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Robert Wickens Tremendous in Debut, But Sebastien Bourdais Repeats at St. Petersburg

It was a heartbreaking finish to Robert Wickens’ fabulous IndyCar Series debut. Wickens, 28, made his first start with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports from the pole at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and led 69 laps, but contact from Alexander Rossi following a restart on Lap 109 cost the Canadian …

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WeatherTech Rolex 24 Thursday: Renger van der Zande Snatches Pole

Thursday at Daytona International Speedway is a very busy day for teams in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  There are three practice sessions totaling 3.5 hours of track time, in addition to qualifying.  Here, we’ll recap all of the Thursday sessions. Qualifying Entering the weekend, qualifying seemed to be a …

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Felipe Nasr Tops WeatherTech Roar Night Session

Roar Before the 24 Session No. 5 at Daytona International Speedway put the 50 teams present under the lights.  Running at night really didn’t change all that much as Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was once again quickest. Nasr’s lap of 97.322 seconds (131.687 mph) was nearly four-tenths of a …

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2017 INDYCAR Team Review: Dale Coyne Racing

When KVSH Racing folded after the 2016 IndyCar Series season, Sébastien Bourdais needed a new ride. For 2017, the driver signed with Dale Coyne Racing, which he drove for in 2011. The team also brought 2016 Indy Lights champion Ed Jones on board for the season. Coyne and Bourdais had …

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Sébastien Bourdais Returns to Dale Coyne Racing at Gateway

On Wednesday afternoon, Dale Coyne Racing announced that Sébastien Bourdais will return to the No. 18 Dallara this weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park.  Bourdais has been out since suffering a number of injuries in this crash during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 back in May. Bourdais suffered fractures to his …

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Entry List: 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

This weekend, the FIA World Endurance Championship has their marquee event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans.  The 8.469-mile Circuit de la Sarthe will be alive with activity all week.  The activity will be focused on the 60 teams that are entered. The headlining LMP1 class is a bit smaller …

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Sebastien Bourdais Returns to Indy, Eyes Sonoma Race

Following a severe accident in Saturday (May 20) qualifying for the 101st Indianapolis 500, Sebastien Bourdais is back at the track. But it wasn’t an easy return, as the Frenchman suffered multiple pelvic fractures and a fractured right hip in the Turn 2 crash that saw him flip his No. …

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Sebastien Bourdais Out For Season After Indy 500 Qualifying Crash

Sebastien Bourdais’ first season back with Dale Coyne Racing, which he drove for in 2011, has come to an unfortunate end. Bourdais suffered pelvic injuries and a broken right hip after a horrific crash during Saturday’s qualifying session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Although he underwent successful surgery, team owner Dale …

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Scott Dixon Fastest in INDYCAR Long Beach Final Practice

Scott Dixon continued his great form on Saturday, turning in the best lap of the 45-minute final practice session of the weekend.  However, Dixon topped the charts by the smallest of margins. Dixon’s lap of 67.1348 seconds (105.531 mph) on his final lap of the session was only two-ten thousandths …

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Stephen Simpson Fastest Overall in Thursday Sebring Practice

Thursday, the 46 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams took to the 3.74-mile Sebring International Raceway for three practice sessions.  The main story heading into the weekend was how the Cadillacs would fare after being hit with multiple rule changes designed to slow them down.  The overall result is that they …

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