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Bourdais on the mental and physical fightback after a 118G shunt

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Bourdais on the mental and physical fightback after a 118G shunt
Dec 8, 2017, 9:50 PM

IndyCar ace Sebastien Bourdais in his own words describes how he dealt with the after-effects of one of the most scary Indianapolis Motor Speedway shunts in recent memory.

 

I have had some pretty sizeable shunts in my career, but none where I ended up in hospital with an inactivity period, so it was all very new to me. 

There's always a scary period post-crash when everybody is assessing the damage and trying to work out how bad it is, but once I knew that nothing was really bad and couldn't be fixed within a reasonable amount of time, I wasn't too worried.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Sébastien Bourdais
Teams Dale Coyne Racing