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KVRT & KVSH Racing’s Team Long Beach Notes

STEFANO COLETTI
NO. 4 KV RACING TECHNOLOGY CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – April 17-19, 2015
Stefano Coletti with the support of local Louisiana company Variable Bore Rams, Inc. made his second Verizon IndyCar Series start last weekend at the Grand Prix of Louisiana. Despite the condtions, Coletti was on the move from the drop of the green flag and by lap 12 had moved up 10 spots. He switched to slicks shortly after and while overtaking on a restart found a huge puddle, which caused him to spin into a barrier and damage the rear wing. Thanks to his crew they were able to fix it, but with it being a timed race and three laps down, was unable to move back up the field. Coletti picked up 13 points and currently sits 21st in the standings with 23 points.

The 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will be Coletti’s third Verizon IndyCar Series start, third with KV Racing Technology and first on the streets of Long Beach.

Coletti was impressive last weekend, passing 10 cars in the first 12 laps

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.

Coletti will have the support of his sister this weekend, Alexandra Coletti, who is a three time Winter Olympian downhill skier for Monaco

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 2
Top-10 0
Wins 0
Poles 0
Podium 0
Laps Led 0
2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Results
St. Petersburg S/F 17/20
New Orleans S/F 20/17

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS
NO.11 TEAM HYDROXYCUT – KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – April 17-19, 2015

Four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais looked to be having a top-five finish at New Orleans last weekend, when he got collected by two other cars and sent into the tire wall with six laps remaining. Bourdais picked up nine points and now sits 12th in the championship standings with 37 points, just four away from 10th.
The 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will be Bourdais’ 134th Verizon IndyCar Series start, 21st with KVSH Racing and 11th on the streets of Long Beach.

Bourdais is contesting his ninth Verizon IndyCar Series season (Champ Car, 5: IndyCar, 4. Drove one IndyCar event in 2005, the Indy 500).

In 133 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.

In 10 previous starts at Long Beach, Bourdais has won the race three times (2005, 2006 & 2007. He has started on pole twice (2006 & 2007) and both times won.

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

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 133
Top-10 80
Wins 32
Poles 33
Podium 49
Laps Led 2,288

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Statistics
Starts 2
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
New Orleans S/F 6/21

Long Beach Statistics
Number of Starts 10

2003 S/F 5/16
2004 S/F 2/3
2005 S/F 4/1
2006 S/F 1/1
2007 S/F 1/1
2011 S/F 21/27
2012 Q/S/F 24/25/17
2013 Q/S/F 15/15/15
2014 Q/S/F 3/3/14

Best Finish 1 (2005, 2006 & 2007)
Best Start 1 (2006 & 2007)

Coletti Excited For Historic Race At Long Beach

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – April 15, 2015 – Stefano Coletti is excited to back on a street course and experience the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach for the first time this weekend.
Coletti will have the addition of King Taco on his No. 4 KV Racing Technology Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone car as he cruises around the historic 1.968- mile, 12-turn temporary street circuit in downtown Long Beach, CA..

“I’m excited to race at Long Beach for the first time,” said the 26-year-old. “From what I have seen it’s a fast, bumpy track with some good passing opportunities, which will be a lot of fun. This will now be my third race for KV Racing Technology and the team have given me a great car at my previous two events so I am sure we’ll be just as competitive here too. I look forward to not only driving this historic track but also seeing the west coast for the first time.”

At the end of March, the Monegasque made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut on the streets of St. Petersburg where he was extremely impressive on restarts, passing four cars on one lap. Last weekend at NOLA Motorsports Park, he went from 20th to 10th in 12 laps and was the biggest mover of the race before an incident at the very end.

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will be broadcast live on NBCSports from 4pm ET. It will also be on XM 209, IMS IndyCar Radio affiliates, plus IndyCar.com and the Verizon INDYCAR 15 app.

KVRT/KVSH Racing’s Race Report – NOLA

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS
NO.11 TEAM MISTIC E-CIGS – KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

LATE RACE INCIDENT ENDS SOLID PERFORMANCE BY KVSH RACING DRIVER SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS

Started: 6th
Finished: 21st (Unofficial)

“It was a weird race obviously. We held our own throughout the race getting as high as fourth. The Mistic-Circle K car ran good in the wet and ran good as the track transitioned. Then the race just became a succession of cautions with restarts after restarts during which I made a couple of spots and lost a couple of spots. Because of all the cautions there were different strategies and as they played out we ended up having to pit when everybody behind us had already done so. The guys in back cycled to the front and we cycled to the back with the leaders. Then with all the cautions, the guys in back were able to stretch their fuel and on the last restart I was on the inside and Ryan (Hunter-Reay) came up and made it three wide with Simon (Pagenaud). Ryan pushed Simon into the grass, he then came back on track with no control and could not avoid collecting me ending our race. It was never going to be a good day, but now with the damage to the car it is a shame because this was going to be my Indy 500 car.”

