The speedway race at Prague's Markéta Stadium is very popular worldwide, attracting thousands of fans from abroad every year. Since its very beginnings the event has been considered to be one of the best organized motorbike competitions. In addition to the race, watched by millions of television viewers around the world, organizers prepare a wide range of accompanying events.
Markéta Stadium is close to many popular tourist destinations. Not far from here stands the Břevnov Monastery located amidst its gardens. Further on there is the large Hvězda (Star) Park, a place abundant with lush greenery, to visit and relax in, if you are exhausted from the noise of roaring engines.