Top Story: Champ Car World Series drivers looking to strike oil at Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton

Edmonton race marks final showdown in Canadian Triple Crown Team Competition  The Champ Car World Series’ three-race stint in Canada comes to an end this weekend as the Series moves to the beautiful province of Alberta in Western Canada for the Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton. This third and final race on Canadian soil also marks the final leg of the Champ Car Canadian Triple Crown where the original inuksuk trophies will be awarded at the end of Sunday’s race to the team averaging the b mehr >>

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18.07.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car World Series drivers looking to strike oil at Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton

Edmonton race marks final showdown in Canadian Triple Crown Team Competition  The Champ Car World Series’ three-race stint in Canada comes to an end this weekend as the Series moves to the beautiful province of Alberta in Western Canada for the Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton. This third and final race on Canadian soil also marks the final leg of mehr >>

16.07.2007

ChampCar: Three man race for Vanderbilt Cup Highlights Champ Car World Series summer swing

Doornbos First Rookie to Lead Championship Standings Since Juan Montoya in 1999 As the 2007 Champ Car World Series season nears its halfway point, the race for the Vanderbilt Cup is tighter than a pair of designer jeans. Three drivers are vying for the coveted trophy with rookie Robert Doornbos (164 points) leading Will Power (162) by a scant two points and mehr >>

12.07.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car World Series names Tony Cotman executive Vice-President, Operations

Champ Car World Series President and CEO Steve Johnson announced today that Tony Cotman has been named Executive Vice President, Operations, effective immediately. Cotman, who has a long and distinguished career in motorsports, will be responsible for much of the day-to-day operations of the Series including legal, personnel, finance and marketing. He also will continue mehr >>

10.07.2007

ChampCar: Christmas comes early in the desert

2007 Champ Car Atlantic Championship to Include "Non-Points" Event at Grand Prix Arizona in December  The 2007 Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda series champion will be crowned on August 12 following the Generac Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. However, the 2007 series champion will have mehr >>

09.07.2007

ChampCar: Franck Perera stays perfect in Canada with second consecutive victory

... in wet Champ Car Atlantic Championship Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto In a race that saw a 14:29 red flag and 13 cars retire due to contact, French rookie Franck Perera (#11 CJ Motorsport) picked up his second consecutive Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda victory in the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto (ESPN2, J mehr >>

09.07.2007

ChampCar: Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto - Race quotes

Will Power #5 Aussie Vineyards Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone (Qualified 7th/Finished 1st) – "It was an interesting race. It was great that it rained, but also in the dry we went a lap longer than everyone. We were looking good then. We were looking good either way. So, you know, I'm very happy for the team. The start was really good for wets. We gained a position ther mehr >>

09.07.2007

ChampCar: Power and Pagenaud of Team Australia maintain lead in Canadian Triple Crown standings...

... after thrilling race in Toronto   Duo heads to Rexall Grand Prix of Edmonton with team edge over Wilson and Tagliani   With a first and fourth place finish today at the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto, Team Australia teammates Will Power and Simon Pagenaud increased their lead in the Champ Car Canadian Triple Cro mehr >>

09.07.2007

ChampCar: Will Power slips and slides to victory at Toronto

Robert Doornbos Takes Series Championship Lead in Tight Three-way Battle Mother Nature has taken a keen interest in the last two rounds of the Champ Car World Series as precipitation once again added intrigue into the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto when the skies opened up 37 laps into the event. Australian Will Power (#5 Aussie Vineyards Cosworth/DP01/Br mehr >>

09.07.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car Canadian Triple Crown Standings

1 Simon Pagenaud/Will Power Results 4 3 4 1 Team Australia Avg. Finish 3 2 Alex Tagliani/Justin Wilson Results 8 5 8 3 RSPORTS Avg. Finish 6 3 Sebastien Bourdais/Graham Rahal Results 2 7 9 11Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing Avg. Finish 7.25 4 Dan Clarke/Robert Doornbos Results 14 1 12 6 Minardi Team USA Avg. Finish 8.25 5 Tri mehr >>

08.07.2007

ChampCar: Title sponsorship of Steelback Grand-Prix Toronto already showing positive returns

