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.