[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - leisure=racetrack

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Jun 24 19:15:01 UTC 2018

2018-06-24 20:16 GMT+02:00 Lorenzo Mastrogiacomi <lomastrolo at gmail.com>:

> The main reason because I excluded non-motorised sports is because many of
> them seem to have an already established way of mapping.
> All this pages mention sports_centre and stadium as physical tag
> combination for related facilities:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Asport%3Ddog_racing
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Asport%3Dhorse_racing
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:sport%3Dequestrian
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Asport%3Dbobsleigh
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Asport%3Dcycling
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Asport%3Dbmx

these are all sports "properties" that need to be combined with a tag
describing the physical object, if we introduce a specific leisure value
for racing facilities, it could make sense to include other racing as well
(velodromes, ...).

I also believe there is some potential for confusion between racetrack
(intended for facility) and raceway (intended for the actual
track/"highway")). What about leisure=racing_facility ? Makes it clearer
(could also be useful for indoor? Is there something for indoor cart
If you really want to restrict the use of the tag for motor racing places,
I suggest you add the term "motor" in the tag (e.g.

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