Legal amateur racing is possible in some places. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article possibly contains original research. Street racing in most European countries is illegal. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed. Small tire race - Two cars that race with a set cars with tires smaller than or equal to
This makes it possible to devise strategies that would be impossible in real life, such as using a wall to stop lateral velocity through a turn — rather than picking an appropriate line.
An association of speed-loving volunteers, called Superdrivers, fights for sanctioned racing events to happen every weekend and opposes street racing. Even in this type of racing there is an honor code. This would be analogous to the bracket racing handicap start format used where one car has a head start over the other. If the lead driver manages to create a noticeable gap also called pulling a gap between their car and the chase driver by the finish line, he is determined the winner of the match. Unofficial street racing remains illegal and police are well endowed with equipment to use, such as 'sustained loss of traction' which carries a minimum sentence of licence disqualification and maximum sentence of imprisonment.