Top Story: Paul Tracy Hits Jackpot in Vegas Day One Qualifying

After a character-building 2006 season, Canadian veteran Paul Tracy came out swinging on the first day of the 2007 season as the winningest active Champ Car driver secured Provisional Pole on the streets of Sin City with a dominant effort on the soft alternate Bridgestone "Reds". Driving in his adopted home town, Tracy became the first driver to set an official fastest lap in the new DP01 chassis and secured the first Championship point of the season along with a guaranteed front-row startin mehr >>

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07.04.2007

ChampCar: Paul Tracy Hits Jackpot in Vegas Day One Qualifying

After a character-building 2006 season, Canadian veteran Paul Tracy came out swinging on the first day of the 2007 season as the winningest active Champ Car driver secured Provisional Pole on the streets of Sin City with a dominant effort on the soft alternate Bridgestone "Reds". Driving in his adopted home town, Tracy became the first driver to set an official fastest l mehr >>

07.04.2007

ChampCar: Positive Day for Walker Racing

It was a positive day for Walker Racing as they made their charge on the streets of downtown Las Vegas. Adapting quickly to the Atlantic car, Swiss rookie, Simona De Silvestro, proved her talent rapidly as she made her presence known on the 2.44 mile street course. Clocking a fast lap time of 1:33.298, the Swiss Miss unfortunately got caught in traffic putting her in nin mehr >>

07.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car press conference with Paul Tracy, Simon Pagenaud and Sebastien Bourdais

ERIC MAUK: All right, ladies and gentlemen, we'll go ahead and get started with our opening press conference of the 2007 Champ Car World Series season, first round of qualifying at the Vegas Grand Prix, Round 1 of 16 of the Champ Car World Series championship. We are joined by our top three qualifiers of the first day. We'll start with our third-place qua mehr >>

07.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car Driver Quotes - Round One Qualifying Las Vegas

Paul Tracy #3 INDECK Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone – "I feel great. I just got to thank the whole team at Forsythe Racing, all the sponsors involved with Bridgestone, and all my personal sponsors. Just a great day for everybody. We worked really hard over the winter. Kind of had to work extra hard this last week when the team decided to take on a second car. Th mehr >>

07.04.2007

ChampCar: Paul Tracy leads first day qualifying at 2007 Champ Car season Opener in Las Vegas

A year-round resident of Las Vegas, Paul Tracy (#3 Indeck Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone) has traveled the streets of his adopted hometown on many occasions, but never at the speeds he approached today in pacing first-round qualifying for the Vegas Grand Prix. Tracy took the first official championship point of the 2007 Champ Car World Series season, setting a track record wi mehr >>

07.04.2007

ChampCar: PCM’s Champ Car Debut a Success at the Vegas Grand Prix

Alex Figge #29 Imperial Capital Bank/DP01/Cosworth/Bridgestone Practice 1 11 1.26.402 101.664 Practice 2 11 1.24.443 104.023 Qualifying 1 14 1.22.788 106.102 "It’s good to have the first day in the books and have some track time under my belt here. I could be happier, we ran 11th most of the day and I would ha mehr >>

07.04.2007

ChampCar: Bell Micro returns to Champ Car teaming up with Rsports

Bell Micro, one of the largest value distributors of storage and computer products, is proud to announce their return to the Champ Car World Series Paddock with RSPORTS and Justin Wilson for the 2007 season. The Bell Micro brand will be exhibited on Justin Wilson’s No. 9 CDW/RSPORTS car as he races for the Vanderbilt Cup in the 2007 Champ Car World Series. mehr >>

07.04.2007

ChampCar: Wickens and Edwards Take Third and Tenth in Provisional Vegas Qualifying

Seventeen year-old Robert Wickens, fresh off of his 2006 Championship season in Formula BMW USA, showed his step up to Champ Car Atlantic was no fluke as he claimed third fastest time in his very first Atlantic Qualifying session on his next-to-last lap, just .132s off Pole. On his last lap the split times put him solidly in P1 before he was balked by another car and did mehr >>

06.04.2007

ChampCar: Alex Figge and Ryan Dalziel Ready for Pacific Coast Motorsports Champ Car Debut

Event: Vegas Grand Prix Round: One of the 2007 Champ Car World Series Where: Streets of downtown Las Vegas, NV 1.465-Mile Street Course Date: Sunday, April 8, 2007 TV: NBC – 3:30pm ET (live) ALEX FIGGE, #29 Imperial Capital Bank/DP01/Cosworth/Bridgestone Racer Ready: Alex Figge will make his Champ Car debut this weekend at the Vegas mehr >>

