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Race tracks and parts of race tracks

circuit

noun

a track that cars, bicycles etc race around

course

noun

an area of land or water where races take place

inside lane

noun

the part of a circular track for sports races that is nearest the centre and is the shortest distance round the track

inside track

noun

an inside lane for a race

line

noun

a long thin mark on the ground used in sports for marking an area in which a match is played, or for showing where a race starts or finishes

start

noun

the place where a race begins

starting line

noun

the line or point where a race starts

straight

noun

a straight part of a race track

stretch

noun

the straight last part of the track in a race

the tape

noun

a long thin band stretched across the line where a race ends

track

noun

a piece of ground used for racing

on the inside

if someone in a race is on the inside, they are on the part of a circular track that is nearest the centre

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