• Craig McCain – Accomplished Crew Chief and Tire Changer

    Words: David Barr Harding Steinbrenner Racing Crew Chief Craig McCain has a resume unlike many of his counterparts in the NTT IndyCar Series.  The success that he has been a part of in Champ Car, NASCAR and INDYCAR adds to an already lengthy list of experiences to the team. DB: What was behind your decision to join Harding Steinbrenner Racing ...

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  • Colton Herta eager for the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway this weekend

    After a two-week hiatus, the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season resumes with three race weekends in a row starting at Pocono Raceway with the ABC Supply 500. The #88 Capstone Turbine Honda will compete along the 2.5-mile superspeedway for the second 500-mile race on the schedule. Nicknamed The Tricky Triangle, Pocono Raceway’s three turns are each modeled after a different ...

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  • George Michael Steinbrenner IV to throw first pitch in the Little League Baseball ® World Series

    George Michael Steinbrenner IV, co-owner of the NTT IndyCar Series team Harding Steinbrenner Racing, will throw the first pitch in the Little League Baseball ® World Series Thursday, August 15 ,  at the Little League International Complex in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Steinbrenner is the son of New York Yankees part-owner and co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner and the grandson and namesake of legendary owner and businessman ...

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  • Impressive Eighth Place Finish for Colton Herta at Mid-Ohio

    The #88 Capstone Turbine Honda team had its fifth top-ten finish this weekend in the Honda 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Colton Herta qualified for the 203.22-mile race in seventh position and ran in the top-ten for the majority of the 90-lap competition. The rookie from Valencia, California, finished the race in eighth at the checkered flag. “I’m really ...

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  • Harding Steinbrenner Racing Partners with Dogs2DogTags

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 25, 2019) – Dogs2DogTags (D2DT), a nonprofit pairing companion dogs with Veterans, will join Harding Steinbrenner Racing and driver of the #88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing Honda-powered Indy car, Colton Herta, in a new partnership. “The motorsport community has always been extremely supportive of Veterans,” said Harding Steinbrenner Racing co-owner Mike Harding. “After our team met D2DT at Road America, ...

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  • Colton Herta enjoys short oval racing at Iowa Speedway for Iowa 300 weekend

    The #88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing Honda finished 18th in the Iowa 300 after qualifying in 11th position. The green flag at Iowa Speedway was delayed nearly four hours due to severe storms. As a result, the race concluded at 2:14 a.m. ET on Sunday. Rookie Colton Herta began by charging through the field and then racing comfortably in the top-ten for the ...

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  • Pit Box Pole to Podium: Davey Hamilton – Master of Everything

    Words: David Barr Harding Steinbrenner Executive Consultant Davey Hamilton has done it all in his career. From driver to owner to track owner, sales and marketing, popcorn popper and more. All those skills and experiences are helping propel HSR and Colton Herta to new heights in the NTT IndyCar Series. DB:  What's your connection with this with this team? Why join ...

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  • Seventh place finish for Colton Herta at the Honda Indy Toronto

    The #88 Capstone Turbine Honda car finished the Honda Indy Toronto in seventh position after qualifying 16th. Rookie Colton Herta was the biggest mover in the veteran-filled field. He passed nine cars during the 85-lap race, six of them on the first lap. “Pretty solid race for everyone on the team,” said Colton Herta. “The strategy was there, we were fast ...

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  • Pole to Podium: David Fitzgerald – Truckie, Fueler and Proud Canadian

    Words: David Barr David Fitzgerald is one of the nicest and most entertaining people you’ll find in INDYCAR. Many people in the pits and around the paddock have no idea that is name is David because everyone knows him as Foggy (after the cartoon chicken Foghorn Leghorn) which fits him perfectly. The long-time motorsports veteran fills many roles for Harding Steinbrenner ...

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  • Bittersweet weekend for Harding Steinbrenner Racing at Detroit Grand Prix

    Detroit, Mich.  (June 2, 2019) The #88 GESS Capstone Honda finished the Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear doubleheader weekend with 12th place finishes on both Saturday and Sunday. Rookie Colton Herta qualified for Saturday’s dual in fifth position and for Sunday’s dual in fourth position. “This weekend was bittersweet here in Detroit for the dual races,” said team president, Brian Barnhart. ...

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  • The Racing Roots of GESS International

    Pit Box – Shaun Lee Words: David Barr From his roots in auto racing to his current race as Field Manager for Green Energy Sustainable Solutions to lead the world in biogas technology – Lee has a passion that is undeniable. “I grew up racing,” said CEO of GESS International, Shaun Lee. GESS, who has offices in the United Sates, United ...

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  • Harding Steinbrenner Racing welcomes DeliverEnd to the team for the 103nd Indianapolis 500

    Indianapolis, Ind.  (May 15, 2019) DeliverEnd will join Harding Steinbrenner Racing and Colton Herta, driver of the #88 GESS Capstone Honda, as an associate partner in the 103nd Indianapolis 500. Indianapolis-based DeliverEnd provides on-demand transport services which cater to consumers buying and selling on consumer-to-consumer marketplaces and in private sales. “I’m really happy to have DeliverEnd on the car for the ...

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  • A Walk on The Beach with Al Unser Jr.

    Words: David Barr In sports there are certain matchups that benefit one over another. In baseball, some hitters have success off particular pitchers. In basketball there are teams that some players look forward to playing against because the matchup is one that they like. In INDYCAR, that is far rarer but in the case of legendary driver Al Unser Jr. and ...

