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  • n  a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application

  • Hong Kong matters not only because it is a vital driveshaft of the global economy, transmitting the raw power of China's manufacturing capability into a worldwide system for .
  • The bumper jack had slipped, and Charles's right leg was pinned between the car body and the driveshaft.
  • All four engines are mechanically linked to a flexible driveshaft set in the leading edges of the wings.

  • Jari-Matti Latvala in The Checkered Flag
    It was a frustrating morning,said Latvala. "After about 24km of the first stage I turned into a corner and the front left driveshaft broke and the car spun. I don't know how it happened."
  • Jimmie Johnson in Indianapolis Star
    When that sucker exploded, I thought the driveshaft had come out of it, it was so violent,said Johnson, who was fortunate to walk away from the crash with only a bruised elbow. "As fast as I was going, I expected the impact to be a lot...
  • Olivier Panis in Racer
    It's a shame because the car was running so well,said co-driver Olivier Panis. "We had a very good pace. Of course we had the broken driveshaft in the night, otherwise we could have been ahead of the Audis, but in any case we were catching...

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