trackside

adjective

track·​side ˈtrak-ˌsīd How to pronounce trackside (audio)
: of, relating to, or situated in the area immediately adjacent to a track
trackside noun

Examples of trackside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the day-long competition, six Lamborghini factory drivers slotted behind the wheel, with the automaker's Squadra Corse motorsport division providing trackside support. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 1 Feb. 2023 The 16-year-old, who is in a wheelchair, was trackside and in the Winner’s Circle with the horse. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2022 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club hosts its annual trackside brunch and beer event as part of the the fall racing meet. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Nov. 2022 The major racing event saw trackside appearances from Brad Pitt, Ed Sheeran, Shaquille O'Neal, Pharrell Williams, Apple CEO Tim Cook and others as 440,000 fans watched on to see F1 world champion Max Verstappen once again come out victorious. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 24 Oct. 2022 Andrew Shovlin, Mercedes’s trackside-engineering director, who has a Ph.D. in the dynamics of military logistics vehicles, compared fixing the W13 to peeling an onion. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2022 Childers employs, to pointed effect, such trackside scene-setters as simulated flora and miniature human figures. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2022 Ward brought that combination of knowledge and potential with him to AMSP as its new director of trackside engineering in July, starting at Mid-Ohio after a six-month non-compete clause from his exit from Team Penske. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 6 Oct. 2022 Bluegrass Wise Man ™: Artorius does get a ton of trackside buzz. Guy Martin, Forbes, 26 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trackside was in 1886

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“Trackside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trackside. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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