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Topic - Sebastian Saavedra
Sebastian Saavedra was prepared to accept the penalty he knew was coming from IndyCar after he directed an obscene gesture toward Marco Andretti.
IndyCar issued $40,000 in fines _ $30,000 to Sebastian Saavedra for making an obscene gesture _ and placed two drivers on probation Thursday for incidents at Detroit last weekend.
Former champion Buddy Lazier's return to the Indianapolis 500 ended early.
Tony Kanaan and Marco Andretti charged to the front during a wild first half of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, both trying to win at a place that has caused plenty of heartache.
Tony Kanaan and Marco Andretti swapped the lead in the early laps of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, both of them trying to win at a place that has caused them plenty of heartache.
Katherine Legge had at least one supporter in her corner when she showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last week.
Sebastien Bourdais has shrugged off any alleged feud with former teammate Katherine Legge, who was has been vocal about her termination from Dragon Racing.
Katherine Legge on Saturday disputed former teammate Sebastien Bourdais' version of her termination from Dragon Racing, saying Bourdais' claim that she tested poorly at Fontana is a "complete and utter fabrication."
Katherine Legge threatened legal action over her termination from Dragon Racing on Wednesday, one day after the team said Sebastian Saavedra had been hired to drive the No. 6 this IndyCar season.
Michael Andretti watched three of his cars dominate the first half of the Indianapolis 500. And by the end of Sunday's race, they were no factor at all. Again.
Target Chip Ganassi Racing has won the last four points championships and two of the last four Indianapolis 500s.
American rookie Josef Newgarden is staying on top of Indianapolis' speed charts.
Colombia's Sebastian Saavedra used late tow to jump to the top of the Indianapolis 500 speed chart Sunday.
Saavedra said Friday that he knew he would get a penalty for flashing both of his middle fingers at Marco Andretti after the two made contact last weekend in Detroit.
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (AP) - Sebastian Saavedra says he was surprised "big time" by the $30,000 fine he got from IndyCar for his obscene gesture.