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MILLER: Why Colton Herta's special

When he was nine years old, Colton Herta flipped his go-kart so violently it lacerated one of his kidneys. As Bryan and Janette Herta were rushing their son to the hospital, he asked his dad: "Do you think we'll be back in time for the second heat?" Hearing that story made me instantly think: That kid's got the right attitude. Watching 16-year-old Colton Herta's performance this weekend at St. Petersburg inspired another thought: He's also got the right stuff. In what has to be one of the most impressive debuts in any professional racing series, Herta finished second and first in the Indy Lights doubleheader. He'd never seen the track before and had two test days in his...
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