Since signing a multi-year title sponsorship agreement in March with the Grand Prix of Toronto, Steelback Brewery of Tiverton, Ont., has been full throttle in its promotion of the race scheduled this weekend at Exhibition Place. Sales of Steelback beer have "skyrocketed" over the last four months as the company launched into its promotion of the Steelback Grand Prix of T mehr >>

08.07.2007

ChampCar: Sébastien Bourdais drives to 28th career Champ Car Pole Position

Last lap dash gives the Frenchman his third pole of 2007 and his third pole in last four Toronto events Today’s qualifying session at the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto was a battle of series giants as Sebastien Bourdais (#1 McDonald’s Cosworth/DP01/ Bridgestone) and Justin Wilson (#9 CDW Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone) traded the top spot three times i mehr >>

08.07.2007

ChampCar: Points leader Raphael Matos claims fourth Champ Car Atlantic Championship pole of season

... and extends lead in final Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto Qualifying Tempers flared in final qualifying, but when the dust settled, 2007 Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda points leader Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) emerged as the polesitter for Sunday’s Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto (ESPN360.com, Live, 10:00 a.m. ET). mehr >>

07.07.2007

ChampCar: Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto - Final qualifying quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone (Qualified 1st) – "I guess the cars are getting faster and faster. It takes quite a few laps actually to get the full grip. I don't know if everybody agrees, but it took me quite a few attempts to really get the grip and the car going. In the meantime I seem to be struggling a little bit more in the corners as the r mehr >>

07.07.2007

ChampCar: Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto - Friday Qualifying quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone (Qualified 1st) – "I don't know if it's just me, but it was slippery out there. We were just talking it over with Justin. It was a big sliding party. It was a lot of fun, but obviously when you start sliding it can get pretty hairy out there. Between touching and hitting a wall, it's a fine line. Managed to mehr >>

07.07.2007

ChampCar: Sébastien Boudais earns provisional Pole in Toronto

Frenchman takes sole possession of championship lead As the summer continues to heat up, so does the Champ Car World Series championship chase with Sebastien Bourdais (#1 McDonald’s Cosworth / DP01/Bridgestone) and Robert Doornbos (#14 Minardi Team USA Cosworth/ DP01/Bridgestone) locked in a dead heat for the title. After today’s qualifying session Bourdai mehr >>

07.07.2007

ChampCar: TORONTO - First Qualifying Session Report - Provisional results

Round 7 The Champ Car World Series Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada   1 1 Sebastien Bourdais McDonald's Racing Team - Newman Haas Lanigan Racing 58.783 12 107.480 172.972 58.818 12 2 7 Oriol Servia INDECK - Forsythe Championship Racing 58.801 10 107.447 172.919 0.018 59.150 10 3 9 Justin Wi mehr >>

07.07.2007

ChampCar: Matos takes fifth consecutive Champ Car Atlantic Provisional pole position ...

... in first Round Qualifying at Steelback Grand Prix of TORONTO Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda points leader Raphael Matos (#6 ProWorks) scored his fifth consecutive provisional pole position in first round qualifying for Sunday’s Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto (ESPN360.com, Live, 10:00 a.m. ET) mehr >>

06.07.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car World Series first to offer exclusive video content on the new Apple iPhone

750,000 Champ Car World Series Downloads from 29HD Network Video Sites In partnership with 29HD Network, the Champ Car World Series was the first to have a non-Apple video site for the Apple iPhone, the new combination widescreen iPod, mobile phone and Internet device taking the world by storm. The Champ Car World Series iPhone video site w mehr >>

06.07.2007

ChampCar: Race Car Driver Season 2 to Air in the United Kingdom

Popular Reality Television Series Returns to Airwaves Race Car Driver Season 2 is now airing in the United Kingdom through UKTV G2. The second season of the popular reality show is based on the 2006 Champ Car World Series and highlights Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, Forsythe Championship Racing, RuSPORT and PKV Racing. Ride along with Race Car Drive mehr >>

05.07.2007

ChampCar: Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto -Atlantic Serives Tip Sheet & Statistics

COOPER TIRES PRESENTS THE CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP POWERED BY MAZDA · All To Themselves: The 16 previous Atlantic races contested at Canadian National Exhibition Place have all been won by drivers from either Canada or the United States, and the wins have been divided evenly between the two countries. The eight previous Canadian winners are D mehr >>

05.07.2007

ChampCar: Matos and Perera among those looking to break Canadian and American win streak...