06.04.2007

ChampCar: Minardi Team USA feeling Lucky in Las Vegas

Minardi Team USA is geared up to begin the 2007 Champ Car World Series season this weekend in the streets of downtown Las Vegas. England’s Dan Clarke and The Netherlands’ Robert Doornbos will be navigating the 2.44-mile street course for the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix. Robert Doornbos enters the American open-wheel racing scene from a successful career overseas. He i mehr >>

05.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car World Series takes to the Streets in Glamorous Las Vegas

With seventeen brand-new Champ Cars set to take the grid on one of six new venues to grace the 2007 schedule, the Champ Car World Series finds itself on the brink of a future that may be even brighter than the glitz and glamour that surrounds the season-opening Vegas Grand Prix. The series is set to embark on a groundbreaking season that features a deep and talented driv mehr >>

05.04.2007

ChampCar: Red Bull Team Forsythe Aims for Vegas Jackpot

On the north end of downtown Las Vegas sits historic Fremont Street, a dazzling four-block display of overhead video screens and neon-studded casinos. But this weekend, the visual spectacle will move to the surrounding streets as the Atlantic Championship opens its 34th season around a winding 2.44-mile road circuit that bookends Fremont Street with two crossings. Red Bu mehr >>

05.04.2007

ChampCar: A true testament to speed and technology

RSPORTS and its driver Justin Wilson are proud to honor CDW’s new Western Distribution Center’s true testament to speed and technology this weekend at the Las Vegas Grand Prix by placing a little part of their pride on the #9 CDW Champ Car. As part of a team building exercise, the coworkers at CDW’s new Western Distribution Center decided they wanted a logo – a p mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: Forsythe Championship Racing Ready To Go All In at Las Vegas

The Forsythe Championship Racing crew along with returning driver Mario Dominguez will join Paul Tracy at his adopted home town of Las Vegas today as they prepare for the start of the 2007 Champ Car World Series Season. It’s been a busy two weeks for the Forsythe crew which has put in long hours and late nights in order to ensure that the # 3 and # 7 Champ Cars are perfectly prep mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: Monte Carlo Resort & Casino Joins RSPORTS on the Streets of Las Vegas

A partnership between the popular Vegas resort and RSPORTS marks the upcoming Champ Car Season and the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix In preparation for the approaching 2007 Champ Car season, RSPORTS is pleased to announce a partnership with Monte Carlo Resort & Casino for the Vegas Grand Prix, a three-day festival of speed and entertainment. mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: Cooper Tires presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda Las Vegas Grand Prix

Champ Car Atlantic-Championship Race Viva Las Vegas: The Champ Car Atlantic Championship begins its 34th season of racing this weekend at the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix. This represents the first of 12 rounds this season as some of the top young rising stars from international open-wheel racing begin their quest for the Atlantic crown and the $2 million cha mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: CHAMP CAR VEGAS GRAND PRIX 2007

What follows are a selection of notebook items designed to provide the media with some story lines concerning Champ Car World Series as the series travels to Las Vegas, for the season-opening Vegas Grand Prix, April 6-8. DP01 Debut – After Champ Car teams putting the new DP01 through a number of rigorous tests, the chassis is ready for its landmark debut mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: DP01 ready to make race debut at Champ Car World Series Season opening Vegas Grand-Prix

Fremont Street in the heart of downtown Las Vegas has witnessed a lot of firsts throughout the town’s infamous history, including being the first street to be paved and the first road to see a traffic light hung. This weekend the list will expand as the Champ Car World Series debuts the DP01 chassis at the inaugural Vegas Grand Prix with a familiar face starting a historic quest mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: VEGAS GRAND PRIX - Pre-race driver quotes

Sebastien Bourdais #1 McDonald’s Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone - "Obviously Las Vegas has been very good to the McDonald’s crew. We have two wins in two races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was a heck of a show but I think brining the show to the city is going to make a huge difference and probably be more appealing to the Champ Car fans to come see a street course tha mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: Tagliani takes to the street of Las Vegas in preparation fro Champ Car season

Unlike the majority of the drivers who will be competing in the Vegas Grand Prix this weekend, RSPORTS driver and Las Vegas resident Alex Tagliani has a unique advantage in preparation for the Champ Car Season Opener by taking his training to the streets. Most people do not think of race car drivers as athletes. That by driving a fancy race car around for two hou mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: Pacific Coast Motorsports and Imperial Capital Bank Announce Partnership

