chicane


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chicane

1. a bridge or whist hand without trumps
2. Motor racing a short section of sharp narrow bends formed by barriers placed on a motor-racing circuit to provide an additional test of driving skill
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The stewards' decision stated: "Car #1 did not go around the elements of the chicane as shown in the roadbook at box 18 of SS22".
But following a nasty smash at the chicane earlier this month, one resident called for a re-think.
Nissan Motor Company (NASDAQ: NSANY), a Japan-based automaker, is offering its 2017 Nissan GT-R with a new Blaze Metallic Orange and the 2017 Nissan 370Z in new Chicane Yellow.
There were a number of crashes, with Hector Barbera coming off worst in his encounter with Jack Miller at the chicane on lap one as he was taken from the track on a stretcher, although he was conscious and appeared to be unharmed.
That forced him down the escape road through the chicane, losing around 1.
The county council proposed 75mm high speed cushions and creation of a priority chicane.
The experience of working with Rolls-Royce's world-class designers to create the beautifully executed Chicane Phantom Coupe was exhilarating.
The 26-year-old branded the German's actions "ridiculous, strange and dangerous" after he tried to overtake heading into the final chicane.
Several tweaks have been made to the Marina Bay circuit for this year's race, with the 'Singapore Sling' chicane modified as it had been a cause of concern for drivers over the past years.
The Moroccan driver was punished for cutting a chicane and gaining an unfair advantage, with stewards imposing a 30-second time penalty shortly after the end of the race.
The road has been taken from two lanes each way, to one lane each way, with a stupid chicane effect, plus road narrowing, which causes accidents.
The race, which raises money for charity and features a chicane, was held yesterday watched by large crowds.