STEFANO COLETTI
NO. 4 VARIABLE BORE RAMS – KV RACING TECHNOLOGY CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

COLETTI WAS BIGGEST MOVER AT INDY GRAND PRIX OF LOUISIANA BEFORE INCIDENT

Started: 20th
Finished: 17th (Unofficial)

Fast Facts:
* After 12 laps had moved from 20th to 10th
* Remained in top-12 for the next 18 laps

“The race started on wets and the No. 4 Variable Bore Rams – KVRT car was quick. I managed to go from 20th to 10th before I pitted around lap 12 for slicks. When I started pushing, the yellow flag came out a few laps later and on the restart I tried to pass on the straight but found a big puddle. This caused me to spin and hit the barrier hard and I had to return to the pits to change the rear wing. The crew did a great job because the studs on the gearbox that mount the new rear wing had broken off, so they had to fixed that first and in the end managed to get me going, but three laps down. The rest of the race was pretty much under yellow and there was nothing I could really do to catch up. It wasn’t the result that we expected and I feel bad for my sponsor this weekend Variable Bore Rams, Inc. We had good speed all weekend and the team gave me a great so we will see what happens at Long Beach next weekend.”

KVRT/KVSH NOLA Quotes

STEFANO COLETTI
NO. 4 VARIABLE BORE RAMS – KVRT CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

Practice 1:
Finished 6th (time unavailable)
Practice 2:
Finished 4th – 80.8998 secs / 121.929 mph

“We have had a great day in the No.4 Variable Bore Rams – KV Racing Technology car. We worked through a lot of things in the first practice session and ended up finishing P6. The second session was shortened due to the rain and the track was still half wet and half dry, but we were able to get a few good laps in at the end and finished P4. We still have some work to do in practice 3 tomorrow and then hopefully we will have a good qualifying session in the afternoon.”

* Unveiled the No. 4 Variable Bore Rams – KV Racing Technology car today with President “Chip” Marshall

* VBR are the only local Louisiana company to be a primary sponsor on an IndyCar this weekend
SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS
NO.11 TEAM MISTIC E-CIGS – KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

Practice 1:
Finished 4th – 79.2563 secs / 124.1457 mph
Practice 2:
No time (only ran two un-timed laps)
Combined:
Finished 4th – 79.2563 secs / 124.1457 mph

“It was a good day. We thought we were going to get rained out and that didn’t happen at least for the first practice. I am really happy with the Mistic E-Cigs car. The crew did a really good job. We unloaded pretty strong. Then we tried some things and it didn’t make it better. We had other ideas for this afternoon, but the weather decided otherwise. Overall, I am pretty optimistic for this weekend.”

* Boudais debut the No. 11 Team MISTIC-Ecigs – KVSH Racing car today to rave reviews

KVRT & KVSH Racing’s Team NOLA Notes

STEFANO COLETTI
NO. 4 VARIABLE BORE RAMS – KV RACING TECHNOLOGY CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

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

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS
NO.11 TEAM MISTIC E-CIGS – KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

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

Louisiana Based Oil Field Rental Tool Company Variable Bore Rams, Inc. to be Primary Sponsor of Stefano Coletti at Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana

Louisiana Based Oil Field Rental Tool Company Variable Bore Rams, Inc. to be Primary Sponsor of Stefano Coletti at Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana

KV Racing NOLA Livery Car 4

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – April 7, 2015 – KV Racing Technology announced today that local Louisiana based oil field rental tool company, Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR) will be the primary sponsor of the No. 4 Variable Bore Rams – KV Racing Technology Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone car driven by Stefano Coletti at the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, April 10-12, in Avondale, Louisiana.

“I have known Chip for a long time and I know his passion for cars, racing and Louisiana,” said KVRT team co-owner Kevin Kalkhoven. “This was a unique opportunity for both companies and I want to thank everyone at Variable Bore Rams for partnering with the team for the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana. KVRT looks forward to producing a good result for VBR and for KVRT in New Orleans.”

President of VBR, Hines M. “Chip” Marshall, Jr. is an avid race car fan and owns several race cars, including the Champ car Will Power drove to victory in the ChampCar World Series finale at Long Beach in 2008. In February this year, KVRT organized a test day for “Chip” at NOLA Motorsports Park, which allowed him to bring the two Champ cars he owns and test them under the guidance of KVRT co-owner Jimmy Vasser, retired after the Long Beach event. KVSH Racing driver Sebastien Bourdais was also given a chance to get back behind the wheel of one of the cars he earned one of his four-consecutive Champ Car World Series titles.

