Tag Archive: Sébastien Bourdais

Jan 29

KVRT Statement : Brian Barnhart named Indycar Race Director

“it makes perfect sense and is the right decision” – Sebastien Bourdais

KV Racing Technology logo KV Racing Technology issued the following statements regarding the naming of Vice President of Competition Brian Barnhart as INDYCAR Race Director. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Tickets to the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto go on sale today for anyone who purchased a two-day reserved grandstand ticket last year

Honda Indy Toronto tickets on sale today for renewals, February 19 for general public

Honda Indy Toronto Logo The general public will have the opportunity to purchase tickets starting February 19 at HondaIndy.com. To accommodate the Pan Am Games, which will be held at venues throughout Toronto in July, Honda Indy Toronto will take place one month early this year, from June 12-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Action Express Racing wins Third segment, prototype lead tied at 18-Hour mark of Patrón Endurance Cup at Rolex 24

PC-Leading CORE autosport captures Third consecutive segment

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Joao Barbosa leapfrogged three competitors shortly before the end of the 18th hour of the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona due to quick work by the Action Express pit crew. That enabled the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP co-driven by Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais to win the five points for leading the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup at the 18-hour mark. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Indycar stars add luster to Daytona 24-hour race

A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Indycar will have significant star power this week at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona as 14 of the 33 starters from the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will compete in the first endurance race of the IMSA-sanctioned schedule at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Rain slows final day of Roar Before The Rolex 24 testing

Jordan Taylor fastest of weekend, Barrichello quickest in wet

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Season-Opening Rolex 24 Set For Jan. 24-25 At Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

TUDOR Championship ‘Roars’ Into Night

Corvette DPs gain speed n Second Day Of Roar Before The Rolex 24 Testing At Daytona

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoPorsche North America sets quickest time of weekend In GTLM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Talk about a view from the top

Saturday at Daytona International Speedway was all about summits

Action Express Racing drivers at Rolex 24 Defending Champions Barbosa, Fittipaldi, Bourdais experience DAYTONA rising first-hand. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

AJ Allmendinger, Honda-Powered Ligier to top of charts In Session 4

Werner, BMW Z4 quickest In GTLM field

AJ Allmendinger Ligier 60 - photo IMSA Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian showed up to the Roar Before the Rolex 24 with a new package, but the team’s new No. 60 Honda-powered Ligier JS P2 showed the speed that led Michael Shank Racing to victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Rolex 24 at Daytona

Captivating, dramatic, demanding

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo The 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona takes place over the weekend of 24-25 January 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Wright Motorsports gearing up for busy season

Wright Motorsports is stepping up for the full season of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition in 2015.

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based team will partner with racer/actor Patrick Dempsey for the four Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup races under the Dempsey/Wright Motorsports banner, and will run the remaining races with regular drivers Madison Snow and Jan Heylen in the No. 58 Porsche 911 GT America. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Action Express rolls out new Corvette C7 bodywork

Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi took turns in the car on Monday

New Corvette C7 bodywork is not the only change on the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP, which tested in its new trim for the first time on Monday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Conway wins back end of Toronto doubleheader

Bourdais wins Toronto Race 1, first since 2007

 

2014-07-20_0023Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. It had been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais.

Mar 14

Bourdais exceeds expectations, wins Pole in Daytona-Winning Corvette DP

For Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring Fueled By Fresh From Florida

12 Hours of Sebring logo Based on the team’s performance in practice, Sebastien Bourdais didn’t have great expectations for Friday afternoon’s Prototype (P) qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Corvette DP Closes Out Sebring Test On Top

Porsche Sweeps GTLM, GTD Testing At Sebring

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoThe No. 5 Corvette DP from Action Express Racing continues to build momentum in the early stages of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, as Sébastien Bourdais drove the Rolex 24 At Daytona-winning machine to the top of the time chart on Friday for the second consecutive day at the Sebring International Raceway winter test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Action Express Racing saves best for last on opening day of Sebring Testing

Bourdais Drives No. 5 Corvette DP To Top Of Charts In Final Minute
TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Sébastien Bourdais and Action Express Racing picked up right where they left off after winning the Rolex 24 At Daytona by setting the fastest lap Thursday on the opening day of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship testing at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Action Express wins 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Race Results and interviews

Action Express Corvette win 24 DaytonaThe Corvette DP # 5 driven by Sébastien Bourdais, Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (Burt Frisselle did not take the wheel) were the 1st to get the checkered flag.

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Nov 17

Sebring International Raceway Test: Day 2 report

“The changes really change the feel of the car, but it doesn’t change its character” – Bourdais

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoThe No. 5 Action Express Corvette DP led its second consecutive day of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship testing Sunday at Sebring International Raceway courtesy of a best lap of 1:53.748 (118.367 mph) by Sebastien Bourdais. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Starworks Motorsport to field impressive team for 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona

In 2012 Starworks Motorsport entered the history books by becoming the first LMP2 Champions in the FIA World Endurance Championship

2011-02-18_0647Starworks Motorsport logoAllan McNish, Alex Popow, Ryan Dalziel and Sébastien Bourdais will pilot the #8 Starworks Motorsport Riley-Ford Daytona Prototype at the 51st Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on 26-27 January 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

25 F1 drivers to tackle Le Mans this weekend

More than 25 drivers with formula one experience will be on the grid at this weekend’s 80th running of the fabled 24 hour Le Mans race.

24 Heures du MansAllan McNish  Audi 2 photo - DPPI  François FlamandNear the front, in the premier LMP1 prototype class, will be Allan McNish and Marc Gene, driving for Audi.  Scot McNish raced in F1 with Toyota in 2002, while Gene drove for Minardi and is still a Ferrari test driver. Toyota has since left F1 and for 2012 has entered Le Mans, and the Japanese marque’s number 8 entry is a grand prix-superteam featuring Anthony Davidson (Super Aguri), Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso) and one-off 1999 Minardi driver Stephane Sarrazin.

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May 28

F1’s Sato almost wins Indy 500

Former F1 driver Takuma Sato almost won Sunday’s running of the fabled Indy 500.

Indy 500 - 2012 logoTakuma Sato 2012-02-03Instead, the Japanese 35-year-old, the former Jordan, Honda and Super Aguri driver until 2008, crashed into the wall after an audacious last-lap attempt to pass Dario Franchitti, who went on to win under yellow flags. Read the rest of this entry »

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