Barnhart leaves Andretti for AMSP – EAST AUTO NEWS

Barnhart leaves Andretti for AMSP

The trade of staff from Andretti Autosport’s No. 28 Honda program continues as new Arrow McLaren SP driver Alexander Rossi has been joined by his race strategist Brian Barnhart in a task AMSP has but to outline.

Barnhart, the championship- and Indy 500-winning mechanic turned president of the Indy Racing League and its successor, the IndyCar Collection, involves AMSP after lately operating the Harding Racing IndyCar crew from 2017-18, and beneath its expanded possession base as Harding Steinbrenner Racing in 2019 the place the crew received two races with Colton Herta.

With Harding, Steinbrenner and Herta shifting to Andretti Autosport in 2020, Barnhart adopted and continued to function Herta’s race strategist by means of 2021 earlier than shifting to Rossi’s automotive final season. Barnhart’s arrival comes days after AMSP president Taylor Kiel left the crew.

“He (Barnhart) was within the constructing on Thursday and has been employed, however at this level, his function is to be solidified,” an AMSP spokesperson instructed RACER. “I feel he was going to be introduced on for one function, however now as a result of Taylor has created a emptiness, we’re attempting to be sure that the puzzle items all match collectively earlier than figuring out what function Brian might be in. And we hope we hope to have the bulletins quickly.”

Barnhart leaves Andretti for AMSP – EAST AUTO NEWS


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