Olympic motorsport? The International Olympic Committee is considering admission to the 2028 Games

he Motorsports It could become an Olympic sport if he wins his entry 2028 Olympic Games to be held in Angelsaccording to “Reuters”.

he International Olympic Committee (The International Olympic Committee) will have the final decision on its admission at its meeting in October this year, but according to the aforementioned media, as many as eight sports are waiting for the green light to participate in the big event: Cricket, soccer flag (Non-Contact American Football), Lacrosse, Breakdancing, Karate, Kickboxing, Squash and Motorsports.

Despite the fact that they only competed on one occasion in Paris 1900 (they were neither Olympians nor medalists), motorsports It was not suitable for some Olympic Games. Until 2012since it is stated in the Olympic Charter that “sports, disciplines or tests in which performance depends primarily on mechanical propulsion are not acceptable.”

However, that year this clause was canceled and the FIA ​​became part of the International Olympic Committee. And now, precisely in the thriving place in Formula 1 And motorsports enthusiasts like the United States could stand a chance at being Olympians.

The proposal, as it awaits acceptance, is still very unclear as to how the dispute will be played out. What would make sense is that they would be under the same cars in terms of mechanics, but it remains to be seen if these are single-seaters, passenger cars, NASCAR cars, or if there are different classes to contend for for medals.

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