Definition of "speedway" [speedway]

  • A course for automobile or motorcycle racing. (noun)
  • A road designed for fast-moving traffic; an expressway. (noun)

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Use "speedway" in a sentence
  • "Nascar estimated that a sellout crowd of 107,000 attended the race at the 11-year-old speedway, which is off Interstate 71 between Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati."
  • "Seay said he has fielded about 25 calls on the historic speedway, which is the only auto racing facility of its kind in Alamance County."
  • ""It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out commercial construction is down and the partnership between Wyandotte County and the speedway has been a winner," said David Kendrick, business manager of the Greater Kansas City Building and Construction Trades Council."