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Claman De Melo Looking to Pick Up Where He Left Off at Barber Test

Birmingham, AL (April 19, 2018) – For the first time this season, Dale Coyne Racing rookie and driver of the #19 Paysafe Car, Zachary Claman De Melo, will be racing at a track at which he has prior experience aboard an Indy car, having had a successful test at the Barber Motorsports Park with the ...

Sebastien Bourdais was Driver of the Day but Untimely Yellow Ruins his Race

Sebastien Bourdais Race Summary: Sebastien Bourdais drove one of the greatest races of his career, passing more cars than any other driver including a sensational three car pass that is being referred to as the “coolest” ever. Unfortunately, an untimely yellow flag ruined all his hard work. Bourdais, who qualified the No. 18 Team SealMaster ...

Claman De Melo Gains Experience in Long Beach

Long Beach, CA (April 15, 2018) – Zachary Claman De Melo was on his way to his best Verizon IndyCar Series finish when his race came to an abrupt end on Lap 59 after hitting the Turn 9 wall. The Dale Coyne Racing Rookie was classified 23rd on the final results sheet. Claman De Melo, ...

Bourdais Qualifies Ninth for Tomorrow’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Sebastien Bourdais Qualifying Summary: Sebastien Bourdais began and ended the day ninth. Bourdais was ninth on the combined speed report following two practice sessions yesterday, but dropped to 11th after this morning’s practice prior to qualifying. He took the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan Honda/Dallara/Firestone car out in Group 2 ...

Claman De Melo to Start from 11th Row in Long Beach

Long Beach, CA (April 14, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s Rookie Zachary Claman De Melo qualified 21st on Saturday for his first Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The young Canadian, who is making his first appearance on the streets of Long Beach this weekend, has been using the practice sessions to come to grips ...

Sebastien Bourdais NO.18 Team SealMaster – Long Beach Preview

Sebastien Bourdais, No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan, captured the pole, but had a mishap in the pits and finished 13th last weekend in Phoenix, AZ. Combined with his victory in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season opener at St. Petersburg, FL, Bourdais now sits third in the championship standings with ...

Claman De Melo Eager to Make First Long Beach Start

Long Beach, CA (April 12, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s Zachary Claman De Melo will be back behind the wheel of the #19 The Paysafe Car this weekend for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach that takes place April 13 -15. Claman De Melo will be making his first ever appearance on the streets ...

Bourdais Dominates Early Part of Phoenix Grand Prix but Pit Stop Mishap Drops Him Out of Contention

Sebastien Bourdais Race Summary: Sebastien Bourdais qualified the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan Honda/Dallara/Firestone car on the pole and then dominated the first 43 laps (led a total of 60 laps in all) of the 250 lap race as well as recording the fastest lap of the race on lap ...

Short Night Despite Strong Pace for Fittipaldi in Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ (April 7, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing rookie Pietro Fittipaldi’s night ended much earlier than he had hoped for at the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix on Saturday after a tap with the wall took him out of the race on lap 41. Fittipaldi, who had started 10th, was running ...