Red Bull drops out with Colton Herta; they wanted it for AphaTauri

Red Bull drops out with Colton Herta; they wanted it for AphaTauri

Helmut Marko himself admitted that the efforts were in vain; now they have Nyck de Vries in their sights

The team of Red Bull gave up its efforts to obtain a super license for the pilot of IndyCar, Colton’s Heartthe American will therefore not be part of the Austrian organization in 2023.

Colton’s Heart It was the main option Red Bull to join the team of the subsidiary of Alpha Tauri and with him the place that the French will leave Pierre Gaslywho announces himself as a driver for the Alpine team.

The North American driver does not have the 40 points requested by the FIA to have the super license, because at the end of the season of IndyCar reached 32 units. Considering this, Red Bull he requested an exception to let him participate in the Grand Cirque in the 2023 season. However, his search was unsuccessful.

The gate Sports car announced that those of Milton Keynes gave up in their efforts to obtain special permission from the International Automobile Federation. Even the adviser Red Bull, Helmut Markocriticized that they couldn’t give him permission and called it “incomprehensible”.

Herta has signed on to be the test pilot of McLaren this season and he has already had the opportunity to be tested in July, this as part of the regulations that F1 has for teams when opening the doors to young promises.

Before the stumble Red Bull to get Colton’s Heartthe adviser of Red Bull, Helmut Markohad a meeting with Nyck de Vrieswho experienced his first race last weekend with the team williams. According to the publication of Christian Menaththe Dutch met Mark in Graz, Austria.

For its part, Alpine He did not specify which pilots will take part in his test in Hungary next week. Colton’s Heart was one of the names believed to be in Budapest. Alpine looking for a replacement Fernando Alonsoand its main candidate is Jack Doohan pilot of F2 19 years old and one of his proteges, after his main young star, Oscar Piastriwill sign with McLaren.

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