Missed test session at Sebring 'an enormous setback' for Rahal, Wilson

IndyCar Series newbies are getting a chance to work out some kinks with their new cars during a special test session for Champ Car teams at Sebring. Two notable no-shows: Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal of Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: April 2, 2008, 12:07 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

Ten days and 11 hours before the IndyCar Series season opener, several former Champ Car teams and drivers turned their first-ever laps in IndyCar-spec Dallara-Hondas.

By March 29, when what is expected to be a 19-race season kicks off under the lights at Homestead-Miami Speedway, as many as 10 car/driver combinations could be ready to make their IndyCar Series debut. But only six cars are expected to test during a special session for Champ Car teams Wednesday and Thursday ...

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