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Wilson takes advantage of Bourdais' bad day to stay in title hunt

Justin Wilson's season -- and faint title hopes -- finally took a turn for the better with a victory in the Bavaria Champ Car Grand Prix in the Netherlands, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: September 2, 2007, 6:47 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

ASSEN, Netherlands -- What looked like a lost season for Justin Wilson is starting to look a lot better.

Wilson won the Bavaria Champ Car Grand Prix at the TT Circuit Assen on Sunday, elevating himself from fourth to second place in the Champ Car World Series points standings. It was the first victory of the season for the 27-year-old Englishman, who entered the 2007 season as a championship favorite, and the fourth triumph of his career.

The win was also the first for RuSPORT ...

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