Because the groups and drivers of the IndyCar Collection finish their first day of qualifying one hour sooner than anticipated, let’s take a short look again at a second throughout yesterday’s apply delay. Friday’s 6-hour apply was delayed as a result of race management at Indianapolis Motor Speedway misplaced electrical energy. On the tv broadcast, most drivers have been seen chatting with one another and their crews throughout the break. Although, one driver stayed sat in his automotive.
Racer’s Marshall Pruett had an fascinating sighting that was posted in a fast YouTube vlog. To open, Pruett talked about texting Andretti Autosport driver Colton Herta as they waited for energy to be restored. The digicam peered excessive of the aeroscreen to see Colton Herta watching highlights from Spanish Grand Prix apply on his telephone. You may clearly see Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari going round Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Herta’s display.
Although, Colton Herta needs to be staying knowledgeable in regards to the state of System One. Herta is within the operating for 2 completely different F1 race seats. His IndyCar group Andretti Autosport is adamantly aiming to enter a brand new group into System One, even after a deal to buy the Alfa Romeo group collapsed late final yr. Michael Andretti has additionally said that Herta would doubtless be one of many group’s drivers if the Andretti F1 group does come to fruition.
Away from Andretti, Colton Herta additionally signed a testing and growth cope with McLaren. Herta is scheduled to check a 2021 McLaren F1 automotive this season, however the younger Californian received’t be participating in any free apply classes throughout Grand Prix weekends for the F1 group. The settlement has fueled the rumors that Herta may change Daniel Ricciardo in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later. The Transatlantic driver market will definitely be one thing to control for the subsequent few years.