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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


Castroneves Starts Getting Acclimated to New Team, Color

When Helio Castroneves arrived at for testing Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he went right to Team Penske garage, said hello and quickly moved along.
Tags: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Team Penske, Helio Castroneves


Chase Elliott wins his first NASCAR Cup title as 7-time champ Jimmie Johnson makes his exit

AVONDALE, Ariz. — The new face of NASCAR circled Phoenix Raceway for a celebratory lap of his finest achievement. Chase Elliott, NASCAR’s most popular driver, was now a Cup champion, too. He came upon teammate Jimmie Johnson, who banged doors with Elliott. Then the seven-time champion, in his final race, gave Elliott a fist bump. The torch has officially been passed. Elliott did what Dale Earnhardt Jr. could not and parlayed the popularity gleamed off his Hall of Fame father into a NASCAR champi...
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Bruce Flanders, voice of the Long Beach Grand Prix, dies at 74

Bruce Flanders, the legendary public-address announcer who became the longtime “Voice of the Long Beach Grand Prix” and entertained racing fans for more than 40 years, died Friday. He was 74. Flanders, who suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for years, died peacefully at his home in San Bernardino on Friday, Aug. 14, said a close family friend, according to Jim Michaelian, president and CEO of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach. Calling Flanders “one of a kind,” Michaelian ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, United States, Flanders, Long Beach, Pasadena, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael, Walk Of Fame, Southern California, San Bernardino, Southland, Bruce, Megan, Team Penske, Vicki


Dixon expects rivals to copy "aggressive" undercut strategy in second Road America race

Scott Dixon expects the strategy employed by Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing in the first of this weekend's IndyCar races at Road America will be copied in race two
Tags: News, Sports, Dixon, Team Penske, Scott Dixon, Road America, Chip Ganassi Racing


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


Daly, Pagenaud: IndyCar, NASCAR double-header at IMS is “awesome”

Both Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud and Ed Carpenter Racing’s Conor Daly say they regard this weekend’s double-header of NASCAR and IndyCar action at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as “huge” and something they’d like to see occur more often.
Tags: News, Sports, IMS, Nascar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Team Penske, Simon Pagenaud, Conor Daly, Ed Carpenter, IndyCar NASCAR, Daly Pagenaud


Results, point standings after Martinsville night

Martin Truex Jr. won the Martinsville night race, Team Penske put all three of its cars in the top five and Bubba Wallace finished 11th.
Tags: News, Sports, Martin Truex Jr, Team Penske, Martinsville, Bubba Wallace


Cup driver free agency scorecard: Ryan Blaney off the market at Penske

The signing of Ryan Blaney to a multiyear extension with Team Penske removes a big name from the list of potential NASCAR free agents after the 2020 Cup season. But there still are at least a half-dozen winners in the Cup Series whose deals are set to expire before next year. With Hendrick Motorsports needing to fill the No.
Tags: News, Nascar, Team Penske, Penske, Ryan Blaney


Harrison Burton wins Xfinity race in Fontana

Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota led 40 of the 150 laps overall to take the checkered flag. JGR teammate Riley Herbst came in second by just 0.455 seconds. Team Penske's Austin Cindric was then third.
Tags: News, Motor Racing, JGR, Team Penske, Fontana, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, Austin Cindric, Harrison Burton, Riley Herbst


NASCAR: Clint Bowyer claims pole position for Auto Club 400 in Fontana

Xfinity series driver Harrison Burton does a burnout to celebrate after winning the Production Alliance Group 300 Saturday Feb. 29, 2020 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) Harrison Burton celebrates after winning the Xfinity series Production Alliance Group 300 Saturday Feb. 29, 2020 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Xfinity ...
Tags: Sport, Fox, Soccer, Ford, Toyota, Kobe Bryant, Johnson, North Carolina, Orange County, Donald Trump, Kurt Busch, Nascar, Alexander, Burton, Tony Stewart, Stewart


Joey Logano wins first Daytona 500 qualifying race

Joey Logano has won the first qualifying race for the Daytona 500 for the second consecutive year. Logano led 19 laps in the No. 22 Ford for Team Penske in Thursday night's 60-lap qualifying race that sets the field for the Daytona 500. Logano, the 2018 NASCAR champion, was part of a three-team swap at Team Penske during the offseason that paired him with Paul Wolfe, former crew chief for teammate Brad Keselowski.
Tags: News, Ford, Nascar, Motor Racing, Logano, Joey Logano, Daytona, Team Penske, Paul Wolfe


