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rubbering in

rubbering in  n.— «Tires were taken to the speedway for the race that Grant said were identical to the setup that was tested, and Pemberton said Friday’s practice session went normally. But it became apparent Saturday that the abrasive...

Sierra cement

Sierra cement  n.— «The only vehicles allowed were gravel trucks and graders working to remove what is known as “Sierra cement,” the type of thick, clumpy snow that can play havoc with tire treads and drivers’ nerves.» —“Many Without...

doctor mosque

doctor mosque  n.— «Many of the mosques we see in the area now started off as what I call “doctor mosques.…What has happened is that many of the Middle Eastern immigrants who came into the United States would go to larger...

sticker

sticker  n.— «Stickers: Slang for new tires. The name comes from the manufacturer’s “stickers” that are pasted on the tire’s surface.» —“Translating NASCAR lingo” by Scott Adamson Star...

tubby

tubby  n.— «Race on Tubular tires, also known as “sew-ups”—When I was a young buck in college I actually got into a bit of serious cycling and raced for a while. It wasn’t long before I realized that all of the fast guys...

clincher

clincher  n.— «Race on Tubular tires, also known as “sew-ups”—When I was a young buck in college I actually got into a bit of serious cycling and raced for a while. It wasn’t long before I realized that all of the fast...

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