starting grid

starting grid

n
(Motor Racing) motor racing a marked section of the track at the start where the cars line up according to their times in practice, the fastest occupying the front position
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It comes after last week's announcement that female models will no longer parade the starting grid or pit lane following accusations of sexist exploitation.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will join the Finn on the front row of the starting grid with his Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen third and Red Bull's Max Verstappen fourth.
Although the Finn qualifies P2, he has a five place grid penalty for a gearbox change, which places him at P7 on the starting grid for the race.
Qualifying results dropped him to 11th on the starting grid and he ended the race in 11th place.
Jamie Ashby produced his fastest-ever time round Brands Hatch but missed the cut for the starting grid by just over a second.
ROOKIE Bradley Neil is hoping to get his pro career off the starting grid at this week's Italian Open.
Jackie McNamara refused to press the panic button as Dundee United failed to get off the starting grid.
With the new season just over a week away, there were concerns that the starting grid in Melbourne on March 15 would consist of just a dozen teams.
But now we're on the starting grid for part four of Toy Story genius John Lasseter's infatuation with animating vehicles.
With the continuing drizzle and darkness starting to set in, the 28 cars took off from the starting grid in full throttle.
Following an accident in qualifying and a five- place grid penalty for a gearbox change due to damage, Hamilton was left in a lowly 20th place on the starting grid.
07 ( ANI ): Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly revealed that two new teams are likely to be on the starting grid next season.