Wednesbury is a market town in England's Black Country, part of the Sandwell metropolitan borough in West Midlands, near the source of the River Tame. Similarly to the word Wednesday, it is pronounced Wenz-bur-ree, /ˈwɛnzb(ə)ri/.
The 2004 Champ Car season was the inaugural season for the Champ Car World Series. It began on April 18, 2004 and ended on November 7 after 14 races. An open-wheel racing series known as the CART World Series had operated until 2003. However, after that season, the series went bankrupt and was liquidated in an Indianapolis courtroom in January 2004.