A prepared, usually circular, path used for foot races, horse races, or car races. race-course, racecourse.
A course over which races are run; SYN. racecourse, raceway, track.
1. A racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles.
2. Where high speed driving is allowed.
Sport of motorcycle racing on a dirt track. Four riders compete in each heat over four laps. A series of heats make up a match or competition. In Britain there are two leagues, the British League and the National League. World championships exist for individuals, pairs (first held 1970), four-rider teams (first held 1960), long-track racing, and ice speedway.
The first organized races were in Australia 1923 and the first track in Britain was at Droylsden, near Manchester, 1927.