Colton Herta

Romain Grosjean opened his third season in IndyCar by winning the pole in qualifying on the downtown streets of St. Petersburg.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Depending on who you ask, Colton Herta is the highest-paid driver on the IndyCar grid.
Colton Herta has signed a four-year contract extension with Andretti Autosport that ties the American racer to the IndyCar team through 2027.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An American driver is closing in on Formula One.

Williams reserve driver Logan Sargeant will get a seat for the 2023 season if he earns enough Super License points to qualify, team boss Jost Capito said Saturday ahead of the United States Grand Prix.
The governing body for Formula One says IndyCar star Colton Herta will not be granted the Super License that would permit the American to join F1 next season.
AlphaTauri is awaiting a decision from the FIA on Colton Herta’s eligibility to compete in Formula One next season.
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta insists he has no deal to race in Formula One next season, is surprised at the sudden interest from AlphaTauri and doesn’t really want an exemption to receive the Super License required to compete in the global series.
The FIA is reportedly considering offering American driver Colton Herta an exemption to receive the Super License he needs to compete in Formula One.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — McLaren supports Colton Herta receiving an exemption to compete in Formula One next season, and Red Bull adviser Helmut Marko says a deal is in place to bring the American to the grid.
Colton Herta’s name continues to spin throughout the Formula One paddock and did so again Saturday in a debate on the American’s ability to obtain the Super License required to compete in the global series.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Colton Herta receives a buzz on his phone alerting him every time his name is linked to a Formula One seat next season with AlphaTauri.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Colton Herta always wanted to be a racecar driver and pursuing his passion came with parental conditions, among them the insistence he learn to play a musical instrument.
Scott Dixon remembers winning his first IndyCar race more than two decades ago, back when the only thing he cared about was keeping his job, and the thought of having his name someday mentioned in the same breath as A.J.
Scott Dixon snapped a 22-race winless streak Sunday and moved into a tie with Mario Andretti for second on IndyCar’s career wins list when he held off pole sitter Colton Herta and Felix Rosenqvist in the series’ return to Canada.
Colton Herta finally broke through.

After nine consecutive races with nine different pole winners, the 22-year-old Californian became IndyCar’s first two-time pole winner this season.
Defending IndyCar champion Alex Palou says he’s leaving Chip Ganassi Racing after this season. His announcement came after Ganassi sent out a news release saying it was keeping Palou for 2023.
Colton Herta took his biggest leap yet in his attempt to return an American to a seat in Formula One when the 22-year-old IndyCar driver finished two days of testing with McLaren on Tuesday over the Portuguese circuit at Portminao.
Michael Andretti has acknowledged that the meltdown of his IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio was unacceptable and says his four drivers will be expected to work together as teammates the remainder of the season.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi salvaged one solid result for Andretti Autosport.

Otherwise, it was another miserable — and perhaps costly — Indianapolis 500 for Michael Andretti, who had five cars start Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colton Herta was cleared to drive in the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday, a day after flipping end-over-end in a harrowing crash.
Colton Herta rolled his Indianapolis 500 car end-over-end during the final practice for Sunday’s race.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 will be presented by Gainbridge for the next several years in a multi-year contract extension announced Wednesday with the online investment platform.
On Friday, he’ll be chasing all-out speed.
Marco Andretti eased into semi-retirement after the 2020 season and now races only the Indianapolis 500 for his family-owned team.
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot to the top of the speed chart Tuesday on the first day of preparations for the May 29 race.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The stage now belongs to Colton Herta, the young American driver who through both patience and persistence has forced his way into international conversations.
Colton Herta stopped an early slide, overcame two late pit stops and eventually pulled away from Simon Pagenaud on Saturday to win the wild, wacky and wet IndyCar Grand Prix.
If things had gone according to plan, Colton Herta would be in Miami preparing for the fifth Formula One race of his career.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta is so good on the downtown streets of Long Beach, and was so strong this weekend, that a second consecutive victory seemed automatic.
Colton Herta broke the Long Beach track record when qualifying and it gave the California native the start from the pole for his home IndyCar race.