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is a racing category in which all competitors race in identical or very similar vehicles from the same manufacturer, often using the same model. Typically, this means the same chassis, tyres and engine are used by all drivers. The idea behind one-make racing is that success will be based more on driver skill and car setup instead of engineering skill and budget. One-make series are popular at an amateur level as they are affordable, due to the use of a common engine and chassis.
Examples of one-make racing from around the world include Radical European Masters
The Radical European Masters, or REM for short, is a one make sports cars motor racing series launched in 2008.-Race weekend:The REM Series in 2008 and 2009 take place during Le Mans Series race weekends. In 2010 Radical Motorsport Deutschland will run the Radical European Masters as an improved...
, John Cooper Mini Challenge
and Commodore Cup
The Commodore Cup is an Australian motor racing series. The series, a one-make series originally devised by Victorian racers Maurie Platt and David Gittus, is named for the car all competitors must use in competition, the Holden Commodore. Eligibility is limited to specific Commodore models....
. There are also various formulae categories that utilise one-make racing, such as Formula Renault
Formula Renault is a class of formula racing founded in 1971. It is popular in Europe and other countries. Regarded as an entry-level series to motor racing, it is a respected series where drivers can learn advanced racecraft before moving on to Formula Three, World Series by Renault, GP2 or...
and the Formula Car Challenge