...with Champ Car Atlantic victory in Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto The Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda has raced on the streets around Toronto’s Canadian National Exhibition Place 16 times previously and all 16 races have been won by drivers hailing from either Canada or the United States. Points leader mehr >>


Original Canadian Triple Crown Trophies 05.07.2007

ChampCar: Original Canadian Triple Crown Trophies

Champ Car World Series commissions renowned inuit artist to create Original Canadian Triple Crown Trophies Inuksuk carvings to be awarded for inaugural Champ Car team competition represent achievement, strength and team building. mehr >>

04.07.2007

ChampCar: TORONTO : Pre-race driver quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone (1st, 145 points) – "The McDonald’s team has managed to win the Toronto race once. It’s not an easy place to find success. It’s one of the tracks where it’s really easy to make mistakes and lose the handling of the car. Last year in Toronto we just didn’t seem to be able to put it together. Forsythe mehr >>

04.07.2007

ChampCar: Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto - by the numbers, statistics

Toronto has a rich and storied history. To begin, Toronto was named for the Huron Indian word for ‘meeting place’. And for good reason – the area was well used in this manner for centuries by people of the First Nations, and later by French traders, thanks to its naturally protected harbor. In 1788, the British purchased the land from the Mississauga Indians, and a settlement slo mehr >>

04.07.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car is ready to roar down lakeshore for the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto

Second leg of Canadian Triple Crown will feature tight racing through the streets of downtown Toronto After two exciting back-to-back races in Cleveland and Mont-Tremblant, the Champ Car World Series heads into its third race in a row series this weekend at the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto, Round Seven on the 2007 schedule. If the last two races are any mehr >>

04.07.2007

ChampCar: Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto - Tip sheet

What follows are a selection of notebook items designed to provide the media with some story lines concerning the Champ Car World Series as the series travels to Toronto, Canada for the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto, July, 6-8. Canadian Triple Crown Crusade – The second leg of the battle for the Canadian Triple Crown will commence this weekend. After ha mehr >>

02.07.2007

ChampCar: Grand Prix Arizona tickets are now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural Grand Prix Arizona. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com; all Ticketmaster retail outlets and Ticketmaster charge by phone at 1-480-784-4444. The three-day festival of speed and entertainment to be held November 30 – December 2, 2007 will feature the season-ending race in the Champ Car World Series, Champ Car Atlantic, a Pro- mehr >>

02.07.2007

ChampCar: Doornbos earns first Champ Car victory after wet and wild day in Mont-Tremblant

Experienced Rookie Moves into Tie for Championship Lead with Bourdais It was anything but a Canada Day parade on Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant as Robert Doornbos (#14 Minardi Team USA Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone) battled the weather as well as open wheel’s best drivers to claim his first career Champ Car victory. The 25-year-old Dutchman was involved in wheel-to mehr >>

02.07.2007

ChampCar: Mont-Tremblant- race quotes

CHAMP CAR WORLDSERIES Robert Doornbos #14 Team Minardi USA Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone (Qualified 5th/Finished 1st) - "Spectacular. No, it's a great feeling obviously. It's a new car, so that had a little bit of advantage last winter when I made the decision to come to Champ Car and combine it with my F1 activities with Red Bull. I was nervous mehr >>

02.07.2007

ChampCar: Perera becomes third different first-time winner in four Champ Car Atlantic Championship races

... in dominating performance at Champ Car Mont-Tremblant French rookie Franck Perera (#11 CJ Motorsport) kept his streak of top-five finishes in the Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda alive in a big way by taking his first career victory in the Champ Car Mont-Tremblant (ESPN2, July 6, 6:00 p.m. ET). After s mehr >>

