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updated 4/24/99

CART Long Beach Start Page

After two oval races Long Beach is a challenge. The teams have to change most suspension components and ready the cars for a challenging street course.

Reports from behind the scenes at Long Beach! New 4/27/99

  1. Damper and electronic support.
  2. AP clutches in CART cars.

Other Reports

Joe Huffaker and his team brought their new Trans-Am Ford Mustang to Long Beach for its first race. The car qualified on the pole but was involved in a first-lap incident. Paul Gentilozzi won the race. I talked to him about the series and took some photos of the car. Click here for more! uploaded 4/27/99


Tires are always a big story and I think Goodyear is not likely to stay competitive with Firestone and may even drop out of the CART series. I'll tell you why I think that. Click here for more!



Tony Cicale engineered Jacques Villeneuve when he won the CART championship in 1995. Tony is back now assisting Team Green. I talked to Tony and he had some very interesting things to say about Jacques and Formula 1 and race engineering. Click here for more!


Juan Montoya, a CART rookie from Bogota, Columbia won the race and showed both strength and shyness in the press conferences. I'll tell you what I saw and heard about this guy. He's filling Alex Zanardi's shoes very capably. Click here for more!

The All American Racers Eagle 997 accelerating out of Turn 11. David Bruns has added a unique exhaust system to this car. I have a photo and some thoughts about why he choose this design. Click here for more!

Other designers, other racecars: Click here for more!





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