IndyCar driver angry at Herta stance: ‘F1 is elite sport’

IndyCar driver Graham Rahal is not satisfied with the fact that Colton Herta appears to be missing a super license. The 22-year-old American has been linked with switching to AlphaTauri in 2023, but that still requires the necessary super license. However, Herta is eight points short of such a license and the FIA ​​does not want to make an exception for it.

Helmut Marko wanted to do everything in his power to get his current Andretti Autosport driver’s licence. For example, a test with Alpine has already been planned. Although he won’t be driving to the Alps in 2023, the French wanted to give Red Bull Racing and Alpha Torri a hand. After all, they are interested in Pierre Gasly, who was to be replaced by Herta.

‘Formula One wants American money, but they don’t care about the rest’

Although Gasly’s key is not out yet, Hertha’s key is with him on test day at Alpine. It came on Friday night. It’s causing outrage in the US, where the IndyCar routine is running at Rahal Twitter Express his opinion. “F1 is elite sport. They don’t want us. Remember that. They want money from corporate America, they want money from wealthy American individuals. But they don’t care about the rest. It always was, and always will be.

The fact that there are people who think Hertha is not good enough is not an issue for the 33-year-old. “For those who want to say Herta doesn’t ‘deserve’ right: you’re wrong. He’s as talented as the rest, if not more. He’s a proven winner. He’s made it to the top and he’s done a very good job. F1 has drivers for years who have no control over Herta. , but they are buying seats and that’s a fact!’, concludes Rahal.

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