au·​to·​sport | \ ˈȯ-tō-ˌspȯrt How to pronounce autosport (audio) \
plural autosports

Definition of autosport

: a sport that involves driving or racing automotive vehicles : motorsport His [the horse's] owner, Isabelle de Tomaso, is a daughter of the famed Haskell racing family but made her own name in the world of Italian autosports.— Childs Walker often used before another nounan autosport eventthe autosports marketThe store will help the auto enthusiast win, enjoy, and dominate in their autosport endeavors.Chicago Daily HeraldThat may be scoffed at by German autosport purists, who prefer top speeds at 150 mph and higher ….— Jack Lesar

First Known Use of autosport

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Autosport.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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