Sebastien Bourdais
Jul 20

IndyCar: Bourdais Ends Long Winless Drought In First Toronto Race

Sebastien Bourdais takes the checkers in Race 1 of the Toronto doubleheader. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

takes the checkers in Race 1 of the doubleheader. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastien Bourdais waited out the rain, then took care of a winless drought.

Bourdais dominated from the pole at Toronto in the first Series race of a Sunday doubleheader, cruising to his first open wheel victory since 2007.

The race was shortened to 65 laps after rain wiped out Saturday’s race. Another 65-lap race was set for the afternoon at Exhibition Place.

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Jul 19

IndyCar Starting Grid: Bourdais Takes Pole For First Toronto Race

Sebastien Bourdais has scored three top-five finishes this season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

has scored three top-five finishes this season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastien Bourdais won his first open-wheel pole since 2007 on Saturday, taking the top spot for the first Series race of a doubleheader weekend at .

Bourdais’ lap of 58.9479 seconds (107.179 mph) on the 1.7-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit at Exhibition Place earned him his 32nd career pole. He won his first pole since Sept. 2, 2007, at Assen, Netherlands, driving for Champ Car. He’s now tied with Michael Andretti for eighth on the career open wheel poles list.

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Jun 25

IndyCar Rescinds Penalties Against Bourdais

Sebastien Bourdais was originally penalized for his involvement in a crash at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

was originally penalized for his involvement in a crash at Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The Series has withdrawn its $10,000 fine and probation against driver Sebastien Bourdais after accusing him of unsafe driving during a race in Texas.

IndyCar said Wednesday it had rescinded the penalties following an internal review. It did not give a reason for the change.

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Jun 11

IndyCar Hands Down Penalties From Texas Race

Sebastien Bourdais (11) was penalized after the race at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

(11) was penalized after the race at Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastien Bourdais was fined $10,000 and placed on probation for the rest of the season Wednesday for unsafe driving during last weekend’s race in Texas.

Bourdais was penalized after saying he thought he had positioned himself to prevent Justin Wilson from passing him on Lap 121. When Wilson tried to make the move, the two cars crashed.

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Apr 11

IndyCar: Pagenaud And Bourdais Lead Friday Practice At Long Beach

Simon Pagenaud drives during practice on the streets of Long Beach. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

drives during practice on the streets of Long Beach. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The Frenchmen were the fastest Friday on the streets of Long Beach.

Simon Pagenaud and were first and second in the final practice before qualifying for the Toyota .

Pagenaud was quickest on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn circuit with a lap of 1 minute, 9.1488 seconds.

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