English → English - pace car

n. (Automobile Racing) car leading the group of competing cars around the course before the race starts and then pulls off the course

English → German - pace car

n. (Autorennen) Auto das die Gruppe der am Wettbewerb teilnehmenden Autos vor dem Rennen ein Mal rund um die Rennbahn führt und dann diese verlässt

English → Japanese - pace car

(名) (自動車レース)先導車

Definition of pace car

1. A car that other cars drive behind before a race starts.
2. A car that paces the race cars to keep them running at a slower pace due to race conditions, which the other cars cannot pass
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