Iowa: AFS/Andretti Green Racing preview

J.R. Hildebrand Facts: * Won his first race of the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights season at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. * Finished second in last two series events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and The Milwaukee Mile. * Hildebrand is currently...

J.R. Hildebrand Facts:
* Won his first race of the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights season at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
* Finished second in last two series events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and The Milwaukee Mile.
* Hildebrand is currently leading the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights championship point standings.

J.R. Hildebrand on the Miller Lite 100: "I'm really looking forward to getting back in the racecar. The team was strong at Iowa last year, so I think we will be able to continue to carry out momentum toward a good result there this year."

Sebastian Saavedra Facts:
* Won his first career Firestone Indy Lights race at Kansas Speedway in April.
* Currently sits second in the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights championship points.
* Achieved the first pole position and first podium finish of his Firestone Indy Lights career with a second-place finish in Race #2 at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
* 18-year old rookie of the year candidate from Bogota, Columbia.

Sebastian Saavedra on the Miller Lite 100: "I'm very excited to get back in the car and race again. We've had a few weeks off to get prepared for Iowa. Knowing how successful the AFS/AGR team has been in Iowa from previous races, it makes me even more excited. We'll work even harder to get as many points as possible, since I think the points we get around this time of the season are most important for the championship."

-credit: afs/agr

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Sebastian Saavedra , J.R. Hildebrand