Today's Grand Prix races feature national teams and a standard racing circuit. F1 racecars are usually made by major automobile manufacturers called constructors—Ferrari, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz (Daimler), Renault, Toyota, and others—and are maintained by full-time teams. The teams are usually sponsored by large corporations, often in cooperation with an automobile company; some are sponsored solely by car companies. F1 racing was traditionally centered in Europe, but F1 Grand Prix races are now held worldwide. Since 1950 the FIA has declared an annual F1 world champion constructor and driver. Among the best-known drivers are Argentina's Juan Fangio (1950s), Britain's Stirling Moss (1950s–60s) and Jackie Stewart (1960s–70s), America's Mario Andretti (1960s–80s), Austria's Niki Lauda (1970s–80s), France's Alain Prost (1980s–90s), Germany's Michael Schumacher (1990s–2000s), and Britain's Lewis Hamilton (2000s–).
See S. Arron and M. Hughes,
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