pace lap


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pace lap

 (pās)
n.
The initial lap of a motor vehicle race in which the racers warm up their engines and prepare for a fast start.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pace lap - the first lap of a car race that prepares the cars for a fast start
circle, lap, circuit - movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
auto racing, car racing - the sport of racing automobiles
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pace lap

n (Motor sport) → Aufwärmrunde f
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The Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S - based on Aston's new four-seat sports car - will become the first hydrogen-powered car to compete in an international event as well as the first zero CO2 emissions sports car to complete a race pace lap at the Nurburgring 24-hour race.
The Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S - based on Aston's new four-seat sports car - will be the first hydrogen-powered car to compete in an international event as well as the first zero CO2 emissions sports car to complete a race pace lap at the Nurburgring 24-hour race.
The record-breaking Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S - based on Aston Martin's new four-door, four-seat sports car - will become the first zero CO2 emissions sports car to complete a race pace lap at the Nurburgring 24-hour event.
In motor racing the pace lap is the preliminary lap of a race that prepares the drivers for a fast start.
Because of the driver switch, Stefanik had to drop to the rear of the field on the pace lap and worked his way to the front.
They also lead during parade, pace lap, caution periods and restarts.