Champ Car Mid-Season Review

Champ Car Mid-Season Review

Halfway through the tightest Champ Car season in years, there is plenty to talk about. And who better to join David Malsher in evaluating the form so far but former champion Jimmy Vasser?

As super-rookie and Minardi Team USA driver Robert Doornbos slid his car into the rear of Sebastien Bourdais' Newman/Haas/Lanigan machine in the closing stages of the Toronto race earlier this month, most onlookers were thinking in terms of the bad blood that had flowed between them just a week earlier at Mont-Tremblant.

There, Bourdais, fuming at Doornbos' blocking tactics, had unwisely launched into a tirade against his rival, eliciting jeers from the Quebecois crowd.

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