Bryan Herta Autosport


Bryan Herta Autosports is owned and operated by former IZOD IndyCar Series driver Bryan Herta and Steve Newey and returns to Firestone Indy Lights after a successful debut season in 2009.

Herta enjoyed considerable success in developmental series, winning the Barber Formula Ford and Barber Saab series championships. He dominating the 1993 Indy Lights championship before graduating to Indy car racing in 1994.

Herta has started in the Indianapolis 500 five times (1994-1995, 2004-2006) with three top-10 finishes, including a best of third in 2005. Herta moved to the American Le Mans Series in 2007. He joined Vision Racing as road course consultant for the 2008 season and will continue that role through 2009.

Newey has been involved at the highest level of professional auto racing for more than 20 years. Subsequent to earning his engineering degree, Newey lived in England where he was a design and race engineer in Formula One.

On his return to the United States, he engineered the car driven by Bobby Rahal that won the CART IndyCar World Series Championship in 1992. Newey assembled the Patrick Racing team in 1993, then helped put together Mo Nunn Racing in 1999. In 2003, he took over as Vice President of Operations at Kelley Racing. Most recently Newey lent his expertise in the sports car world, namely with Andretti Green Racing and its ALMS program


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