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Stop that lasts a few seconds; it is taken by drivers during a race to refuel, change tires and make necessary mechanical adjustments.
pit stop refueling device compressed-air tank refueler starter mechanic chief mechanic pneumatic drill mechanic jack

refueling device click to hear

Assemblage consisting of a fuel tank connected to a hose; it is for refueling the car when stopped in the pit.

compressed-air tank click to hear

Reservoir containing compressed air for the pneumatic drills.

refueler click to hear

Person responsible for refilling the car’s tank with gasoline by plugging a supply hose into the car.

starter mechanic click to hear

Mechanic who uses a starter to make the car run again if the engine stalls after refueling.

chief mechanic click to hear

Person who directs the mechanics; using a sign called a lollipop, this individual lets the driver know when the car can leave again.

pneumatic drill click to hear

Instrument for tightening and loosening the center lug nut for each wheel.

mechanic click to hear

Person in charge of changing the tires. One mechanic loosens the center lug nut, a second one takes the tire off and a third one puts the new tire on.

jack click to hear

Mechanism activated by a handle, for raising the vehicle.