CHAMPCAR/CART: San Jose: Series to review Tracy/Tagliani incident

CHAMP CAR TO REVIEW PIT LANE INCIDENT BETWEEN ALEX TAGLIANI AND PAUL TRACY AT GRAND PRIX OF SAN JOSE SAN JOSE (July 30, 2006) -- Champ Car Race Operations is reviewing today's physical confrontation between drivers Alex Tagliani and Paul Tracy...

CHAMP CAR TO REVIEW PIT LANE INCIDENT BETWEEN ALEX TAGLIANI AND PAUL TRACY AT GRAND PRIX OF SAN JOSE

SAN JOSE (July 30, 2006) -- Champ Car Race Operations is reviewing today's physical confrontation between drivers Alex Tagliani and Paul Tracy during the running of Sunday's Canary Foundation Grand Prix of San Jose Presented by Taylor Woodrow.

Tagliani confronted Tracy on Pit Lane after an on-track accident on Lap 54, resulting in a physical altercation between the two racers. Champ Car Race Operations will review the incident upon conclusion of today's event, and will determine what, if any, penalties for misconduct will be levied because of the incident.

"We understand that this is a very competitive series and our athletes can get caught up in the heat of the moment but we do not condone this type of behavior," said Champ Car President Steve Johnson. "We will review this incident thoroughly and determine what needs to be done to make sure things like this do not happen in the future.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Alex Tagliani , Paul Tracy