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a referee of some sort, or gun, flag waving or the like.

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The starting gun.

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What do you call the gun shot to start a race?

The starter's pistol.

Why are ears useful for athletes?

To hear the gun shot at the start of the race

How does a 100 meters race start?

Ofcourse with a whistle or gun shot , but it is not a race it is 100 mts dash. You have to dash ahead right from the start sprinting all the way.

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How running track is played?

How track works is they call out the next events and the runners start on the starting line. A starter gun is shot and the runners run a specific number of laps. The runner who beats the rest wins the race.

What is one rule of track?

Don't start before the gun is shot. Don't cut anybody off if your in a long distance race.

What is a Drag race hole shot and why do they call it that?

A Drag Race hole shot is when the driver only loses because of their reaction time. It is usually because the driver gets a bad reaction time and they lose by that much time. Its the worst way to lose other then to crash. And I do not know why they call it that. You would have to ask the person who came up with the term. Sorry.

Did Hitler start killing Jews because a Jew shot a German officer?

No, Hitler was fundamentally antisemitic in belief and outlook and planned the total extermination (genocide) of the Jewish race form the start.

What is second call in a six furlong race?

Second call in a 6F race is 4F. The first call is at 2F

What is reaction time in sport?

If you are in a race and your reaction time is slow, when you hear the starting gun-shot, you won't start on time therefore not winning.

What does someone mean when they say you call shot gun?

To call shot gun means they call first at something. Ex: if kids call shot gun at an event that involves riding in a car then they are claiming the front seat.

Will Jason ever beat Charlie or Nickos in a race?

No shot.