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stock car

1. 
a. a car, usually a production saloon, strengthened and modified for a form of racing in which the cars often collide
b. (as modifier): stock-car racing
2. US and Canadian a railway wagon designed for carrying livestock
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Ellison traces the history of stock car racing from its humble beginnings using cars off the showroom floor to the national pastime the sport became in the 1970's.
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8220;BriSCA F2 Stock Car racing is the biggest single-seat motorsport in Europe,” said Russell.
Studies show that stock car drivers, compared to physically active controls, have faster reaction times (2).
Super 8, a hotel brand from US-based hospitality company, Wyndham Hotel Group, has announced a Stock Car Sweepstake.
Stock car racing today is far removed from those early days.
JR Motorsports team general manager Kelley Earnhardt said she was impressed by Patrick s performance in the ARCA event, part of a regional stock car series that uses NASCAR-type cars.
Stuart, who finished fifth in the F1 stock car British Championships in 1986, added: "I've agreed to buy Joe's tyres, so we'll see how many he gets through in a season.
Chris Love of Church Village, near Pontypridd, and Lyndon Moulton from Monmouth are among the entry for the big Formula Two stock car meeting at the Mendips Raceway, near Cheddar, on Sunday.
United Kingdom Stock Cars, which was responsible for the race at the time, admitted liability and agreed to pay Mrs Edwards a "substantial six-figure sum" in an out of court settlement, law firm Irwin Mitchell said.
During a teleconference at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Montoya talked about making the transition from Formula One to NASCAR, seeing more drivers make the switch from open-wheel to stock car racing, what made him interested in NASCAR and which race would be harder to win, the Daytona 500 or the Indianapolis 500.
While the former airfield circuit in which the double World Champion successfully cut his teeth behind the wheel of a borrowed DKW Sonderklasse is no longer in operation, the current stock car oval and pit area will be transformed into a showcase of North-East motorsport to mark the life of the "Flying Scot".