Glossary of motorsport terms
The following is a glossary of terminology used in motorsport, along with explanations of their meanings.
200 MPH Club (Also known as the "2 Club" or "Dirty Two Club" for records taking place...
Glossary of motorsport terms - Wikipedia
Ferrari F1 Pit Stop Perfection
2013 Melbourne F1, poetry in motion.
Red Bull Racing - Formula One Pit Stop Explained
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Dirt biking
There are many systems for classifying types of motorcycles, describing how the motorcycles are put to use, or the designer's intent, or some combination of the two. Six main categories are widely rec...
Radio-controlled drifting
Competition for radio-controlled drifting in Bienal do Automóvel exhibition, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.Radio-controlled drifting refers to the act of drifting with a radio-controlled car (R/C car). ...
Radio-controlled drifting - Wikipedia
Ground effect (cars)
Ground effect is a term applied to a series of aerodynamic effects used in car design, which has been exploited to create downforce, particularly in racing cars. This has been the successor to the ear...
Pole position
The term "pole position", as used in motorsports, is the position of the motor vehicle and its driver at the front of the grid in the starting lineup. This driver is referred to as the polesitter. Gri...
Pole position - Wikipedia
Did Not Finish
In racing Did Not Finish (DNF) denotes a participant who does not finish a given race, either because of a mechanical failure, injury, or involvement in an accident. The term is used in all forms of r...
Buschwhacker
Buschwhacker is a term for NASCAR drivers who are regulars in the top-level Sprint Cup Series but who also compete on a regular basis in the second-tier Xfinity Series. The original coinage of the ter...
Safety car
In motorsport, a safety car or pace car is a car which limits the speed of competing cars on a racetrack in the case of a caution period such as an obstruction on the track. During a caution period th...
Safety car - Wikipedia
Victory lap
A victory lap (also lap of honor) is a term used in motorsports to describe an extra lap of the race track after the conclusion of a race. This lap, driven at reduced speed, allows the winning driver ...
Victory lap - Wikipedia
Broadsiding
Broadsiding is the method used in motorcycle speedway for travelling round the bends on the speedway track. The rider skids his rear wheel by spinning it at such a speed that it sets up a gyroscopic a...
Broadsiding - Wikipedia
Shift light
A shift light is a warning lamp fitted to vehicles in order to indicate to the driver that maximum RPM has almost been reached. Ideally a shift lamp will illuminate at the engine speed beyond that whi...
Shift light - Wikipedia
Supermoto
Supermoto or Supermotard is motorcycle racing on a circuit that alternates between three types of track: flat track, motocross and road racing, using motorcycles designed for that purpose. Supermoto w...
Supermoto - Wikipedia
Standing start
A standing start is a type of start in auto racing events, in which cars are stationary when the race begins.In a standing start, cars are completely still but with their engines running when a green ...
Standing start - Wikipedia
Freestyle Motocross
Freestyle Motocross (also known as FMX) is a variation on the sport of motocross in which motorcycle riders attempt to impress judges with jumps and stunts. The two main types of freestyle events are:...
Freestyle Motocross - Wikipedia
Pittsburgh left
The Pittsburgh left is a colloquial term for the driving practice of the first left-turning vehicle taking precedence over vehicles going straight through an intersection, associated with the Pittsbur...
Chicane
A chicane is an artificial feature creating extra turns in a road, used in motor racing and on streets to slow traffic for safety. For example, one form of chicane is a short, shallow S-shaped turn, r...
Chicane - Wikipedia
Works team
A works team (sometimes factory team) is a sports team that is financed and run by a manufacturer or other business. Sometimes, works teams contain or are entirely made up of employees of the supporti...
Pacenotes
In rallying, pacenotes are a commonly used method of accurately describing a rallying route to be driven in extreme detail. As well as dictating the general route to be taken, in terms of turnings, ju...
Pacenotes - Wikipedia
Pit stop
In motorsports, a pit stop is where a racing vehicle stops in the pits during a race for refuelling, new tires, repairs, mechanical adjustments, a driver change, or any combination of the above. Not a...
Pit stop - Wikipedia
Performance driving techniques
Performance Driving is categorized as a driver of an automobile utilizing specific techniques to maximize the performance potential (See also vehicle dynamics) of the automobile during acceleration, t...