Latest Roger Penske News

Reddick wins at Indy to close best month of NASCAR career

Jul. 31, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Reddick this month already grabbed his first Cup career victory, qualified for NASCAR's playoffs and signed a big contract with a new team. Now he's got a victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Reddick closed the best month of his career...

Rossi ends 49-race losing streak with win on IMS road course

Jul. 30, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi didn't understand the allure of Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he showed up as a rookie seven years ago and won one of the biggest races in the world. His win Saturday on the Indy road course didn't rival his 2016 victory in the 100th running...

NASCAR and IndyCar intersect at Indianapolis extravaganza

Jul. 29, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Now is the time to tune into American motorsports, on display all weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where NASCAR and IndyCar intersect with both series embroiled in turmoil. Two-time IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden was cleared to compete on the road...

Penske brings IMSA sports cars back to Indianapolis in 2023

Jul. 29, 2022 11:06 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske added another major event to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 2023 with the return of the IMSA sports car championship. The “IMSA Battle on the Bricks” will bring the NASCAR-owned series to Indy's 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course for a 160-minute...

Column: NASCAR and IndyCar speed into shared Indy weekend

Jul. 26, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

Denny Hamlin ate dinner next to the winning Pocono Raceway trophy, opened the celebratory champagne awarded to the victor and enjoyed a glass with his meal. It was an advertisement: “Live on EBay. 1 tainted trophy and 1 used bottle of champagne,” he posted on social media. ...

Josef Newgarden taken to hospital; Pato O'Ward wins at Iowa

Jul. 24, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Josef Newgarden collapsed in the motorhome lot following his late crash Sunday at Iowa Speedway and was taken to a Des Moines hospital by helicopter for evaluation. Team Penske said he'd be held overnight. “Following the conclusion of the race Newgarden lost...

Competitive Matt Kenseth still chasing wins, makes SRX debut

Jul. 08, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

Matt Kenseth wasn't sure he was ready to retire from NASCAR competition the first time in 2017, when his seat was given to a younger driver. Kenseth was still winning races when he stepped away as a two-time Daytona 500 winner and the 2003 Cup champion. In fact, he won the...

Castroneves hoping SRX win leads to seat in Daytona 500

Jun. 24, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

Justin Marks' own mother heard the rumor and texted her son, the owner of Trackhouse Racing, to find out if Helio Castroneves will be running the Daytona 500 for the NASCAR team. That would be the logical spot for the four-time Indianapolis 500 winner who has longed to give NASCAR a...

IndyCar to have two female racers in Road America field

Jun. 10, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Simona de Silvestro finished second at the Houston Grand Prix, the third to last race of the 2013 IndyCar season, and stormed into the KV Racing truck to confront the owners. “Me! You need to hire me!” the Swiss racer told her bosses. They were seeking a replacement for...

Column: IndyCar's quirkiest driver surges into points lead

Jun. 06, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Will Power is one of four rowdy Australian brothers who all chose wildly different career paths. One is an accountant, another is a break dancer and the youngest is a well-recognized comedian. As for Power himself? He's a famous racecar driver. And yes, his name...