Scott Dixon bests Sebastien Bourdais for Toronto IndyCar victory

TORONTO, July 13 (UPI) -- Scott Dixon outpaced Sebastien Bourdais in a two-lap sprint to the finish Saturday, claiming the first race of a weekend IndyCar double-header in Toronto.

Rookie qualifies at Indy 500 time trials

INDIANAPOLIS, May 15 (UPI) -- IRL rookie Raphael Matos led Friday's Indy 500 qualifiers with a four-lap average speed of 223.429 miles per hour.

Dixon wins first IndyCar race in Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alberta, July 26 (UPI) -- Scott Dixon won Saturday's inaugural Rexall Edmonton Indy Saturday by finishing 5.9237 seconds ahead of runner-up Helio Castroneves.

Tracy earns pole at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill., July 8 (UPI) -- Paul Tracy took the provisional pole on Friday for Sunday's Molson Indy Toronto Champ Car race.

Tracy wins auto race at Cleveland

CLEVELAND, June 26 (UPI) -- Paul Tracy won the Grand Prix of Cleveland Champ Car race Sunday, crossing the finish line 3.113 seconds ahead of runner-up A.J. Allmendinger.

Helicopter forced to land near Grand Prix

CLEVELAND, June 26 (UPI) -- No one was injured when a privately charted helicopter was forced to land near the site of the Champ Car Grand Prix in Cleveland.

Carpentier wins pole in Monterey

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Defending champion Patrick Carpentier had the fastest time Friday in provisional qualifying for Sunday's Grand Prix of Monterey Champ Car race.

Bourdais on pole for Champ Car race

MONTREAL, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Sebastien Bourdais had fastest time Saturday for the second day in a row in qualifying Sunday's Molson Indy Montreal Champ Car race.

Bourdais comes from behind to win

DENVER, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Sebastien Bourdais won Sunday's Centrix Financial Grand Prix of Denver Champ Car race.

Bourdais on pole for GP of Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais claimed the pole Saturday for Sunday's Grand Prix of Road America.

Tracy wins Indy race at Vancouver

VANCOUVER, July 25 (UPI) -- Paul Tracy won the Molson Indy Vancouver Champ Car race on the 1.781-mile Concord Pacific Place street course Sunday.

Bourdais captures Saturday qualifying

SURFERS PARADISE, Australia, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- French rookie Sebastien Bourdais turned in the fastest time Saturday to earn the pole for Sunday's Champ Car World Series Lexmark Indy 300 in Queensland.

Tracy keeps Champ Car pole

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Champ Car World Series points leader Paul Tracy of Canada secured his sixth pole of the season Saturday at the Gran Premio Telmex-Gigante.

Tracy claims provisional pole

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Paul Tracy earned an important point Friday by claiming the provisional pole for the Champ Car World Series Gran Premio Telmex-Gigante.

Fernandez takes pole at Miami race

MIAMI, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Adrian Fernandez of Mexico claimed his first pole in over a year Saturday for the Champ Car World Series Grand Prix of Americas.
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Paul Tracy
VAN2000090303 - 03 SEPTEMBER 2000 - VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA: Canada's Paul Tracy, right, of team Kool with team mate Dario Franchitti get a thumbs up from pit crew while enroute to the podium after Tracy wins the Vancouver Molson Indy, September 03. Franchitti lost the lead on a technical error in the pits and had to settle for second allowing Tracy to become the first Canadian ever to win the race. mc/hr/H Ruckemann UPI

Paul Tracy (born December 17, 1968 in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a professional automobile racer who competed in the Champ Car World Series from 1991 to 2008. He is nicknamed "PT" and also goes by the nickname "The Thrill from West Hill".

Fascinated by cars since boyhood, Paul raced go-karts at Goodwood Kartways near his hometown until he was 16. At age 16, in 1985, he became the youngest ever Canadian Formula Ford Champion. He was also the winner of the final Can-Am race at the age of 17; in that same race he achieved the record of the youngest winner in Can-Am history.

Tracy worked his way up through the North American open-wheel feeder series' culminating with winning the 1990 Indy Lights Championship, and in the process set a record for single season wins with nine.

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