Press Release: PENSKE ENTERTAINMENT TO ACQUIRE HULMAN & CO INDYCAR ASSETS

Penske Corporation, Hulman & Company News Conference Monday November 4, 2019 Tony George Chairman of the Board, Hulman & Company Mark Miles CEO, Hulman & Company Roger Penske Chairman, Penske Corporation THE MODERATOR: Welcome to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the beginning of a new era for the speedway and for the sport of IndyCar. I appreciate all the distinguished guests that are here today and also our friends from the media that have joined us here this morning, along with...
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Win on Sunday, Buy on Monday? Roger Penske to Purchase IndyCar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Okay, that’s a NASCAR line, but it applies here. Roger Penske never ran the Indianapolis 500 during his racing career, but as owner of Team Penske, his drivers racked up 18 victories on the famed banked oval. Now, it appears the 82-year-old Penske will soon call the track his own. Monday morning brought news that […] The post Win on Sunday, Buy on Monday? Roger Penske to Purchase IndyCar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Indianapolis, Racing, Autos, Nascar, Indycar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Team Penske, Penske, Roger Penske, News Blog, IndyCar Indianapolis Motor Speedway


NASCAR hints at penalty for crew member who tossed Denny Hamlin to ground

A NASCAR official hinted Monday that a penalty could be coming as early as today to the crew member who yanked Denny Hamlin to the ground during a confrontation between Hamlin and Joey Logano after Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway. NASCAR met after the race with Travis Geisler, competition director at Team Penske, Todd Gordon, crew chief for Joey Logano, and the unnamed Team Penske crew member who threw down Hamlin. Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and chief racin...
Tags: News, Nascar, Joey Logano, Team Penske, Denny Hamlin, Hamlin, Todd Gordon, Donnell NASCAR, Martinsville Speedway NASCAR, Travis Geisler, Hamlin Steve


Coca-Cola 600 winners and losers

Martin Truex Jr.'s victory in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 gave Joe Gibbs Racing its eighth win in 13 points races. JGR and Team Penske — the top two teams in the series — went 1-2-3 with Truex (JGR), Joey Logano (Penske) and Kyle Busch (JGR). Hendrick Motorsports — Placed all four cars in the top 10 for the first time since Texas in April 2016.
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Truex, Martin Truex Jr, JGR, Joe Gibbs, Team Penske, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano Penske


Pagenaud earns $2.67 million from Indianapolis 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud earned $2.67 million with his first Indianapolis 500 victory. The pole winner led 116 of the 200 laps on Sunday and became the first French driver to win IndyCar’s biggest race since 1920. Pagenaud is the second straight Team Penske driver to win both May races at Indy, joining Will […]
Tags: News, Sports, Indianapolis, Ap, Auto Racing, Team Penske, Pagenaud, Simon Pagenaud


How Verizon and Team Penske used 5G to help win the Indy 500

Team Penske, the most successful race team in Indy 500 history, used Verizon 5G in its bid to win the 2019 Indy 500. Modern race cars generate tons of data, and a 5G connection lets teams harvest that data faster. The post How Verizon and Team Penske used 5G to help win the Indy 500 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Verizon, News, Cars, Trends, 5g, Motorsports, Indycar, Team Penske, Indianapolis 500, 5GQualcommSponsorship


President Trump issues White House invitation to Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, Roger Penske

From Japan, President Trump congratulates Simon Pagenaud on his Indianapolis 500 win, announces Team Penske will visit White House.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Japan, Usa, News, White House, Indianapolis, Usa Today, Trump, Team Penske, Simon Pagenaud, Simon Pagenaud Roger Penske


Simon Pagenaud and Penske win Indianpolis 500 sprint to finish

Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indianapol...
Tags: Sweden, France, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, United Arab Emirates, Honda, Chevrolet, Motorsports, Nbc Sports, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ROSSI, Team Penske, Penske, Pagenaud


How Verizon and Team Penske are using 5G to make Indy 500 race cars faster

Team Penske, the most successful race team in Indy 500 history, is using Verizon 5G in its bid to win the 2019 Indy 500. Modern race cars generate tons of data, and a 5G connection lets teams harvest that data faster. The post How Verizon and Team Penske are using 5G to make Indy 500 race cars faster appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Verizon, News, Cars, Trends, 5g, Motorsports, Indycar, Team Penske, Indianapolis 500


Indianapolis 500 practice: Power fastest, problems for Alonso

Will Power and Simon Pagenaud put Team Penske at the top on the opening day of 2019 Indianapolis 500 practice, while Fernando Alonso had further electrical problems
Tags: Sport, Indianapolis, Fernando Alonso, Indycar, Alonso, Team Penske, Simon Pagenaud, Autosport


