Champ Car grid has one confirmed name and lots of speculation

The season doesn't start until April, but the leaders at Champ Car vowed last year not to repeat the habit of announcing driver lineups at the 11th hour. With one confirmed driver on the grid so far, so much for that vow, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: January 9, 2008, 2:14 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

Another clue has emerged that there actually will be a 2008 Champ Car World Series: PKV Racing, the team co-owned by Champ Car co-principal Kevin Kalkhoven, announced that it will field two cars, including one driven by Oriol Servia.

The 33-year-old series veteran from Catalonia became the first driver to be officially confirmed for the 2008 season. With Conquest Racing having already revealed its plan to expand to two cars this year, that brings the confirmed Champ Car field ...

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