CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid Ohio Jourdain Race Report

HERDEZ-VIVA MEXICO! TEAM MICHEL JOURDAIN JR., CAR ...

HERDEZ-VIVA MEXICO! TEAM MICHEL JOURDAIN JR., CAR #19 SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 1998 REYNARD/FORD-COSWORTH/FIRESTONE ROUND 13, MID-OHIO

JOURDAIN JR. RETIRES EARLY

Herdez-Viva Mexico! driver Michel Jourdain Jr. was eliminated in a first lap accident, when his car was hit by Max Papis, in the traffic jam which was a consequence of the accident among Bryan Herta, Dario Franchitti and Jimmy Vasser.

Michel Jourdain Jr., Car # 19 Herdez-Viva Mexico! Team: "After the start, there was a traffic jam. I avoided hitting my peers, but Max (Papis) hit me, this caused me to hit another car, I think it was Christian (Fittipaldi's) but I'm not sure. Thus, my suspension was broken and I couldn't continue running. This is disappointing. Hopefully the next race at Road America we'll have better luck."

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Jimmy Vasser , Max Papis , Dario Franchitti , Bryan Herta , Michel Jourdain