chequered chequered

Definition(s):

  • (adj) patterned with alternating squares of color

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At the Canadian Grand Prix in June, the Briton took his first chequered flag.
  2. Germany's Bernd Rosemeyer takes the chequered flag at Donnington Park in England, 1937, with an average speed of 82.
  3. Schumacher started seventh on the grid, but while everyone else was in and out of the pits to change dry tires for wets and back again, he held steady to take the chequered flag.

News

  1. Hamilton finds a third way in Canada

    By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton achieved a Formula One career first by steering his Mercedes to third place in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, even if the podium was a bitter-sweet one for the Briton. In his five previous visits to Montreal with McLaren, the 2008 champion had won three times and crashed twice. On Sunday, Hamilton found a third way - taking the chequered flag ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Vettel wins in Canada to end American jinx

    By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Red Bull's triple world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to capture his first Formula One victory on North American soil and extend his overall lead to 36 points. The 25-year-old German cruised to his 29th career win without resistance, taking the chequered flag 14.4 seconds clear of Spain's Fernando Alonso, driving a Ferrari ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Motor racing-Vettel wins in Canada to end American jinx

    By Julian Linden MONTREAL, June 9 (Reuters) - Red Bull's triple world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to capture his first Formula One victory on North American soil and extend his overall lead to 36 points. The 25-year-old German cruised to his 29th career win without resistance, taking the chequered flag 14.4 seconds clear of Spain's Fernando Alonso, driving a ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We're working hard to get on top of the reliability issues and we hope to have a solid race and see the chequered flag in Malaysia," Vettel said.
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Sebastian Vettel Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I had a look through Wikipedia, and he's obviously had a very chequered past," Mallett told the Herald . "He seemed to have been in a lot of trouble in rugby league, and his disciplinary record didn't look good at all. That didn't inspire...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Nick Mallett Source: The Canberra Times

  3. "The race was ruined by the safety car and everything that followed on from that," he said. "I was in third place, a metre behind Hamilton at the moment the safety car came out on track and, at the chequered flag, he was second and I was...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Fernando Alonso Source: pitpass.com

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