Chip Marshall President of VBR with his Champ Car - Resized

Commenting on this exciting weekend ahead for VBR, “Chip” says, “Variable Bore Rams, Inc. is proud to represent Louisiana and our Energy Sector in this exhilarating Race! NOLA has seen its share of firsts, but this is a special time for IndyCar racing and we are grateful, as well as thrilled, to be in the hunt! Stefano Coletti is one of the most exciting rookie drivers to come along in quite a while. Having been present to see KV Racing win the 2013 Indianapolis 500 anything could happen! I drove the track myself in February so I can personally say NOLA Motorsports Park is first class!”

Coletti made an extremely positive impression during three tests with KVRT prior to the start of the 2015 season. He made his IndyCar Series debut on March 29 at the season opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in St. Petersburg, Florida and was again impressive. His skill on restarts and ability to pass on a difficult track, approximately 15 cars, was one of the highlights of the race and has everyone in the Paddock talking about him.

“It’s great to be able to have Variable Bore Rams as my primary sponsor for their home race this weekend, the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana,” said Coletti. “I had a successful test at NOLA last month when we debut the new Chevrolet aero-kits so I look forward to being back there this weekend and hopefully bringing home a great result.”

The Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will be live on NBCSports from 2pm ET on Sunday April 12th. The race will also be on XM 209, IMS IndyCar Radio affiliates, plus IndyCar.com and the Verizon INDYCAR 15 app.

ABOUT VARIABLE BORE RAMS, INC:
Variable Bore Rams, Inc. provides support for blowout prevention operators worldwide and offers a wide variety of BOP components and products, including rams and elastomers. Stocking the latest in equipment and providing the most recent product upgrades, engineering updates and technical bulletins, VBR provides services worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and at a moment’s notice. For more information, visit www.vbri.com.

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KVRT/KVSH Racing’s Race Report

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS
NO.11 TEAM HYDROXYCUT KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

BOURDAIS FINISHES CAREER BEST SIXTH IN 2015 VERIZON INDYCAR SEASON OPENING FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG

Started: 6th
Finished: 6th

Fast Facts:
* Best finish in an Indy car season opening race since 2006 (won Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beac.
* Best finish in five starts at St. Petersburg where he resides.
* First top-10 finish since Houston on 8/03/14

“It was a solid result for the Hydroxycut – KVSH Racing team, but it was a bit up and down. Initially, it felt like we had something special going. I got TK (Tony Kanaan) and the car had good pace. Then I made a couple of mistakes and a restart didn’t go my way. After that Sato hit us and we lost three positions. It was one of those races where you controlled the damage, but you don’t feel you have achieved what you were capable of. I am satisfied with the result and happy for the team, they did a good job. It’s a good start to the season. The pace was good when we got clear air, but it is definitely is hard to follow other cars and get a run on them. We will keep digging, keeping working on starting higher up on the grid and see where we end up.”


 

STEFANO COLETTI
NO. 4 KV RACING TECHNOLOGY CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

COLETTI HAS HIGHS AND LOWS IN VERIZON INDYCAR DEBUT AT FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG

Started: 17th
Finished: 20th

Fast Facts:
* Went from the back of the field to close to the top-10 four times, passing a total of 15 cars during his IndyCar debut
* Went from 21st to 12th in 10 laps
* Did an outstanding job on restart, gaining three to four positions within one lap
* Ran as high as eighth with just four laps remaining

“The KV Racing Technology team gave me a great car today, but unfortunately we didn’t have the result to prove it. The car was fast and I overtook a lot of people. Every restart I overtook several cars, improving three or four positions. Obviously, I am disappointed with the final result. I had some issues and had to make up a lot of positions so I used a lot of fuel. As a result I had to pit with four laps to go. At least I had fun today in my first Verizon IndyCar Series race and hopefully the result will change when we race in New Orleans in two weeks.”

KVRT and KVSH Racing qualifying report

STEFANO COLETTI
NO. 4 KV RACING TECHNOLOGY CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

Practice 3:
Finished 14th – 62.1298 secs / 104.298 mph
Combined Practice Report:
Finished 18th – 62.1298 seconds/104.298 mph (Practice 3)
Qualifying:
Round 1 (Grp 1): 61.6727 secs / 105.071 mph
Round 2: N/A
Firestone Fast Six: N/A

“It was a disappointing qualifying for my first IndyCar race. I have been struggling with the car all weekend. The things we thought we learned at the Sebring test earlier in the week, we found out did not work here. Despite the limited track time we have had, I was able to learn the track pretty quick and its a lot of fun. We will work on the car tonight and make some changes and hopefully, tomorrow I will have a good race car and have a good result for my first Verizon Indycar Series race.”

