After a dominant career in North America, Frenchman Bourdais was lured over to Formula 1 with Toro Rosso in 2008, but struggled in the sport and was fired midway through the 2009 season.
The 31-year-old driver from Le Mans has since carved out a new career in endurance racing, as well as the SuperLeague Formula championship.
“Unless someone comes to me with a very interesting offer, which I doubt very much, I turned the page after the Nurburgring in 2009 and I don’t miss [F1] at all.
“I had some good races, some bad ones and some [were] terrible. I have the experience but I’ll be 32 soon so I am aware that the time has passed.
“I was not sure what to expect, but I was impressed with the way the car handled, and look forward to putting together the pieces to get back into IndyCar racing,” he added.
“I really believe in what Dale is doing with his team and it can be a great workable opportunity for both of us this year.”
“We have talked with Sébastien before and this is an opportunity that has great potential,” he said.
“We are very serious about moving our effort forward and this, coupled with the continuing Boy Scouts of America [sponsorship] programme from last season, is one of the most important steps in that direction we can possibly make.”
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