Things stay the same for Champ Car's glamor team

Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing has been here before. The best Champ Car organization is showing every sign of outdistancing the rest of the field with Sunday's 1-2 finish by Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: April 22, 2007, 8:54 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- Mario and Michael Andretti. Mario Andretti and Nigel Mansell. Michael Andretti and Christian Fittipaldi. Cristiano da Matta and Fittipaldi. Sebastien Bourdais and Bruno Junqueira. Bourdais and Oriol Servia.

What do these driver pairings have in common? They all finished 1-2 in Champ Car races over the years for Newman/Haas Racing.

Now you can add the duo of Bourdais and rookie Graham Rahal to that list. They swept the Grand Prix of Houston on Sunday, giving the team ...

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