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS
NO.11 TEAM HYDROXYCUT KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

Practice 3:
Finished 9th – 61.8944 secs / 104.694 mph
Combined:
Finished 8th – 61.8439 seconds/104.8439 mph (Practice 1)
Qualifying:
Round 1 (Grp 2): 61.4272 secs / 105.491 mph
Round 2: 60.9378 secs / 106.338 mph
Firestone Fast Six: 61.1545 secs / 105.961 mph

“I was a really proud of the whole Team HYDROXYCUT – KVSH Racing crew. The car was really good and we had a solid effort. It’s a shame about that last lap, which was going to determine whether we were in the top-three or not. I tried a bit harder and for some reason I probably just braked in a different place and braked deeper and might have found the one bump. I bottomed out and locked the right front and that was that. I was so committed, if I had tried to make it I would have stuffed it. I knew I had to find a good chunk of time as I was conservative the last lap, but unfortunately it just didn’t work out. We were in the Firestone Fast Six, which is a good start to the season. I was on pole the first year in 2003, but since then I have never managed to make it out of the first round, so I made an improvement today!!”

“I’m fine with the record being broken and congratulate Will (Power) and Penske Racing on the achievement. You just try and do your best on any given day. I held the record for a long time and got it in the first race here, so that is nice since I live here. The cars in 2003 were more powerful, but the track was different and had just been paved so it was slippery. Those were different days.”

Bourdais track record was set at the inaugural St. Petersburg race in 2003 with a lap of 60.928 secs/106.710 mph.

Will Power’s time today was 60.6931 secs/106.767 mph.

This is the first time since the pole in 2003 (four attempts) that Bourdais has qualified in the top-10 let alone the top six at St. Petersburg.

This is the first time since returning to IndyCar competition in 2011 that Bourdais has made the Firestone Fast Six in the season opening race.

YOU CAN CATCH ALL THE ACTION OF THE FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST PETERSBURG ON SUNDAY MARCH 29TH BY:

TV BROADCAST: ABC AT 3PM ET
RADIO BROADCAST: XM 209 & IMS INDYCAR RADIO AFFILIATES
ONLINE: INDYCAR.COM & VERIZON INDYCAR 15 APP

KVRT & KVSH Racing’s Team Notes for St. Petersburg

STEFANO COLETTI
NO. 4 KV RACING TECHNOLOGY CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE
Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – March 27 – 29, 2015
Stefano Coletti will make his debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series with KV Racing Technology this weekend at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The GP2 veteran has already been very impressive, finishing third on the time sheets at the Barber Open Test earlier this month.

  • The 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will be Coletti’s first Verizon IndyCar Series start, first with KV Racing Technology and first on the streets of St. Petersburg.
  • 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 will make his second appearance on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May. In 2006, he competed in two Formula BMW USA races there, winning the second race after starting 10th and placing second in the other.
  • Coletti’s sister, Alexandra, is also a professional athlete, who will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in the Downhill and Super Combined.
  • Coletti, 25, is third generation Monegasque, who still resides in Monaco, Monaco.
Career Statistics
Seasons 0 Top-Five 0
Career Starts 0 Top-10 0
Wins 0 Poles 0
Podium 0 Laps Led 0
SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS
NO.11 TEAM HYDROXYCUT – KVSH RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – March 27 – 29, 2015

Four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais is back with KVSH Racing for a second year and contesting his 10th Verizon IndyCar Series season . Last year was his best year since returning to IndyCar competition in 2011, securing two podium finishes, including a win at Toronto Race 1, earning two poles and finishing 10th in the championship standings with 461 points.

  • The 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will be Bourdais’ 132nd Verizon IndyCar Series start, 19th with KVSH Racing and fifth on the streets of St. Petersburg (did not start in 2011).
  • In four previous starts at St. Pete, Bourdais has been on pole once and had a best finish of 11th in 2003 and 2013.
  • Bourdais is contesting his 10th Verizon IndyCar Series season (Champ Car, 5: IndyCar, 5. Drove one IndyCar event in 2005, the Indy 500).
  • In 131 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)
  • In addition to winning the 12 Hours of Sebring last weekend, Bourdais has a strong endurance racing record, including winning the 2015 12 Hours of Sebring and the Rolex 24 Hours last year and finishing runner-up this year.
  • 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 131 Top-10 79
Wins 32 Poles 33
Podium 49 Laps Led 2,288
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Statistics
Starts 18 Top-10 7
Wins 1 Poles 2
Podiums 2 Laps Led 98
Top-Five 5
St. Petersburg Statistics
Number of Starts 4 2011 S/F DNS
2014 Q/S/F 13/13/13 2003 S/F 1/11
2013 Q/S/F 21/21/11 Best Finish 11 (2003 & 2013)
2012 Q/S/F 26/26/21 Best Start 1
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