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Castroneves takes vital victory to stay in title hunt (Indy Car)

Helio Castroneves headed a Penske one-two at Infineon Raceway to breathe life into his championship effort. He ended a 29-race streak without a win after scoring seven second places so far this year.
It came just days after Penske lost both their original race cars when one of their transporters cost fire. Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe [...]

IRL-Champ Car reunion: it’s looking good

More promising news today that not only might the IRL and Champ Car finally re-unify, but they might even do it in time for the 2008 season.
This can only be good news for open wheel racing in America. The prospect of Justin Wilson, Graham Rahal, Paul Tracy et al taking on Dan Wheldon, Marco Andretti [...]

Champ Car Zolder: Bourdais once again

Sebastien Bourdais extended his championship lead with another dominant win as the Champ Car World Series made its return to Europe.
But Bruno Junqeira stole the show by grabbing second for Dale Coyne racing after a canny gamble on fuel strategy. He survived a late assault by Justin Wilson who fell back to fifth behind Graham [...]

Champ Car Road America - Bourdais all the way

The news that he’s off to Formula 1 next year doesn’t seem to have distracted Sebastien Bourdais - in fact he romped to his first victory at Elkhart Lake as if he’d been given a new lease of life.
And trouble for championship rivals Robert Doornbos and Will Power have thrust him further into the lead [...]

Champ Car Edmonton: Bourdais back on top

Sebastien Bourdais returned to Champ Car after his recent F1 test and showed his rivals why he’s tipped to be Grand Prix racing next year.
He dominated the third of the Canadian Triple Crown races, comfortably beating Justin Wilson and seizing the initiative in the championship as rivals Will Power and Robert Doornbos struggled.

Champ Car Toronto: Title leaders clash as Power wins

Championship leaders Sebastien Bourdais and Robert Doornbos clashed once again on the streets of Toronto - but this time with even more dramatic results than their run-in at Mont Tremblant.
Doornbos thumped Bourdais into the barriers late in the race but escaped to score vital championship points.
Will Power won another incident packed wet and dry race [...]

Champ Car Mont Tremblant: Doornbos wins hectic race

Robert Doornbos cemented his position as the Lewis Hamilton of Champ Car by taking his first win in the series.
Doornbos prevailed in a dramatic dry/wet race that could have had any of a number of winners.
Champion Sebastien Bourdais followed Doornbos home having led earlier but spun off under the safety car - he is now [...]

Champ Car Cleveland: Tracy turns zero to hero

Paul Tracy took his first victory for two years despite crashing twice in the first ten laps of the race.
The Canadian switched to an alternative fuel strategy after his collisions which paid off after a late safety car period.
Robert Doornbos chased him home but champion Sebastian Bourdais had a rare failure on his Newman-Haas-Lanigan car.

Champ Car Portland: Bourdais gets NHL’s 100th win

Sebastien Bourdais put in a typically consummate performance to win the Grand Prix of Portland and give the Newman-Haas-Lanigan team its 100th Champ Car victory.
Justin Wilson made the early running, scorching ahead of the pack, but Bourdais reeled him in with relentless pace and ultimately made the win look easy.

Champ Car Long Beach: Bourdais cruises to win

Three-time Champ Car champion Sebastien Bourdais was in imperious form at Long Beach, as if his nightmare race at Las Vegas had never even happened.
He streaked away from the opposition at up to a second per lap and only a late safety car period that slashed his 20s advantage threatened to spoil his day.

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