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Sebastian Saavedra
Nationality Colombia Colombian
Date of birth June 2, 1990 (1990-06-02) (age 19)
Place of birth Bogota, Colombia
2010 Firestone Indy Lights
Debut season 2009
Current team AGR-AFS Racing
Car no. 27
Starts 15
Wins 2
Poles 1
Best finish 3rd in 2009
Previous series
2008
2008
2007
2006-2007
2006-2007
ATS Formel 3 Cup
Austrian Formula 3
Formula BMW Asia
Formula BMW USA
Formula BMW ADAC
Awards
2009 Indy Lights Rookie of the Year

Sebastian Saavedra (born June 2, 1990) is a Colombian racing driver from Bogotá.

After a childhood in karting, Saavedra drove in Formula BMW USA for Gelles Racing, finishing 11th in points. He also drove in two races in Formula BMW ADAC and competed in the Formula BMW World Final, finishing 32nd. In 2007 he switched teams in Formula BMW USA to Eurointernational and captured one win and finished 12th in points despite only competing in 8 of 14 races. He also competed in 6 Formula BMW Asia races capturing 3 wins, two races in Formula BMW ADAC, and finished 4th in the Formula BMW World Final. In 2008 he moved to ATS Formel 3 Cup and finished 2nd in points with 3 wins for HS Technik Motorsport. He also competed in a number of Austrian Formula Three Championship races and finished 9th in points. He has signed to drive in the American Firestone Indy Lights Series in 2009 for defending championship team AGR-AFS Racing alongside teammate J. R. Hildebrand. He captured his first Indy Lights win in the fourth race of the season and the first on an oval, at Kansas Speedway in April. In July he won from the pole on the streets of Toronto.

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