[Tagging] What sport=* for automobile racing?
joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 23:49:40 UTC 2019
With highway=raceway, the most common tags are sport=motor,
sport=motocross and sport=karting (and even some sport=rc_car for
remote controlled model cars). These are specific types of motorsport,
except for "sport=motor", which can include automobiles, motorcycles
and go-karts, so it's not very specific. There's also some uses of
sport=speedway which is also unclear.
There isn't really a common tag for raceways used specifically for
automobile racing (e.g. NASCAR, Formula One, Drag racing, Rallying,
There are 5 uses of sport=autocross, 2 of sport=auto, 1 of sport="auto
racing" (with a space).
It would be useful to have a specific tag since automobile racing,
motocross and karting use rather different raceways in most cases.
Perhaps sport=auto_racing would be clear, and generic enough to cover
most types? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auto_racing
Also, it looks like there are some other types of motorcycle racing,
other than motocross (which is specifically on dirt tracks /
Would sport=motorcycle be good for these? It's used 7 times.
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