IndyCar driver Saavedra fined $10K

Sebastian Saavedra, of Colombia, rides a scooter to pit road before practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race Friday, March 28, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The race takes place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Sebastian Saavedra, of Colombia, rides a scooter to pit road before practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race Friday, March 28, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The race takes place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar has fined driver Sebastian Saavedra $10,000 and placed him on probation through the Indianapolis 500 for a rules violation at Long Beach.

Saavedra failed to yield to a safety vehicle and personnel during Sunday’s race.

His probation ends after the May 25 Indy 500.

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