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pit stop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
pit stopˈpit stop noun [countable]  1 DSOa time when a driver in a car race stops in the pits to get more petrol or have repairs done2 make a pit stop
Examples from the Corpus
pit stopBut three factors suggest their stumbling Christmas represents a pit stop rather than the wheels coming off altogether.Having reached Aulef and taken on water, that night was a pit stop.The mistake was the result of an earlier pit stop in which his crew failed to fill his Chevrolet with enough gasoline.Zanardi opened up a four-second gap over second-place Brian Herta, which Herta made up with a good pit stop.McVeighty gambled on going the complete four laps on one tankful of petrol, while Bell made one pit stop.
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