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Newman/Haas Racing is an auto racing team in the Champ Car series. It is co-owned by accomplished actor Paul Newman and veteran racer Carl Haas , who co-founded the team in 1983. It is headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
Newman/Haas is the most successful team currently active in the Champ Car World Series. Since the team's inception in 1983, its drivers have won five points championships. Four of the crowns came in Champ Car's predecessor series, CART, and the most recent one (that of Sebastien Bourdais in 2004) was a Champ Car World Series title. NHR is also second overall in driver wins. The team has had many notable drivers over the years, including Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Paul Tracy, Christian Fittipaldi, and Cristiano da Matta.
As of 2005, Newman/Haas is fielding two cars in the Champ Car World Series. The drivers are Bruno Junqueira and Sebastien Bourdais.
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