Sebastian Bourdais back with Action Express following 24 Hour at Daytona win
Published on March 12, 2014
LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Sebastien Bourdais teamed with Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa in the Corvette Daytona Prototype to win the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January.
IndyCar Series driver Sébastien Bourdais is looking to make 2 endurance race victories in a row when he co-drives the Action Express Racing entry in the Twelve Hrs of Sebring this weekend.
Bourdais, who will participate in the IndyCar Series Open Check on March 17-18 at Barber Motorsports Park with KVSH Racing, joins Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa in the Corvette Daytona Prototype. They won the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January.
Bourdais set the fastest lap time in 2 days of testing last month on the 3.74-mile circuit.
Simon Pagenaud, who earned a class victory in a rally race in France final weekend, will co-drive an Excessive Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b. Pagenaud, who teamed with Scott Dixon to start off from the pole in the race at Sebring International Raceway in 2009, has finished second in class each and every of the previous 4 many years.
Dixon, the reigning IndyCar Series champion, will co-drive a Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Daytona Prototype with 2013 Indianapolis 500 champion and new Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Tony Kanaan and 2013 Firestone Indy Lights champion Sage Karam.
Also on the entry listing: Justin Wilson in the Michael Shank Racing with Curb Agajanian Daytona Prototype, Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires driver Gabby Chaves in the DeltaWing Racing Automobiles entry, Ryan Briscoe in the Corvette Racing GT Le Mans class entry and Ryan Hunter-Reay in the SRT Motorports automobile in GT Le Mans. Martin Plowman, who will drive for A.J. Foyt Racing in the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis and make his Indianapolis 500 debut in Might, will co-drive a BAR-1 Motorsports entry in the Prototype Challenge class. NBCSN IndyCar Series analyst and Indianapolis 500 competitor Townsend Bell will co-drive an AIM Autosport vehicle in the GT Daytona class.
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