Bryan Herta Autosport scored its first podium finish over the weekend at Watkins Glen International in New York. Driver Felipe Guimaraes, making his first start for Bryan Herta Autosport, finished third in the Firestone Indy Lights race on Saturday.Bryan Herta Autosport, owned by Valencia’s Bryan Herta, had two cars in the race. Daniel Herrington, who has been in every Indy Lights race for Herta’s team, finished a season-best sixth.
J.R. Hildebrand won the race and increased his lead in the Indy Lights standings.
In the NASCAR Camping World Series West, Greg Pursley, a Canyon High graduate, was fifth in the King Taco 200 at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Saturday night.
Jason Bowles, a driver from Ontario, won the race. It was his third West Series win of the season and his second in a row. He has won three straight West Series races at Irwindale.
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