Pacific Coast Motorsports is pleased to announce their partnership with Imperial Capital Bank as the primary sponsor of Alex Figge’s #29 Imperial Capital Bank/DP01 Champ Car at the first three races of the 2007 Champ Car World Series season. Imperial Capital Bank provides customers with high performance personal and business banking products and services through its retai mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: Graham Rahal ready for debut in 2007 Champ Car World Series

Graham Rahal will debut in the 2007 Champ Car World Series in Las Vegas this weekend, driving the No.2 MEDI | ZONE Panoz DP01 Champ Car for Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing. The New Albany, Ohio racer graduates from the Atlantics championship in which he finished runner-up, breaking many records en route, including becoming the youngest ever winner of an Atlantics race. He not mehr >>

04.04.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car World Series events to be broadcast throughout China

The Champ Car World Series will kick off a historic 2007 season this weekend in Las Vegas, one that will see America’s top open-wheel racing series become the first U.S. sports organization to contest a regular-season event in China. Now the Chinese fans can follow every lap of the action leading up to the inaugural Champ Car Grand Prix of China as the series has reached mehr >>

03.04.2007

ChampCar: CDW Gears Up for New Season as Primary Sponsor of No. 9 CDW/RSPORTS Car in Champ Car World Series

CDW, a provider of cutting-edge technology and IT expertise to the RSPORTS team, welcomes new and existing RSPORTS sponsors to the 2007 season CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDWC), a leading provider of technology products to business, government and education, and primary sponsor of the No. 9 CDW/RSPORTS car driven by Justin Wilson, is pleased to kick off mehr >>

03.04.2007

ChampCar: Conquest Racing Signs Matt Halliday to Pilot the 42 BELOW DP01 Champ Car

Conquest Racing will be heading to Las Vegas with a new look and a new driver after it was announced today that they have signed New-Zealand born racecar driver Matt Halliday to pilot their # 42 - 42 BELOW Cosworth/DP01/Bridgestone entry for the start of the 2007 Champ Car World Series season. Halliday, who tested with the Indianapolis-based squad last month at Mazda Rac mehr >>

03.04.2007

ChampCar: No gambling for speedy Dan Clarke at Las Vegas Champ Car opener

Dan Clarke returns to Champ Car competition this weekend, taking his place in Minardi Team USA for the first of sixteen rounds in this premier race series which will visit the USA, Canada, China, Australia and Europe. The young Brit debuted in the Series last year and quickly made an impression with his feisty, flamboyant style and flashes of brilliance early in his rook mehr >>

03.04.2007

ChampCar: PKV DRIVERS 2007 - Neel Jani and Tristan Gommendy

NEEL JANI DRIVER #21 RED BULL-GULFSTREAM PKV RACINGCOSWORTH/DP01/BRIDGESTONE FACT SHEET:PERSONALHEIGHT: 5’8" WEIGHT: 137 BIRTHPLACE: Rorschach, SwitzerlandBIRTHDATE: 12/08/83AGE: 23 RESIDENCE: Luton, EnglandMARITAL STATUS: Single FAMILY: Father: Mukesh; Mother: Elisabeth; Sister: Reena HOBBIES: Biking, skiing and mehr >>

03.04.2007

ChampCar: PKV RACING DRIVERS and year by year totals

DRIVER YEARS STARTS WINS Lemarie 2003 6 -Herta 2003 1 -Papis 2003 7 -Salo 2003 4 -Gonzalez 2004 14 -Vasser 2004-2006 28 -da Matta 2005 13 1Servia 2006 14 -Legge 2006 14 -Jani 2007 - -Gommendy 2007 - - Total as of 12/31/06 101 1(-) Indicates currently driving for teamBoldface indicates active driver mehr >>

03.04.2007

ChampCar: PKV RACING history

PK Racing was founded in January of 2003 in Indianapolis, Indiana by Kevin Kalkhoven. The team made its on-track debut at the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford Spring Training in Sebring, Fla. on February 4th with former BAR Formula One test driver Patrick Lemarie of France behind the wheel of the #27 PK Racing Ford-Cosworth/Lola/Bridgestone machine. mehr >>

31.03.2007

GrandAm: Cheever Racing Pleased with Change to FABCAR

It's beautiful, and it's fast. The newly redesigned FABCAR chassis, a compilation of work between engineers at Crown Royal Cheever Racing and FABCAR, is drawing raves and making its mark in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Special Reserve. The new design made its second appearance in the Daytona Prototype class last weekend at H mehr >>

