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Special Motorsports Event - Saavedra Added To Sonoma Test Day


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Indianapolis, Jul. 11, 2012: Sebastian Saavedra, who's third in the Firestone Indy Lights championship standings heading into the Edmonton Indy race weekend, will test an IZOD IndyCar Series car for Andretti Autosport on Aug. 17 at Sonoma Raceway.

Ten IZOD IndyCar Series drivers are scheduled to participate in the test on the demanding road course, including series points leader Ryan Hunter-Reay and second place Will Power, in advance of the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma on Aug. 24-26.

Also scheduled to attend are Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe and Helio Castroneves, Dragon Racing's Sebastien Bourdais (who's also testing at Sonoma on July 12), Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Takuma Sato, Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports' Simon Pagenaud, Andretti Autosport's Marco Andretti and James Hinchcliffe, and team owner/driver Ed Carpenter.