INDYCAR: Saavedra Back in Business for 500 Practice After Indy G.P. Crash

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SPEEDWAY, IN — official release — Mike Young photo — Sebastian Saavedra pulled on his helmet and stepped into the No. 17 KV AFS Racing car May 13 just like he had dozens of times. He logged only seven laps in the red and yellow car before the Indianapolis 500 practice session was curtailed by rain with three hours left, …

INDYCAR: Saavedra Surprises with Verizon Pole for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Don Figler photo — Verizon IndyCar Series drivers have said to “expect the unexpected” on the new Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Sebastian Saavedra earning the Verizon P1 Award fits into that category. The AFS KV AFS driver claimed his first Verizon IndyCar Series pole position topping a wild …

INDYCAR: Saavedra Fined for Long Beach Infraction

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INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, April 16, 2014) — INDYCAR officials have fined driver Sebastian Saavedra $10,000 and placed him on probation through the Indianapolis 500 on May 25 for actions during the April 13 Verizon IndyCar Seres race in Long Beach. Saavedra, driver of the No. 17 AFS KVAFS Racing car, was found to have violated  Rule 7.1.3.2.2 (Failure to yield to safety vehicle …