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Dear teachers

Is there any difference between these two?

Motor racing
Motor race

It's very clear that..

Motor racing = the sport of racing extremely fast and powerful cars around a track.

racing bike = superbike that can go very fast
bike racing = race of bikes
bike race = ?

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Dear teachers

Is there any difference between these two?

Motor racing - the sport
Motor race - a motor racing event, eg the Grand Prix

It's very clear that..

Motor racing = the sport of racing extremely fast and powerful cars around a track.

racing bike = superbike that can go very fast
bike racing = race of bikes - the sport
bike race = ? - a bike racing event

Many thanks

Bertie
 

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Mmm... tricky one, it'd take ages for me to come up with something like that.

Many thanks, Berty.
 
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