Need a role model, Jerry Jones? Team Penske owner is everything Cowboys owner wants to be

FORT WORTH -- When the Verizon IndyCar series arrives at Texas Motor Speedway for the Firestone 600 on Saturday night, Cowboys owner-general manager Jerry Jones can get a good look at a role model.Roger Penske, owner of the powerful Team Penske, is everything Jones wants to be.Like Jones, Penske is a hugely successful businessman.Penke made his mark in the arenas of automotives and...
Via SportsDay
4 hours ago

Roger Penske will make history once again in the Indianapolis 500

At a race track that has made giants of mortal men for more than a century, no one has ever stood taller than Roger Penske. And on Sunday, in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, Penske will look to make history once again.The afternoon will begin with Penske behind the wheel of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Pace Car, and once the green flag flies to start the race, Team Penske...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR America: Nate Ryan goes down memory road with Roger Penske

Nate Ryan talked to Roger Penske about winning a NASCAR race as a driver in 1963.
Via CSN Chicago
6 days ago

Joey Logano treasures relationship with Team Penske IndyCar teammates

Racing is the common language spoken at Team Penske -- and there are no race weekends any bigger than this one for the organization, which fields the combined total of six full-time drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the Verizon IndyCar Series.In the span of about 12 hours this Sunday, legendary owner Roger Penske will cheer on his four IndyCar drivers in the Indianapolis...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The reign of Roger Penske at Indianapolis remains in full force

INDIANAPOLIS – It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored a pair of tickets to the Indianapolis 500. He was an executive for a metal fabrication company in Cleveland that was sponsoring a few laps in the race, so he brought his 14-year-old son to...
Via The OC Register
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR on NBC podcast, Episode XVIII: Roger Penske

The legendary team owner, who has a record 16 Indianapolis 500 victories along with titles in IndyCar and NASCAR, discusses his origins, his accomplishments and the future of racing.
Via CSN Chicago
9 days ago

Highlights from the 85th running of the Indianapolis 500

RACE: 85th Indianapolis 500 DATE: May 27, 2001 WINNER: Helio Castroneves AVERAGE SPEED: 141.574 mph WHAT HAPPENED: Roger Penske returned to the Indy 500 after five years on the sidelines during the CART and Indy Racing League split. His two-car effort of Castroneves and Gil de Ferran gave Penske his 11th win in the race and first 1-2 finish. It was redemption from Penske's previous...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  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

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

Verizon Wireless to sponsor eight of Montoya's races

Roger Penske wasn't worried about finding a sponsor for Juan Pablo Montoya when he signed him, believing there would be interest in the Colombian's return to open wheel racing. And if nothing materialized, Penske was prepared to pay for Montoya's IndyCar season out of his own pocket. Penske now has the funding lined up for at least eight of the 17 races through longtime partner...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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