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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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Button, starting from a season's-best 11th on the grid, powered down the outside at the start but hit the rear of Jarno Trulli at the first chicane.
Hit second gear through the chicane, kiss the final right hand apex and absolutely nail the throttle to the stop in second.
The first race was abandoned after only five laps following a nasty collision in the ultra tight Gerrard's chicane.
While Hamilton was punished for cutting the chicane at Spa, at least six other drivers broke white line rules - at the chicane and other spots - yet they escaped punishment.
But under the scheme chicanes to slow speeding traffic were introduced, along with 20mph limits outside Russells Hall Primary School.
If a little sign at the top of the road was enough, we wouldn't need chicanes.
CAN anyone please tell me who is it that designates where chicanes and bus stops should go?
But I have to say I'm none too impressed with the chicanes, especially the first one, which has been changed for this year's race.
I would have preferred to have done more laps in the morning but at least after the second session, I've more experience of the first and second chicanes.
They replaced a series of chicanes, which were removed after causing traffic congestion.
10), the reason the chicanes were put on Plantation Road in Redcar was to protect the house on the corner of Larkswood Road.