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skidpan

(ˈskɪdˌpæn) or

skidpad

n
(Automotive Engineering) chiefly Brit an area made slippery so that vehicle drivers can practise controlling skids
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Noun1.skidpan - a paved surface on which cars can be made to skid so that drivers can practice controlling them
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Nissan staff, together with the GTR-Z Club, pledged their time, efforts and vehicles to take children and their families for a few laps around the race track and skidpad.
Illustrative, 1st Runner up is team 'Inexorable' from AKG Engineering College, Ghaziabad (UP); 2nd Runner up is 'Turbo Titans' of Sri Eshwar College of Engineering, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu); Endurance Winner is 'LN Interceptors' from Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal (MP) which got Rs 15,000; AutoCross Winner is again 'Inexorable' of AKG Engineering College which got Rs 5000; SkidPad Winner is 'ZEALL 20' of Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) to get Rs 10,000; BusinessPlan Winner is Lakshya of MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah (WB) and got Rs 5000; and, JURY Award Quality Manufacturing Winner is 'Turbo Titans' again from Sri Eshwar College of Engineering and got Rs 5000.
The students' cars were put through their paces in a series of dynamic events over the weekend, including acceleration, sprint, skidpad and endurance.