PACE CARThe car, which leads the field to set the pace before NASCAR and Champ Car World Series races and restarts after cautions.
PACE NOTESSpecial hand-written notes made by the World Rally co-driver and used on special stages to tell the driver about the corners ahead and the likely speed (pace) at which they can be driven.
PADDOCK AREAThe enclosed portion (or infield) of a race track.
PARADE LAP(S)The warm-up lap before a NASCAR or Champ Car World Series. Drivers use this lap to warm up their engines and often zig-zag to warm up tires.
PARC FERMÉLiterally a "closed park" in French, it describe a secure area where rally cars must be parked at certain times.