Bourdais to stay with Newman/Haas

Sebastien Bourdais has revealed he will stay with the Newman/Haas Racing team next season after signing a one-year extension of his contract

Bourdais to stay with Newman/Haas

The Frenchman, who secured his second consecutive title with a dominant win at Surfers Paradise lat weekend, said he will review his options after next year.

"We signed a deal for 2006 with Newman/Haas Racing and so far I think there's been a great relationship with the team," he said. "I have enjoyed every bit of it and so far really looking forward to another one.

"I know it's going to be extremely tough and we will just start to work on it as soon as this 2005 season ends."

Bourdais will try to defend his crown next year and is confident he can secure a hat trick of titles despite the tough opposition.

"There's always more to come, I hope to believe. So we won two straight and it's never really been done before," Bourdais added.
 
"I think only once 45, 46 and 47, something like that, to have a triple consecutive winner in the championship, so I guess it would be pretty cool to put my name on this very, very short list of drivers who win three in a row.

"But, no, every time you win, you know, the season ends and you just have another one in front of you. As long as you are motivated to try and - because you just want to win races and Championships, I will be back."

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