MotoGP is the highest level of motorcycle racing in the world. It is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). The championship is made up of 18 races held in 13 countries across four continents, with riders competing on prototype machinery. The races are typically held on tracks made with asphalt and gravel, with the tracks often located in some of the world's most iconic cities. MotoGP races are thrilling and attract some of the biggest crowds in motorsport. Riders must be highly skilled and have a combination of speed, power and agility to be successful.