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Porsche And Penske Team Up For IMSA And WEC Effort

Photo: Michelin Racing USA Team Penske has been kicking butt in racing for decades, and for a lot of that time the team has been powered by Porsche. Way back in the 1960s Roger Penske himself was racing various four-cam Porsche prototype sports racing roadsters. By the 1970s, Penske and hired driver Mark Donohue were a global force, and their Porsche 917/30 became known as an all-conquering machine in the Can Am series. More recently, from 2006 to 2008, the bright yellow DHL-sponsored Penske Po...
Tags: Porsche, Autos, DHL, Audi, Le Mans, Acura, Daytona, Team Penske, Penske, WEC, IMSA, Roger Penske, FIA World Endurance Championship, Porsche Motorsports, FIA WEC, Mark Donohue

Bobby Unser, 3-time Indy 500 champ in legendary racing family, dies at 87

By Jenna Fryer | Associated Press Bobby Unser, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and part of the only pair of brothers to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” has died. He was 87. He died Sunday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico of natural causes, Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Monday. Unser won the Indy 500 in 1968, 1975 and 1981. His younger brother, Al, is one of only three four-time Indy 500 winners in race history. Al Unser won the race in 1970, 1971, 1978 and 1987. The Unser fa...
Tags: News, La, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Obituaries, Obituary, New Mexico, Mario Andretti, Bobby, Michael Collins, Lisa, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Cindy

Peloton faces safety concerns and holding companies feel the pressure: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Peloton warning Peloton, the home fitness brand that has been one of the biggest success stories of the pandemic, is facing a major safety controversy after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warned consumers to ...
Tags: Home Depot, Ebay, Advertising, Austin, New York Times, Publicis, Pollack, Jones, Expedia, WPP, Sxsw, Rashida Jones, Johnson Johnson, Penske, Omnicom, U S Consumer Product Safety Commission

Pasadena police describe suspect, 2nd involved vehicle in Villa Parke double killing

Pasadena police have provided their first suspect description as well as a second suspect vehicle description in a December shooting at Villa Parke that killed two men and left a third injured. Detectives obtained surveillance footage that depicts possible suspects and another car believed to be involved in the killings. The only suspect they have been able to identify was described as a tall, thin Black man in either his late teens or early 20s, who was wearing black clothes at the time of the ...
Tags: News, Shooting, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Pasadena, Nissan, Mercedes Benz, Penske, Pasadena Police Department, Reseda, Carrillo, Top Stories PSN, Jesse Carrillo, Crime and Public Safety

Kyle Larson Gets His 1st NASCAR Win Since Suspension For Racial Slur

LAS VEGAS (AP/CBS13) — Kyle Larson wasn’t sure he’d ever race again in NASCAR, and if he could, he didn’t know who would even hire him. It was Rick Hendrick who took the chance on a driver many believed was radioactive for sponsors. Larson’s use of a racial slur while participating in an online race last April cost him his job, his reputation and his ability to attract the corporations that fund a race team. Hendrick said he’d pay for the car himself because he was that confident that Larson, re...
Tags: Sports, Ford, Elk Grove, Associated Press, Las Vegas, Nascar, Bell, Byron, Mario Andretti, Martin Truex Jr, JGR, Joey Logano, Jimmie Johnson, Rick, Penske, Homestead Miami Speedway

Logano Wants Peace at Penske Following Daytona 500 Crash

Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski have gone all week without speaking after the two Penske teammates crashed on the last lap of the Daytona 500.
Tags: Joey Logano, Daytona, Penske, Brad Keselowski, Logano Wants Peace, Penske Following Daytona

Indycar still in talks with Ferrari on building 2023 engine - Penske

Penske Entertainment says that conversations are ongoing with Ferrari over building an IndyCar engine when the series switches to 2.4-litre hybrids in 2023
Tags: Sport, Ferrari, Indycar, Penske, Autosport, Penske Entertainment

New African American team to race in USF2000 under Penske mentorship

African American business leader and former team manager Rod Reid has announced the formation of Force Indy, a team set to compete in the 2021 USF2000 Championship
Tags: Sport, Other, Penske, Autosport, Rod Reid

Wayne Taylor Racing recruits outgoing Penske trio for IMSA line-up

Three outgoing Penske drivers will join the Wayne Taylor Racing IMSA Sportscar Championship squad on its switch from Cadillac to Acura for next season
Tags: Sport, Cadillac, Acura, Penske, IMSA, Wayne Taylor, Autosport, Wayne Taylor Racing IMSA Sportscar Championship

Insider Transportation: the hottest startups ready to make flying cars real, the 737 MAX returns, and more

