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Saavedra No. 17 Current Stats

Submitted by on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 16:27

 

SEBASTIAN SAAVEDRA

No. 17 KV AFS RACING CHEVROLET/DALLARA/FIRESTONE

by Kevin Diamond

  

Firestone 600 - June 6-7, 2014

KV AFS Racing driver Sebastian Saavedra has put last month behind him and is ready to take on the high-banked oval at Texas Motor Speedway.  He is coming off a mixed doubleheader weekend in Detroit which saw him earn his best qualifying (ninth) in race two, but could only manage a best finish of 14th in race one. Saavedra sits 21st in the championship standings with 125 points, 16 from 15th.

  •  Saavedra is entering his fifth Verizon IndyCar Series season.

  •  The 2014 Firestone 600 will be Saavedra's 46th Verizon IndyCar Series start, 18th on an oval, eighth with KV AFS and fourth at Texas Motor Speedway.
    • In 45 career Verizon IndyCar Series starts, Saavedra has earned three top-10 finishes with a best finish of eighth last year. 
      • In 17 previous oval starts, Saavedra has a career best finish of 13th and a best start
        • sixth both at Milwaukee last year.
          • In three previous attempts at Texas, Saavedra has a best start of 11th in 2011 and a best finish of 14th last year.
            • Saavedra's best road/street course qualifying was at the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis this year where he earned his first IndyCar career pole. His best finish is eighth at Baltimore last year
              • Saavedra, 24, is a native of Bogota, Columbia. He currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

 Sebastian Saavedra results and statistics:

Career Verizon IndyCar Statistics

Seasons

4

Top-Five

0

IndyCar Starts

45

Top-10

3

Wins

0

Poles

1

Podiums

0

Laps Led

14

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Statistics

Starts

7

Top-10

1

Wins

0

Poles

1

Podiums

0

Races Led

2

Top-Five

0

Laps Led

14

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Results

St. Petersburg Q/S/F

11/11/11

Barber Q/S/F

13/13/18

Long Beach Q/S/F

22/22/9

GP of Indy Q/S/F

1/1/23

Indianapolis 500 Q/S/F

32/32/15

Detroit Race 1 Q/S/F

13/13/14

Detroit Race 2 Q/S/F

9/9/22

 

 

Texas Statistics

2013 Q/S/F

20/18/14

Best Finish

14th (2013)

2011 Race 2 S/F

26/28

Best Start

11th (2011 - Race 1)

2011 Race 1 S/F

11/29

Laps Led

0

 

 

 

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