sprint car

noun

Definition of sprint car

: a rugged racing automobile that is midway in size between midget racers and ordinary racers, has about the same horsepower as the larger racers, and is usually raced on a dirt track

Examples of sprint car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Outlaws are back for a sprint car doubleheader weekend June 17-18 at Beaver Dam Raceway. Dave Kallmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Nov. 2021 Levi Jones, a veteran sprint car driver and current USAC executive, was named director of the Indy Lights as the junior racing series readies for its transition to management by IndyCar. BostonGlobe.com, 12 Oct. 2021 Larson won the Knoxville Nationals sprint car race Saturday night and only slept for a few hours before the green flag Sunday. Rob Peeters, The Indianapolis Star, 15 Aug. 2021 Larson won the Knoxville Nationals sprint car race Saturday night and only slept for a few hours before the green flag Sunday. Rob Peeters, USA TODAY, 15 Aug. 2021 Because that winged sprint car series is off from racing this week, Courtney decided to try and challenge the Outlaws at one of his home tracks. Christopher Deharde, The Indianapolis Star, 10 Apr. 2021 Larson dominated sprint car racing last season while he was suspended from NASCAR for his use of a racial slur. Dave Kallmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1 July 2021 These days, though, Abreu is content to buckle into a sprint car or midget and sling dirt. Dave Kallmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 June 2021 Not only to the sprint car and local racers, but also the modifieds (stock cars). Michael Knight, The Arizona Republic, 3 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of sprint car

1950, in the meaning defined above

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16 Nov 2021

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“Sprint car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sprint%20car. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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