By Dave Lewandowski
Published: Oct 22, 2014
Sebastian Saavedra, KV AFS Racing

The cast: Race engineer – Matt Curry
Race strategist – Gary Peterson
Chief mechanic – Ernie Barrameda

LEXINGTON, OH - August 3, 2014 - KV AFS Racing's Sebastian Saavedra was having a fantastic race until a mechanical issue ended his day at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio in Lexington, Ohio.
 
Saavedra qualified his No. 17 Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc. - KV AFS Racing Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone machine 14th yesterday on the 2.258-mile, 13-turn road circuit. In morning warm-up today he showed the speed of his car by finishing second (66.3270 seconds) behind his teammate Sebastien Bourdais.

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LEXINGTON, OH - August 2, 2014 - KV AFS Racing's Sebastian Saavedra will have his best start for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio tomorrow after qualifying 14th today at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
 
Driving the No. 17 Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc. - KV AFS Racing Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone machine, Saavedra went out in the second group for round one of qualifying. Under wet conditions, he consistently ran sixth, but on the final lap got bumped to seventh and just missed out on advancing to the second round. Saavedra recorded a fast lap of 99.0743 seconds (82.048 mph) on the 2.258-mile, 13-turn road circuit.

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