If you can't wait for the ROI from a flying car manufacturer like Lilium, consider investing in one of the startups building up the young industry's supply chain. Lilium Of all the wild truths that have emerged over the first 11 months of the year 2020, one of the few that sits closer to exhilarating than exasperating is that the flying car is just a few years away. That waiting time doesn't seem so bad when you consider that this concept is nearly as old as the airplane itself, but...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Tesla, UPS, Ford, Pfizer, Vaccines, Flying Cars, Faa, Boeing, Max, Penske, Alex Davies, Jim Farley, Rick Grimes

Castroneves: IMSA title "in my memory forever" after Penske farewell

Helio Castroneves said winning the 2020 IMSA SportsCar Championship will "be in my memory forever" having finally ended his title hoodoo after two decades with Team Penske
Tags: Sport, Penske, IMSA, Castroneves, Helio Castroneves, Autosport

15 current and former yacht crew members describe rampant harassment in one of the world's most glamorous industries

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Read on for more on the dark secret at the heart of the yachting industry, a profile of playboy turned pragmatic media mogul Jay Penske, and an interview with Nxivm survivor India Oxenberg.  Samantha Lee/Business Insider Hello!I want to start by highlighting three in-depth stories we published in the past 24 hours...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Harassment, Hollywood, News, India, Israel, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Netflix, Gop, Starz, Silicon Valley, Calvin Klein

Business Insider spoke to more than 30 insiders about how Rolling Stone owner Jay Penske dodged controversy to quietly amass a media empire

Michael Kovac/Getty Images He has movie-star good looks, a former Victoria's Secret model wife, and a billionaire father.Now Jay Penske can lay claim to the second-largest audience in digital publishing in the US.On September 23, Penske Media Corporation, or PMC, which owns Rolling Stone, Variety, and Women's Wear Daily, announced it would take control of The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, and Vibe as part of a joint venture with the entertainment company MRC. The new entity will be called...
Tags: Hollywood, US, Trends, Victoria, Rolling Stone, Comscore, Mrc, Hearst, Rolling Stone Magazine, PMC, Penske, Roger Penske, Jay Penske, Penske Media Corporation, Michael Kovac Getty, Julia Black

Fabian Coulthard set to leave DJR Supercars team after Penske exit

Fabian Coulthard will not drive for the new-look Dick Johnson Racing squad next year after Team Penske's withdrawal from Australian Supercars, Autosport has learned
Tags: Sport, Sup, Penske, Dick Johnson, Fabian Coulthard, Autosport

Penske to leave Supercars as McLaughlin joins IndyCar team full-time

Team Penske has announced it will not return to Supercars in 2021, and that Scott McLaughlin will become a full-time IndyCar driver next yea
Tags: Sport, Sup, Penske, McLaughlin, Scott McLaughlin, Autosport

Business Insider spoke to more than 30 insiders about how Jay Penske has shrugged off scandal to become a media powerhouse

Michael Kovac/Getty Images He has movie-star good looks, a former Victoria's Secret model wife, and a billionaire father.Now Jay Penske can lay claim to the second-largest audience in digital publishing in the US.On September 23, Penske Media Corporation, or PMC, which owns Rolling Stone, Variety, and Women's Wear Daily, announced it would take control of The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, and Vibe as part of a joint venture with the entertainment company MRC. The new entity will be called...
Tags: Hollywood, Ben Affleck, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Victoria, Comscore, Mrc, Hearst, Rolling Stone Magazine, Mohammed bin Salman, PMC, Penske, Roger Penske, Jay Penske, Penske Media Corporation

Kansas NASCAR: Logano secures championship race spot with victory

Team Penske's Joey Logano became the first NASCAR Cup Series driver to secure a place in the championship-deciding race with victory at Kansas, fending off late pressure from Kevin Harvick
Tags: Sport, Kansas, Nascar, Logano, Joey Logano, Penske, Autosport, Kansas NASCAR

IndyCar owners Penske "firmly committed" to Indy Lights in 2021

IndyCar owners Penske Entertainment will add extra incentives for Indy Lights' return to action in 2021, underlining its intent to make the junior formula a success
Tags: Sport, Lights, Penske, Indy Lights, Autosport, Penske Entertainment

Penske yet to make decision on McLaughlin or Supercars future

Roger Penske says his team's Supercars plans and the future of Scott McLaughlin are still undecided, ahead of the Kiwi's entry into IndyCar's season finale in a fourth Penske entry
Tags: Sport, Indycar, Kiwi, Penske, Roger Penske, McLaughlin, Scott McLaughlin, Autosport

IndyCar owner Penske announces new steps in diversity initiative

IndyCar owner Penske Entertainment has announced significant steps in its Race for Equality & Change initiative to improve diversity within the series and at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Tags: Sport, Indycar, Penske, Autosport, Penske Entertainment

'Generous' McLaughlin 'can't fail in the US' with Penske IndyCar debut

DJR Team Penske technical guru Ludo Lacroix considers Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin's greatest strength his generosity, and says the New Zealander will be a success in IndyCa
Tags: US, Sport, Sup, Penske, McLaughlin, DJR Team Penske, Scott McLaughlin, Autosport, Ludo Lacroix

