IndyCar racer Sébastien Bourdais was expected to sit out the rest of this year after fracturing his hip, pelvis and two ribs in a violent Indianapolis 500 practice crash last May. However, after being cleared by doctors to race again last week, Motorsport.com reports that Bourdais will return to racing this weekend at…
While us normal people like to hang out and maybe sleep a bit after we shatter a bone, pro drivers tend to ask how quickly they can get back in the car they likely got injured in. For Sebastien Bourdais, who fractured his hip and pelvis in a huge Indianapolis 500 qualifying wreck, the answer was less than three months.
IndyCar driver Sébastien Bourdais, who sustained a fractured right hip and multiple pelvic fractures in an enormous Indianapolis 500 qualifying crash, was released from the hospital Wednesday, per IndyCar. Bourdais now starts his recovery at a local Indianapolis rehab facility.
Much of the hype surrounding this year’s Indianapolis 500 is thanks to Stefan Wilson. Wilson gave up his seat in order for two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso to have a go in the car he was originally going to run. So, why wasn’t Wilson first on the list to fill in for injured racer Sébastien Bourdais?
Dale Coyne Racing IndyCar driver Sébastien Bourdais had been one of the fastest drivers in practice, setting the fastest time of Fast Friday. He was on track to set the fastest Indy 500 qualifying run of Saturday, but crashed hard into the wall after completing only two of his four qualifying laps, flipping in the…
Four four four four four: I’m starting to get the idea that Ford likes the number four. Four-d is taking four cars to Le Mans, and as such, has added four drivers to their already insane lineup: IndyCar’s Scott Dixon and Sébastien Bourdais, 2014 Le Mans winner Harry Tincknell, and Mustang racer Billy Johnson.
If anywhere could snap a driver into full Jean Girard Mode, it would have to be one of IndyCar’s tight street courses. Good news! IndyCar’s season opener is on the chaotic street course at St. Petersburg, and Sébastien Bourdais already got into it with Mikhail Aleshin after a practice session. Yes, a practice session.
We've seen the new IndyCar aerokits for this year, but how do the cars drive with all those fancy add-ons? Well, for one, they make Barber Motorsports Park look like a go-kart track when they run it in what appears to be fast-forward. Here's an onboard from this week's test. Enjoy.
Sébastien Bourdais came second in the IndyCar race in Toronto yesterday, and was accordingly given a trophy. Said trophy proceeded to completely fall apart and bounce away from his hands before shattering. It looks like they don't make trophies like they used to.