Thursday, 14 May 2015

Penske Team Profile

Sreven Strope for Penske Racing)

Roger Penske has a rich heritage in the American IndyCar Series. The team have competed in an incredible 1,477 races since 1969.

The team currently lead the IndyCar point’s standings with Juan Pablo Montoya with Will Power in second place and Helio Castroneves in third place. The team have secured victory at the Indianapolis 500 15 times and won the IndyCar Series championship 13 times.

From 1969 – 2015 the team have won 26 500 mile races with 17 Indianapolis 500 pole positions. The team have also secured 176 race wins and 228 pole positions.

The next race on the IndyCar calendar is the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where Penske have led an incredible 2,071 laps of the famous brickyard. The team have won seven 500 races from pole position.

In 2015, the team have former Indianapolis 500 champion Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power, three time 500 winner, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud driving for them in the IndyCar Series.

© Ben Johnston 2015

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