Cars 'could be Faster than F1'

Champ Car owner Kevin Kalkhoven reckons that the formula could produce the fastest road racing in the world from 2007, beating Formula One

Cars 'could be Faster than F1'

Work is continuing on determining the series' long awaited revamp of chassis and engine rules for 2007.
 
With Formula One recent technical regulations limiting the cars to V8 and using only one set of tyres, Kalkhoven reckons Champ Car could prove to be the faster.

Kalkhoven said: "It's interesting that we potentially have the opportunity to be the fastest racing because F1 is going down in power and has different tyre rules. We can go up in power and maintain the ability to change tyres."

Kalkhoven also hinted that the formula could keep turbo-powered engines.

"We are talking to three or four different manufacturers about the '07 car right now. Our goal is to make it more maneuverable and lighter while maintaining the safety aspects that are so important, and at the same time preserving things that are classic Champ Car, including the turbo engines.

"We've looked at normal aspiration engines, but I personally prefer the turbo."

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