CHAMPCAR/CART: Mid-Ohio: Rocketsports Racing preview

Tagliani Looking for More of a Good Thing at the Champ Car Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio Round 13, Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford Lexington, Ohio August 6, 2003 - Rocketsports' driver Alex Tagliani returns to the...

Tagliani Looking for More of a Good Thing at the Champ Car Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio Round 13, Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford

Lexington, Ohio August 6, 2003 - Rocketsports' driver Alex Tagliani returns to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course hoping to build on a consistent record of top-ten finishes at the 2.258 mile historic track. Tagliani took the No.33 Johnson Controls Lola to the permanent road course for testing earlier this year and is ready for its challenging kinks and turns.

"Mid-Ohio is a demanding track, but I like the challenge," reported Tagliani. "It's fast with lots of left/right transitions and quick elevation changes. We didn't have great results after testing there, but we learned a lot and have been working on making the car faster than it was in the June tests. We looked at the data, made some changes to improve the car and have a good chance at another top finish."

Tagliani is currently tied for tenth in the Champ Car World Series standings with 65 points. With nine top-ten starts, including the pole in Milwaukee, and three podium finishes this season, Tagliani approaches the August 10th race with confidence.

"Coming off an incredible weekend at Road America encourages me for great things in Mid-Ohio," said Tagliani, who started 13th and pulled off a third place finish. "Once again, the Rocketsports team has proven how strong we are, that we're learning about the Lola, and improving with each race."

Catch The Champ Car Grand Prix of Mid Ohio Broadcast

Saturday, August 9 Champ Car Qualifying 4:00 p.m. (ET)
SPEED Channel (Tape Delayed)

Sunday, August 10 Champ Car Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio 2:00 p.m. (ET)
FOX SPORTS ESPANOL (LIVE)

Sunday, August 10 Champ Car Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio
Pre-Race Show 1:30 p.m. (ET) Race 2:00 p.m. (ET) SPEED Channel (LIVE)

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