CHAMPCAR/CART: Fittipaldi Vancouver qualifying update

Upon further investigation, Christian Fittipaldi, driver of the ...

Upon further investigation, Christian Fittipaldi, driver of the #11 Big Kmart/Route 66 Ford, suffered a failure of the tripod (commonly referred to as the CV Joint which distributes power to the wheels) rather than a gearbox related problem near the end of the final qualifying session today.

The fact that Fittipaldi brought out a red flag to remove his parked car during the session incurred an eight minute penalty in the first qualifying session at the next event at Laguna Seca Raceway.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Christian Fittipaldi