What is race?

  • (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"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on race, races:

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 NBC by forty-five ... 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
... 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 ... of racing karts led to the decision to race minimoto exclusively ...
2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - MBNA NASCAR RacePoints 400
... Ryan Newman sat on the pole and won the Busch Series race the day before ... (35th), Greg Biffle (13th) and Kurt 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 ...

More definitions of "race":

  • (noun): A canal for a current of water.
    Synonyms: raceway
  • (noun): Any competition.
    Example: "The race for the presidency"
  • (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
  • (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"
  • (verb): Cause to move fast or to rush or race.
    Synonyms: rush
  • (noun): A contest of speed.
    Example: "The race is to the swift"
  • (verb): Compete in a race.
    Example: "Let's race and see who gets there first"
    Synonyms: run

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)

    ... we performers are monsters. We are a totally different, far-out race of people. I totally and completely admit, with no qualms at all, my egomania, my selfishness, coupled with a really magnificent voice.
    Leontyne Price (b. 1927)

    I see the callus on his sole,
    The disappearing last of him
    And of his race starvation slim,
    Oh, years ago—ten thousand years.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)