Â J.R. Hildebrand Facts: * Won his firstÂ race of the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights season at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. * Finished second in last weekend's Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. * 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 weekend's Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
* Hildebrand is currently leading the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights championship point standings.
J.R. Hildebrand on the Husar's House of Fine Diamonds 100: "I'm really looking forward to heading to Milwaukee this weekend. We had a great test there a couple weeks ago and have worked on a few things since then that I think will make us even more competitive. It's going to be tough, but I think we're up for the challenge."
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 Husar's House of Fine Diamonds 100: "I think we are on top of our game, we are working hard and our efforts are paying off. From now on it's on us to keep up the good work and show how good we are. We are 'one-two' in the driver point standings and it gives us a boost on what to aim for the rest of the season. We tested in Milwaukee and we learned a lot. Hopefully we will bring home more victories." -credit: afs/agr