Practice 2: Jourdain again
Team Rahal's Michel Jourdain again set the pace in Champ Car practice at Portland International Raceway. The Mexican's Lola looked flat and stable through PIR's long and technical bends as he achieved a best lap of 59.816s, just edging out Sebastien Bourdais and Paul Tracy.
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