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IndyCar Series: 1. Josef Newgarden 3. Hélio Castroneves
Hélio Castroneves
(part-time) 12. Will Power 22. Simon Pagenaud Monster Energy Cup Series: 2. Brad Keselowski 12. Ryan Blaney 22. Joey Logano Xfinity Series: 12. Austin Cindric
Austin Cindric
(part-time) 22. Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney, Paul Menard, Austin Cindric Virgin Australia
Australia
Supercars Championship: (as DJR Team Penske): 12. Fabian Coulthard 17. Scott McLaughlin IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: 6. Dane Cameron Juan Pablo Montoya Simon Pagenaud 7. Hélio Castroneves Graham Rahal Ricky Taylor

Sponsors IndyCar Series: Verizon, Shell V-Power/Pennzoil, PPG Paints, Menards, DXC Technology, AAA, Hitachi, Fitzgerald Glider Kits, DeVilbiss, Siemens Monster Energy Cup Series: 2. Discount Tire, AutoTrader.com, Miller Lite, Alliance Truck Parts, Würth, Fitzgerald Glider Kits, SKF, Siemens 12. Menards, DEX Imaging, REV Group, Siemens 22. Shell Pennzoil, AAA, Duralast GT, AutoTrader.com, Siemens Xfinity Series: 12. Snap-on, Fleetwood RV/REV Group, Siemens 22. Fitzgerald Glider Kits, Discount Tire, Fleetwood RV/REV Group, Snap-On, Siemens Virgin Auatralia Supercars: Shell V-Power, PPG Paints, Pirtek, Siemens

Manufacturer IndyCar: Chevrolet NASCAR: Ford Supercars: Ford IMSA DPi: Acura

Career

Debut IndyCar Series: 1968 Indianapolis 500
1968 Indianapolis 500
(Indianapolis) Monster Energy Cup Series: 1972 Winston Western 500
Winston Western 500
(Riverside) Xfinity Series: 1997 Kenwood Home & Car Audio 300 (Fontana) Craftsman Truck Series: 1996 Craftsman 200 (Portland) ARCA Racing Series: 2000 Flagstar 200 (Michigan)

Latest race

IndyCar Series: 2017 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma
GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma
(Sonoma) Monster Energy Cup Series: 2018 STP 500
2018 STP 500
(Martinsville) Xfinity Series: 2018 Roseanne 300
Roseanne 300
(Fontana)

Craftsman Truck Series: 1996 GM Goodwrench/AC Delco 300
GM Goodwrench/AC Delco 300
(Phoenix) ARCA Racing Series: 2016 General Tire#AnywhereIsPossible 200
General Tire#AnywhereIsPossible 200
(Pocono)

Drivers' Championships Total: 14 USAC: 10 IndyCar Series: 3 Monster Energy Cup Series: 1 Xfinity Series: 1 Craftsman Truck Series: 0 ARCA Racing Series: 0

Race victories 169 (NASCAR) Monster Energy Cup Series: 107 Xfinity Series: 62

Pole positions 171 (NASCAR) Monster Energy Cup Series: 117 Xfinity Series: 54

Former logo used until 2013.

Team Penske
Team Penske
No. 2 hauler set for parade down Las Vegas Strip – 2015

Team Penske
Team Penske
(formerly Penske Racing) is an American professional stock car, open wheel and sports car racing team that currently competes in the IndyCar Series, the Monster Energy NASCAR
NASCAR
Cup Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series
Xfinity Series
and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Debuting at the 1966 24 Hours of Daytona,[1] the team has also competed in various other types of professional racing such as Can Am, Trans Am and Formula One. Team Penske
Team Penske
is a division of Penske Corporation, and is owned and chaired by Roger Penske. The team president is Tim Cindric.

Contents

1 IndyCar Series

1.1 1994 PPG IndyCar World Series 1.2 Drivers who have raced for Team Penske
Team Penske
in American Open-wheel Racing

2 NASCAR

2.1 Monster Energy NASCAR
NASCAR
Cup Series

2.1.1 Car No. 06 history 2.1.2 Car No. 2 history 2.1.3 Car No. 12 history 2.1.4 Car No. 22 history

2.2 Xfinity Series

2.2.1 Car No. 02 / 39 / 48 history 2.2.2 Car No. 12 history 2.2.3 Car No. 22 history 2.2.4 Car No. 26 history

3 Sports car racing

3.1 Trans-Am Series 3.2 Can-Am
Can-Am
Series 3.3 Endurance racing 3.4 American Le Mans Series 3.5 IMSA

4 Formula One 5 Supercars Championship 6 Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
statistics 7 Penske Racing
Penske Racing
Museum 8 Racing results

8.1 USAC Championship Car results 8.2 Complete PPG CART Indycar World Series/CART FedEx Championship Series results 8.3 Complete IRL IndyCar Series
IndyCar Series
results 8.4 Complete Formula One
Formula One
World Championship results

9 Team Championship and Major Wins

9.1 IndyCar champions 9.2 Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
victories 9.3 NASCAR
NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series
Sprint Cup Series
Champions 9.4 NASCAR
NASCAR
Xfinity Series
Xfinity Series
Champions 9.5 Daytona 500
Daytona 500
victories

10 Notes 11 External links

IndyCar Series[edit]

Will Power's car at the 2010 Indianapolis 500.

Bobby Unser's Penske Indy car.

