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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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The JD Sign Company in Harrington, Delaware, wrapped the pace car, putting the design on the vehicle.
Sprint (NYSE: S) and Ford (NYSE: F) will give away the pace car used during the Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Nov.
The 2007 pace car marks the ninth time a Corvette was selected to pace the field of 33 open-wheeled race cars.
"I look forward to watching the race from New York." The replacement driver of the pace car, a special-edition Chevrolet Camaro convertible, will be announced later this month, the release said.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Donald Trump has pulled out from plans to drive the pace car at this year's Indianapolis 500 citing conflicts with the schedule for his possible presidential run after 17,000 race fans signed a Facebook petition, demanding his removal.
Donald Trump backs out of celebrity pace car driving, calling it inappropriate [Crain's]
Former championship leader Mark Webber spun out on the wet track soon after the proper start of the delayed race (the cars followed the pace car for 13 laps before being released).
The winner will fly to Miami with the airline for the opportunity to ride with Danica Patrick in an official IZOD IndyCar Series pace car as well as enjoying a private breakfast with Danica and VIP access to the race and the Andretti Autosport hospitality pavilion.
The grand marshal will have the opportunity to attend the NASCAR drivers' meeting, tour the garage area, be on the pit crew and communicate with the drivers, ride in the pace car and begin the race with the official NASCAR phrase, "Gentlemen, start your engines!"
General Motors' first hybrid car produced in Mexico served as the race's pace car and used no gasoline during the race.
Aggressively awesome SL63 is pounds 101k SL55 was fast enough to be an F1 pace car To stop from 190mph, SL55 needs composite discs Classifieds are full of decent mileage, historied 55s for pounds 25k, or less
Career highlights: Hummer H3, Cadillac Escalade, Autonomy Fuel Cell vehicle, pace car for the Indianapolis 500; developed the new presidential limousine.