01.07.2007

ChampCar: Rain provides exciting qualifying session at Mont-Tremblant

...as Tristan Gommendy captures first career Champ Car Pole Position As dark grey clouds loomed over the mountainous Le Circuit in Mont-Tremblant, the fans in attendance were eagerly anticipating an exciting qualifying session with the possibility of rain while the drivers and teams in the Champ Car World Series were scratching heads and hoping they could mehr >>

01.07.2007

ChampCar: Perera claims first career Champ Car Atlantic Championship Pole position

...UNDER RAPIDLY-CHANGING CONDITIONS FOR FINAL QUALIFYING AT CHAMP CAR MONT-TREMBLANT After knocking on the door over the past few weeks in the Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda, French rookie Franck Perera (#11 CJ Motorsport) picked up his first career Atlantic pole position in final qualifying for Sunday’s mehr >>

29.06.2007

ChampCar: Mont-Tremblant Friday qualifying quotes

Tristan Gommendy #22 Pay By Touch-Megaspiera Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone (Qualified 1st) – "We put the black tires, for sure, like everybody in the beginning. We did a quite good lap with black tires. The car wasn't very stable. When my engineer asked me what I want, I said generally more grip, not really more front, more rear. No, it was more general grip. So he said, okay, mehr >>

28.06.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car announces "Canadian Triple Crown" Team Competition

Champ Car drivers and teammates Will Power and Simon Pagenaud announced today in the "Great White North" that the open-wheel racing series’ nine teams will compete in a first-ever team showdown during the upcoming Champ Car World Series three-event July swing through Canada. Officially dubbed the "Champ Car Canadian Triple Crown," the team competition will pit teams agai mehr >>

28.06.2007

ChampCar: Cooper Tires presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda in Mont-Tremblant

· Long Time Coming: The Champ Car Atlantic Championship returns to Circuit Mont-Tremblant for the first time in 31 years with this weekend’s festivities as part of the Champ Car Mont-Tremblant. Quebec racing legend Gilles Villeneuve won the last Atlantic race at Mont-Tremblant after starting from the pole position in 1976, while Elliott Forbes-Robinson won and Bill Brack s mehr >>

28.06.2007

ChampCar: Matos leads Champ Car Atlantic Championship

...into four-race canadian swing as series returns to Mont-Tremblant for the first time in 32 years Most of the drivers in this weekend’s Cooper Tires Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda field weren’t born the last time the Atlantic series raced at the historic Circuit Mont-Tremblant, but the series is making its return to mehr >>

27.06.2007

ChampCar: Driver Pre-Race quotes - Mont-Tremblant

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonalds Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone (1st, 117 points) – "I looked like we had a great car again. The McDonald’s and Medi | Zone cars were probably the best two cars at the test. On our side we had a very productive test session. The track is beautiful. It’s a natural race track with big elevation changes. It’s blindingly fast but the only downside is mehr >>

27.06.2007

ChampCar: Excitement grows as Champ Car World Series heads to picturesque Mont-Tremblant, sometimes called "Little Nürburgring"

Feel the Excitement, Share the Thrills - Champ Car Mont-Tremblant couldn’t have picked a better slogan for their inaugural race which takes place this Canada Day weekend at the historic Circuit Mont-Tremblant. After last weekend’s ‘rock and roll’ race in Cleveland, you can already feel the excitement in the air as the Champ Car World Series heads in to Round Six on the 2007 sched mehr >>

27.06.2007

ChampCar: Mont-Tremblant, Quebec Champ Car World Series race

What follows are a selection of notebook items designed to provide the media with some story lines concerning the Champ Car World Series as the series travels to Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada for the Champ Car Mont-Tremblant, June 29 – July 1. Tight for the Top Spot – After five races the point race is starting to heat up. In Cleveland, rookie driver Robert Doorn mehr >>

25.06.2007

ChampCar: Paul Tracy earns 31st career victory during wild Champ Car Grand-Prix of Cleveland

Through the first six laps of the Champ Car Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by LaSalle Bank at Burke Lakefront Airport, Paul Tracy (#3 Indeck Cosworth/ DP01/Bridgestone) was more likely to receive a visit from an NTSB investigator than the trophy queen. The 2003 champion was involved in two separate incidents requiring him to change his front wing during the early stages of the mehr >>

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