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Sebastien Bourdais is recovering from surgery after fiery crash during Indy 500 qualifying

Sebastien Bourdais is recovering from surgery after fiery crash during Indy 500 qualifying

IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais is recovering from pelvis surgery Sunday after his car slammed into a barrier during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday.

Series medical director Dr. Geoffrey Billows says he met with Bourdais on Sunday and the French driver was “doing even better than I expected.”

Bourdais’ car wiggled going through the second turn and when the four-time Champ Car champion tried to correct the car, it slid up the track and slammed head-on into the SAFER barrier. The No. 18 car flipped before stopping on the back straightaway.

Bourdais was diagnosed with multiple fractures in his pelvis as well as a fractured right hip. He had surgery...

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