Moreno set for Champ Car return

Veteran Champ Car ace Roberto Moreno looks set tol make a full-time return to CART this year by landing a drive with Herdez Competition.

Moreno set for Champ Car return

The 43-year-old Brazilian is almost certain to join Mexican Mario Dominguez as the team expands to two cars for 2003.

Team boss Keith Wiggins said: "It's going to be a great help for Mario and it will help the team as well. From the standpoint of CART, it also gives them another known driver and a guy who is really good with the fans and the media."

Moreno did not race in Champ Cars last year after losing his drive at Patrick Racing, which downscaled to just one car. But the former grand prix driver always made it clear that he was looking for another chance in CART.

"Roberto has been around a while, but he still thinks he is young and he's still got that boyish charm," said Wiggins. "But he's also a good, open guy who really understands a chassis and how to communicate."

The inexperienced Dominguez would welcome Moreno as his team-mate. "It's tough to be by yourself, competing against all these two-car teams and I know a team-mate would really benefit my situation," he said. "Somebody with Moreno's experience would be perfect.

"I learned a lot last season, but I could have learned twice as much with a veteran like Roberto by my side."

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