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  • n. a racetrack that is not paved


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  • To get to it, one took a rutted, uphill dirt track that branched off the main road between Herat and Gul Daman.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • I park at the roadside near Tiger Creek, where a dirt track leads up into the bush.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The weed-covered railroad embankment blocked my view of the river, and a black iron trestle spanned a sloping dirt track that looked to be a boat launch.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

  • But once we had navigated the dirt track that led from La Baita down toward the gates of Menaggio and Cadenabbia, the rest of the winding ride into town and then back along the lake felt like childs play.

    The Italian Summer

  • THAT SAME NIGHT AFTER OUR UNSATISFYING dinner at Il Cris, we drove down into Mezzegra, parked near the Bar Tre Archi, crossed the statale toward the lake, and walked along an ancient alleyway that turned into a dirt track that led to an abandoned church.

    The Italian Summer

  • Next to it was the outdoor impact sled, wet and dry skid pads, and a hundred-acre dirt track and obstacle course for off-road testing.

    The Ark

  • Afterward, a track employee opened a gate that allowed the people to get on the dirt track and stand with Cuban Leaf and jockey Shane Laviolette in the winner’s circle.

    Defending the Damned


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