OCESA put out a press release today stating that Michel Jourdain Jr. would be moving to NASCAR. The press release also said Mario Dominguez, Roberto Gonzalez and Rodolfo Lavin will return to Champ Cars and Memo Rojas will probably move up to Champ Cars, making the count back to four Mexicans. 01/06/05
With Michel Jourdain Jr. now headed to NASCAR, a number of Mexican driver names have cropped up as possible new additions to the Champ Car paddock in 2005 – David Martinez Leon, Memo Rojas, Homero Richards or Rafael Martinez are out there knocking on doors. It will be important for Champ Car to replace Jourdain to protect their Mexican races.