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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He said: "I was running a great race pace and the team had told me Bennani had cut the chicane and would possibly be penalised.
But the crowd quickly grew and filled up the arena on time for the next act, Chicane, aka Nick Bracegirdle, along with his musicians including Natalie and her amazing voice.
We worry that if we miss the chicane you miss the line and have to go over the curves.
The race stewards added 25 seconds to Hamilton's total time after they decided the driver gained an advantage from cutting a chicane while battling Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen for the lead in the closing laps.
whether Hamilton sufficiently surrendered the advantage he had gained when cutting the chicane.
Button, who is lining up for BAR Honda in this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone, said: "Anyone who has ever wondered what it feels like to be behind the wheel of a racing car will love Chicane.
pique piqued: In 1987, a complex at Woodcote replaced the chicane, and that year Nigel Mansell defeated his teammate, Nelson Piquet in one of the track's best races.
He made a little mistake and I was able to get by at the chicane.
Pair of tickets to Chicane NYE show at O2 Academy Glasgow, on Monday, December 31, 2012.
1 when he paired up with DJ Meck for the re-release of his song Thunder In My Heart Again, and Chicane, the man behind dance hits like Offshore, has teamed up with old faithful Tom Jones on his new track Stoned In Love.
He blocked the introduction of a chicane, effectively forcing seven teams to pull out of the race after the warm-up lap and earning fierce criticism, most notably from old enemy Paul Stoddart.
Keith Caulfield tried to take a traffic calming chicane as fast as he could.