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A race track (or "racetrack", "racing track" or "racing circuit") is a facility built for racing of vehicles, athletes, or animals (e.g. horse racing or greyhound racing). [1]

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Adelaide Street Circuit

The Adelaide Street Circuit (also known as the Adelaide Parklands Circuit) is a temporary street circuit in the East Parklands adjacent to the Adelaide central business district in South Australia.

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All-weather running track

An all-weather running track is a rubberized artificial running surface for track and field athletics.

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American Automobile Association

The American Automobile Association (AAA – pronounced "Triple A") is a federation of motor clubs throughout North America.

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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).

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Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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Animal locomotion

Animal locomotion, in ethology, is any of a variety of movements or methods that animals use to move from one place to another.

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Artificial turf

Artificial turf is a surface of synthetic fibers made to look like natural grass.

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Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.

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Asphalt concrete

Asphalt concrete (commonly called asphalt, blacktop, or pavement in North America, and tarmac, bitumen macadam or rolled asphalt in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland) is a composite material commonly used to surface roads, parking lots, airports, as well as the core of embankment dams.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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An athlete (also sportsman or sportswoman) is a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed or endurance.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix is a motor race held annually in Australia currently under contract to host Formula One until 2023.

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Auto racing

Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.

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Board track racing

Board track racing was a type of motorsport popular in the United States during the 1910s and 1920s.

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Bobsleigh or bobsled is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sleigh.

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Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch is a motor racing circuit in West Kingsdown in Kent, England.

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British Isles

The British Isles are a group of islands off the north-western coast of continental Europe that consist of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and over six thousand smaller isles.

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Camel racing

Camel racing is a popular sport in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Australia, and Mongolia.

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A carpet is a textile floor covering typically consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing.

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Castle Combe Circuit

Castle Combe Circuit is a motor racing circuit in Wiltshire, England, approximately from Bristol.

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A chariot is a type of carriage driven by a charioteer using primarily horses to provide rapid motive power.

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A chicane is a serpentine curve in a road, added by design rather than dictated by geography.

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Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps

The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps motor-racing circuit is the venue of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, and of the Spa 24 Hours and 1000 km Spa endurance races.

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Circus Maximus

The Circus Maximus (Latin for greatest or largest circus; Italian: Circo Massimo) is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy.

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Class A airfield

Class A airfields were World War II military installations constructed to specifications laid down by the British Air Ministry Directorate-General of Works (AMDGW).

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Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.

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Convention center

A convention center (American English; conference centre outside the USA) is a large building that is designed to hold a convention, where individuals and groups gather to promote and share common interests.

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Cranston, Rhode Island

Cranston, once known as Pawtuxet, is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

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Cross country running

Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.

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Cycle sport

Cycle sport is competitive physical activity using bicycles.

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Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

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Dirt is unclean matter, especially when in contact with a person's clothes, skin or possessions when they are said to become dirty.

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Drag racing

For the drag queen reality competition program, see RuPaul's Drag Race. Drag racing is a type of motor racing in which automobiles or motorcycles (usually specially prepared for the purpose) compete, usually two at a time, to be first to cross a set finish line.

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Dunsfold Aerodrome

Dunsfold Aerodrome (ICAO code EGTD) is an unlicensed airfield in Surrey, England, near the village of Cranleigh.

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Earl of Derby

Earl of Derby is a title in the Peerage of England.

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Epsom Derby

The Derby Stakes, officially the Investec Derby, popularly known as the Derby, is a Group 1 flat horse race in England open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies.

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Formula One

Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.

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Golf course

A golf course is the grounds where the game of golf is played.

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Goodwood Circuit

Goodwood Circuit is a historic venue for both two- and four-wheeled motorsport in the United Kingdom.

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A grandstand is a large and normally permanent structure for seating spectators, most often at a racetrack.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Greyhound racing

Greyhound racing is an organized, competitive sport in which greyhound dogs are raced around a track.

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Harness racing

Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace).

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The hippodrome (ἱππόδρομος) was an ancient Grecian stadium for horse racing and chariot racing.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Horse racing

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.

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Hospitality refers to the relationship between a guest and a host, wherein the host receives the guest with goodwill, including the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.

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A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis.

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Ice is water frozen into a solid state.