Penske has been involved with IndyCar racing since 1968, when they first fielded a stock block-powered Eagle with Mark Donohue. The team first competed at Indianapolis in 1969, and within three years had become the team to beat, winning the race with Donohue in 1972. In 1978, Roger Penske
Roger Penske
along with Pat Patrick, Dan Gurney, and several other team owners who had been participating in USAC events involving cars known as Champ Cars and IndyCars formed Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART). As of June 27, 2015, Penske Racing
Penske Racing
has won the Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
16 times, won the Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
pole position 17 times, as well as 177 open wheel IndyCar wins in USAC, CART and IRL, 29 of which are in 500-Mile Races and 13 open wheel championships. Penske Racing
Penske Racing
has 1,463 starts in IndyCar races, 231 pole positions, 71 wins from pole, 47 double wins of which 8 are 1–2–3 finishes from the Pocono race on June 26, 1977, to January 1, 2015. In 2001, team Penske marked its return to the Indy 500 after a five-year absence due to the open wheel split, after the 1995 PPG IndyCar World Series season. Later, in 2001 Roger Penske
Roger Penske
announced he would leave CART for the IRL IndyCar Series. Team Penske
Team Penske
currently fields four cars: the No. 2 Verizon Dallara/ Chevrolet
Chevrolet
for Josef Newgarden,[2] the No. 3 Shell Oil Company Dallara/ Chevrolet
Chevrolet
driven by Hélio Castroneves, the No. 12 Verizon Wireless Dallara/ Chevrolet
Chevrolet
driven by Will Power, and the No. 22 Penske Truck Rental Dallara/ Chevrolet
Chevrolet
driven by Simon Pagenaud. Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
three times (2001, 2002 and 2009), as well as other CART and IRL races with Team Penske. Sam Hornish Jr.
Sam Hornish Jr.
is the 2006 Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
winner and the (2001, 2002, and 2006) IndyCar Series
IndyCar Series
Champion, with 16 IndyCar Wins. His 2001 and 2002 championships were with Panther Racing, prior to joining Team Penske. Juan Pablo Montoya
Juan Pablo Montoya
is the 2015 Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
winner and the provisional leader in the championship with 2 wins in the season. The open-wheel racing portion of Penske Racing
Penske Racing
had been based in Reading, Pennsylvania since 1973 with the cars, during the Formula One
Formula One
and CART era, being constructed in Poole, Dorset, England
England
as well as being the base for the F1 team.[3][4] On October 31, 2005, Penske Racing announced after the 2006 IRL season, they would consolidate IRL and NASCAR
NASCAR
operations at the team's Mooresville North Carolina facility;[5] with the flooding in Pennsylvania in 2006, the team's operations were moved to Mooresville earlier than expected. Cigarette brand Marlboro had been a sponsor with Team Penske
Team Penske
since the 1989 Indianapolis 500, and primary sponsor of all Team Penske
Team Penske
IndyCars since 1991. Late in 2005, Team Penske
Team Penske
announced that Marlboro would not appear on the cars any longer in accordance with the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement restricting cigarette advertising by name. In 2007, the IndyCar Series
IndyCar Series
cars began to carry "Team Penske" insignia and sponsorship from Mobil 1
Mobil 1
(although the cars remained painted in the Marlboro color scheme—in Formula 1
Formula 1
the Scuderia Ferrari
Scuderia Ferrari
Marlboro has a similar set up). For 2009, Verizon
Verizon
Wireless, joined Exxon Mobil as associate sponsors, and the team was billed as Verizon
Verizon
Championship Racing. The third car was driven by Will Power, originally a substitute for Castroneves, carried the No. 12 and featured primary sponsorship of both Verizon
Verizon
Wireless brand and Roger Penske's truck rental business. In 2010, Phillip Morris USA
Phillip Morris USA
discontinued their relationship with Team Penske, ending a 19-year partnership. The team subsequently changed their livery to black and white (similar to McLaren
McLaren
that have black-silver livery in 1997–2005), reflecting Verizon
Verizon
sponsorship. Team Penske
Team Penske
became a three-car team for the first time since 1994, with the addition of a full-time team for Power. Roger Penske
Roger Penske
announced a switch to Chevrolet
Chevrolet
powerplants for the 2012 IndyCar Series
IndyCar Series
season.[6] Once again, Penske would dominate the early portion of the season, winning 4 consecutive races, with Castroneves taking the season opener at St. Petersburg, and Power capturing wins at Barber, Long Beach, and São Paulo. Briscoe would have struggles throughout the season, but managed to find victory lane at Sonoma. However, Power would come up short in the championship after a crash at the season finale. Briscoe left the team after 2012 for other opportunities. In 2014, Will Power
Will Power
took the IndyCar Championship for Team Penske after 3 concurrent runner up finishes in 2010-2012.[7] The 2015 season started well for Team Penske, Juan Pablo Montoya
Juan Pablo Montoya
won the first race of the season, his second win for Penske since he arrived from NASCAR
NASCAR
in 2014, with teammates Will Power, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud
Simon Pagenaud
(first season with the team) finishing 2nd, 4th and 5th. Power got a win at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis in the 5th race of the season and just 2 weeks later, the Colombian Montoya won Indy 500 leading again teammate Will Power. Juan Pablo Montoya would lose the championship in the final race on a tie-breaker to Scott Dixon.[8] Team Penske
Team Penske
would go on to dominate 2016, filling the top 3 positions in the final standings. Capping the season with a dominating race victory, Simon Pagenaud
Simon Pagenaud
won his first IndyCar championship, becoming the ninth Penske driver to be crowned champion. Roger Penske’s organization claimed its 14th such title and its second in three years (Power won in ’14).[9] 1994 PPG IndyCar World Series[edit]

1994 Penske PC-23 Speedway Oval Package. The car displayed was driven by Al Unser, Jr..

Penske's 1994 IndyCar World Series Championship was one of, if not the most dominating performance from a race team in history of American open wheel racing. Roger Penske
Roger Penske
had found the key to win but also found a way to run from the competition. The new Penske PC-23 chassis with the Ilmor- Indy V8 engine
V8 engine
would power the Penske drivers of Al Unser, Jr., Paul Tracy, and Emerson Fittipaldi. The team racked up 12 wins out of 16 races, collecting 10 poles and 28 podium finishes on their way to the championship. The team also dominated a controversial May at Indianapolis. Penske debuted a radical new Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
engine at Indy, the 500I. This engine used a provision in the rules intended for stock block pushrod engines such as the V-6 Buick
Buick
engines that allowed an extra 650 cm³ and 10 inches (4.9 psi/33.8 kPa) of boost. This extra power (at least 900 horsepower, and rumored to be in excess of 1000) allowed the Penskes to run significantly faster, giving them the pole and outside front row on the grid for the 78th Indianapolis 500. Al Unser, Jr.
Al Unser, Jr.
and Emerson Fittipaldi
Emerson Fittipaldi
dominated the race, eventually lapping the field with 16 laps to go in the 200 lap race when Fittipaldi made contact with the wall coming out of Turn 4, giving Al Unser, Jr.
Al Unser, Jr.
the lead and win. The only driver who finished on the lead lap was rookie Jacques Villeneuve. This one season gave Penske the Driver's Championship with Al Unser, Jr., Constructor's Cup with the Penske PC-23, and Manufacturer's Cup with the Ilmor-Indy V8 engine. (Ironically in the 1995 Indy 500 Penske failed to qualify any cars for the race) Drivers who have raced for Team Penske
Team Penske
in American Open-wheel Racing[edit]

Penske's No. 3 Dallara- Honda
Honda
at the 2007 Indianapolis 500

Ryan Briscoe, Hélio Castroneves, and Roger Penske
Roger Penske
at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Miller Lite
Miller Lite
Carb Day in 2009.

Mark Donohue
Mark Donohue
(1968–1975) David Hobbs (1971) Gary Bettenhausen
Gary Bettenhausen
(1972–1974) Gordon Johncock
Gordon Johncock
(1972) Mike Hiss (1972, 1974) Bobby Allison
Bobby Allison
(1973, 1975) Tom Sneva
Tom Sneva
(1975–1978) Mario Andretti
Mario Andretti
(1976–1980) Rick Mears
Rick Mears
(1978–1992) Bobby Unser
Bobby Unser
(1979–1981) Bill Alsup
Bill Alsup
(1981) Kevin Cogan (1982) Al Unser
Al Unser
(1983–1989) Johnny Rutherford
Johnny Rutherford
(1984) (injury replacement) Mike Thackwell
Mike Thackwell
(1984) (injury replacement) Danny Sullivan
Danny Sullivan
(1985–1990) Geoff Brabham
Geoff Brabham
(1989) (injury replacement) Emerson Fittipaldi
Emerson Fittipaldi
(1990–1996) Paul Tracy
Paul Tracy
(1991–1994, 1996–1997) Al Unser, Jr.
Al Unser, Jr.
(1994–1999) Jan Magnussen
Jan Magnussen
(1996) (injury replacement) André Ribeiro
André Ribeiro
(1998) Alex Barron (1999, 2003; 2003 as injury replacement) Gonzalo Rodriguez (1999) (killed at Laguna Seca Raceway) Tarso Marques
Tarso Marques
(1999) (injury replacement) Gil de Ferran
Gil de Ferran
(2000–2003) Hélio Castroneves
Hélio Castroneves
(2000–present) Max Papis
Max Papis
(2002) (injury replacement) Sam Hornish, Jr.
Sam Hornish, Jr.
(2004–2007) Ryan Briscoe
Ryan Briscoe
(2008–2012) Will Power
Will Power
(2009–present) (legal replacement, 1 race; two other races in No. 12 in 2009, full-time in 2010 beyond) A. J. Allmendinger
A. J. Allmendinger
(2013) Juan Pablo Montoya
Juan Pablo Montoya
(2014–2017) Simon Pagenaud
Simon Pagenaud
(2015–present) Oriol Servia (2016) (injury replacement) Josef Newgarden
Josef Newgarden
(2017–present) Note: This does not include Greg Moore, who in mid-1999 signed a contract with Penske Racing
Penske Racing
to join the team for the 2000 season. Moore was killed in a crash on Lap 10 of the Marlboro 500 at the Auto Club Speedway in the last race of the 1999 season while in his last race for Forsythe Championship Racing. Castroneves, who had been driving for Hogan Racing, which shut down after the 1999 season, was tapped to fill that seat.

