Tag Archive: Bryan Herta

Jan 11

Extended crew efforts get cars with new universal kits to first test of 2018

“We had to have the monocoque modified to be able to accept the new bodywork “

Chip Ganassi RacingBryan Herta stood near an awning today at Sebring International Raceway, watching as dozens of Andretti Autosport crew members spent their lunch break working feverishly on the team’s four cars. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 23

Andretti works behind scenes to set up for 2017 success

After two seasons as director of engineering and race operations, Edwards has a new title as Andretti Autosport’s chief operating officer

Andretti Autosport EngineersNow that Michael Andretti has bolstered his Andretti Autosport operation with a series of offseason hires, Rob Edwards is looking to create a culture that will lead to a bounce-back Verizon IndyCar Series season in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 04

Dixon dominates to win INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen

It’s safe to say Scott Dixon is happy the Verizon IndyCar Series is back at Watkins Glen International

Scott DixonThe No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet driver capped off a perfect weekend, leading 50 of 60 laps in today’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi to collect his fourth win on the 3.37-mile permanent road course. Stretching his final tank of ethanol over the final 19 laps, Dixon cruised across the finish line 16.5308 seconds ahead of Josef Newgarden. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 31

Pagenaud reestablishes championship lead with Mid-Ohio win

“The red Firestone tires were amazing today on the car. I just pushed as hard as we could and here we are. It’s awesome.”

Simon PagenaudSunday for Simon Pagenaud at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was a dream day for his title hopes, as the Frenchman collected a big points payday while several of his championship rivals faced difficulties. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 18

Tough Toronto but Rossi maintains 7th in championship fight

“It was always going to be a tough race starting from 19th”

2016-07-15_005 Alexander Rossi keeps hold of his 7th place in the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship battle following a challenging weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jul 11

Newgarden dominates to win Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway

After this display, they might just have to rename the hometown of Iowa Speedway to Newgarden, Iowa.

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden has been the bridesmaid the last two years at Iowa Speedway, finishing runner-up at the Iowa Corn 300 in 2014 and 2015. The Ed Carpenter Racing driver wasn’t to be denied this time. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 05

Power wills his way to victory in second Chevrolet Dual in Detroit race (updated²)

Bourdais works through field to win Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Race 1

Will PowerTeam Penske’s Will Power saw his pole-winning lap for Race 2 at the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans disallowed in qualifying this morning, but that wouldn’t deter the Australian from winning the second race of the doubleheader weekend this afternoon for his 26th career Indy car victory. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 18

Simon Pagenaud charges to first win for Team Penske in closest Long Beach race finish

“Hats off to my whole crew, to Kyle Moyer, my strategist, as well” – Pagenaud

Simon PagenaudRenowned for its glamour and stardom, the bright lights of Southern California were joined this weekend by the history, pageantry and outright speed of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Apr 03

Alexander Rossi keeps it cool in strong debut oval race

Making his oval debut at the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

Alexander Rossi keeps it cool in strong debut oval race Alexander Rossi collected 18 more valuable points in his second race for the 2016 IndyCar Series this weekend, moving him to 12th in the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 07

Chaves finishes 10th in Firestone 600

Tire Preservation still key to winning in Texas

Gabby Chaves After last night’s final practice, Gabby Chaves said he wished that was the race.   Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 27

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama: Josef Newgarden wins first

Homegrown victory

Josef NewgardenNBCSN viewers couldn’t tell that Josef Newgarden was nervous with three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon, who with 36 wins is fifth on the all-time Indy car list, was within striking distance in the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 24

Bryan Herta Autosport w/Curb-Agajanian Honda Indy GP of Alabama preview

2015 Honda Indy GP of Alabama Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

From the California coast in Long Beach to Birmingham, Alabama (via a quick stop in Indy), the #98 BHA team covered some miles this week. The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is the third race in as many weeks for the Verizon IndyCar Series and the last before heading to Indianapolis for the month of May.  Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 17

Bryan Herta Rallysport Team announcement

Bryan Herta Announces New Team for Red Bull Global Rallycross Series 

Bryan Herta Rallysport logo Indianapolis 500 championship team owner Bryan Herta is proud to announce expansion into the Red Bull Global Rallyseries with the launch of Bryan Herta Rallysport (BHR). Along with partner Sean Jones of 7R, Inc., BHR will field two teams in the GRC Supercar series and one in the GRC Lites category. Driver and sponsor announcements will follow today in separate announcements. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 10

Bryan Herta Autosport Indy GP of Louisiana preview

BHA had an awesome test at NOLA the week before the St. Petersburg race

NOLA Motorsports Park This weekend the Verizon IndyCar Series will make their race debut in the bayou state at the NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, LA.

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Feb 03

BHA announces Gabby Chaves as 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series driver

“We’re excited to have Gabby join the team this year.” – Bryan Herta

Gabby Chaves 2014 Indy Lights Champion Gabby Chaves will pilot the famed #98 for Bryan Herta Autosport w/ Curb-Agajanian in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

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Aug 25

Dixon wins at Sonoma; Power up by 51 to finale

Scott Dixon overtook race leader Mike Conway on Lap 83 of 85 and went on to win the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.

Verizon IndyCar logo Dixon, who started third in the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car, led Ryan Hunter-Reay across the finish line by 1.1359 seconds. Simon Pagenaud finished third after overtaking Conway, whose No. 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing car ran out of fuel with about 350 yards left.

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Jul 20

Conway wins back end of Toronto doubleheader

Bourdais wins Toronto Race 1, first since 2007


2014-07-20_0023Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. It had been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais.

Aug 03

Filippi’s solid qualifying run discarded after incident

The Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio will take place on August 4

Filippi QualsItalian driver Luca Filippi will start Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio in 24th place after an off halted his fourth-place qualifying run. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 01

Dual One disappointment for Barracuda Racing in Detroit

Dual Two takes place Sunday afternoon

Detroit Dual One RaceA season-best 5th place starting position for Barracuda Racing ended in disappointment Saturday afternoon for the first of two dual races in Detroit at Belle Isle race park. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 21

Disappointing Weekend for Barracuda Racing at Long Beach

Alex Tagliani finished 19th

No 98 LB - releaseThe P19 result was not reflective of the speed for Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »


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