The 2007 Champ Car Season Review

The 2007 Champ Car Season Review

The 2007 season was the first for the new Panoz DP01 - and the last of the Bourdais era. David Malsher looks back at how an eventful year panned out

With due apologies to Gary Lineker for shamelessly poaching and manipulating his famous quote about international soccer, Champ Car racing is a sector of motorsport where 17 drivers chase each other around 16 tracks, then discover there are only 14 tracks, and in the end Sebastien Bourdais always wins the title.

Yep, once Bourdais took the lead of the 2007 championship at Edmonton, the eighth of 14 rounds, there was an air of inevitability about the outcome of the title race. But there was some great racing to be done.

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