Takuma Sato wins his second Indianapolis 500 at empty track

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — At an eerily empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Takuma Sato snatched a second Indianapolis 500 victory in an odd and unsatisfying finish to “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Sato held off Scott Dixon and won under caution after teammate Spencer Pigot crashed with five laps remaining in Sunday’s race, held in front of empty grandstands for the first time in 104 runnings because of the pandemic. Pigot needed medical attention on the track, the crash scene was a massive debris...
Tags: Sports, David Letterman, Sport, Indianapolis, Ap, Soccer, Chevy, Fernando Alonso, Honda, Chevrolet, Nascar, Motorsports, Letterman, Indycar, Scott, Alonso

Indianapolis 500 Running Without Fans

Delayed six times by the coronavirus pandemic, Roger Penske vowed the Indy 500 would not be ran in 2020 without an audience in the stands. Having purchased the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway in January, Penske said he was willing to run the race with limited capacity (quoting estimates that continued to come down as the […] The post Indianapolis 500 Running Without Fans appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Indianapolis, Autos, Delays, Motorsport, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Penske, Roger Penske, News Blog, Indianapolis 500, Coronavirus

Newgarden gives Penske sweep of Iowa doubleheader

Josef Newgarden led nearly wire-to-wire Saturday night to win the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway, giving team owner Roger Penske a sweep of the doubleheader and his fourth victory across three series this weekend. Newgarden, who started on the pole, thought he had the best car in the opener Friday night, and he was irate when a series of misfortunes left him fifth and well back of winning teammate Simon Pagenaud. Will Power finished second after wrecking out of the doubleheader opener.
Tags: News, Sports, Iowa, Penske, Roger Penske, Newgarden, Josef Newgarden, Iowa Speedway, Simon Pagenaud Will Power

Team Penske's injured crew member returns to North Carolina

An injured crew member on Ryan Blaney's NASCAR team has returned to Team Penske's headquarters in North Carolina, where he will undergo further evaluation. Zachary Price was treated and released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and returned home with the rest of Penske's travel party, the team said in a statement Monday. Price was pinned between Blaney's No. 12 Ford and another car, which brought out a red flag.
Tags: News, Sports, Indianapolis, Ford, North Carolina, Nascar, Team Penske, Penske, Methodist Hospital, Ryan Blaney, Blaney

NASCAR Brickyard 400: Harvick wins, Penske mechanic injured after pit road crash

Kevin Harvick wins the Brickyard 400 after a spectacular crash for Denny Hamlin in the closing stages of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis
Tags: News, Sports, Nascar, Penske, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Harvick

Power's play puts Penske back in front for Indianapolis GP

Will Power brought back normalcy to Indianapolis on Friday. After a two-month race delay and a one-month hiatus between IndyCar's first two races, Power reclaimed his status as the favorite for Saturday's Indianapolis Grand Prix favorite by overtaking Jack Harvey in the final seconds of qualifying with a pole-winning run of 1 minute, 10.1779 seconds on the track's road course. It took everything Power had to eek it out.
Tags: News, Sports, Indianapolis, Power, Penske, Jack Harvey

'His Mona Lisa' - Penske adds golden touch to iconic Indy

The purists can relax: Roger Penske did not remove troughs from the men's bathrooms at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It's been six months since Penske completed his purchase of the 111-year-old national landmark, a fixer-upper that he has already lavished with some $15 million worth of improvements. “It's like you just bought a Ferrari,” said Penske, “but it was rained on.”
Tags: News, Sports, Indianapolis, Penske, Roger Penske, Mona Lisa Penske

TuSimple kicks off plan for a nationwide self-driving truck network with partners UPS, Xpress and McLane

Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple laid out a plan Wednesday to create a mapped network of shipping routes and terminals designed for autonomous trucking operations that will extend across the United States by 2024. UPS, which owns a minority stake in TuSimple, carrier U.S. Xpress, Penske Truck Leasing and Berkshire Hathaway’s grocery and food service supply chain company McLane Inc. are the inaugural partners in this so-called autonomous freight network (AFN). TuSimple’s AFN involves four ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Asia, Europe, Los Angeles, Tech, UPS, Automotive, United States, Dallas, Berkshire Hathaway, Autonomous Vehicles, Morgan Stanley, Jacksonville, Self-driving Trucks, Southwest

Hundreds gather at shuttered Venice church to decry racism, gentrification

Venice High School history teacher Soni Lloyd speaks during a memorial for George Floyd at First Baptist Church of Venice on Sunday, June 7, 2020. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Venice High School history teacher Soni Lloyd speaks during a memorial for George Floyd at First Baptist Church of Venice on Sunday, June 7, 2020. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Protesters against police violence attend a me...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, California, La, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Venice, Houston, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Martinez, Lloyd, Penske, Oakwood, Jay Penske