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Sebastian Saavedra To Make 50th Career IndyCar Start At Iowa Corn Indy 300
Posted by: newsla on Jul 08, 2014 - 02:21 PM
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Sebastian Saavedra To Make 50th Career IndyCar Start At Iowa Corn Indy 300


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.

 

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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.

The 24-year-old will be making his 20th career oval start this weekend on the .875-mile tri-oval, having spent his early racing career predominately on road/street courses. Last weekend at Pocono he tied his best career oval finish of 15th and picked up 30 points to place him 20th in the standings with 196 points.

Commenting on returning to Iowa, Saavedra said, "We've been struggling on ovals, but Iowa seems to be a good place for the team as past history as shown. I'm looking forward to a good weekend as I have good history there also with a win in Indy Lights in 2010, so hopefully we can repeat that in the Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc. - KV AFS Racing car this weekend and earn some points towards the championship."

Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Saavedra has been among the youngest drivers in nearly every series he has competed in. He joined the Firestone Indy Lights just before his 19th birthday and that year was awarded Rookie of the Year Honors with AFS Racing/Andretti Autosport. He moved to Bryan Herta Autosport for 2010 where he made his Indianapolis 500 debut becoming the third Colombian driver to do so. Saavedra then stepped up to the IndyCar Series in 2011 with Conquest Racing before returning to Indy Lights in 2012. Last year he spent the entire season back in IndyCar with Dragon Racing.

The race will be broadcast live on NBCSports at 8:00 p.m. (ET) and IMS IndyCar Radio can be heard on Sirius 213 and XM 209, check local listings for your local station, or listen at IndyCar.com or on the Verizon Indy2014 app.

Automatic Fire Sprinklers Inc. (AFS Inc.):

Automatic Fire Sprinklers Inc. was founded by Gary Peterson in 1987 and is based in Huntington Beach, California with satellite offices in Northern California and an Engineering Office in Vancouver, Washington across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. It is one of the nation's largest multi-family/mixed-use Fire Protection Contractors. AFS Inc. provides exceptional service, integrity, competitive pricing, consulting and distinguished engineering systems.


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