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pit stop

1. A stop during an auto race to repair or refuel the racing vehicle. With only three laps left, he'll have to decide whether to make a pit stop or try to reach the finish without running out of gas.
2. A short stop taken during a car trip to eat, rest, and/or refuel. I knew it was going to be a long drive from New York to Florida, so I planned several pit stops along the way to give myself a break.
See also: pit, stop

pit stop

1. n. a pause in a journey (usually by car) to urinate. (From the name of a service stop in automobile racing.) I think we’ll pull in at the next rest area. I need a pit stop.
2. n. an underarm deodorant. (Because it stops armpit odor.) Can I borrow your pit stop? I need it bad.
See also: pit, stop
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Arrington said AutoCare intends to expand the pit stop service centers to include automotive tune-ups.
After the next round of pit stops, he led for 16 laps.
The 9,200 square feet Pit Stop is equipped with all the modern facilities with VIP lounge for customer waiting, hi-tech equipment for quick and smooth service delivery, wide array of all leading global branded tires, alloy wheels, battery change, oil change ,air conditioning, water-less car wash, brakes jobs, auto care, ample car parking facility, safety check and many more.
Pit Stop owner Hilary Bean, 55, said: "We're expecting a good turnout of bikers and supporters.
We adjusted the level of the front wing a fair bit in the second pit stop, adjusted the tyres and brakes and that seemed to make as light difference.
Britain's Robbie Kerr finished the first race in third behind Swiss driver Neel Jani and was on course to improve on that in race two before a pit stop mishap.
Pit Stop is for pre-school children and their parents/carers on Wednesday mornings starting next week, from 10.
We talked to some of the key players in the Toyota pit stop crew about their duties, the dangers - and what can go wrong.
Whether that means finding cheap gas or a more fuel-efficient "ride," it's a good idea to make a pit stop online before you even get behind the wheel.
Art Van Pit Stop to display classic T-bird, offer complimentary refreshments and fun for cruise fans August 16
Muscat: Total and Towell Auto Centre have plans to open 20 PIT Stop oil change centres, a quick oil change facility, in Oman within the next two years.
The latest blight on his Silverstone record came on lap 40 of yesterday's enthralling race, which was won by Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, when his team failed to secure his right-front wheel at a pit stop and Button was forced to grind to a halt just a few hundred yards after peeling away from his garage.
The Pit Stop Diner, on Bowesfield Lane, has been shortlisted in the competition run by Motor Cycle News (MCN).
The 19-year-old driver for Andretti Green Racing took over the lead on lap 51 of the 80-lap race and was able to extend it when pole winner Scott Dixon had a time-consuming pit stop.