NASCAR[edit] Monster Energy NASCAR
NASCAR
Cup Series[edit]

Penske's NASCAR
NASCAR
Garage in Mooresville, North Carolina.

Formerly known as Penske Racing, Kranefuss-Penske Racing, Penske Racing South, Penske-Jasper Racing, Penske Championship Racing, and now simply known as Team Penske
Team Penske
to conform with Penske's other teams, Penske's NASCAR
NASCAR
team made its debut in 1972 at Riverside International Raceway. Mark Donohue
Mark Donohue
was driving a factory-sponsored red-white-blue American Motors
American Motors
Matador. It was dubbed the "flying brick" by many noting its squarish aerodynamics. The car finished 39th after rear end problems. The team ran part-time for a few years, fielding cars for several drivers including Donohue (won the 1973 Western 500 in the #16 Matador), Dave Marcis, Donnie Allison, and Bobby Allison. The team went full-time with Bobby Allison
Bobby Allison
in 1976 with a new, more aerodynamic fastback coupe, finishing 4th in the points. In 1980, the team fielded two races for Rusty Wallace, finishing 2nd in his first race at Atlanta. Penske sold his machinery to the Elliott family in 1977 and got out of NASCAR.[10] The team did not run for eleven years, returning in 1991 with Wallace at the wheel again, with Rusty moving his Miller beer dollars to the new team from the recently suspended operations of Raymond Beatle's Blue Max Racing
Blue Max Racing
team. Early in 2008, Roger Penske
Roger Penske
and Penske Racing won the 2008 Daytona 500
Daytona 500
with Ryan Newman, the first time Penske has won a restrictor plate race, winning with a 1–2 finish. In 2003, Penske switched from fielding Fords to Dodges. By 2011, however, Penske was the only NASCAR
NASCAR
team running Dodges full-time as most of the former Dodge
Dodge
teams had either folded or switched to other brands such as Chevrolet, Ford
Ford
or Toyota. Owner Roger Penske
Roger Penske
announced on March 1, 2012 that the team would return to Ford
Ford
in 2013.[11] In 2012, with Dodge, Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski
gave Penske his first Sprint Cup title. For the 2016 season Penske Racing
Penske Racing
South fielded the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford
Ford
Fusion for Keselowski and the No. 22 Shell/ Pennzoil
Pennzoil
Ford
Ford
Fusion for Joey Logano. The team also supplies cars to the historic NASCAR team, Wood Brothers Racing, who fields Penske development driver Ryan Blaney on a full-time basis. In 2014, the team changed their name branding from "Penske Racing" to "Team Penske" to match their IndyCar name.[12] Car No. 06 history[edit]

Sam Hornish, Jr.
Sam Hornish, Jr.
in the No. 06 at the 2007 Ford
Ford
400

In 2004, Penske occasionally ran a fourth car numbered 06, sponsored by Mobil 1. Craftsman Truck Series
Craftsman Truck Series
driver Travis Kvapil
Travis Kvapil
attempted four races, failing to qualify at Darlington, with a best finish of 21st at Martinsville. He would replace Brendan Gaughan
Brendan Gaughan
in the 77 in 2005. Chad Blount also ran the car at Talladega, finishing 41st. The No. 06 returned in 2007 with Sam Hornish, Jr.
Sam Hornish, Jr.
in preparation for moving full-time in the 77 the next year. The No. 06 was sponsored by Penske Truck Rental
Penske Truck Rental
and Mobil 1
Mobil 1
Hornish, Jr. attempted eight races, but only qualified for the final two races of the season, with a best finish of 30th at Phoenix. Car No. 2 history[edit]

Rusty Wallace's black Miller scheme in 1994

The No. 2 car in 2008 with Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch
driving

The 2 car's history can be traced back to the late 1970s with M.C. Anderson and Cale Yarborough
Cale Yarborough
driving the 27 Valvoline car, through the 80's, the teams owners switched hands to Raymond Beadle
Raymond Beadle
and Blue Max Racing, the team picked up Rusty Wallace
Rusty Wallace
in 1986 and won a Championship in 1989. In 1990, the team barely made it through the season with the help of Roger Penske
Roger Penske
funding the team to keep going. By late 1990, the team was purchased as a base for Roger's new team. During the offseason, the team changed numbers from 27 to 2 (Rusty's old racing number) and kept the Miller Brewing
Miller Brewing
Sponsorship. The No. 2 team has not seen many changes since its debut under the Penske banner in the 1991 Daytona 500, where it finished 27th after a crash late in the race. 1989 Winston Cup Champion Rusty Wallace
Rusty Wallace
drove the car from 1991 to 2005, with some form of Miller Beer
Miller Beer
as the primary sponsor of the No. 2. Wallace moved to Penske from Blue Max Racing, which suspended operations after 1990. The team in its first year won two races and finished 10th in points. In 1992, Wallace won one race and finished 13th in points. Things then turned around for him and Penske, winning 25 races over the next four years, despite never winning the championship. The team switched from Pontiac
Pontiac
to Ford
Ford
in 1994.[13] The season finale at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Atlanta Motor Speedway
and the entire 1996 season saw a small change when the popular Miller Genuine Draft
Miller Genuine Draft
paint scheme was replaced with a red, blue and yellow splashed scheme that advertised the Miller brand. After winning five races that season, Wallace donned the blue and white colors of Miller Lite
Miller Lite
in 1997. After winning one race a piece over the next three years, he put together four wins and won nine Bud poles in 2000, the highest total of his career. In 2002, he failed to win races, marking the first year since 1985 that he did not score a win. After that year, the team switched manufacturers from Ford
Ford
to Dodge. In 2004, Wallace announced the 2005 season would be his last in the Nextel Cup Series, citing his son's racing career and wanting to concentrate on his Busch Series
Busch Series
team, Rusty Wallace
Rusty Wallace
Racing, for the departure. During that season Wallace returned to victory lane for the first time since 2001 at Martinsville, one of his historically strong racetracks. Although he wouldn't win a race during his final season, Wallace qualified for the Chase for the Nextel Cup and finished eighth in series points.

Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski
won the 2012 Sprint Cup Series
Sprint Cup Series
Championship.

