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safety car

[′sāf·tē ‚kär]
(mining engineering)
Any mine car or hoisting cage provided with safety stops, catches, or other precautionary devices.
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Competition Graphics Art Director and Graphics Designer Joe Mikulas who used the student's idea to develop the design for the pace car said, "It was really cool turning a little girl's drawing into a reality.
Sprint (NYSE: S) and Ford (NYSE: F) will give away the pace car used during the Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Nov.
Although his pace car is his first Corvette in the collection, Dario is not a stranger to Corvettes.
The replacement driver of the pace car, a special-edition Chevrolet Camaro convertible, will be announced later this month, the release said.
Trump was earlier invited to drive the pace car later this month, but he proved an unpopular choice with fans, who were annoyed with his comments about President Barack Obama's birther issue, and his doubts over the President's credibility as a bright student.
The cars highlight Chevrolet's commitment to fuel solutions and the 30 years of Corvette pace car heritage.
Hamilton added: "I think it was an 11-second lead from the start and then we got the first pace car.
And I think some other people got caught out with the pace car but I came out just behind Felipe (Massa) and then it was again, to try and get the gap, and each time I managed to do it.
I struggled for the first few laps after the pace car went in but the tyres came back in and I just managed to squeeze past (Leon) Haslam to grab fourth place.
The veteran having the fastest Challenge time will also drive a RediAuto Sport-outfitted Toyota pace car at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 13-15 in downtown Long Beach, Calif.
Lapped cars will now be allowed past the pace car to avoid holding up the leaders.
SWAFC) and Champ Car teamed up earlier this year, making Sherwin-Williams the official automotive finish of the Champ Car World Series and the Atlantic Series, as well as the associate sponsor of the Champ Car Fast Lap Pace Car Program.