CHAMPCAR/CART: Honda Wins Manfacturer Championship

Dario Franchitti's victory in Houston last weekend wrapped-up this year's CART Manufacturer's Championship for Honda as Honda-powered cars finished first through fourth in the race. Houston was the first Champ car race in which Honda has...

Dario Franchitti's victory in Houston last weekend wrapped-up this year's CART Manufacturer's Championship for Honda as Honda-powered cars finished first through fourth in the race. Houston was the first Champ car race in which Honda has swept the top three places. This is the second time Honda has won CART's manufacturer's title, the first coming two years ago. Mercedes-Benz won last year's Manufacturer's Championship.

Honda-powered cars have won eleven of the seventeen CART races run so far this year. Ford/Cosworth has won four races and Mercedes-Benz has two wins. With two races to go Honda has accumulated 322 points to Ford/Cosworth's 266 and Mercedes-Benz's 199. Toyota trails in fourth with 37 points.

Source: MRN

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Dario Franchitti