2019 Preview: Team Penske

They may call him "The Captain," but Roger Penske is enjoying the king's life as a NASCAR owner. Joey Logano is a champion, his other two drivers are contenders, and his manufacturer- Ford- is currently top dog as a NASCAR nameplate. Times are good for Team Penske. Say what you will about Joey Logano, his dad, or his "rich kid" rep, he's a champion, and no one can take that away from him. So much for that big three talk. When the final checkered flag flew at Homestead-Miami, it was the 22 ...

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Penske Checks Another Box With Brickyard 400 Victory

"That was his first. Really?" I was honestly shocked to learn that Brad Keselowski's victory Monday in the Brickyard 400 was a first for "The Captain," team owner Roger Penske in Cup racing at Indianapolis. While NASCAR racing has generally been less than scintillating at Indianapolis, a win is still a big deal at Indy. During Penske's storied career as an owner, he has 17 wins in the Indianapolis 500. Between USAC, Indy Car and the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series, Roger Penske has 14 ch ...

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2018 Team Preview: Team Penske Expands

For the first time in several seasons, the number 12 will run for Team Penske. After a solid start with the Wood Bros., Ryan Blaney will join a stable that already includes Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano. There once was a time when Roush Racing was the class of the field for Ford. Since switching over from Dodge, Team Penske is now the standard bear for the Blue Oval, with all apologies to Stewart-Haas, who didn't fare poorly after leaving Chevrolet. Roger Penske has long been known as " ...

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Check Another One Off For Roger Penske

Can Ams, Trans Ams,  Le Mans, Indy cars, F-1 and NASCAR; you would have thought by now, that Roger Penske had done it all. Well- he had almost done it all. Were you as surprised as I was to learn that the man who has employed the likes of Rusty Wallace, Kurt Busch and Mark Donahue had just won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Watkins Glen with.....Joey Logano? Donahue was the one of the original "road course ringers," Busch a former champion and all around solid driver, and Wall ...

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NASCAR Recap: Auto Club 400

[caption id="attachment_685723" align="aligncenter" width="438"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/MissSprintCup[/caption] The madness wasn't only on a basketball floor this past weekend. The normally reserved Auto Club Speedway was chaotic, with late cautions, bold passes and tough strategy playing its way to an exciting Auto Club 400. Here's a breakdown of winners and losers in this NASCAR recap. (more…) ...

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