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Colton Herta

#98 Deltro Energy Mazda

 

Birthdate: March 30, 2000
Hometown: Valencia, California
Twitter: @ColtonHerta
Instagram: @ColtonHerta98
Facebook: Colton Herta Racing
Team Website: AndrettiAutosport.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Deltro Energy, Mockett and Company, The Stellrecht Company

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’10” / 140 lbs.

Education: High School junior

Current sports played: Soccer

Hobbies: Racing, cycling, training and snowboarding

Racing goal: To win the Indy 500 and the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship

Racing hero: Dan Wheldon

My fitness routine includes: Gym, running and cycling

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: Just a warm up

The one talent I wish I had: I wish I could bend it like Beckham

An interesting note about me: I started racing cars at age 12

Career results:

2016

  • Finished third in the Euroformula Open F3 series championship with four wins, five pole positions and four fastest laps
  • Also competed in British Formula 3 with one win in four races

2015

  • Finished third in the British Formula 4 championship, earning four wins, three pole positions, eight fastest laps

2014

  • Finished 15th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda despite missing the first race weekend due to age restrictions, earning six top 10 finishes
  • Also competed in the AsiaCup Formula BMW, taking one victory and a pole position

2013

  • Finished 15th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda despite missing the first race weekend due to age restrictions, earning six top 10 finishes
  • Also competed in the AsiaCup Formula BMW, taking one victory and a pole position

2012

  • Competed in the SuperKarts USA Tag Jr., IKF Junior class, with multiple wins and poles
  • Took the IKF KPV2 Championship

2011

  • Won the SuperKarts USA Tag Cadet class championship with three wins and four pole positions
  • Earned the International Kart Federation championship with multiple regional wins and poles, one win and three poles at IKF Grand Nationals
  • Competed in the Champion ProKart Challenge with five wins and five poles
  • Finished sixth in the ROK World Finals in Lonato, Italy

2010

  • Earned the Superkarts USA, Tag Cadet championship
  • Double Champion in the IKF Grand Nationals
  • Triple Champion in the IKF Region 7 Series