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Bourdais “heartbroken” for Wickens after inheriting St Pete victory

St Petersburg Grand Prix winner Sebastien Bourdais admitted he was “kind of heartbroken” for rival Robert Wickens, after snatching victory from him in the very closing stages of the IndyCar Series opener. Bourdais leapt from third to first at the final restart when race dominator Wickens was bumped into a spin by Alexander Rossi. In doing so, he scored his first series victory since St Pete in 2017 – and his first since his massive practice crash at Indianapolis last May. “This one’s emotional because we had to overcome a few bumps, rolls and a ball of fire,” said Bourdais. “It took a few broken bones to come back into this victory circle, so I couldn’t be any happier for...
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