What is race?

  • (noun): A canal for a current of water.
    Synonyms: raceway
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on race, races:

2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - MBNA NASCAR RacePoints 400
... Ryan Newman sat on the pole and won the Busch Series race the day before ... Busch (23rd), who led the most laps in the race ... Jimmie Johnson battled his teammate Kyle Busch at the end of the race, but Johnson was able to hold on to win ...
2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - Coca-Cola 600
... Complete Results The Coca-Cola 600 was a night race held on May 29 at Lowe's Motor Speedway, which was the fourth consecutive night race for Nextel Cup in May 2005 ... This race had 22 caution flags which broke the previous record of 20 held by three races at Bristol Motor Speedway ...
2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - UAW-GM Quality 500
... Complete Results The race, held on October 15 at Lowe's Motor Speedway was delayed by the finish of the Southern California-Notre Dame college football game which was being broadcast on ... The race was marred by multiple tire problems, similar to the 2005 United States Grand Prix where tires seemed to "self-destruct" on their own ... At one point, NASCAR even considered calling the race, although they ended up throwing competition caution flags instead ...
XM Satellite Radio Indy 200
... The XM Satellite Radio Indy 200 was an IndyCar race held at the Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona ... The race was revived in 1950 by the American Automobile Association, and then passed to the United States Auto Club in 1956 ... USAC moved the race to the newly built Phoenix International Raceway in 1964 ...
Valentino Rossi - Career - The Early Years
... After this he took up minimoto and before the end of 1991 had won numerous regional races ... Rossi continued to race karts and finished fifth at the national kart championships in Parma ... the high cost of racing karts led to the decision to race minimoto exclusively ...

More definitions of "race":

  • (noun): Any competition.
    Example: "The race for the presidency"
  • (verb): To work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others.
    Example: "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
  • (verb): Compete in a race.
    Example: "Let's race and see who gets there first"
    Synonyms: run
  • (noun): A contest of speed.
    Example: "The race is to the swift"
  • (noun): People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock.
    Example: "Some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
  • (noun): (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species.
    Synonyms: subspecies
  • (verb): Cause to move fast or to rush or race.
    Synonyms: rush

Famous quotes containing the word race:

    He has a capacity for enjoyment so vast that he gives away great chunks to those about him, and never even misses them.... He can take you to a bicycle race and make it raise your hair.
    Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)

    For it is the nature and end of this relation, that they should represent the human race to each other. All that is in the world, which is or ought to be known, is cunningly wrought into the texture of man, of woman.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    This seems to be advanced as the surest basis for our belief in the existence of gods, that there is no race so uncivilized, no one in the world so barbarous that his mind has no inkling of a belief in gods.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)