The first safety car period, brought about when Narain Karthikeyan made a clumsy mistake at turn 18 and parked his car in the stadium tunnel, was well timed with the second pit stops of Vettel and Button and the pair made their stops in tandem.
What does SC stand for?
SC stands for Safety Car (auto racing)
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- Solar Beratungszentrum Nord (German: Solar Consulting Center North)
- Stichting Bewindvoering Zuid Nederland (Dutch foundation)
- Stichting Blindenzorg Zuid Holland-Noord (Dutch blind care foundation)
- Brothers of the Sacred Heart (religious order)
- Closure of Semilunar Valves
- Corporate Applications Office (NIMA)
- DCS/Communications (USAF)
- Halifax Slow to United Kingdom (routing designation; US Navy)
- Sacred Cow
- Safe Corridor (military)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The safety car was brought into action on the opening lap as first Graeme Gowland, Florian Marino and then Michael Laverty and Patric Muff tumbled in separate incidents.
Palmer started well, taking the holeshot into the first corner to lead before the outright power of Richard Cooper's BMW and Mainwaring's Kawasaki relegated him to third in a race marred by multiple safety car incidents.
Restarting behind the safety car for a lap, it left five remaining and unsurprisingly Vettel managed to hold off Alonso and Button.
When the safety car was deployed at the end of lap 15, Vettel had built up a cushion of over 10 seconds to Ferrari's Fernando Alonso at the time and seemed set to cruise to the line.
When the safety car was deployed at the end of lap 15, Vettel had built up a cushion of more than 10 seconds to Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and seemed set to cruise to the line.
A safety car deployed to clear debris on the Hungaroring after 14 laps caused mayhem from which Webber ultimately emerged the winner ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Red Bull Racing team-mate Sebastian Vettel.
The Australian appeared destined for third place until the deployment of the safety car on lap 15 that sparked chaos and turned the race on its head.