In order to replace the retiring Wallace, Penske tabbed 2004 Nexel Cup Champion Kurt Busch. However, this caused a problem with Busch's then-current team, Roush Racing, as he was still under contract for the 2006 season. The situation was resolved thanks in part to the resolution of another disputed contract with Roush. Roush Racing signed Jamie McMurray
Jamie McMurray
to drive their No. 6 car for the 2006 season but his previous team owner, Chip Ganassi, would not let him drive for Roush. Eventually, an agreement was struck where McMurray was released from his team to replace Busch in the No. 97 car (which was then renumbered to 26), therefore freeing up Busch to drive the No. 2 car. He quickly brought the team back to victory lane by winning in his fifth start with the team at Bristol, his only win of 2006. The No. 2 team finished 16th in the season points. Busch won six additional races with the No. 2 car, his last being the 2010 Coca-Cola 600. He qualified for the Chase three times, with a best finish of fourth in the final standings. Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski
and the No. 12 team moved over to the No. 2 team for the 2011, with Nationwide Series
Nationwide Series
crew chief Paul Wolfe
Paul Wolfe
replacing Jay Guy. The No. 2 team with Keselowski and Wolfe initially struggled for the first half of the season; however, they did win a fuel-milage race at Kansas. In an ironic twist, the team's performance started to improve dramatically after Keselowski injured his leg during a testing crash at Road Atlanta. He and Wolfe grabbed two more wins at Pocono and at Bristol and rallied to make the 2011 Chase field. However, the final 10 races would be an up and down affair for the team, and they were knocked out of contention after finishing 18th at Phoenix. Nonetheless, Keselowski managed a fifth-place finish in points, a dramatic turnaround from his 2010 performance. 2012 would be better still for the team, as Keselowski won five races at Bristol, Talladega, Kentucky, Chicagoland, and Dover, with the last two being his first Chase wins. He would ultimately win Team Penske its first Sprint Cup title after a close battle with Jimmie Johnson. 2013 was a step back, as Keselowski opened the season with four top fives but struggled with consistency from there and eventually missed the Chase altogether. He would win a single race, at Charlotte in October, and rallied to finish fourteenth in points, the highest rank outside the Chase field (due to the Richmond scandal that resulted in Jeff Gordon
Jeff Gordon
getting an additional Chase berth). Keselowski recovered quickly in 2014, winning the third race of the year at Las Vegas after Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
ran out of gas on the final lap. He later dominated and won Kentucky to become the first two-time winner at the track, and dominated the July race at Loudon and the September race at Richmond as well, to secure the top seed in the reformatted Chase for the Sprint Cup. Keselowski then won back to back for the first time in his career in the first Chase race at Chicagoland, to secure an immediate transfer into the Contender round of the new Chase. After suffering a blown tire at Kansas and tussling with Matt Kenseth
Matt Kenseth
and Denny Hamlin
Denny Hamlin
at Charlotte, Keselowski went to Talladega needing to win to make the Eliminator round, which he ultimately did after outbattling Ryan Newman on the final lap. However, he suffered a mechanical failure that caused him to wreck at Martinsville, and subsequently tangled with Jeff Gordon
Jeff Gordon
at Texas, which led to a post-race brawl that became one of the highlights of the season. Keselowski would ultimately be eliminated from the Chase after Phoenix, and finished fifth in the final points, with his six wins being a career high. Keselowski won his first race of 2015 at Auto Club Speedway
Auto Club Speedway
after taking advantage of two late cautions to run down the dominant car of ex-teammate Kurt Busch. This would prove to be the only win of his season, but Keselowski once again advanced to the Eliminator round of the Chase before suffering another wreck at Martinsville, and after leading the majority of the Texas race only to be passed by Jimmie Johnson with six laps to go, Keselowski was once again eliminated from championship contention after Phoenix. Keselowski got back to his winning ways again in 2016, breaking through at Las Vegas for the second time in three seasons. He also scored his third win in the GEICO 500 at Talladega, then found his first Daytona win in the Coke Zero 400, followed by his third career win at Kentucky. Keselowski got his first win in 2017 after Kevin Harvick
Kevin Harvick
had trouble in the pits at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He was leading at Las Vegas when something broke in the car with two to go. He hung on for fifth. He remained consistent, winning the STP 500
STP 500
for his first Martinsville win. He continued to be consistent until a strange crash early in the Coca-Cola 600, when a piece of metal from Jeffery Earnhardt pierced Chase Elliott's grill and went into his engine, casing a mass oil leak and fire. Brad slid in the oil, right to Elliott's rear end. Keselowski would go on to make the playoffs for the sixth time in his cup series career and score an additional win in the wreck infested Alabama 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega Superspeedway
and have the dominant car at Martinsville before a late race caution and contact with Chase Elliott took him out of contention for the win and he would finish 4th. Keselowski made the final round at Homestead-Miami speedway finished 7th in the race and 4th in the final standings to champion Martin Truex Jr. Car No. 12 history[edit] Main articles: Michael Kranefuss
Michael Kranefuss
and Michael Kranefuss
Michael Kranefuss
Racing

Jeremy Mayfield
Jeremy Mayfield
won 3 races in the 12 car from 1998 to 2001.

The current 12 car started out in 1994 at Michigan as the No. 07 Ford driven by Robby Gordon
Robby Gordon
and owned by German-American businessman and former Ford
Ford
executive Michael Kranefuss
Michael Kranefuss
along with Newman/Haas Racing co-principal Carl Haas. The car started and finished 38th after Gordon crashed on lap 70. After another start with Geoff Brabham
Geoff Brabham
at the Brickyard 400, the team— known as Kranefuss-Haas Racing— went full-time in 1995 with John Andretti
John Andretti
driving the Kmart/Little Caesars-sponsored No. 37 Ford. Andretti won the pole at the Mountain Dew Southern 500 and finished 18th in the points. The team struggled in 1996 and Kranefuss decided to replace Andretti with Jeremy Mayfield in what amounted to a driver swap between Kranefuss-Haas and Cale Yarborough's team as Andretti replaced Mayfield in Yarborough's No. 98. The team picked up co-sponsorship from Royal Crown Cola
Royal Crown Cola
for the following season and improved to be 13th in the points in 1997, but it was obvious the team wouldn't succeed if it only fielded one team. At the end of the season Kranefuss and Haas dissolved the partnership and the Kmart
Kmart
sponsorship moved over to Travis Carter's team, which became Haas-Carter Motorsports and the Little Caesars
Little Caesars
sponsorship left the team. In 1998, Kranefuss and Penske Racing
Penske Racing
announced a merger, with Mayfield coming aboard to drive the No. 12 Mobil 1-sponsored Ford
Ford
Taurus as a teammate to Rusty Wallace. The move turned out to be a success, and Mayfield became the next big star. He won the pole at Texas, and at one point in the season, found himself in the points lead. At the Pocono 500
Pocono 500
in June, he won his first NASCAR
NASCAR
Cup Series race. Mayfield's breakout year ended with a 7th-place finish in the points. Mayfield struggled in 1999, as he did not win and dropped 4 spots in the points. In 2000, he won the Pocono 500
Pocono 500
and California 500. Midway through the season, Kranefuss sold his share of the team to Penske. Mayfield then suffered a concussion while practicing for the Brickyard 400. He missed two races recuperating from his injury and finished 24th in points. In 2001, Mayfield posted seven top ten finishes, but was fired following the race at Kansas. Rusty Wallace's younger brother Mike Wallace took over, and came close to winning at Phoenix before settling for second place to Jeff Burton. Ryan Newman and his Alltel Wireless
Alltel Wireless
team took over the No. 12 car in 2002, although Mobil 1
Mobil 1
stayed on as primary sponsor for several races per season. In his rookie year Newman waged a spirited battle with Jimmie Johnson
Jimmie Johnson
for NASCAR
NASCAR
Rookie of the Year honors. Newman won The Winston, and the fall event at New Hampshire, as well as six poles. Although he didn't win as many races as Johnson (one versus Johnson's three) and finished behind him in the points (sixth place, seven points behind fifth-place Johnson), he finished ahead of Johnson to win Winston Cup Rookie of the Year. After the switch to Dodge
Dodge
in 2003, he won eight races and eleven poles, and finished 6th in points.

The No. 12 car in 2007.

