escape road


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escape road

a road, usually ending in a pile of sand, provided on a hill for a driver to drive into if his brakes fail or on a bend if he loses control of the turn
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6secs on lap 28, before Rosberg was late on the brakes into Rettifilio at the start of lap 29, and again took the escape road.
That, in turn, forced him to head down the escape road, bringing out yellow flags that thwarted Hamilton behind who was, at the time, on a quicker lap, so denying him pole.
059secs after the opening hot lap in the final part of the session, Rosberg locked up on his final attempt at Mirabeau and was forced to take to the escape road.
059secs, locked up on entry to the tight Mirabeau corner on his final qualifying lap and had to take the escape road.
Formula One stewards launched an investigation and summoned the German's team after Rosberg locked-up on the way down to Mirabeau at the key moment in qualifying and skidded into the escape road.
Back in Britain, although electric vehicle drivers escape road tax and the London congestion charge, the lack of charging points remains an issue but they are expected to increase rapidly over the next 12 months to more than 10,000 in 2014, up from the current 1,700.
And the Insight does not make it below the figure of 100g/ km of CO2 to escape road tax.
In the final race Plato made a clean getaway from pole but out-braked himself on the first lap and had to take to the escape road.
Plato had made a clean getaway from pole but out-braked himself halfway round the first lap and was forced to take to the escape road.
Heinz-Harald Frentzen is behind me on the grid in 17th position after being penalised for using the escape road to cut out a corner.
Rosberg was reportedly cleared of any wrongdoing on Saturday after a stewards' investigation into a trip into the escape road on his final qualifying lap, which prevented Hamilton completing his own lap and challenging him for pole position and that resulted in the mounting tension between the two teammates.