gamesindustryblog.com
gamesindustryblog.com June 29, 2017


Sebastian Bourdais Out For Season After Crash In Qualifying

28 May 2017, 02:22 | Simon Arnold

Screencap via ABC

Screencap via ABC

Sebastien Bourdais will not race again in 2017 following his horror crash during Saturday's qualifying session for the Indianapolis 500, but has had successful surgery on his fractured pelvis and hip.

The Dale Coyne driver was quickly evacuated by the emergency services to an Indianapolis hospital where doctors diagnosed him with multiple pelvic fractures and a right hip fracture.

"Sebastien is in good hands here at IU Methodist Hospital with the staff", said vehicle owner Dale Coyne.

Dale Coyne Racing says James Davison will replace Bourdais in the 18-the auto, which will have to start in the 33rd spot because of the driver change.

Dale Coyne Racing announced Sunday that James Davison will replace Bourdais in the Indianapolis 500 on May 28.

Bourdais went 231.534, the fastest lap of the day Saturday, before crashing and end his run for the pole on Sunday.

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso will start fifth in his Indianapolis 500 debut next weekend.

Abbas says problem with occupation, not Judaism
Trump has said he wants to broker a deal that has proven elusive for the past two decades. The West Bank, including East Jerusalem , has been occupied by Israel for 50 years .

I think I can go faster tomorrow. "But at the same time, huge adrenaline when you cross the line", Alonso said. Qualifying is determined by the average time over four laps.

While Davison, who has run two previous 500s and finished 16th in 2014, is the choice for Sunday's 500, what's not decided is who will join Ed Jones, the other Coyne regular, for the other races on the trail. “With that said, Im extremely excited and ready to take on this challenge.

He ran the two fastest laps of the day, at 231.472 and an even quicker 231.595 miles per hour, before it all went wrong in Turn 2.

Sebastien Bourdais met with a devastating crash during the qualifying round for the Indianapolis 500 and have been shifted to a hospital for surgery.

Cars in both groups qualify in reverse order, from slowest to fastest, depending on how they qualified Saturday. Also with times from first-day qualifying erased, drivers will each make a four-lap attempt in the reverse order of where they finished today to decide the pole victor. "He was still very fast today".

Bourdais won four consecutive Champ Car titles from 2004 to 2007 with Newman/Haas Racing. Bourdais may have tried to catch the vehicle, but as the back end jumped back to the let, the rear wheels got hooked up again.



Other News

Trending Now

Monaco Have Rejected An Astronomical Real Madrid Bid For Kylian Mbappe
With a World Cup only a year away Mbappe, who has two caps for France, may well be tempted to stay at Monaco and help them defend their title.

3 killed as bombings rock Jakarta
National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said an initial investigation showed two suspected suicide bombers also died in the blast. A sustained crackdown weakened the most risky networks but the emergence of IS has proved a potent new rallying cry for radicals.

Chinese state-run daily denies Beijing killed Central Intelligence Agency agents
Apuzzo continued: "For many years China and the USA have been locked in this spy battle that's been going on behind the scenes". It's not clear whether agents confronted the man about whether he had spied for China.

Trump praises Sisi, says he will visit Egypt soon
He however did not say when he exactly would be visiting Egypt, but he praised Sisi calling him "friend". Trump met with Sisi for the first time in April, during his first official visit to the White House.

U.S. Senate Confirms Iowa Governor as China Envoy
Ben Cardin of Maryland, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, declared Branstad "fully qualified" for the job. Branstad is someone who will represent our country well on the world stage, and we couldn't be prouder of this selection".

Saharanpur blocks internet after caste violence
Senior police officer Aditya Mishra had told NDTV yesterday that no politician is being allowed to visit the town for now. Reports said that the police stopped the Maharana Pratap procession after some Dalits informed the police.

Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup
The victor will face the Nashville Predators, who advanced to the finals for the first time by eliminating Anaheim on Monday. Boucher entered with a 1-1 mark, the last one coming with Tampa in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final against Boston.

Lib Dems plan to 'sack' Southern Rail, says Lewes candidate
Mr Farron, who is due to launch his party's manifesto on Wednesday evening, spent the morning visiting Holland Park School in west London.

MSNBC Hits Ratings Milestone Amid Blitz Of Trump Bombshells
The network's weekday prime-time lineup, long the king of cable news, finished behind MSNBC in viewers last week. Fox News was a close second in total viewers with 2.405 million and CNN ranked third at 1.649 million.

Republican candidate charged with assault, roiling Trump's Montana test
But witnesses, even from the Fox News Channel, disagreed with the campaign's statement about what happened. But the New York Times had previously obtained audio of the GOP nominee praising the bill to his donors.