In 2004, Newman won twice, earned nine pole positions, qualified for the inaugural Chase for the Nextel Cup, and finished seventh in points. Newman finished 2005 with eight pole positions, but only one win. He qualified for the Chase for the Cup for a second year in a row and ended up sixth in the final standings. He failed to win a race and missed the Chase in both 2006 and 2007. However, he found himself back in the winners circle early in 2008, taking victory in the 50th running of the Daytona 500
Daytona 500
(the No. 2 of Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch
finished second) to open the season, claiming Penske's first Daytona 500
Daytona 500
win. After the No. 12 team won the Daytona 500
Daytona 500
in 2008, it struggled and Ryan Newman announced during the summer that he would leave to drive the No. 39 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
for Stewart-Haas Racing. The No. 12 car lost its sponsor in 2009 as Cellco Partners, a joint venture of Verizon
Verizon
and Vodafone, closed the deal to purchase Alltel
Alltel
in January 2009, thus voiding the terms of the grandfather clause that allowed the No. 12 car to run with a sponsor that is a direct competitor to that NASCAR
NASCAR
series' sponsor. The team announced that they would move the Wireless sponsorship to the IndyCar Series
IndyCar Series
and the NASCAR
NASCAR
Nationwide Series
Nationwide Series
and renamed the team to Verizon
Verizon
Championship Racing, a reference to Verizon
Verizon
Wireless' Penske-wide marketing through both its IndyCar and NASCAR
NASCAR
sponsorships, complete with its heritage of champions (especially on Vodafone's side, as it was a sponsor of Scuderia Ferrari). Penske hired David Stremme
David Stremme
to race the car in a largely unbranded fashion for 2009, but he did not produce results and was fired toward the end of the season. Brad Keselowski, who had recently signed with Penske when he was unable to procure a seat at Hendrick Motorsports, took over the car toward the end of the 2009 season. He then ran the No. 12 full-time in 2010 again in an unbranded fashion, although FloTV and AAA sponsored several races. Keselowski moved to the No. 2 car following the season to replace Kurt Busch, who moved to the new No. 22. The No. 12 did not run any races in 2011. In 2012, Sam Hornish, Jr. drove the No. 12 at Kansas in April with SKF
SKF
sponsorship. The No. 12 was also scheduled to run at the October Talladega race with Hornish, but after the termination of A. J. Allmendinger
A. J. Allmendinger
from the No. 22, Hornish replaced him full-time. Hornish's SKF
SKF
sponsorship was transferred to the No. 22 for this race. In 2013, Hornish again qualified at Kansas, but crashed out of the race in a multi-car wreck. He attempted the fall Talladega race, but failed to make the race after qualifying was rained out.[14] With Hornish leaving for Joe Gibbs Racing, the part-time No. 12 was split by various Penske drivers in 2014. SKF
SKF
sponsored three races, with Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney
at Kansas in April and Talladega in October, and Juan Pablo Montoya at Michigan in June. Montoya also drove the No. 12 in the Brickyard 400
Brickyard 400
with sponsorship from Penske Truck Rental.[15] In June 2017, Penske implied that Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney
would soon drive a third Ford
Ford
for Penske Racing, implying that Blaney might drive the No. 12 Ford. This was later confirmed a month later when they announced that Blaney would drive the No. 12 car in 2018, with Paul Menard
Paul Menard
replacing him in the 21 Wood Brothers Racing
Wood Brothers Racing
car, continuing the technical alliance that the two teams have. Car No. 22 history[edit] See also: Jasper Motorsports Penske's No. 22 team originally began running in the ARCA RE/MAX Series in 2000 as the No. 27 Ford
Ford
sponsored by Alltel
Alltel
and driven by Ryan Newman.[16] Later in the year, the team made its NASCAR
NASCAR
Cup Series debut with Newman at Phoenix as the No. 02 Alltel
Alltel
Ford, finishing 41st due to engine failure. In 2001, Newman split time between ARCA, the NASCAR
NASCAR
Busch Series, and the NASCAR
NASCAR
Cup Series.[17][18] He drove in 15 Busch races and won at Michigan. In the Cup Series, he participated in seven events, and almost won The Winston Open before his engine expired in the closing laps. He put together two top-five finishes, which included a second-place finish at Kansas, and a pole in his abbreviated schedule.

Sam Hornish, Jr.
Sam Hornish, Jr.
at Daytona in 2008.

in 2004 after Penske merged with Jasper Motorsports. Brendan Gaughan was hired as the driver and the car was renumbered to 77, with Kodak sponsoring. Gaughan had four top-ten finishes and finished 28th in points in his rookie year. Gaughan was fired for lack of performance at the end of the season. Gaughan was immediately replaced by Travis Kvapil
Travis Kvapil
in 2005. Kodak continued to sponsor the team, though Mobil 1
Mobil 1
came on to sponsor one race. Kvapil had two top-tens and finished 33rd in points. The No. 77 team shut down for the next two years due to a lack of sponsorship. In late 2007, Penske Racing
Penske Racing
announced that the No. 77 team would return to racing with Mobil 1
Mobil 1
as a sponsor and that Sam Hornish, Jr., one of Penske's IndyCar series drivers, would switch to NASCAR full-time and drive the car in 2008. The team underwent a points swap with Kurt Busch's No. 2 car to guarantee Hornish a spot in the first five races while allowing Busch to qualify automatically if necessary with his Past Champion's Provisional starts. The team did the same in 2009 as Bill Davis
Bill Davis
(formerly of Bill Davis Racing) sold the owner points from his No. 22 Toyota
Toyota
to Penske, which guaranteed Hornish a spot in the first five races of the season. Hornish's performance improved enough in this year that the No. 77 ended the year in the top 35 in owner points.

Joey Logano's crew performs a pit stop at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
in 2014

