motorsport

noun mo·tor·sport \ ˈmō-tər-ˌspȯrt \

Definition of motorsport

plural motorsports
:any of several sports involving the racing or competitive driving of motor vehicles
  • … is generally nuts about any kind of car and all sorts of motorsports.
  • —Larry GriffinCar and DriverFebruary 1983
often used before another noun
  • motorsports events
  • Attendance at Winston Cup stock car races has been rising annually every year since 1982 … . Total attendance at 13 major motorsport series, including Indy cars, was 15.4 million last year, up 7.9% from 1994.
  • —Jean HallidayAdvertising Age30 June 1997

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First Known Use of motorsport

1901


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