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Chapter 10 Mishap in Macao Unexpected accidents at motorsport events

DOI: 10.23912/9781915097101-5237

ISBN: 9781915097101

Published: May 2022

Component type: chapter

Published in: Events Mismanagement

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781915097101-4980



Motorsport races are some of the most vibrant and exciting events on the event calendar. These events bring enormous economic benefits and are lucrative tourist spectacles in the host community, although they are also associated with a myriad of problems to local residents (Fredline & Faulkner, 2001). Celebrating its 68th edition in 2021, the Macau Grand Prix is one of the most challenging motorsport city circuit racetracks in the world and is world-renowned for its numerous sharp and narrow bends, along 6.12km of narrow city roads. It is the only racetrack in the world that hosts Formula 3, motorcycle and touring car races. Many top Formula 1 drivers have raced in the Macau Grand Prix, including Riccardo Patrese, Ayrton Senna, the Schumacher brothers, Edoardo Mortara, and Lewis Hamilton.

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Couto, U. & Lei, C. (2022) "Chapter 10 Mishap in Macao Unexpected accidents at motorsport events" In: Brown, T., Higson, P. & Gaston, L. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781915097101-5237


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