30.03.2007

ChampCar: Tagliani gets support from Wal-Mart Canada and P&G in 2007

Canadian driver Alex Tagliani and RSPORTS are excited to announce a partnership with the Tide@Wal-Mart Victory Lap Charity Program for the 2007 Champ Car World Series season. Enhancing their commitment to sick kids as part of a joint national fund-raising program for the Children’s Miracle Network, Procter & Gamble and Wal-MartCanada announced yesterday durin mehr >>

30.03.2007

ChampCar: Graham Rahal signs to Newman / Haas / Lanigan Racing

Graham Rahal has today been confirmed as driver for Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing (NHLR), piloting the No.2 MEDI | ZONE Panoz DP01 Champ Car. A leading American driver, Rahal, 18, has already established himself as a highly competitive, winning, racer. He has risen through the ranks of karting and junior single-seater formulae to take his place on the Champ Car grid for his mehr >>

29.03.2007

ChampCar: Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing announcement with Graham Rahal, Sébastien Bourdais, Carl Haas and Mike Lanigan

ERIC MAUK: Welcome, everyone, to today's Champ Car media teleconference where we continue to build on our driver lineup for the 2007 Champ Car World Series season opener, which takes place in Las Vegas, the Vegas Gran Prix, April 6th through the 8th. I am joined on the call today by two of the co-owners of Newman/ Haas/ Lanigan Racing, Mr. Carl Haas and Mr. Mike L mehr >>

29.03.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car teleconference with Neil Micklewright and Mario Dominguez

ERIC MAUK: Welcome, everyone, to today's Champ Car media teleconference as we continue to move forward towards the 2007 Champ Car World Series season opener which will take place August 6 through 8 on the streets of Las Vegas, the season opening Vegas Grand Prix. Today I'm joined by the general manager of Forsythe Championship Racing, Mr. Neil Micklewright, as For mehr >>

29.03.2007

ChampCar: Minardi two-seaters-to entertain Champ Car fans in 2007

Minardi Team USA co-owner, Paul Stoddart, is today pleased to announce that the Minardi two-seater team will appear at a number of Champ Car World Series race weekends in 2007. This will mark the first occasion the exciting vehicles have been seen in North America. As a result, the former Minardi F1 Team Principal is looking forward to introducing a new audience to the s mehr >>

29.03.2007

ChampCar: Mario Dominguez and Forsythe Championship Racing Reunite

Forsythe Championship Racing is proud to announce that it has secured the services of veteran Mexican Champ Car Driver Mario Dominguez to pilot the #7 Telmex/INDECK Cosworth/Bridgestone/DP01 for the first three rounds of the 2007 Champ Car World Series. This will be the second time that Dominguez and the Forsythe Team join forces, as the Mexico City native competed with mehr >>

29.03.2007

ChampCar: Rocketsports and RuSport confirm joint efforts and new team name for 2007

Champ Car teams Rocketsports Racing and RuSPORT announce that they will collaborate on efforts in the 2007 Champ Car World Series season with a technical and operational merge under the umbrella name of RSPORTS. As the 2007 season approached, the two winning teams had decided separately that they would be scaling back their respective operations to one car each. mehr >>

28.03.2007

ChampCar: Champ Car World Series field for 2007 continues taking shape

With today’s announcement of Dan Clarke and Robert Doornbos as the drivers for newly-christened Minardi Team USA, the Champ Car World Series enters what is expected to be a furious week full of driver and sponsor announcements as the lineup for the 2007 season takes shape. Doornbos joins a very strong Champ Car rookie contingent that already includes PKV Racing’s Neel Ja mehr >>

28.03.2007

ChampCar: Minardi Team USA Announcement  - Interview

An Interview With: KEITH WIGGINSPAUL STODDARTROBERT DOORNBOSDAN CLARKE   ERIC MAUK: Welcome to today's media teleconference as we continue to gear up for the 2007 season opener, the Vegas Grand Prix which will take place in the streets of Las Vegas April 6-8 with the race coming on Sunday the 8 mehr >>

28.03.2007

ChampCar: Clarke and Doornbos to drive for Minardi Team USA in 2007

Minardi Team USA is pleased to announce that Dan Clarke and Robert Doornbos have signed to compete in the 2007 Champ Car World Series with the Indianapolis-based squad. After a successful pre-season testing program, the team will debut its new DP01 chassis next week, at the season-opening event in Las Vegas. Britain’s Dan Clarke drove for the team in 2006, finishing seco mehr >>

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