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  • Colton Herta ready for his home race at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

    The 45th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach is this weekend in the heart of downtown Long Beach. Valencia, CA native, Colton Herta will race in front of his home crowd in the #88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing Honda-powered Indy car. The red and white colors of popular Mexican fast food company King Taco, long-time sponsors of the Acura Grand Prix of Long ...

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  • CrowdStrike Partners with Harding Steinbrenner Racing for Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

    Long Beach, Calif. (April 10, 2019) CrowdStrike will join Harding Steinbrenner Racing for the fourth race on the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series schedule at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. The cybersecurity technology company is a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection based in Sunnyvale, Calif. CrowdStrike will serve as an associate sponsor of the #88 Honda-powered Indy car this weekend ...

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  • Hard fought weekend for Harding Steinbrenner Racing at Barber Motorsports Park

    The #88 GESS International Indy car finished the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama in 24th position. Colton Herta qualified the Honda-powered Indy car in ninth position yesterday, just barely missing the Firestone Fast Six in a very close qualifying session. Although the Valencia, California, native was quick all weekend, early in the race the #88 car suffered a still-undiagnosed issue ...

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  • Mike Harding – The Pit Box

    Words: David Barr (@daveabarr) When the green flag flies at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday, Colton Herta will be looking for back-to-back victories in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series after smashing records at the Circuit of the Americas two weeks ago.  When that same green flag flies and the best drivers in the world leave the line in Birmingham, Mike ...

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  • HSR looking to capitalize on momentum going into Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

    The 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season continues at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend with the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Colton Herta will pilot the #88 Gess International Honda-powered Indy car along the 2.3-mile, 17-turn road course. After two INDYCAR races, the 19-year-old is currently second in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series standings. He hopes to combine the momentum ...

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  • Harding Steinbrenner Racing partners with GESS International

    GESS International is joining Harding Steinbrenner Racing as primary sponsor of the #88 Honda-powered Indy car for this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and as an associate sponsor of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. An energy service company with twenty-one years of energy efficiency and renewable energy experience, Gess International hopes to continue Colton Herta’s winning momentum ...

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  • HSR wins the INDYCAR Classic at the Circuit of the Americas

    Harding Steinbrenner Racing was victorious in the inaugural INDYCAR Classic, the second race in the 2019 NTT INDYCAR Series. Eighteen-year-old Colton Herta, who turns 19 on March 30, became the youngest driver ever to win an INDYCAR race. Graham Rahal was 19 when he won eleven years ago. Herta started in fourth position but ran in third for the majority of ...

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  • Herta Leads A Group of Uncommon Rookies in 2019

    Words: David Barr (@daveabarr) As we head into the second race of the INDYCAR season, one thing is for certain. This rookie class of drivers is deep, talented and fearless. The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was led by Formula 3 and Swedish import Felix Rosenqvist for 31-laps and two of other debutants finished in the top-10 with Colton Herta ...

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  • Eighth place finish for Colton Herta at 2019 IndyCar Series season opener

    Harding Steinbrenner Racing will take home an eighth-place finish after qualifying eleventh in the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Rookie Colton Herta entered the top-ten on Lap 85 and was able to hold on to the eighth position for the remainder of the 110-lap race. Herta stayed on pace with the leaders for the majority of the race which allowed ...

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  • Harding Steinbrenner Racing eager for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

    The 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season begins with practice this today, for Sunday's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Colton Herta will pilot the #88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing Indy car powered by Honda in his first season opener as an INDYCAR driver. “I am so proud of the #88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing crew. They have worked hard to get everything put ...

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  • Latitude Vacation Club enters partnership with HSR for Season Opener

    Harding Steinbrenner Racing is thrilled to announce that Latitude Vacation Club will serve as primary sponsor of the #88 Honda-powered Indy car for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and primary several races throughout the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season. Latitude Vacation Club is an exclusive travel and lifestyle benefits matrix built for vacationers. “I’m very happy to have Latitude ...

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  • The Pit Box – Pole to Podium with George Michael Steinbrenner IV

    Words: David Barr (@daveabarr) George Steinbrenner IV is in many ways just like any other 22-year old guy. He loves sports of all kinds (not just baseball) and he’s an avid gamer. What’s not like others is that he is the youngest owner in the storied history of IndyCar. The Pit Box sat down with the Harding Steinbrenner co-owner to talk ...

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  • The Pit Box – Al Unser Jr. and Paying it Forward

    Al Unser Jr. – Paying It Forward Words: David Barr (@daveabarr) Every IndyCar team needs “that guy”.  A person well known to everyone who can act as a mentor, ambassador, salesman, translator and can even help change a tire or two. Al Unser Jr. is just that for Harding Steinbrenner Racing. A jack of all trades and fortunate for Colton Herta ...

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  • Harding Steinbrenner Racing will run Honda-Powered engines in 2019

    Indianapolis, Ind.  (Dec. 6, 2018) Newly formed Harding Steinbrenner Racing is excited to announce a new partnership with Honda Performance Development for the 2019 INDYCAR season. “First of all, Harding Steinbrenner Racing is very appreciative of our relationship with Chevrolet in 2017 and 2018,” said team president Brian Barnhart. “However, our direction as a race team closely aligns with Honda ...

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  • Harding Racing and Steinbrenner Racing Join Forces for IndyCar Series Effort

    New York, N.Y. (September 19, 2018) A new partnership in open-wheel racing has begun today with the launch of Harding Steinbrenner Racing, a combined effort bringing together current IndyCar and Indy Lights competitors, Harding Racing and Steinbrenner Racing. The new team will field two full-time IndyCar Series entries in 2019 with Freedom 100 winner Colton Herta piloting the #88, joined by newly-crowned Indy Lights Champion Patricio O’Ward in the #8. “We are happy to ...

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