From Last to 1st, Sebastien Bourdais Wins Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete

St. Petersburg, Fla – He didn’t know it then, but that crash in qualifying on Saturday ended up being a blessing in disguise for Sebastien Bourdais. The St. Pete native was forced to start 21st, last, in Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season opener, which as weird as this sounds, worked to his advantage. By starting back there, he missed the opening lap crash between Graham Rahal, Mikhail Aleshin, Charlie Kimball and Carlos Munoz. Also by starting back there, he was able to go off sequence early and benefit from the…

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1st LeMans, Now Daytona, Sebastien Bourdais a Winner in Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Whenever Sebastien Bourdais wants to hang up his helmet in the Verizon IndyCar Series, he may have a bright future to end his career in sports cars. The popular Frenchman won’t be stopping IndyCar racing anytime soon though, as he recently signed a two-year deal with Dale Coyne Racing though 2018, but I have a feeling that he can fall back on IMSA racing whenever he decides to call it quits in IndyCar. Last year, Bourdais helped Ford Chip Ganassi Racing race to a win in the 24 Hours…

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Sebastien Bourdais Thinks Return to Dale Coyne Racing Gives Him His Best Shot He’s Had in a While

INDIANAPOLIS – A few months ago, Sebastien Bourdais took a chance leaving KVSH Racing and joining Dale Coyne Racing for the next season. Bourdais, won four times in a three-year span with KVSH, including four straight top 10’s to close out the 2016 season as well as six top 10’s in the final seven races overall. You can tell some momentum was building there, and the Frenchman was close to becoming a weekly contender. But, he gambled and left, joining DCR this offseason and hoping he can return to what he was like…

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Honda Winning IndyCar Offseason So Far With Ganassi, Bourdais Additions Plus Keeping Rossi

INDIANAPOLIS – For a manufacturer that only had three poles and two wins in the entire 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, the only way for Honda to go was up. Honda, struggled throughout the entire year, as their only strengths were on superspeedway. In fact, in the three superspeedway races, Honda drivers won all three of their poles and both of their races while leading 75-percent of the overall laps. But, away from Indianapolis, Texas and Pocono, Honda drivers led only eight-percent of the overall laps and had zero victories or poles to…

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Bourdais/Hampson Join Forces Again With Dale Coyne Racing for 2017 IndyCar Season

INDIANAPOLIS – A race winning, championship worthy combination is back together again, as Sebastien Bourdais and engineer Craig Hampson will reunite together for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season with Dale Coyne Racing. Bourdais, leaves KVSH Racing where he spent the last three seasons in the No. 11 Chevrolet and will pilot one of the two DCR entries next year. Hampson, departs Andretti Autosport after four seasons to reunite with his old driver from the Champ Car days. 31 of Bourdais’ 35 career IndyCar victories came with Hampson in their days…

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IndyCar Silly Season Dominoes Have Fallen Fast, What’s Left Now?

INDIANAPOLIS – We all knew that once the first domino of the Verizon IndyCar Series silly season fell, the rest of the major ones would quickly follow. Well, in the last two weeks, Bryan Herta Autosport and Andretti Autosport announced they’d stay together for 2017 with their No. 98 Honda entry. After that, they’d announce that Alexander Rossi would remain with the organization in that very ride that he won the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 in as well as the Sunoco Rookie of the Year in the Verizon…

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Scott Dixon Completes Perfect Weekend With IndyCar Victory at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, NY – They don’t call him the “iceman” for nothing, as Scott Dixon showed us whey he’s the master in saving fuel with going 19 laps on the final stint en route to the dominating victory on Sunday afternoon in the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Watkins Glen. While most of the other drivers had to duck into pit road inside the final 10 laps, Dixon stretched his fuel to the end as he led a race high 50 of the 60 laps today en route to his…

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