Juan Manuel Fangio, the five-time F-1 world champion was the one to make Argentine car racing internationally, as well as nationally, popular.
Nowadays, the country’s most important events are the Argentine Championship of TC 2000 and Turismo Carretera. The races take place in several interior cities.
There is a circuit called Autodromo Municipal Oscar Alfredo Galvez in the south of Buenos Aires city, which used to be a venue for F-1. Now it is used for a variety of events, such as Turismo Carretera, Midget, drag races and Chevy and Falcon races.