Andretti-Herta Autosport Tag

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Motorsports Tribune reviews the season of the top 12 drivers from the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Our list continues with the ninth-place finisher, Marco Andretti. Marco Andretti, No. 98 U.S. Concrete Honda 2018: 9th in the championship  Wins: 0, Top 5: 2, Top 10: 8, Poles: 1, Laps Led: 22 Best Finish: 4th (Detroit – Race 1) Marco Andretti quietly put together a solid season, which saw him return to the top 10 in the championship standings for the first time since 2015. The third-generationRead More
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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Marco Andretti scored his 100th career top-10 in his 214th Verizon IndyCar Series career start on Sunday, finishing seventh in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. From the 11th starting position, the Andretti avoided two crashes in the opening 10 laps, and kept his No. 98 U.S. Concrete Honda for Andretti-Herta Autosport clean all race long. The third-generation pilot believed pitting early was beneficial with the car running competitive throughout the grinding 500-mile race. “I think we made a good gamble to pit early,”Read More
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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Marco Andretti has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain with Andretti-Herta Autosport, with partner U.S. Concrete also signed as lead primary sponsor to stay with the team. The 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series season will mark the 14th consecutive for the 31-year-old Pennsylvanian, who will continue to pilot the No. 98 Honda entry featuring the red, grey and white colors of the Dallas-based concrete company. “It’s great to be able to announce this extension for 2019 and beyond,” said Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti. “Our companiesRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The rain-postponed Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was chaotic for all involved, but few endured as many ups and downs at Marco Andretti. Andretti’s topsy-turvy Alabama affair started with a strong seventh-place qualifying effort, but the challenge of the rain and Barber Motorsports Park course threw Andretti off-course shortly into Sunday’s initial 23-lap effort. With track position lost and heavy rains descending upon the circuit, Andretti’s Andretti Herta Autosport team hinged their bets on strategy. They brought Andretti’s No. 98 HondaRead More

Posted On February 16, 2017By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, IndyCar

101st Indy 500 Ticket Revealed

A new piece of racing history came to life today as reigning race winner Alexander Rossi and officials unveiled the colorful, coveted ticket for the 101st Indianapolis 500. Hulman & Company President and CEO Mark Miles and Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles joined 100th Indianapolis 500 winner Rossi of Andretti Autosport during ceremonies at the Cummins Distribution Headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. The ceremony started a day of activities to mark 101 days from Race Day for this year’s edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on Sunday, May 28Read More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer I have now had a day to process the events leading up to and including the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, as well as an opportunity to digest the opinions expressed by the drivers and teams, various sources in the media, and fan reactions. I could easily write 20 or 25 takeaways, but here are five. 1 ) Was the finish a letdown? There are some out there that were left feeling a bit empty with the way theRead More

Posted On March 13, 2016By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Solid IndyCar debut for Rossi

By Adam Tate, Managing Editor Manor F1 reserve driver and 2015 GP2 runner up Alexander Rossi took to the wheel of the No. 98 Andretti-Herta Autosport machine for a tough but solid debut in his first IndyCar race during today’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. He finished a lap down in 12th place. A result that perhaps fell somewhat short of expectations, but one that only confirms the quality of Rossi’s talent as a newcomer to IndyCar. A difficult qualifying session saw him struggle on Saturday and start today’s race backRead More