A Disappointing End To A Promising Weekend For Harding Steinbrenner Racing
Speechless done early again, this is weekend was looking so promising, it was no fault of our own but everyone on this team is doing such a good job I know we can turn it around! pic.twitter.com/7V5gNbcBhr
— Colton Herta (@ColtonHerta) May 11, 2019
Harding Steinbrenner Racing’s Colton Herta in the No.88 GESS International Honda was left disappointed with the Indianapolis Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Saturday.
The 19 year old started the race from fourth place and had a strong start to the race but was forced to retire from the race on lap 15 following contact.
Speaking following the race he said:
“Today was another disappointing day on the race track. “The #88 GESS International guys can keep their heads up high because it wasn’t anyone’s fault on our team. The guys worked flawlessly all weekend again and provided me with a great car for the INDYCAR Grand Prix. I’m tired of not finishing a race, so hopefully we get a good finish for the Indianapolis 500 at the end of the month.
Harding Steinbrenner Racing team president Brian Barnhart said:
It’s a really disappointing weekend result because the car had great pace on Friday and Saturday. Colton just did a fantastic job and we were looking for a competitive result based on how strong the car and Colton were. I thought it was great that he stuck his nose on the restart to try to go for position to move forward. With the next turn being a left turn, I feel like he could have gotten a bit more room. Onwards to the biggest race in the world for the 103rd Indianapolis 500!