With the departure of Mobil 1
Mobil 1
to Stewart Haas Racing
Stewart Haas Racing
for the 2011 season, Shell and Pennzoil
Pennzoil
came over to Penske and sponsored the newly renumbered No. 22 Cup car in 2011 with Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch
(who had previously driven the team's No. 2). The No. 22 shared the Shell sponsorship with Penske's IndyCar driver Hélio Castroneves. The team won two races at Sonoma and Dover and made the Chase, but poor finishes during the Chase left Busch 11th in points. Busch and Penske Racing
Penske Racing
agreed to mutually part December 5, 2011.[19] though there was strong speculation that he was fired for an incident involving reporter Jerry Punch that was caught on amateur video. On December 21, 2011, A. J. Allmendinger
A. J. Allmendinger
was announced as the driver for the 2012 season, moving over from Richard Petty Motorsports. He would team up with newly promoted crew chief Todd Gordon after the departure of Steve Addington to Stewart-Haas Racing.[20] Allmendinger got off to a slow start to the season, but took advantage of a late wreck among the leaders to finish second at Martinsville. After he failed a drug test before the July Daytona race, he was removed from the car. Penske Nationwide series driver Sam Hornish, Jr.
Sam Hornish, Jr.
was named as replacement for the remainder of the season.[21] Hornish challenged for a win at Watkins Glen, and ended up finishing fifth. After failing to record another top-10 finish, Penske removed him from the car at season's end. On September 4, 2012, Joey Logano
Joey Logano
was announced as Hornish's replacement in the No. 22 car in 2013.[22] Logano became the fourth driver of the No. 22 in three years, but had a successful 2013 season, making the Chase, and returned in 2014, becoming the first driver to return to the No. 22 car for more than a single season. Logano won five races in 2014, two more than in his entire previous career, and made the Championship round of the revamped Chase, only to suffer pit road miscues at Homestead that relegated him to fourth in the standings. Logano then began the 2015 season by winning the Daytona 500. He then won five further races, including repeat wins in the Bristol Night Race and the Kansas Chase race, part of a streak of three wins in a row that allowed him to sweep the Contender round of the 2015 Chase. However, a feud with Matt Kenseth
Matt Kenseth
derailed Logano's season when Kenseth wrecked him out of the lead at Martinsville; heavy damage from a blown tire the next week at Texas and his failure to win at Phoenix resulted in Logano's elimination from the Chase. Logano's 2016 season saw him making it all the way back to Homestead, this time with three wins (Michigan, Talladega, Phoenix) with a shot to win the title. Logano was able to get past a late race incident with Carl Edwards and finished second in the standings behind Jimmie Johnson. Xfinity Series[edit] Penske's first entry in the now Xfinity Series
Xfinity Series
was in 1997, with Cup driver Rusty Wallace
Rusty Wallace
at Auto Club Speedway. Wallace started 37th and finished 21st in his Miller Lite
Miller Lite
Ford. Car No. 02 / 39 / 48 history[edit] Penske Racing's next foray into the Busch Series
Busch Series
was in 2001. Ryan Newman drove 15 races in the 02 Alltel
Alltel
Ford
Ford
in preparation for moving up to the NASCAR
NASCAR
Cup Series the next year. "Rocket Man" Newman had 6 poles and only two starts outside the top 5. Newman had 8 top 10's including a win at Michigan International Speedway, and would finish 28th in points despite running less than half the season. In 2005, Penske returned to the second-tier series with Ryan Newman. Newman drove an Alltel/Mobil 1/ Sony
Sony
Dodge
Dodge
numbered 39, his sprint car number whose digits coincidentally add up to the number 12 he used in the Cup Series. He ran only 9 of 25 races, but had four poles and six victories. In 2006, Newman and Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch
shared the ride. Busch ran seven races and won twice; Newman's best finish was 2nd in six starts. IndyCar Champion Sam Hornish, Jr.
Sam Hornish, Jr.
began racing the No. 39 in the last two races of the year, crashing out of both races. Newman also ran a 02 car at Watkins Glen, finishing 41st after an engine failure. The only race for the 39 in 2007 was at Watkins Glen International, where Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch
started on the pole and finished 3rd. In 2013, Penske ran a third team part-time, numbered 48. Joey Logano ran the car at Watkins Glen with Discount Tire
Discount Tire
as the sponsor,[23] starting 3rd and finishing 21st. Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney
then ran the car at Phoenix with AutoZone, finishing 10th.[24] Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski
ran the car at Homestead with Discount Tire, winning the race.[25] Car No. 12 history[edit]

The No. 12 Nationwide Series
Nationwide Series
car driven by Sam Hornish Jr.
Sam Hornish Jr.
spinning out in 2007.

Justin Allgaier's Verizon
Verizon
Dodge
Dodge
in 2010.

The 12 car debuted in 2007, running 20 total races. Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch
ran 3 races with Penske Truck Rental, with a best finish of 4th at Las Vegas. Sam Hornish Jr.
Sam Hornish Jr.
ran 9 races but had no top 10's and four crashes. Ryan Newman ran 8 races with Kodak
Kodak
and Alltel, with a best finish of 3rd at Richmond. The team returned return on limited basis in 2008, with Hornish driving most of the races early in the season. Hornish attempted 10 races (failing to qualify for two) with fewer DNFs and a best finish of 11th at Darlington. ARCA Champion Justin Allgaier
Justin Allgaier
ran four races later in the year, with an 11th-place finish at Phoenix. In 2009, Justin Allgaier
Justin Allgaier
moved into the car full-time. After Verizon, taking on the sponsorship responsibilities of Alltel, was barred from sponsoring the No. 12 Cup car under terms of the Viceroy Rule – preventing competition with title sponsor Sprint NEXTEL – the company moved their sponsorship to the Nationwide Series.[26] Allgaier was involved in a close rookie battle with Michael McDowell and Scott Lagasse Jr., but eventually won the 2009 Rookie of the Year, scoring 12 top 10s en route to a 6th-place points finish. Allgaier and Verizon returned for 2010. Justin took his first career victory in the fourth race of the season at Bristol Motor Speedway. The team had an impressive 20 top 10s and finished 4th in points.

The No. 12 in the race shop in 2013

Sam Hornish Jr.
Sam Hornish Jr.
in the 12 car in 2012.

Due to Verizon's departure from NASCAR
NASCAR
for Penske's IndyCar team, the No. 12 team scaled back to a limited schedule in 2011, prompting Allgaier to move to Turner Motorsports. Sam Hornish Jr., recently losing his Cup ride with Penske, took over the car on a limited basis with Alliance Truck Parts sponsoring his effort. Hornish won his first Nationwide Series
Nationwide Series
race at Phoenix, a track where he had had success in IndyCar. Alex Tagliani
Alex Tagliani
drove the No. 12 in Montreal with sponsorship from Hot Wheels. Hornish returned for the full season in 2012, with expanded sponsorship from Alliance Truck Parts. Hornish had arguably his strongest season in stock cars to date after struggles in past Sprint Cup and Nationwide endeavors, scoring 10 top 5's and 22 top 10's en route to a fourth-place points finish. Hornish returned to the car in 2013, and scored his second NASCAR victory at Las Vegas. He was a strong contender for the drivers' title, earning 4 poles, 16 top 5's and 25 top 10's, but ultimately finished second to Austin Dillon
Austin Dillon
in the final points standings, despite Dillon not winning a race. Hornish was left without a full-time ride, as longtime owner Roger Penske
Roger Penske
did not have any opportunities for his former champion, though he did say Hornish deserved another opportunity at NASCAR's top level.[27] Sponsors Alliance Truck Parts, WURTH, and Detroit Genuine Parts would move up to sponsor Brad Keselowski's Sprint Cup car in 2014.[28] In 2014, after Hornish left for Joe Gibbs Racing, Team Penske
Team Penske
narrowed down their Nationwide Series
Nationwide Series
fleet to one full-time ride – the No. 22 team –leaving the No. 12 as a part-time ride. Ryan Blaney ran four races in the car, with Joey Logano
Joey Logano
running a single race at Watkins Glen, with sponsorship from Snap-on
Snap-on
Tools and Western Star Trucks. Logano would win the pole with a new track record, and go on to win the race. In 2016, Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney
drove the No. 12 in May at Charlotte and again in July at Kentucky. Joey Logano
Joey Logano
then drove the No. 12 at Watkins Glen in August and again at Charlotte in October, winning both races. Snap-On Tools was the primary sponsor for all the races except the October Charlotte race, where PPG Industries
PPG Industries
was the primary sponsor. On August 12, 2016, Team Penske
Team Penske
announced that the No. 12 would return to full-time competition. However, after sponsorship failed to materialize, the car would be brought out on a limited basis. Logano and Blaney would drive the car during the first half of the season, with Logano winning at Las Vegas and Blaney winning the summer Charlotte race. Car No. 22 history[edit] Main article: Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski
won his first Nationwide Championship in 2010.

