Bourdais proves unstoppable on way to Formula One career

The odds were stacked against Sebastien Bourdais to begin Sunday's Champ Car race in Mexico City. As usual, there was no stopping the Frenchman, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: November 12, 2007, 12:12 AM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

MEXICO CITY -- Champ Car seemed to do pretty much everything in its power to prevent Sebastien Bourdais from winning Sunday's Gran Premio Tecate presented by Banamex at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.

He won anyway.

Bourdais overcame a prerace penalty and a questionable full-course caution thrown late in the race to notch his 31st (and probably final) victory in Champ Car World Series competition. The four-time series champion won by 1.905 seconds over fastest ...

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