McLaren vehicles. Like Ferrari, McLaren’s success at the classic racing event has been less than stellar for the previous several years.

Mercedes has had a limited run in Formula 1 racing, due to taking a long break from it after a catastrophic accident took place with one of their drivers. Since its comeback, Mercedes has dominated Formula 1 racing.

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