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Bourdais recovering after successful surgery

Tom Howard

Monday 22nd May, 2017 - 9:17am

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Sebastien Bourdais

Sebastien Bourdais is determined to return to the cockpit after undergoing a successful surgery on injuries sustained in a high speed crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifying.

The four-time Champ Car champion and former Formula 1 driver has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after suffering multiple fractures to his pelvis and a broken right hip.

Bourdais says he feels ‘pretty good’ following surgery on his pelvic injuries at the IU Health Methodist Hospital.

“I want to thank everybody for the support and the messages,” said Dale Coyne Racing’s Bourdais.

“Quite a few drivers have already dropped by.

“It’s going to take time, but I’m feeling pretty good since the surgery.

“I’ll be back at some point. Just don’t know when yet”

Dale Coyne Racing has confirmed that Australian James Davison will replace Bourdais in the #18 car for this weekend’s Indy 500.

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