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Ice racing

Ice racing is a form of racing that uses cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, or other motorized vehicles.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing circuit located in Speedway, Indiana (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States.

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Kart racing

Kart racing or karting is a variant of open-wheel motorsport with small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts, go-karts, or gearbox/shifter karts depending on the design.

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Le Mans

Le Mans is a city in France, on the Sarthe River.

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List of auto racing tracks in the United States

This is a list of all auto racing tracks in the United States.

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List of horse racing venues

Happy Valley Racecourse, Hongkong, 2008 Racecourse in Kyoto, Japan, 1997 Hippodrom Moscow, 2007 Winter-Rennbahn St. Moritz, 1931 Hippodrome d'Arnac-Pompadour, France, 2008 Churchill Downs, Kentucky, 2007 Jockey Club Brasileiro, Hipódromo da Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, 2010 Royal Bangkok Sport Club, Thailand 2008 Ellerslie Racecourse, New Zealand, 1908 This is a list of currently active horse racing venues (Thoroughbred racing and harness racing), sorted by country.

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List of motor racing tracks

This is a list of auto racing and moto racing circuits sorted by country.

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List of water sports

There are dozens of commonly played sports that involve water.

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Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit

The Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit is a street circuit around Albert Park Lake, only a few kilometres south of central Melbourne.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Monaco) is a Formula One motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco.

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Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits.

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Motorcycle racing

Motorcycle racing (also called moto racing and motorbike racing) is the motorcycle sport of racing motorcycles.

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Motorsport marshal

Motorsport marshals contribute to enjoyable, efficient, and safer motor racing.

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A museum (plural musea or museums) is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance.

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Nardò Ring

The Nardò Ring, originally known as Pista di prova di Nardò della Fiat (Fiat's Nardò test track) when it was built in 1975, is a high speed test track located at more than north-west of the town of Nardò, Italy, in the southern region of Apulia, in the province of Lecce.

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Newmarket Racecourse

Newmarket Racecourse, is a British Thoroughbred horse racing venue in the town of Newmarket, Suffolk, comprising two individual racecourses, the Rowley Mile and the July Course.

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An oval (from Latin ovum, "egg") is a closed curve in a plane which "loosely" resembles the outline of an egg.

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Pit stop

In motorsports, a pit stop is where a racing vehicle stops in the pits during a race for refuelling, new tyres, repairs, mechanical adjustments, a driver change, as a penalty, or any combination of the above.

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.

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In sport, racing is a competition of speed, against an objective criterion, usually a clock or to a specific point.

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Rally raid

Rally raid, also known as cross-country rallying is a form of long distance off-road racing that takes place over several days.

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Rally is a form of motorsport that takes place on public or private roads with modified production or specially built road-legal cars.

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Road racing

In North America, road racing is motor racing held on a paved closed circuit with both left and right turns.

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Road running

Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).

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Rolling start

A rolling start is one of two modes of initiating or restarting an auto race; the other mode is the standing start.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.

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Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod Raceway, located in Podington, Bedfordshire, England, is Europe's first permanent drag racing venue for 1/4 and 1/8 mile racing.

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Silverstone Circuit

Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury.

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Skeleton (sport)

Skeleton is a winter sliding sport in which a person rides a small sled, known as a skeleton bobsled (or -sleigh), down a frozen track while lying face down and head-first.

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Speed skating rink

A speed skating rink (or speed skating oval) is an ice rink (but also a sport venue) in which a speed skating competition is held.

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Sport of athletics

Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.

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Stock car racing

Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Brazil also having forms of stock car auto racing.

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Talladega Superspeedway

Talladega Superspeedway, formerly named Alabama International Motor Speedway (AIMS), is a motorsports complex located north of Talladega, Alabama.

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Top Gear (2002 TV series)

Top Gear is a British motoring magazine, factual television series, conceived by Jeremy Clarkson and Andy Wilman, launched on 20 October 2002, and broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two.

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Touring car racing

Touring car racing is an auto racing competition with heavily modified road-going cars.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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Track racing

Track racing is a form of motorcycle racing where teams or individuals race opponents around an unpaved oval track.

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United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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A vehicle (from vehiculum) is a machine that transports people or cargo.

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A velodrome is an arena for track cycling.

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Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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