Tag Archive: Penske

Sep 22

Champion team owner Penske likes direction Indycar heading

When Roger Penske speaks, it’s usually wise to listen.

Roger PenskeMoments after capturing his 15th Indy car title as a team owner, Penske wasn’t just celebrating with driver Josef Newgarden at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday. He was talking about the growing health of the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 15

Montoya comfortable with Indy 500-only decision

“To be honest with you, you can’t beat Penske.”

2015-06-14_18485 Juan Pablo Montoya had fulltime interest elsewhere but came to a simple conclusion in deciding to return to Team Penske for a one-off ride in the 2017 Indianapolis 500.

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May 17

Power predicts shootout among Penske foursome

“I think pole is going to be fought out between the Penske drivers”

Will PowerReigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power has watched Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud top the speed chart in practice for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 24

Pagenaud: ‘If we do a good job, results should come’

Synergy, Simon Pagenaud notes, creates opportunities for the whole team.

Simon Pagenaud A free flow of information and data also breeds personal opportunities, which is what the newest Team Penske driver is counting on as he aims for his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

2-For-2: Penske proves it’s contender round material

NASCAR logo How quickly the tide can turn. All summer it looked like a Hendrick Motorsports driver would take the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, but now a new team has seized the title of favorite. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 25

Logano gets third win of season at Bristol

Holds off Penske teammate Keselowski for first-ever win at heralded track

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Joey Logano believes he has the car, and Team Penske believes they have the team, to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.

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Jun 22

The drive of the season for Penske at Road America!

Alex Tagliani come-back drive of the season for Penske at Road americaI 

Alex Tagliani Ford Mustang Penske t was patented edge-of-your-seat entertainment, and easily the come-from-behind drive of the 2014 racing season to date! Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 18

Alex Tagliani set for Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series assignment!

First of two

Penske Ford Mustang no 22 Road America will be Alex Tagliani’s first of two scheduled appearances in the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in 2014. After a merry-go-round of drivers, including Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will also make an appearance behind the wheel of the No. 22 Mustang at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August.

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Jun 05

Tagliani and RSR Racing Head to America’s Heartland for the Grand Prix of Kansas

“I am excited to return to Kansas after winning the pole position last year” -Alex Tagliani

Tagliani Autosport logo RSR Racing has loaded up the Chevrolet powered 09 LinospressoUSA.com and the 08 AutoMaxUSA.com ORECA FLM09 Prototype Challenge race cars and headed to America’s heartland for the Grand Prix of Kansas this weekend as part of the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »


May 06

Alex Tagliani to compete in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Team Penske

Tagliani to compete for Penske in two NASCAR Nationwide races

No-22 Team Penske Ford Mustang Discount Tire NASCAR Nationwide car Accomplished road racer Alex Tagliani will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in two 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series road course races. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 19

Interlagos could lose Brazil GP – Castroneves

The Brazilian grand prix could be set to move from Interlagos.

Interlagos logoNow the popular and traditional home of Brazil’s annual race, the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace is however regarded as perhaps the worst venue on the grid in terms of its ageing facilities. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 16

Ferrari names Ganassi, Penske as ideal third car partners

“Don’t you think it would be nice to see a team like Penske or Ganassi deploy a Ferrari with an American driver?”

Target Chip Ganassi Racing logoPenske RacingLuca di Montezemolo has named two famous American motor racing names as ideal partners to run a third Ferrari car in formula one. The Maranello based marque’s president is a regular critic of F1’s struggling smallest constructors, arguing this week that it’s “better to have a third (Ferrari) car with a competitive team than a team that cannot even do GP2”. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 03

Johnson apologizes for causing crash

He caused a fiery crash involving Kurt Busch and Elliott Sadler at Pocono

Jimmie Johnson apologized for causing a fiery crash involving Kurt Busch and Elliott Sadler at Pocono, after he hit the back of the Penske driver’s Dodge while fighting for position. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 16

Dixon tops opening practice in Toronto (+result)

Tagliani posted third best time

Scott Dixon was quickest in opening practice for this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto IndyCar street race, despite tangling with Takuma Sato at the end of the hour. Contact between Dixon and Sato at Turn 6 resulted in the KV car spin around in front of Dixon’s Ganassi Dallara and come to a halt blocking it. The following Bertrand Baguette (Conquest) then slid into the rear of Dixon’s car in the traffic jam. Read the rest of this entry »


May 30

Dario Franchitti wins his second Indy 500 (+video)

Top-10 Finish for Tagliani at the Indy 500

In a race that was played in the pit lane and where many on track incidents changed the course of the race, FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani stayed out of trouble to finish 10th in the Indy 500 race held Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Starting from fifth on the grid, the Canadian driver ran in the top four in the first segment of the race. Read the rest of this entry »


May 28

Indy 500: Top-4 for Junqueira & Top-10 for Tagliani

In the final practice for the Indy 500

2010-05-28 Alex Tagliani - Bruno JunqueiraCanadian driver Alex Tagliani was tenth quickest during Carb Day, the ultimate practice session before the start of the Indy 500, scheduled to run this Sunday, May 30. Tagliani posted his best time on the 43rd of the 46 laps he completed today, driving around the 4.023-kilometer Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 40.3644 seconds for an average speed of 359.725 km/h. Read the rest of this entry »


May 26

Indy 500: ”Real work starts now” – Tagliani

Alex Tagliani says the FAZZT team’s work is only just beginning

Despite his star performance in qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, the fledgling squad has been the sensation of the Indy build-up, with Tagliani among the frontrunners throughout practice and qualifying fifth – having been fastest for much of the initial Pole Day session. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 08

A decade to remember at Sebring (+ photos)

The first decade of the new century will be remembered as perhaps the greatest in Sebring history

Ten years, 120 hours of racing, and 404 cars entered by the world’s best sports car racing teams and manufacturers. The year 2000 ushered in big changes to Sebring including a new pit structure and a track hotel, to name just a few. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 04

NASCAR: Penske names crew chiefs for Keselowski

Jay Guy named Brad Keselowski’s crew chief in Cup series

Jay Guy will be the crew chief for Brad Keselowski’s #12 Sprint Cup Series team, Penske Racing announced earlier this week. Guy most recently worked as the crew chief on the #78 Furniture Row Racing car driven by Regan Smith. Guy also has been a crew chief in the Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 08

Gil de Ferran’s drives…(+photos)

The best of the best

Gil de Ferran’s illustrious career comes to an end this weekend with the four-hour Monterey Sports Car Championships presented by Patrón. De Ferran Motorsports’ team owner hopes to end his run on a high note with a victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the site where he scored his first IndyCar victory in the 1995 season. Read the rest of this entry »