Harding Steinbrenner Racing travels to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, for the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR at Road America this weekend. Colton Herta and the #88 GESS Capstone Honda will compete along the 4.014-mile permanent road course, the longest track on the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series schedule.
“We’re all looking forward to this weekend’s event at Road America,” said team president, Brian Barnhart. “The track has a lot of similarities to the Circuit of the Americas which we won earlier this year with Colton Herta in the #88 GESS Capstone Honda. Hopefully we can have another weekend with a strong result.”
Rookie Colton Herta will race along the notable road course for the first time in an INDYCAR, but he already has a winning history at the track. The Valenica, California, native has three podium finishes, including a win, and a pole position from his two years racing in Indy Lights.
“I’m very excited to get back to the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series schedule with the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR at Road America this weekend,” said Colton Herta. “I’ve always enjoyed racing at this historic track because the course is fun and so many fans come out to enjoy the weekend. I’m eager to get the #88 GESS Capstone Honda up to speed on Friday!”
Practice begins on Friday, June 21st at 12:05 p.m. ET, all practice sessions and qualifying will stream live on INDYCAR Pass on NBC Sports Gold. NBC Sports will host a qualifying show at 5:00 p.m. ET. Live coverage of the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America starts at 12:00 p.m. ET on NBC.
About Harding Steinbrenner Racing
Indianapolis based Harding Steinbrenner Racing is led by Indianapolis businessman Mike Harding and George Michael Steinbrenner IV. Former head of the NTT IndyCar Series Race Control, Brian Barnhart is team president Harding Steinbrenner will compete on a full-time basis in the 2019 IndyCar Series with Colton Herta, driver of the #88 Honda-powered Indy car.
About GESS International
GESS International (www.gessinternational.com) is a highly experienced and globally established renewable energy service company. With over 350 completed projects worldwide, GESS has over 21 years of expertise in providing energy efficient solutions using co-generation and renewable energy resources such as biogas. From consulting to managing operations of completed projects, GESS offers design and implementation solutions with a direct economic impact for its customers and their communities.
About Capstone Turbine Corporation
Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq: CPST) is the world’s leading producer of highly efficient, low-emission, resilient microturbine energy systems. Capstone microturbines serve multiple vertical markets worldwide, including natural resources, energy efficiency, renewable energy, critical power supply, transportation and microgrids. Capstone offers a comprehensive product lineup, providing scalable systems focusing on 30 kWs to 10 MWs that operate on a variety of gaseous or liquid fuels and are the ideal solution for today’s distributed power generation needs. To date, Capstone has shipped over 9,000 units to 73 countries and have saved customers an estimated $253 million in annual energy costs and 350,000 tons of carbon.
About Colton Herta
Colton Herta began racing go-karts at the age of four. At 12, he turned to cars and promptly won the Pacific F1600 Series championship and finished second in the Skip Barber Summer Series. At 16 years old, the Valencia, California, native quickly impressed by winning the second race of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship 2017 season. That year he also led the series with seven pole positions, set five new track records and earned Rookie of the Year honors. Most recently, Herta became the youngest winner in NTT IndyCar Series history after winning the INDYCAR Classic. He has also won the 2019 Rolex 24 Hours IMSA race with the Rahal Letterman Racing team and placed second in the 2018 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship with four wins, three pole positions and 13 podium finishes.
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