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FIA denies Colton Herta the license needed to race in F1

Sep. 23, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

The governing body for Formula One on Friday said IndyCar star Colton Herta will not be granted the Super License the American needs to join the F1 grid next season. “The FIA confirms that an enquiry was made via the appropriate channels that led to the FIA confirming that the...

McLaren hires Barnhart, considering Kyle Busch for Indy 500

Sep. 22, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

The head of McLaren Racing held a town hall Thursday at its IndyCar shop to introduce new hire Brian Barnhart and quell any concerns over this week's sudden departure of the team president. Zak Brown did not give a title for Barnhart, an industry veteran who spent the past season as...

Staying Put: Palou & Rosenqvist to remain with IndyCar teams

Sep. 14, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

The messy saga surrounding Alex Palou's racing future was finally cleared up Wednesday when the Spaniard said he will return to Chip Ganassi Racing next season — and then immediately hopped into one of McLaren's cars for a Formula One test in Barcelona. McLaren, meanwhile, said...

Power wins IndyCar championship; Palou wins season finale

Sep. 11, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar's intense season came to a nail-biting end in which Team Penske's superstars duked it out for the title and the future of the race winner clouded once again. Will Power beat Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden by 16 points for the Australian to win...

Verstappen wins Italian GP for 1st time to close in on title

Sep. 11, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Having won in front of his own fans last weekend, Max Verstappen did it on enemy turf on Sunday to leave the Red Bull driver within touching distance of a second straight F1 title. Boos rang out from the passionate red-clad tifosi fans when Verstappen stepped...

Power breaks Andretti qualifying record in pursuit of title

Sep. 10, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Will Power broke Mario Andretti's record for poles on the day he most needed a big run. The greatest qualifier in IndyCar history is now one step closer to a second championship. Power grabbed his 68th career pole with Andretti watching from pit lane...

AlphaTauri says 2023 seat will likely go to Gasly or Herta

Sep. 10, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

AlphaTauri is awaiting a decision from the FIA on Colton Herta's eligibility to compete in Formula One next season, and it said Saturday the delay is affecting the team's planning for its 2023 lineup. Pierre Gasly is currently under contract to AlphaTauri via a deal with Red Bull,...

Herta unsure if IndyCar farewell and move to F1 are imminent

Sep. 09, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

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. Is Sunday his final...

Column: FIA license system needs overhaul for U.S. racing

Sep. 05, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Colton Herta wants at least one more week to himself before he will begin to contemplate his 2023 plans. He’s got an IndyCar contract with Andretti Autosport and an F1 testing contract with McLaren. But he's also the subject of intense speculation that...

Herta push to F1 continues; driver remains mum on 2023 plans

Sep. 04, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

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. Any deal would be contingent on Herta, a 22-year-old IndyCar star from...