This sounds fun!http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/2302705/Roman-chariots-to-thunder-around-Circus-Maximus-once-more.html
"For hundreds of years, citizens of the Roman Empire
watched chariots tear around the famous racetrack in what was the Formula One event of its time.
Now the historical society, Vadis Al Maximo (To the Maximum), is in talks with city officials to bring the event back – with perhaps slightly less blood and carnage as depicted in the film, Ben Hur.
Franco Calo, of Vadis Al Maximo, said: "The event would last three days, starting on October 17, at the same period when the race took place in Roman
"According to our calculations, the Circus Maximus area
could hold up to 35,000 people. If possible, we hope
to involve charioteers from all over the world." "