KVSH Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais in the No.11 Team Hydroxycut Chevrolet followed up his victory in the opening race in Detroit on Saturday by finishing the race 2 in the top ten with an eighth place finish.
The Frenchman who won race 2 here last season started the second race in 12th place and came home in eighth place.
The LeMans native who took victory in race one ran up front in race two but eventually ended the event in eighth place. Bourdais heads to the next race the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend in 14th place in the Verizon IndyCar Series points standings and speaking following the race he commented by saying:
I have mixed feelings. We put on quite a show. The Hydroxycut machine was on it. It was a little bit like yesterday when we had to turn it up and in clear air it was about as fantastic as it gets. Unfortunately, what gave us the win yesterday, took it away today. When that yellow came out it was game over. We knew it, but we still soldiered on and put on the best drive that I have had in quite a while. It felt like back in the Champ Car days to be honest where the car was so hooked up it was just about my own limit and that is a very cool feeling. But, we only had six gallons left in the car after the restart and that was not enough even though we had the pace and were pulling away, it wasn’t enough to recover from the late caution so we cycled back to eighth. From 12th to eighth, we’ll take it.