Mistic Electronic Cigarettes is excited to have Sebastien Bourdais at the wheel of the Mistic Machine during the 2014 IndyCar Series, and we’re sure you are too – but how much do you know about him?
6 Facts You May Not Know about Sebastien Bourdais:
- His hometown of Le Mans, France is also home to the world’s oldest active sports car endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in which he’s raced 9 times.
- His first 24-hour race win wasn’t in Le Mans – it was just this weekend in Daytona! In his fifth attempt at the Rolex 24, he took the top spot on Jan. 26th, 2014 with teammates Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi.
- He’s a family man. He and his wife Claire have 2 kids, and the whole family was present for his Rolex 24 win.
- He’s among the most successful drivers in the history of the Champ Car World Series, with four successive championship wins in 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007.
- Racing runs in his family – his dad Patrick is a successful amateur driver, and is the one who first introduced Sebastien to racing.
- He’s on Twitter! You can follow him @BourdaisOnTrack for race updates and more.
Will you be watching Sebastien in the 2014 IndyCar Series? Let us know in the comments!
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