safety car

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

safety car (plural safety cars)

  1. (motor racing) A vehicle employed to lead the competitors in an auto race for the duration of a few laps, with the intention of restricting their speed while a hazard exists on the circuit.
    • After a car crashed, the safety car was sent out to lead the remaining drivers safely past the site of the accident.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Pace car

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