racing car

noun

US
: a very fast car that is used in professional auto racing

Examples of racing car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web View Photos Ferrari has unveiled a more extreme edition of its SF90 supercar—the SF90 XX—intended to blur the lines between a racing car and a grand tourer. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 29 June 2023 Go and help somebody build a racing car, or restore a car. Viju Mathew, Robb Report, 11 Nov. 2023 The focus was then on reducing drag, and the 904 had a drag coefficient of 0.33—not bad for a racing car, even for those of us now inured to EVs with Cds in the 0.2 range. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 16 Oct. 2023 The hosts are among the most knowledgeable authorities of cars on U.K. television – former Le Mans winner Tiff Needell, touring car champion Jason Plato, longtime racing car instructor Vicki Butler-Henderson, and serial petrolhead and car buyer Jonny Smith. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 15 Oct. 2023 The second four-wheeler is a 1997 Legends racing car that Newman reportedly bought and used to sponsor young drivers in the series. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 17 May 2023 It’s modeled on the Mustang GT3 racing car that’s set to be driven in international competition next year. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 17 Aug. 2023 What Kidd did with the Duke and President Chang was debut the electrification of Hyundai’s performance division with the launch of the Ioniq 5 N, a hot hatch with 'racing car DNA' and capable of a sub-8 minute lap time around the famed Nurburgring in Germany. Peter Lyon, Forbes, 17 July 2023 Lighter, more powerful, and with revised aerodynamics, the special-edition SF90 is the first XX variant that's street legal and sits at the extreme edge between a racing car and a roadgoing Ferrari sports car. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 29 June 2023

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“Racing car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/racing%20car. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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