Edmonton postscript


Today’s race-day attendance of 78,080 boosted the three-day attendance for the inaugural West Edmonton Mall Grand Prix of Edmonton to 200,052. This makes today’s event the highest-attended Champ Car race ever to be held in Canada.

Sebastien Bourdais earned the 12th win of his Champ Car career today, chalking up 12 wins in just 39 starts. This is the fastest that anyone in Champ Car history has reached 12 victories, eclipsing the mark of 41 starts set by Alex Zanardi.

Timo Glock took the points lead in the Roshfrans Rookie-of-the-Year standings with today’s effort, leading Andrew Ranger by eight points and Ronnie Bremer by 11. Bremer is 11 out of the lead despite not starting the Toronto event.

France closed Canada’s lead in the Nations Cup to 19 points with Bourdais’ victory.

Paul Tracy made his 230th career Champ Car start today, tying him with Roger McCluskey for 10th on the all-time list.

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