In 2009, Penske developmental driver Parker Kligerman
Parker Kligerman
made his debut at Kansas Speedway, winning the pole, leading 7 laps, and finishing a respectable 16th. Parker also attempted the season finale at Homestead, but failed to qualify, running the No. 42 car instead. For 2010, Penske Racing
Penske Racing
ran two full-time Nationwide series cars with Discount Tire
Discount Tire
and Ruby Tuesday coming on board to sponsor Brad Keselowski in the No. 22. They continued to use Dodge
Dodge
engines, despite Dodge
Dodge
cutting their Nationwide support. On November 6, 2010, Brad Keselowski and the No. 22 Discount Tire/Ruby Tuesday Nationwide team secured the NASCAR
NASCAR
Nationwide driver championship by finishing 3rd at Texas Motor Speedway. By holding an insurmountable 465-point lead over Carl Edwards with two races left in the season, the No. 22 team delivered Roger Penske's first NASCAR
NASCAR
title of any kind. For the 2011 season, Penske continued to run the No. 22 full-time with Brad Keselowski. In August, Keselowski suffered a hard crash while testing at Road Atlanta. He was replaced in the No. 22 by Hornish Jr., Kurt Busch, and Parker Kligerman. Formula 1
Formula 1
Champion Jacques Villeneuve drove the No. 22 at the road courses. The No. 22 team scored five wins with Keselowski and another with Busch at Watkins Glen. In 2012, Keselowski was scheduled to split the 22 ride, with Parker Kligerman running between 5 and 7 races. However, after only running three races with the team, Kligerman was replaced in both the Nationwide Series
Nationwide Series
and his Camping World Truck Series
Camping World Truck Series
ride at BKR with fellow up-and-coming driver Ryan Blaney, who ran the standalone oval races.[29] Villeneuve was named to drive at Road America
Road America
and Montreal for the team.[30]

The No. 22 won the 2013 owner's championship. Pictured is A. J. Allmendinger's winning car at Road America.

In 2013, Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski
and Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney
were scheduled to share the No. 22, joined by new Penske driver Joey Logano. In June, former Penske Cup driver A. J. Allmendinger
A. J. Allmendinger
signed on to run two races in the 22, at the road courses Road America
Road America
and Mid-Ohio.[31] Allmendinger won the pole at Road America,[32] then proceeded to win the race, his first career Nationwide win, after leading 29 laps.[33] Allmendinger then won at Mid-Ohio after starting second and leading 73 of 94 laps.[34] Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney
then won his first career race at Kentucky Speedway, after leading 96 of the final 100 laps of the race.[35] The team won the Nationwide Owners' Championship on the strength of twelve total race victories among the four drivers. This was the first Nationwide Owners title for Team Penske.[25] In 2014, the No. 22 car was shared by Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney, and Alex Tagliani
Alex Tagliani
in hopes of defending the Nationwide Owners' Championship. Michael McDowell ran the car at Kentucky in September, the fifth driver to run the car in 2014.[36] The No. 22 team beat the No. 54 JGR team once again for the owner's title. They again beat the No. 54 team for the owners title in 2015, before going winless in 2016. In 2017 Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski
brought the 22 back to victory lane at Pocono after a last lap pass on Kyle Larson. The No. 22 team is known for its competition for the Nationwide Owner's Championship with the equally strong Joe Gibbs Racing
Joe Gibbs Racing
and their No. 18 and No. 20 teams. Car No. 26 history[edit]

Parker Kligerman
Parker Kligerman
in 2010

In an alliance with K-Automotive Racing (owned by Brad Keselowski's brother Brian), Penske fielded the 26 car in select races in 2010, primarily Car of Tomorrow
Car of Tomorrow
races. Nineteen-year-old Parker Kligerman debuted in the car at Daytona with Discount Tire, starting on the outside pole and finishing 13th.[37] His next race was Montreal, where he scored a strong 8th-place finish. He then finished 15th at Richmond. At Charlotte in October, Kligerman qualified 8th, but crashed after only 3 laps and finished last.[38] Sam Hornish Jr.
Sam Hornish Jr.
ran the season finale in the 26, finishing 21st. Sports car racing[edit]

Team Penske

Founded 1965

Team principal(s) Roger Penske
Roger Penske
(founder) Tim Cindric (President)

Current series WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Former series Rolex Sports Car Series, United States
United States
Road Racing Championship, Can-Am, Trans-Am series, American Le Mans Series

Current drivers Juan Pablo Montoya Dane Cameron Helio Castroneves Ricky Taylor Simon Pagenaud Graham Rahal

Drivers' Championships 7 ('06, '07, '08 ALMS, '72, '73 Can-Am, '67, '68 USRRC)

Trans-Am Series[edit] Penske first fielded a blue Sunoco
Sunoco
1967 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Camaro driven by Mark Donohue
Mark Donohue
in this series designed for Pony cars like the Ford Mustang. Penske entered Camaros won the series championship in 1968 and 1969. Later they [39] switched to a red/white/blue American Motors backed 1970 AMC Javelin, and later the restyled 1971 AMC Javelin
AMC Javelin
AMX which had an aerodynamic tail spoiler and other features suggested by Donohue. American Motors
American Motors
won the Over 2.5 liter title in 1971, after which Penske withdrew from the championship. Penske Racing
Penske Racing
also had an alliance with pioneer Trans-Am team, Jocko's Racing which won the 1976 Trans-Am Series
Trans-Am Series
championship in a Penske-leased car. Can-Am
Can-Am
Series[edit]

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Penske Racing
Penske Racing
entered a Lola T70
Lola T70
in the 1966 Can-Am
Can-Am
Series for Mark Donohue, resulting in one win at Mosport. In 1967, Penske Racing entered two Lolas, one for Mark Donohue
Mark Donohue
and one for George Follmer. 1968 saw Penske switch to a McLaren
McLaren
M6, which had won the series in 1967. Donohue won one race that year in Can-Am
Can-Am
at Bridgehampton. With the McLaren
McLaren
domination of the Can-Am, Penske switched back to Lola Cars for his 1969 Can-Am
Can-Am
efforts, but only entered the car in one race at Mid-Ohio. From 1972 to 1974, Penske was Porsche's official partner in the CanAm Series. In late 1971, Penske and Mark Donohue
Mark Donohue
helped to develop the tubocharged version of the Porsche
Porsche
917. George Follmer
George Follmer
won the series in 1972, and Donohue dominated CanAm in 1973 with the ultimate evolution of the 917, the 917/30. The rules were changed for 1974, and Penske raced only once this year.

Porsche
Porsche
917/30, in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen Museum

Endurance racing[edit] A Lola T70
Lola T70
Mk IIIb entered by Penske was the surprise winner of the 1969 24 Hours of Daytona. During the 1970 season the competition between the 5-liter sportscars of Porsche
Porsche
and Ferrari turned to the advantage of the Porsche
Porsche
917. In 1971, Ferrari decided to give up any official effort with the 5-liter Ferrari 512. In order to prepare the 1972 season, the new works prototype Ferrari 312PB
Ferrari 312PB
was presented and engaged by the factory in several races. Roger Penske
Roger Penske
bought a used 512 M chassis that was totally dismantled and rebuilt. The car was specially tuned for long races receiving many unique features, among them were a large rear wing and an aviation inspired quick refueling system. The engine was tuned by CanAm V8 specialist Traco, and was probably able to deliver more than 600 hp (450 kW). As of today it's unknown to what extent Penske's initiative was backed by Ferrari works. This 512M was painted in a blue and yellow livery and was sponsored by Sunoco
Sunoco
and the Californian Ferrari dealer Kirk F. White. The car made the pole position for the 1971 24 Hours of Daytona
24 Hours of Daytona
and finished second despite an accident. For the 12 Hours of Sebring
12 Hours of Sebring
the "Sunoco" made the pole again but finished the race at the sixth position after making contact with Pedro Rodrigez's 917. Despite this misfortune the car had proved to be a serious opponent for the 917. Not only this car was the fastest on track in Daytona and Sebring but it was also the car that had the shortest refueling time. The presence of the 512 M "Sunoco" forced Porsche
Porsche
to pursue his effort of research and development on the 917: The 917K short tail was modified, and the 917 LH aerodynamics received further improvements. New Magnesium chassis were developed. An entirely new car, the 917/20 was built as test-bed for future CanAm parts and aerodynamic "low-drag" concepts. In Le Mans the "Sunoco" Ferrari was unable to break the 200 mph (320 km/h) barrier on the straight while the Porsche 917
Porsche 917
LH were lightning quick at speeds of over 240 mph (380 km/h). Mark Donohue qualified fourth anyway, which was obviously the result of an aerodynamic configuration that favored downforce over drag, which helped in the twistier sections. The car did not have much luck in the race though. American Le Mans Series[edit]

Both of Penske's RS Spyders at the 2007 Generac 500 where they scored an overall victory.

