Bourdais To Return To Dale Coyne Racing For 2019

SONOMA, Calif – Scratch Sebastien Bourdais name off as a candidate to drive for Chip Ganassi Racing as Scott Dixon’s teammate in the No. 10 Honda. This weekend, Dale Coyne Racing confirmed that the talented Frenchman will return to the team in a short term deal that ranges in either a one or two year contract. Team owner Dale Coyne said that he’s not getting any younger but “probably two” in terms of how long the contract is. 

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Solid Day For Dale Coyne Racing As Crazy 24 Hours Leads Bourdais To Podium, Fittipaldi To 1st Top 10

PORTLAND, Ore – The box score of the Portland Grand Prix would show a very solid day out of the Dale Coyne Racing organization on Sunday. Two of their three cars in Sunday’s race at the Portland International Raceway finished in the top 10, one of which on the podium. But, how they got there was a completely different story. 

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Bourdais/Power Lead INDYCAR Practices On Friday In Portland

PORTLAND, Ore – For the first time since 2007, the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers were laying down “official” laps around the 1.964-mile Portland International Raceway. While I know you may be thinking, didn’t they just run on Thursday there? Yes, they did, but Thursday’s times were “unofficial” laps due to having two separate test sessions. Friday’s times were able to go in the record book. 

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Veach, Bourdais Hoping Recent Test/New Momentum Turns Into Solid Runs Saturday Night In Gateway

Zach Veach was the quote on quote Guinea pig for the Andretti Autosport team in the Verizon IndyCar Series test at the Pocono Raceway a few weeks ago. He was the lone driver of the four car team to test on the 2.5-mile oval. That led to him getting all the praise from their other three drivers for how well the organization ran as a whole on the Tricky Triangle. Race winner Alexander Rossi and gave most of the credit to Veach’s test and how well the rookie driver did…

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Bourdais Quietly Scores Top 5 Finish Sunday In Pocono, 1st Top 5 Since INDYCAR Grand Prix

LONG POND, PA – Sebastien Bourdais was competing at the Pocono Raceway for the first time since 2016. See, last year he was still recovering from his injuries suffered in his May 20 qualifying crash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In fact, last year’s ABC Supply 500 was the last race Bourdais would miss due to his injuries. In his first race back on the Tricky Triangle this weekend, Bourdais would score his second straight top five finish on the 2.5-mile track. Bourdais, finished fifth in 2016 and now brought his…

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New Sponsors Coming On Board For Toronto

This is at least the third time that I’ve been glad to write a piece like this but business is still booming in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The best way to see the proof of that, not only do you look at the fans in the stands or TV ratings, but look at the sponsorships on the new cars as well. Another race is coming up and more new colors will be on some of the cars for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto. Sebastien Bourdais will carry the Mouser Electronics on…

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Frenchmen Simon Pagenaud and Sebastien Bourdais Heading In Opposite Directions Heading Into The Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

After a much needed week off, the Verizon IndyCar Series heads to the scenic Road America circuit this weekend. For the two French drivers in the field, they’re heading into Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) going in two opposite directions. Sebastien Bourdais entered the Month of May third in the INDYCAR points standings. He had a win in the season opener in St. Pete and a fifth place run at the end of April in Barber for two very good finishes in the first four races…

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Power, Dixon, Hunter-Reay Went From Outside Of The Top 5 In The INDYCAR Standings Heading Into May, To Top Drivers A Month Later

INDIANAPOLIS – Leaving the April 23 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Scott Dixon and Will Power sat sixth, seventh and 10th respectively in the Verizon IndyCar Series points standings. Heading into Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) all three are now in the top five of the standings and are arguably the top three drivers in the series right now. They’ve combined to win all four races since then and are proving to be the ones to beat. 

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Bourdais Searching For Belle Isle Win For 3rd Straight Year

BELLE ISLE, MI – Sebastien Bourdais has a two year winning streak going for him in Belle Isle. The Dale Coyne Racing driver won the second duel in Detroit in 2015, then won the first duel a year later in 2016. While some may say, um he didn’t win in 2017, my take is that in his defense, he didn’t get a shot to try. Bourdais, was severely injured in a scary qualifying crash in May 2017 at Indy, where he made an impact with the Turn 2 SAFER barrier at…

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Dixon/Bourdais The Lone Honda Rangers Up Front And For Some Reason They’re Not Getting The Attention

INDIANAPOLIS – All the attention in the Firestone Fast Nine session on Sunday afternoon was about the seven combined Team Penske and Ed Carpenter Racing drivers. After all, when you have a three-time Indianapolis 500 champion in Helio Castroneves, the defending series champion in Josef Newgarden, the INDYCAR Grand Prix winner in Will Power, the likeable Simon Pagenaud, the hometown hero Ed Carpenter and the media darling Danica Patrick in that group, how can you not gravitate to those storylines. Meanwhile, two seasoned veterans stayed quiet and did their jobs behind…

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