Bryan Herta Autosport have announced that the No.98 Honda will be part of the Andretti Autosport stable which see the BHA personnel run the car alongside Michael Andretti’s existing three cars of Ryan Hunter Reay, Marco Andretti and Carlos Munoz.
Bryan Herta will remain with the team joining the Andretti timing stand as lead strategist to the No.98 and as a team driver coach. The team are yet to announce who will pilot the No.98. Speaking about the new partnership, Herta commented by saying:
couldn’t be more excited about this new chapeter for Bryan Herta Autosport, Michael has been a long-time friend, and we certainly know that Andretti Autosport was a big part of my career. When the opportunity came together for us to strengthen our organization and merge with one of the most successful teams and names in the sport, it was really a no brainer. I’m especially proud that what we’ve built with all the employees of BHA will remain intact and become part of the fabric of Andretti Autosport.
Andretti Autosport owner Michael Andretti commented on the announcement by saying:
Bryan is a long-time friend and I was happy to watch him build a successful Indy car team, Bringing Bryan and his crew into the family is a great opportunity for all parties to build an even stronger organization. Having Bryan’s experience is a welcome addition to the team. I’m honored to be able to carry on what he started and look forward to a competitive season.