Deuce! Rising IndyCar Racer Gustavo Yacaman Claims Indy Lights Toronto Triumph

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Gustavo Yacaman could be getting used to victory lane.

Oakley’s rising IndyCar driver lead for 38 laps en route to an impressive Indy Lights victory at Toronto – effectively tallying his second-ever series triumph. He blazed his way to a glorious first win at Detroit earlier in the season.

“After a challenging start to the season my team and I managed to make some changes in order to improve the car,” Gustavo said, rocking his Oakley sun eyewear, racing gloves, racing boots and base layer. “These improvements are definitely showing through. The Toronto race was pretty special, after having finished third at that track the past two years I was stoked to bring home a win. I want to thank Oakley for all their support. It’s an honor for me to be an Oakley athlete.”

But the win didn’t come easy, as expected. Intense charges from Sebastian Saavedra came full force, as the two speed demons passed polesitter Victor Carbone on Lap 13.

The final phase of the race saw Oakley’s stylish Colombian finally pull away from Saavedra – crossing the finish with a 2.2 second advantage.

Congratulations to Gustavo on his second triumph!

Results – 50 laps:

1. Gustavo Yacaman 59m21.0045s
2. Sebastian Saavedra + 2.2874s
3. Victor Carbone + 17.5199s

Author

Andrew De Lara

Date

July 11, 2012

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