ROGER PENSKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Roger Penske to drive special edition Indianapolis 500 Camaro SS pace car

Roger Penske, celebrating his 50th anniversary as a team owner, will lead the field to the green flag in the 100th Indianapolis 500.Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Chevrolet made the announcement on Monday that Penske, a 16-time winner of the Indy 500, will pace the field in a 455-horsepower 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 50th Anniversary edition."Chevrolet and Roger Penske are inextricably...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Multi-Time Indy 500 Winning Owner To Drive 100th Race Pace Car

Roger Penske has literally done it all in the sport of auto racing. Although he started his career as a driver in the 1950s, he is best known for his work as a car owner in both IndyCar and in NASCAR. No one associated with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indianapolis 500 has enjoyed the success that the man known as “The Captain” has achieved since making his debut as...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pagenaud wins Long Beach for 1st victory driving for Penske

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Simon Pagenaud earned his first victory for Team Penske by holding off Scott Dixon to win the caution-free Grand Prix of Long Beach. Pagenaud failed to win a race last season, his first driving for Roger Penske. But he entered Sunday's race as the IndyCar points leader and inching closer to his first Penske victory. It was a controversial win, though,...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pagenaud off to quick start to open 2nd season with Penske

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Simon Pagenaud jumped at the chance to drive for Team Penske, where the best ride of his IndyCar career could lead to wins and racing for championships. But his first season was a bust, as Pagenaud went winless and finished a career-worst 11th in the IndyCar standings. The Frenchman had not finished lower than fifth in his three seasons driving for Sam...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Penske reportedly to drive pace car at 100th Indianapolis 500

Multiple media outlets in Indianapolis are reporting that Roger Penske will drive the pace car at this year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.The official announcement will be made by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday.“We’re very excited about our Chevrolet pace car driver for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil,” said...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Power leads Team Penske parade in St. Pete qualifying

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Team Penske swept the top four spots in qualifying for the IndyCar season-opener with Will Power taking the pole in a record time. Power broke his own track record three times Saturday. His best time around the streets of St. Petersburg was in the second session, but he won the pole in the third session at 1 minute, 0.2450 seconds. The record set in his...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Logano Looks to Turn Chills into Thrills for Roger Penske at Indianapolis

Credit: Nigel KinradeNKP Posted By: Brian Eberly – Follow at @beberly18 July 24, 2015 Team Penske is the winningest team in the history of Indianapolis Motor Speedway with 17 victories. Although the organization boasts 16 Indianapolis 500 victories to go along with the inaugural XFINITY Series win by Brad Keselowski in 2012, they have never gone to victory lane at the iconic speedway...
Via Motor Racing Digest
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS/NXS: Penske Racing Looks To Continue Last Season’s Success

For some teams, they would rather forget their 2014 seasons. For other teams, though, they want to remember them for a long time to come. That is the case for Penske Racing after winning the owner’s championship in XFINITY, a Verizon IndyCar Series Championship and 22 wins between NASCAR and IndyCar. Looking towards this year, there’s reason why they can’t be as successful...
Via On Pit Road
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NNS: Team Penske and Discount Tire Extend Partnership

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 18, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it has reached a multi-year extension with Discount Tire, the world’s largest tire and wheel retailer, to continue as a key marketing partner with the team. Discount Tire will remain a primary sponsor of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford Mustang for at least 24 races in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and serve as an...
Via On Pit Road
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Montoya's return to IndyCar slowly coming along

Juan Pablo Montoya took a job in IndyCar with Roger Penske because he wanted to win races again. He believes he'll fulfill that goal. It just might take more time than anyone expected. Montoya's return to Indy cars has not been easy after a seven-year absence. Montoya last ran in CART in 2000 and left Formula One midway through the 2006 season for NASCAR. Now he finds himself back...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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