Saavedra penalized for full-course yellow infraction at Long Beach

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Punishment has been handed down to Sebastian Saavedra for a full-course yellow rule infraction.

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 and personnel).

The member may contest the imposition of the penalty pursuant to the procedures and timelines detailed in the review and appeal procedures of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.

Indycar Public Relations

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