Tracy to learn fate today

Paul Tracy will learn today whether he will be suspended for a late-race crash that knocked him and Sebastien Bourdais out of the Denver Grand Prix, or handed some other penalty.

Bourdais, the series leader, rushed over to Tracy afterward and shoved him.

"He is on probation so I just hope the race officials do what is necessary to correct that unfair situation," Bourdais said. "I had passed him but he crashed into me. I just pushed him because he was asking for it."

"Too bad he wouldn't take his helmet off, then we really would have settled things," Tracy said in Sunday's post-race interview. "But French guys always keep their helmets on."

Tracy dismissed the idea that Champ Car might suspend him, even after being fined and put on probation for his tussle with Tagliani.

"I don't think we have enough cars on the grid to be suspending guys or sitting guys out of a race," he explained.

"Right now we're at 16 cars and we don't need to be at the race with 15. I see it as a racing incident, I see it as something that happens every weekend. If you watch the highlight reels, you'll find there's always a last lap incident that happens somewhere."

Champ Car spokesperson Steve Shunck said officials would review the Denver crash today and decide whether to discipline Tracy further.

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