Friday 5: Key questions to ponder during NASCAR's break

While Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske have dominated the headlines by combining to win each of the first nine races, many questions remain as NASCAR takes its Easter break. The last Cup victory for the organization was at Texas in November by Kevin Harvick with a car that later failed inspection. Stewart-Haas Racing has won two of the last 21 Cup races.
Tags: Texas, News, Nascar, Joe Gibbs, Team Penske, Stewart Haas Racing, Kevin Harvick


As prestige goes, defending Grand Prix of Long Beach champ Alexander Rossi off to great start

Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport is in only his third season on the NTT IndyCar circuit, yet he has already won its two most prestigious races – the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016 and the Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2018. Veteran Will Power, who races for rival Team Penske, is impressed by those early accomplishments. “He is a very smart and competitive driver because he certainly gets the car the way he wants it,” said Power, who, along with Rossi and many others will tangle in this ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Power, Soccer, Long Beach, Las Vegas, Nascar, Motorsports, Southern California, Don, ROSSI, NTT, Team Penske, Simon Pagenaud, Alexander Rossi


Ryan Newman's 2007 Dodge Charger NASCAR Cup Car Is For Sale

This race car was originally commissioned as a test vehicle for Team Penske and was used in 2004-2005 NASCAR Cup test sessions, but never competed in actual races. While driving for Team Penske in 2007, Ryan Newman earned seven top-fives, 15 top-10s, five pole positions, led 9873 laps and finished 13th in the year's NASCAR Cup Series season. Now, you have the opportunity to own this 2007 Dodge Charger bodied test car that Ryan Newman used during the 2004-2005 NASCAR sanctioned test sessions.
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Ryan Newman's 2007 Dodge Charger NASCAR Cup Car Is For Sale

This race car was originally commissioned as a test vehicle for Team Penske and was used in 2004-2005 NASCAR Cup test sessions, but never competed in actual races. While driving for Team Penske in 2007, Ryan Newman earned seven top-fives, 15 top-10s, five pole positions, led 9873 laps and finished 13th in the year's NASCAR Cup Series season. Now, you have the opportunity to own this 2007 Dodge Charger bodied test car that Ryan Newman used during the 2004-2005 NASCAR sanctioned test sessions...
Tags: News, Nascar, Team Penske, Ryan Newman


Austin Dillon learns pole position is no advantage at Auto Club Speedway

FONTANA – Starting a Cup race on the pole doesn’t seem to be much of an advantage at Auto Club Speedway. Austin Dillon turned in the fastest lap in the swirling wind on Friday, but struggled in the heat on Sunday and finished 10th, about half a lap behind race winner Kyle Busch. Only three of the 30 races held here have been won by the driver who started first. A minor brush with the wall, began Dillon’s downfall. It happened on Lap 55 while he was running in fifth, and he had to make an unsched...
Tags: California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, Toyota, West Coast, Nascar, Truex, Motorsports, Jeff Gordon, Martin Truex Jr, Logano, Joey Logano, Howard, Team Penske


Kyle Busch goes for NASCAR victory No. 200 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana

Joe Gibbs, who owns the Toyota that Kyle Busch drove to a NASCAR Cup victory Sunday in Phoenix, has experience with athletes who excel in their chosen sport. Gibbs put Busch in that elite class after the driver scored his 199th victory in the three national touring series with a weekend sweep in Phoenix, his 12th such sweep, most of all-time. “I think for me, you know, it happened in football where we had some guys that all of a sudden on Sundays when they put the helmet on, you kind of look at ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Toyota, Chevrolet, Kurt Busch, Nascar, Suarez, Busch, Phoenix, Martin Truex Jr, Joey Logano, Greg, Kyle, Gibbs, Joe Gibbs, Jimmie Johnson


Will Power to lead Team Penske’s push in IndyCar

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Will Power will lead the field to green in IndyCar’s season-opening race as Team Penske looks to extend its recent run of motorsports success. Power and Josef Newgarden make an all-Penske front row for Sunday’s race through the streets of downtown St. Petersburg. Penske driver Ryan Blaney starts from the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Power, Team Penske, Penske, St Petersburg Fla, Ryan Blaney, Josef Newgarden, St Petersburg Penske


Will Power continues Penske domination with IndyCar pole

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Team Penske is out front again with a front-row sweep in qualifying for IndyCar’s season opening race on the downtown streets of St. Petersburg. Will Power won the pole Saturday for the eighth time at St. Pete and 55th time in his career, second on the all-time list behind Mario […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Mario, Pete, Team Penske, Penske, St Petersburg Fla, St Petersburg Will Power