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1A form of competition in which cars are driven around an obstacle course, typically marked out by cones.
- ‘He achieved the third fastest time during the autocross, only to be penalised for knocking over a cone and dropping to 16th.’
- ‘To qualify for either, a driver gets licensed through autocross events and must have a car with extra safety features, such as a roll cage and a race seat with a five-point harness system.’
- ‘By winter they had a drivable car, and by fall, they were racing it on autocross tracks.’
- 1.1British A form of motor racing in which cars are driven singly or in heats over a course including rough terrain or unmade roads.
1960s: blend of automobile and cross-country.
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