Question: In bicycle racing, what is the main body of racers called?
Answer: The main body of riders in a bicycle race is a peloton. The word is related to "platoon," meaning a group of soldiers.
Question: Where might one see an Australian pursuit?
Answer: In bicycling, an Australian pursuit is an elimination race involving teams of up to eight riders apiece.
Question: What raced in the first Grand Prix?
Answer: The first Grand Prix race was probably a French Grand Prix horse race in 1863. Today, Grand Prix usually refers to automobile races.
Question: What races in a velodrome?
Answer: A velodrome is a steeply banked, usually wooden and indoor, short bicycle race track.
Question: What color is used for a warning in automobile racing?
Answer: In automobile racing, warnings are signaled to drivers with yellow flags or yellow lights.
Question: How long, in kilometers, is the New York City Marathon?
Answer: The New York City Marathon, one of the most famous races in the world, is 26.2 miles (42 kilometers) long—the length of all regulation marathon races.
Question: Who won the marathon in the first modern Olympic Games?
Answer: At the 1896 Olympic Games, a Greek shepherd named Spyridon Louis became a national hero when he won a new race called the marathon.
Question: In which city has the Indy 500 auto race been held for the last century?
Answer: The Indy—for Indianapolis—500 was inaugurated in 1909.
Question: What sport does the Tour de France, inaugurated in 1903, showcase?
Answer: The Tour de France is one of the premier events of international bicycle racing.
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