Chicago - French driver Sebastien Bourdais was given the
green light to return to racing on Wednesday following injuries sustained in a
crash during Indy 500 qualifying.
IndyCar medical director Geoffrey Billows said an
examination of the 38-year-old Dale Coyne Racing driver showed he was fit to
Four-time IndyCar champion Bourdais suffered multiple
fractures to his hip and pelvis following high-speed crash on May 20.
Billows said Bourdais was evaluated by orthopaedic
consultant Dr. Kevin Scheid on Tuesday before being cleared to return.
Bourdais had also undergone a medical evaluation in a
driving test at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on July 31.