CHAMPCAR/CART: Homestead Michel Jourdain, Jr. Wednesday Test

JOURDAIN JR. TESTS IN HOMESTEAD THE LOLA Herdez backed driver Michel Jourdain Jr. started his winter testing sessions in Homestead, after his Tuesday's session was canceled due to rainy conditions. He used the Lola B98/01 and the new version...

JOURDAIN JR. TESTS IN HOMESTEAD THE LOLA

Herdez backed driver Michel Jourdain Jr. started his winter testing sessions in Homestead, after his Tuesday's session was canceled due to rainy conditions. He used the Lola B98/01 and the new version with the '99 updating kit will be ready probably on December or January.

Michel Jourdain Jr., Car #19 Herdez-Viva Mexico! Team: "We are learning the new car. During the day the car developed push, but towards the end of the last of the three sessions the car was improved. The car feels good and has a lot of potential. Tomorrow we will be again testing the car."

In the testing session also were Scott Pruett (Arciero-Wells, Dennis Vitolo (SmithKline Beecham/Payton-Coyne Racing), Paul Tracy (KOOL/Green) and Patrick Carpentier (Player's/Forsythe), the latter being fastest in the session and Jourdain Jr. and Paul Tracy were second fastest with a 202 Mph. Average speed.

This Thursday will be again testing Jourdain Jr., Dennis Vitolo, Scott Pruett and Patrick Carpentier.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Patrick Carpentier , Paul Tracy , Scott Pruett , Michel Jourdain