Fan support strong, but is it enough?
LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Sebastien Bourdais claimed he wasn't sandbagging on Saturday, when his streak of 15 consecutive top-three starts came to an end. And he insisted that he wasn't toying with his Champ Car opponents over the first 30 laps of Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach as he ran in fourth place.
A third of the way into the 81-lap race, it was logical to conclude that Bourdais and Newman/Haas Racing had simply missed on the setup and were driving for points with the big picture ...
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