Race Weekend Central

Sebastien Bourdais Out For Season After Indy 500 Qualifying Crash


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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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Will Power Due For Elusive Indianapolis 500 Win After Grand Prix of Indy

2016 Pocono Indycar Will Power Zach Catanzareti

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

With this weekend’s IndyCar victory in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Will Power moved into sole possession of 11th place on the all-time wins list, passing Rick Mears and Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves. Power, the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series champion, started from the pole on Saturday. He went on to lead 61 laps and scored …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Tom Sneva Recalls 1983 Indianapolis 500 Victory

1983 Indianapolis Indycar Tom Sneva Car Indianapolis Motor Speedway Photography

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In 1983, Tom Sneva finally won the Indianapolis 500 after previously finishing runner-up in it three times. It proved to be the final time he finished the race at all, and after the 1992 running of the race, he hung up his helmet for good. Sneva, the 1977 and 1978 USAC Champ Car Series champion, discussed with …

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