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.
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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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It was delayed over a half-hour because the pace car crashed during a pace lap. There was another caution right after the start when Spencer Pigot spun.
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.