[Tagging] What sport=* for automobile racing?

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Sat Aug 31 00:43:53 UTC 2019


On 8/30/19 7:49 PM, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:

> 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 /
> raceways).
> 
> Would sport=motorcycle be good for these? It's used 7 times.

some karts do run on full sized auto racing circuits, but kart
specific tracks are generally much smaller in scale.

lots of motorcycle racing on pavement uses the same circuits
as cars. but again, sometimes motorcycles run on narrower
circuits that are unsuitable for auto racing.

i don't have a proposal here, just conveying information.

richard
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