IRL-Champ Car reunion: it’s looking good

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

More promising news today that not only might the IRL and Champ Car finally re-unify, but they might even do it in time for the 2008 season.

This can only be good news for open wheel racing in America. The prospect of Justin Wilson, Graham Rahal, Paul Tracy et al taking on Dan Wheldon, Marco Andretti and Danica Patrick is hugely exciting.

The chief sticking point at the moment is the date clash between the proposed rounds at Motegi and Long Beach – but the Japanese round may be able to move back one week.

Here’s hoping this gets sorted and American Open Wheel Racing can finally get back on its feet. Dario Franchitti and Sam Hornish Jnr may have jumped ship too soon…