Vintage Tracy angers competitors early, outdrives them late

What did two on-track incidents, off-sequence pit strategy and three front wings add up to for Paul Tracy in Cleveland? Just another trademark victory for the bad boy of Champ Car, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: June 24, 2007, 7:18 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

CLEVELAND -- Paul Tracy has been around long enough to know never to apologize for winning. Especially not after a prolonged winless streak.

But this one defied logic. The Grand Prix of Cleveland had no business becoming Champ Car World Series career win No. 31.

At the same time, it was vintage Tracy.

Make sense? Maybe not. Neither did Sunday, a race that, by season's end, likely will be an aberration in the overall story line. But Tracy's not giving it back.

Not ...

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