a car used for racing, as a specially designed and modified car or stock car.
- Also race·car, race car .
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How to use racing car in a sentence
Perhaps an easier analogy is that all racing cars are cars, but not all cars are built for racing.Investors are flocking to video gaming, but be wary of esports, SPACs, advisors say | Ellen Zavian | April 12, 2021 | Washington Post
This is the Hyundai Veloster N ETCR, an electric racing car being developed for a new EV touring car category.An electric race car has lapped Daytona for the first time | Jonathan M. Gitlin | January 31, 2021 | Ars Technica
Just about everyone who straps into a racing car—regardless of discipline or series—does so wearing layers of a synthetic fabric called Nomex.Why racing drivers trust their lives to a fireproof fabric called Nomex | Jonathan M. Gitlin | December 18, 2020 | Ars Technica
She had previously been married to a racing-car driver who had been killed, leaving her with one child.
It was all like putting a man in a racing car traveling flat out on the Salts in Bonneville, Utah.What Need of Man? | Harold Calin
We had done the Paris-Berlin run in my racing-car the summer before.Hearts and Masks | Harold MacGrath
Suddenly a big black racing car swept from the line of traffic and approached the curb.The Blue Lights | Arnold Fredericks
The street-car conductor drove the little machine as if it had been a racing car.Black Star's Campaign | Johnston McCulley
With a leonine roar and a succeeding clatter of empty cylinders, an immense racing-car stopped at the gate below.Overland Red | Henry Herbert Knibbs