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Colton Herta

#98 JAY Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian

 

Birthdate: March 30, 2000
Hometown: Valencia, California
Residence: Valencia, California
Twitter: @coltonherta
Facebook: Colton Herta
Instagram: coltonherta98
Team Website: jaymotorsports.com
Sponsors:

 

DVS Shoes, Doug Mockett & Company,

7R, Bell Helmets, OMP

Nationality:  American

Languages spoken:  English

Height/weight:  5’6” / 130 lbs

Education:  Currently in Junior High 

Current sports played: Racing and lacrosse

Hobbies: Lacrosse, RC Cars, salt water aquarium, Airsoft, training

Snapshot:  I like to stay busy and love competition. Racing is definitely my fave.  Lacrosse is a new sport for me but I want to play in high school.

Racing goal:  Be the best driver I can

Racing heroes:  Tony Kanaan and Dario Franchitti

My fitness routine includes:  Running for cardio, lifting and swimming sometimes and lots of Lacrosse

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions:  Not really

The one talent I wish I had:  I wish I could turn stuff into gold 

Career results:

2013

  • Won the Pacific F1600 Championship with 10 wins, 15 podium finishes, 10 poles and 11 fastest race laps at the age of 13
  • Finished second in the Skip Barber Racing Summer Series with five wins, 13 podiums, six poles and five fastest race laps

2012

  • Competed in SuperKarts USA TaG Junior and IKF Junior earning multiple wins and poles
  • Won the IKF KPV2 Championship

2011

  • Won the SuperKarts USA TaG Cadet Championship with three wins and four poles
  • Won the ProKart Challenge championship with five wins and five poles
  • Won the International Kart Federation (IKF) Championship, claiming multiple regional wins and poles, and earning one win and three poles at the IKF Grand Nationals
  • Finished sixth in the Rok World Finals in Lonato, Italy

2010

  • Won the SuperKarts USA TaG Cadet Championship
  • Claimed two IKF Grand National championships and three IKF Region 7 championships

2009 

  • Won two IKF Region 7 championships

2008

  • Won multiple races in IKF Region 7 Cadet karts
  • Appeared with Danica Patrick in a national GoDaddy commercial

2007 

  • Began racing IKF Region 7 Kid Karts at age 7, earning his first racing victory