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APRIL 12, 2005

Bourdais aims for Indy 500 victory

Sebastien Bourdais will be trying for victory in the this year's Indianapolis 500 with the Newman Haas Racing team. The Champ Car operation will be backed in the event by Centrix Financial, which will fund both Bourdais and his team mate Bruno Junqueira. The Brazilian has raced in the 500 on three occasions but it will be the first time that Newman Haas has entered two cars at the Brickyard since 1995. The team will run a pair of Panoz-Hondas.