The 2007 Champ Car Season Preview

The 2007 Champ Car Season Preview

As Champ Car heads to Las Vegas for the 2007 season opener, David Malsher looks at this year's changes and analyses the teams and drivers who could make a mark this season

The wait is almost over. The Champ Cars have arrived in Las Vegas for the series' inaugural race through the streets of Bugsy Siegel's Nevada oasis. It's the start of a 16-race schedule that stretches right through to December. There is plenty of change for 2007 - a new car, new regulations, new venues, new schedules and new drivers - so here is a synopsis of what to expect.

New Car

The Lola B2K has gone to be replaced by the Panoz-built DP01. (We're not allowed to call it the Panoz DP01 apparently). It needed another six months development time with an assortment of current engineers to get its bugs ironed out.

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