Bryan Herta

Bryan Herta (* May 23, 1970 in Warren, Michigan) is an American race car driver.

From 1994 to 2001 Herta drove in the Champ Car series, including for team managers as Chip Ganassi, Bobby Rahal and Gerald Forsythe. In the years 1998 and 1999 he won the race at Laguna Seca. In both races he started from the pole position. In 1996, he led the race at Laguna Seca also to the last lap, to Alessandro Zanardi passed him in the famous " Corkscrew" chicane spectacularly. At the entrance to the chicane Zanardi sat right next to Herta, then gave way at the exit of the chicane on the dirt out and sat down as before Herta. This overtaking went as "The Pass" in the Champ Car history.

In 2003 he brought in only his third IRL start his first victory at the Kansas Speedway after he replaced the injured Dario Franchitti at Andretti Green Racing. The team kept him for the 2004 season and extended the team to four vehicles. 2005 Herta pulled on the Michigan International Speedway his second IRL victory, in which he was able to beat his teammate Dan Wheldon scarce.

The beginning of 2006 he went to Laguna Seca and in Monterrey for the U.S. team in the A1 Grand Prix series, before returning to the start of the IRL- season return to Andretti Green Racing. In the 2007 season he rode in the American Le Mans Series for Andretti Green Racing in the LMP2 category.

Latest sets Herta with his own team Bryan Herta Autosport a vehicle in the Firestone Indy Lights a. 2010, the team first came to use in the Indianapolis 500 in 2011 succeeded Dan Wheldon 's first victory at this track.

Le Mans results