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FIA formerly rejects Colton Herta's F1 superlicence request

The FIA has officially confirmed that American IndyCar racer Colton Herta will not be granted an F1 superlicence. Herta had become a candidate for the mandatory credential issued by F1's governing body following Red Bull's efforts to obtain an exemption that would have allowed the American driver to compete with AlphaTauri next season. Herta was eight points short of the 40-point tally necessary to be granted a superlicence based on his results in the U.S. in the past several years. Red Bull had subsequently lobbied the FIA for an exemption based on force majeure, insisting that IndyCar - Herta's successful field of expertise - was clearly undervalued by the governing body's international...
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