ANDRETTI - Colton Herta Wins Freedom 100

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Herta Drives No. 98 Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing Mazda Across Yard of Bricks Claiming the Checkered Flag at the Freedom 100
After dominating on the road course, Herta's impressive driving continued as he captured today's win on the iconic oval at IMS. The driver of the No. 98 Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing / Curb Mazda hands Andretti Autosport its sixth win of the Indy Lights  Presented by Cooper Tires season.

Today's monumental win gives Herta his third consecutive victory and his third of the season after taking the checkered in Race 1 and 2 at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. After a strong showing during the month of May, Herta now exits Indy leading the championship standings.   

Building on last season’s achievements, today’s victorious finish gives Andretti Autosport’s Indy Lights program its 41st win. Since 2005, Andretti Autosport has earned two series titles (‘08/Matos and ’09/Hildebrand) and one Freedom 100 win ('16/Stoneman). 

Andretti Autosport fields four full-time entries in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires with Herta, Patricio O'Ward (No. 27 Riverina CDMX Mexico City Mazda), Dalton Kellett (No. 28 K-LINE Insulators USA Mazda) and Ryan Norman (No. 48 Journey Mazda). 

Tom Beeler

Tom has been a contributor to RIS since 1992. He was invited to join the staff as a full-time reporter/editor in 1995, and has covered IndyCar, Formula 1, NASCAR, Grand-Am, ALMS and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In addition to his RIS work, Tom has been a contributor for General Motors, Nissan, Toyota and the ACO.

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Volume 2018, Issue 5, Posted 2:53 PM, 05.25.2018