CHAMPCAR/CART: Road America: Justin Wilson preview

Justin is looking to bounce back in Road America this weekend after his bad luck in San Jose. After starting on pole position at the California street circuit, he was punted out of contention early on. This weekend his fellow competitors will be...

Justin is looking to bounce back in Road America this weekend after his bad luck in San Jose. After starting on pole position at the California street circuit, he was punted out of contention early on. This weekend his fellow competitors will be encouraged to keep their distance - the #9 CDW car will be sporting a "Stay Back" on the rear wing!

Elkhart Lake's historic 4 mile road course is one that Justin always looks forward to. "It's one of the best road courses we race on in this series", said Justin. "It has fast corners, long straights that are good for passing and it's challenging because it's the longest course that we run on."

A year ago Justin finished 5th after taking a push-to-pass gamble at the end of the race that didn't pay off. This year he's aiming for a podium at least. "We've demonstrated in the last three events that we have a car that belongs on the front row and on the podium", Justin explained. "We had a decent test in June at Road America, so we know exactly what the new Champ Car DP01 wants on this particular track. A win this weekend would be an added boost for our team and great way to thank CDW and all our partners for their support this year."

The action begins on Friday with practice and first qualifying. Sunday's race starts at 8pm UK time, with coverage on Eurosport 2 from 7.30pm.

-credit: jw

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