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SEBASTIAN SAAVEDRA TO MAKE 50TH CAREER INDYCAR START

Submitted by on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 07:18

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - July 8, 2014 - This weekend will mark a milestone for KV AFS Racing's Sebastian Saavedra when he makes his 50th career IndyCar start at the Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, IA.
 
Saavedra has raced at Iowa five times, twice in IndyCar (2013 and 2011) and three times in Indy Lights (2012, 2010 and 2009). He won the race from pole in 2010 while competing in Indy Lights and has an IndyCar best finish of 19th and a best start of 18th last year.
 

Saavedra Ties His Best Oval Finish of the Season

Submitted by on Monday, 07 July 2014 15:55

Saavedra Ties His Best Oval Finish of the Season]

By Kevin Diamond

 

LAKE POND, PA - July 6, 2014 - KV AFS Racing's Sebastian Saavedra tied his best oval finish of the season today in the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by Sunoco at Pocono Raceway in Lake Pond, PA.

 

After spending the first practice session yesterday running laps to mileage out his No. 17 Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc. - KV AFS Racing Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone car, Saavedra only had the second one-hour session to work on his race and qualifying setup. He qualified 19th on the 2.5-mile tri-oval and started on the inside of row 7.

Limited Track Time Puts Saavedra 19th

Submitted by on Monday, 07 July 2014 15:53

Limited Track Time Puts Saavedra 19th

By Kevin Diamond

 

LAKE POND, PA - July 5, 2014 - KV AFS Racing's Sebastian Saavedra will start 19th for tomorrow's Pocono INDYCAR 500 at Pocono Raceway in Lake Pond, PA.

 

The objective of the first session this morning was to run 55 laps in order to complete the necessary mileage for a Chevrolet engine change. With this completed, Saavedra was now able to spend the final session focusing on setting up his No. 17 Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc. - KV AFS Racing Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone machine for the race before making a qualifying run simulation at the end. 

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