Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana – April 10-12, 201

Stefano Coletti made his debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series with KV Racing Technology two weeks ago at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. He was very impressive on restarts and showed tremendous skill to pass on a difficult track. He ran in the top-10 a few times and managed to move from 21st to 12 in 10 laps. Coletti currently sits 20th in the standings with 10 points after the first race.

This weekend will see Coletti’s No. 4 KVRT car sponsored by local Louisiana based oil field rental tool company, Variable Bore Rams, Inc.

The 2015 Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will be Coletti’s second Verizon IndyCar Series start, second with KV Racing Technology and first at NOLA Motorsports Park.

At the recent test last month at NOLA, Coletti was second in the morning practice and fifth overall at the end of the day.

Coletti is very impressive on restarts, passing four cars two weeks ago in one lap
Coletti has been very successful in the GP2 Series, the feeder series to Formula One, earning a total of eight wins and one pole in 90 races.

In 2013, Coletti won the GP2 Series sprint race on the Monaco circuit and became the first Monegasque driver since Louis Chrion in 1931 to have won a race in his homeland.

Coletti, who turned 26 last Monday, is third generation Monegasque, who still resides in Monaco, Monaco.
2015 Verizon IndyCar Career Statistics
Seasons 1 Top-Five 0
Career Starts 1 Top-10 0
Wins 0 Poles 0
Podium 0 Laps Led 0
2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Results
St. Petersburg S/F 17/20


Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana – April 10-12, 2015

Four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais opened the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, with his best finish at St. Petersburg with a sixth place showing two weeks ago. He had a clean and consistent race, with a car that had good pace. Bourdais currently sits sixth in the standings with 28 points.

The 2015 Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will be Bourdais’ 133rd Verizon IndyCar Series start, 20th with KVSH Racing and first at NOLA Motorsports Park Bourdais is contesting his ninth Verizon IndyCar Series season (Champ Car, 5: IndyCar, 4. Drove one IndyCar event in 2005, the Indy 500).

In 132 career Verizon IndyCar Series starts, Bourdais has won 32 races placing him eighth on the all-time list and earned 33 pole positions, tied for seventh all-time.

Bourdais is the only driver to win four consecutive championships, taking the Champ Car World Series title in 2004 – 2007.

Bourdais contested 27 Formula One races (2008-2009)

Bourdais has a strong endurance racing record, winning the 2015 12 Hours of Sebring In addition to winning the 12 Hours of Sebring last weekend, the 2014 Rolex 24 Hours and finishing runner-up this year at the Rolex 24 Hours.
Bourdais, 36, is a native of Le Mans, France but resides in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Career Statistics (includes CART and year to date IndyCar)
Seasons 9 Top-Five 62
Career Starts 132 Top-10 80
Wins 32 Poles 33
Podium 49 Laps Led 2,288

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Statistics
Starts 1 Top-10 1
Wins 0 Poles 0
Podiums 0 Laps Led 0
Top-Five 0
2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Results
St. Petersburg S/F 6/6