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Auto Racing, Formula One

Formula One racing consists of a series of automobile races held from March through November. Historically, the season included mostly European sites, but in the 21st century, the races have become more fully international. The 2010 season includes races in Bahrain, Australia, Malaysia, and Brazil. A Formula One race is the elite among automobile races, featuring cars that cost multiple millions of dollars that are built according to a formula determined by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, which limits engine size and determines overall body design. From car design to driving, Formula One racing is a man's world. The women who have infiltrated this world are few in number, and their recognition has been minimal.

The first Formula One race was held in 1947. It was ...

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