We’re celebrating the start of summer with a search for the best high octane events and venues across North America. A panel of industry experts helped 10Best editors select nominees for the best motorsports races, NASCAR tracks, car shows and attractions, air shows and rodeos.
Now we need your votes to help us select the top ten. You can vote in each contest once per day until voting ends on Monday, July 5 at noon ET.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best Air Show
These air shows let aviation enthusiasts get up close and personal with flying machines — Photo courtesy of Getty Images / Lyubov Tolstova
From late spring through mid-autumn, skies across the United States play host to some of summer’s highest octane events: air shows.
Attending one of these air shows, a selection of the best in North America, lets aviation enthusiasts get up close to a variety of flying machines while watching stunt teams and pilots show off their skills high in the sky. And you don’t have to be an enthusiast to have a good time either.
Best Attraction for Car Lovers
These attractions should be on every automobile enthusiast’s bucket list — Photo courtesy of Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
If you’re a car geek, the USA is packed with places that celebrate these marvels of engineering. From car museums and factory tours to behind-the-wheel driving experiences and live auctions, these 20 attractions should be on every automobile enthusiast’s bucket list. Which one is your favorite?
Best Car Show
These car shows celebrate both the automobile’s past and future — Photo courtesy of Getty Images / tfoxfoto
Some auto shows look to the past in celebration of classic cars, while others set their sights on the future with cutting-edge technology and the latest reveals. Hundreds of these events take place across the nation each year, and we want to find the best. Help us crown a winner by voting for your favorite car show from a pool of 20 nominees once per day.
Best Motorsports Race
Motorsports offer high octane thrills in spades — Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Tulsa World, Stephen Holman
From F1 and NASCAR to IndyCar and IMSA sports car racing, motorsports offer high octane thrills in spades, as drivers push themselves and their vehicles to the limits.
High speeds, tight corners and cars just inches apart trying to overtake the competition combine to create a nail-biting experience where high-speed crashes aren’t uncommon. Vote for your favorite motorsports race in North America once per day until voting ends.
Best NASCAR Track
There’s nothing like witnessing a NASCAR event in person — Photo courtesy of Getty Images / Chris Graythen
For many racing enthusiasts, attending a NASCAR race is a bucket list event. The NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series are hosted on 30 tracks scattered across the country, and we want to know which is the best. Vote now for your favorite NASCAR Track.
Vote for your favorite rodeo — Photo courtesy of Getty Images / THEPALMER
The professional sport of rodeo was born from real cattle herding practices of Spain, Australia and the Americas. Today, these tests of skill and speed are most closely associated with the American West, though rodeo events are hosted throughout the continent. Help us crown North America’s best rodeo by voting for your favorite.
Remember, you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday, July 16.