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Bourdais has pelvis surgery; Davison to get his Indy ride

James Davison will replace Sebastien Bourdais in Dale Coyne Racing's No. 18 car.

Bourdais crashed Saturday during Indianapolis 500 qualifying, leaving him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. The French driver had pelvic surgery and was recovering in a hospital Sunday.

"I want to thank everybody for the support and the messages, quite a few drivers have already dropped by," Bourdais said Sunday in a statement. "It's going to take time, but I'm feeling pretty good since the surgery. I'll be back at some point. Just don't know when yet!"

Bourdais, the four-time Champ Car champion, will likely miss the rest of the season,...