Race Weekend Central

Sebastien Bourdais Out For Season After Indy 500 Qualifying Crash

(Photo: Walt Kuhn/IndyCar)

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 Coyne told Motorsport.com that he …

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Scott Dixon Fastest in INDYCAR Long Beach Final Practice

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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 (you read that right) quicker …

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Stephen Simpson Fastest Overall in Thursday Sebring Practice

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

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 aren’t necessarily going to run …

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WTR, Corvette Racing, CORE autosport Top Sebring Charts

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Thursday and Friday, teams from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship took to 3.74-mile Sebring International Raceway for 15 hours of testing ahead of next month’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring. For most of the teams, it was their first chance to test out new Balance of Performance guidelines that were designed to bring the …

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Sebastien Bourdais Confirmed at Dale Coyne Racing for 2017

While Coletti has struggled, teammate Sebastien Bourdais is in the midst of his best IndyCar season to date. (Photo: Joe Skibinski)

Sebastien Bourdais‘ rumored return to Dale Coyne Racing was officially announced on Wednesday, giving the organization their first confirmed driver for 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series ahead of a Thursday test. A four-time Champ Car champion, Bourdais first drove for DCR in 2011 after a brief stint in F1 and sports car racing. Now, after two …

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Porsche Steals Le Mans Overall Victory in Final Lap

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On Sunday morning, Porsche Team claimed a shocking overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans when the leading No. 5 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 fell victim to issues under the rear bodywork in the final couple of laps of the race.  With less than ten minutes, the No. 5 driven by Kazuki Nakajima had a one …

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Pace Laps: Downpours At Pocono While Chevy Dominates Detroit GP

(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar)

Sprint Cup: A Monday Afternoon Event in Pocono – Following nonstop rain, fog and misty conditions Sunday at Pocono Raceway, the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 was pushed back to Monday at noon for the Sprint Cup Series field – standing as Pocono’s first postponement since 2009. The race will still be televised on FOX Sports …

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Tony Kanaan, Sebastien Bourdais See Early Exit in Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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For Verizon IndyCar Series veterans Tony Kanaan and Sébastien Bourdais, the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis was over as quickly as it began. Kanaan and Bourdais were involved in a shunt going into Turn 1 on the opening lap of the road course race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, heavily damaging both cars and requiring …

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Sébastien Bourdais Paces Opening Barber Practice

(Photo: Bret Holmes/IndyCar)

In his first practice session with new sponsor Europa gracing his Chevrolet, Sébastien Bourdais led the way in the 75-minute opening practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park. The KVSH Racing driver’s 1:07.3399 stood atop the charts at the end of the session as teams prepare for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix …

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KVSH Racing Set Back By Transporter Fire

(Photo: KVSH Racing)

It appears one team – KVSH Racing – has fallen victim to the Arizona heat days before Saturday’s Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. The one-car Verizon IndyCar Series team’s transporter caught fire while en-route to Phoenix International Raceway. Included in the transporter were team equipment, as well as the Dallara IR-12 driven by Sebastien Bourdais. …

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