"We have no current reason to believe that any competition or mechanical aspects of the car have been damaged or compromised.
"Our Indy Lights team is already in Florida for testing and is now en route to St. Pete to help evaluate and assess.
"Additionally, we are sending a team of IndyCar crewmen from Indianapolis to St. Pete today in advance of the team's full arrival tomorrow.
"We are also preparing back-up pit equipment at the Indy race shop.
"This equipment and a spare transporter will depart Indianapolis today as well."
03/11/20 Their primary car is already at the track so this may have been a hospitality trailer or contained the backup car.
St. Petersburg Fire Rescue firefighters are on-scene of a vehicle fire on Southbound Interstate 275 & Ulmerton Rd. The semi-tractor trailer was hauling the IndyCar Series vehicle for Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Racing driver Colton Herta. Three lanes are closed, one is open. pic.twitter.com/Rh7skETO1O
— WFLA NEWS (@WFLA) March 11, 2020