This was a thrilling Sunday for Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg as Sebastien Bourdais won the race in last moments. laps of the race Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens was bumped by Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi and Sebastien Bourdais won the race. It was Bourdais’ 37th career victory. If you have missed the action then we present you Indycar highlights.
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Sebastien Bourdais won the season opener back to back as he won the race last time too. After the race he said “This one was emotional, because we had to overcome a few bumps and rolls, and a ball of fire and a few broken bones to come back in this victory circle. I couldn’t be any happier for the whole Dale Coyne Racing and all the boys. They worked so hard. It’s a tiny group but they worked their tails off.
“We didn’t have the fastest car today but we had consistency and we pulled it together. We were going to get a podium, which was awesome, and I was really happy for Robert and kind of heatbroken for him, but for us it’s such an upset I just can’t put it into words.”
When it comes to consecutive victories Helio Castroneves won the race back to back in 2006-07, and Juan Pablo Montoya did it in 2015-16.
In other races at St. Petersburg, Santi Urrutia won the Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Rinus VeeKay won the Pro Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg while Alex Baron won Cooper Tires USF2000 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. We will get you all the updates from upcoming races. In the meantime keep checking other Sports news and share your thoughts in the Comments section.