Sebastien Bourdais crashes hard in qualifying

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dale Coyne Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais hit the wall hard in turn 2 during qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

The driver of the No. 18 Honda suffered multiple fractures to his pelvis and a fracture to his right hip.  He will undergo surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital.

Series officials say he was alert and never lost consciousness after the wreck.  He was transported downtown by ambulance.

“Sebastien is in good hands here at IU Methodist Hospital with the staff,” said car owner Dale Coyne.  “Now we just wait for him to recover.”

Take a quick look at a replay of the crash below: