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au·to·cross

 (ô′tō-krôs′, -krŏs′)
n.
A competition for automobiles that tests driving skill and speed.

autocross

(ˈɔːtəʊˌkrɒs)
n
(Motor Racing) a form of motor sport in which cars race over a half-mile circuit of rough grass. See also motocross, rallycross

gym•kha•na

(dʒɪmˈkɑ nə)

n., pl. -nas.
1. any of various special sporting or athletic events, as field day for equestrians or a gymnastics exhibition.
2. a place where any such event is held.
3. a competition in which sports cars are timed as they travel on a closed course that requires much maneuvering.
[1860–65; < Hindi]
Translations

autocross

[ˈɔːtəʊkrɒs] Nautocross m

autocross

nAutocross nt
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There has always been an MX-5 for all types of drivers, from weekend autocross and track-day enthusiasts to those who just want a stylish convertible sports car," said O'Sullivan.
Umm Al Quwain: Rallying legend Nasser Al Attiyah hailed the Emirates Motorplex's growing importance as a motorsport venue after it hosted the first Shaikh Marwan Bin Rashid Al Mualla Autocross championship last week.
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The CR-X is popular in motorsport for drag, autocross and road racing events.
LX and Saudi Mustang Clubs both have gathered more than 100 car inside the park and declared their intention to schedule a challenge between the two clubs in several sports competitions ranging from drag racing, go-karting, autocross and others at Dirab Park.
The event will consist of different activities such as open track, off-roading, slalom, autocross and karting, which will be a fun experience for all participants.
Gymkhana is a rapidly growA[degrees] ing sport, similar to autocross, with complex courses to test the true skill of driving.
New York, July 14 ( ANI ): An autocross racer proposed to his girlfriend, another competitive racer, at the race track.
The vehicle evaluation included assessing interior quality, layout and features, and exterior quality, finish and features, value for money, acceleration and brake testing - empty, with a 1,200-pound payload and towing 8,500 pounds, hill climb ability - both empty and towing 8,500 pounds, autocross to test handling - both empty and with a 1,000-pound payload, and 180-mile drive to test for fuel economy - both empty and towing.
The Areion's first demonstration was in August on the Hockenheim race circuit at the Formula Student 2012 challenge, where budding engineers are charged with building production-capable autocross or sprint race prototypes.
AUTOCROSS This sport is similar to autograss, but instead of a large number of cars competing, autocross will usually set a couple of cars off against the clock, with a maximum of four at a time.