Toronto: AFS/Andretti Green Racing preview

J.R. Hildebrand Facts: * Is coming off his second win of the 2009 season, the Corning 100 at Watkins Glen International. * Won his first race of the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights season at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. * Finished second in events at...

J.R. Hildebrand Facts:
* Is coming off his second win of the 2009 season, the Corning 100 at Watkins Glen International.
* Won his first race of the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights season at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
* Finished second in events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and The Milwaukee Mile.
* Hildebrand has five top-five finishes and six top 10 finishes thus far this season.
* Hildebrand is currently leading the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights championship point standings.

J.R. Hildebrand on the Toronto 100: "Toronto should me a great track for us. I've had some experience there before, and our street course set-ups from Long Beach and St. Pete earlier in the year should serve us very well. I'm excited to get back on track."

Sebastian Saavedra Facts:
* Won his first career Firestone Indy Lights race at Kansas Speedway in April.
* 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.
* Saavedra have four top-five finishes and five top 10 finishes thus far this season.
* Currently sits fourth in the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights championship points.
* 19-year old rookie of the year candidate from Bogota, Columbia.

Sebastian Saavedra on the Toronto 100: "These past two weeks have been very tough for me, but I feel that I've learned so much from past races and it's time to show it. Toronto is a track that fits me well, we were very fast in St. Pete and I have been told that Toronto is a similar track that needs to be driven very aggressively. There are still 350 points in game and we still can claim the championship title. I'll give all I have and hope we do well in Toronto."

-credit: agr

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