In April 2005, it was announced that Porsche
Porsche
would build an Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) sanctioned LMP2 Class Prototype that would be entered by Penske Racing
Penske Racing
in the American Le Mans Series. The Porsche RS Spyder made its successful debut at the ALMS
ALMS
season final race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The " Porsche
Porsche
Junioren" factory drivers Sascha Maassen and Lucas Luhr
Lucas Luhr
finished 1st in LMP2 Class and 5th Overall in the 4–Hour Endurance Race. The livery of Penske Racing American Le Mans Series
American Le Mans Series
team was inspired by Jordan EJ12's DHL
DHL
Formula 1 livery driven by Giancarlo Fisichella
Giancarlo Fisichella
and Takuma Sato. In 2006, Penske Motorsports fielded two LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
in the American Le Mans Series, but did not run the 2006 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. The Penske cars combined to win seven class victories and the overall win at Mid-Ohio. Penske Racing
Penske Racing
won the LMP2 team championship. Drivers Sascha Maassen and Lucas Luhr
Lucas Luhr
tied for first place in the driver's championship, while Timo Bernhard
Timo Bernhard
finished fifth, Romain Dumas finished sixth, and Emmanuel Collard
Emmanuel Collard
finished tenth. 2006 team lineup:

LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
No. 6: Sascha Maassen, Lucas Luhr
Lucas Luhr
(with Emmanuel Collard
Emmanuel Collard
for endurance events) LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
No. 7: Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas
Romain Dumas
(with Patrick Long
Patrick Long
for endurance events)

In 2007, Penske Motorsports fielded two LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
Evo in the American Le Mans Series. Penske Motorsports for the 2nd year in a row did not compete in 2007 24 Hours of Le Mans
2007 24 Hours of Le Mans
in June. Penske's two cars combined for eleven class victories and eight overall victories during the twelve race season. Penske won the LMP2 team championship, and team drivers Romain Dumas
Romain Dumas
and Timo Bernhard
Timo Bernhard
finished tied for first in the LMP2 driver's championship, while Sascha Maassen and Ryan Briscoe tied for third place. 2007 team lineup:

LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
No. 6: Sascha Maassen, Ryan Briscoe
Ryan Briscoe
(with Emmanuel Collard
Emmanuel Collard
for endurance events) LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
No. 7: Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas
Romain Dumas
(with Hélio Castroneves (Sebring only) and Patrick Long
Patrick Long
( Road Atlanta
Road Atlanta
only) for endurance events)

Penske started out their 2008 season with an overall win in the 12 Hours of Sebring. This was Porsche's first overall win in the race since 1988 in a Porsche
Porsche
962. 2008 team lineup:

LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
No. 5: Hélio Castroneves, Ryan Briscoe
Ryan Briscoe
(Road Atlanta and Laguna Seca only) LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
No. 6: Sascha Maassen, Patrick Long LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder
Porsche RS Spyder
No. 7: Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas
Romain Dumas
(with Emmanuel Collard
Emmanuel Collard
for endurance events)

In 2009, the No. 6 and No. 7 ALMS
ALMS
teams were used for Penske's No. 12 Indycar, driven by Will Power
Will Power
in five races. The team announced in late 2009 that the ALMS
ALMS
teams would be dissolved and turned into the new No. 12 Verizon
Verizon
sponsored Indycar for Will Power
Will Power
to run full-time in 2010. IMSA[edit] In 2017, it was announced that Penske Racing
Penske Racing
would make a comeback to sportscar racing in IMSA's WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
for the 2018 season. They will run 2 Acura
Acura
ARX-05 DPis in the prototype (P) class. They ran the last race of 2017, the Petit Le Mans
Petit Le Mans
using the Oreca 07
Oreca 07
LMP2 that the Acura
Acura
DPi is based off, placing third. 2018 line-up:

No. 6 Acura
Acura
ARX-05: Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron (full season), Simon Pagenaud
Simon Pagenaud
(endurance) no. 7 Acura
Acura
ARX-05: Hélio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor
Ricky Taylor
(full season), Graham Rahal
Graham Rahal
(endurance)

Formula One[edit]

A Penske PC3
Penske PC3
being raced in a Historic Grand Prix at the Lime Rock Park circuit in 2009.

Penske entered the Formula One
Formula One
World Championship from 1974 to 1976. Although the cars were built at the British base in Poole,[40] the team held an American licence.[41] In 1971, Penske had sponsored the second McLaren
McLaren
entry in the 1971 Canadian and US GP, entering Mark Donohue, who took the car to a podium finish. The team returned three years later, in the 1974 Canadian GP, with their own chassis, the PC1, a standard tub built around a Cosworth
Cosworth
DFV engine and a Hewland gearbox. Donohue took the car to 12th place on its debut. In 1975, Roger Penske
Roger Penske
mounted a full season attack with the PC1, Donohue managing to score a fifth place in the Swedish GP. However, the car was retired after the French GP and Penske entered a March 751
March 751
for the next three races, scoring another fifth in the British GP. However, Donohue crashed the car in the final practice session of the 1975 Austrian Grand Prix at Zeltweg
Zeltweg
and later died from his injuries. Penske missed the Italian race, returning only for the US GP, abandoning the March 751
March 751
in favor of the PC1 with Northern Irish driver John Watson. For 1976, Penske signed a sponsorship deal with Citibank
Citibank
and entered a brand new PC3 for Watson. In spite of a fifth place scored at the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami, the PC3 was evolved into the PC4, which was much more competitive, allowing Watson to score two podiums in France
France
and Britain. Then, in the Austrian Grand Prix, the team scored their only F1 win, "forcing" John Watson to shave his trademark beard. So far this has been the last time an American constructor won a F1 race.[42] Still, Roger Penske
Roger Penske
was tired of Europe and at the end of the year decided to concentrate solely on Indycar racing, selling the remains of his European operations to Günther Schmidt of Germany. For 1977, the car was entered by Schmidt's ATS Wheels business and run under the name of ATS Racing Team. The ATS-Penske PC4, now painted yellow, debuted in the 1977 United States
United States
Grand Prix West with Jean-Pierre Jarier at the wheel, where the Frenchman scored the team's single point of the season. A second PC4 was eventually entered for Hans Heyer
Hans Heyer
and Hans Binder but the team's fortunes sunk and Schmidt quit after the Italian GP, before returning in 1978 with his own chassis. A third PC4 was built by Penske for Interscope Racing, who entered the car in the United States
United States
and Canadian Grands Prix, driven by American Danny Ongais
Danny Ongais
with no results. In 1979 Penske designed and built the HR100 for wealthy Mexican 'gentleman driver' Héctor Rebaque. The car was entered for the final three races of the season, but either failed to qualify or to finish in each case. Supercars Championship[edit] Main article: DJR Team Penske In 2015, Team Penske
Team Penske
entered the Australian V8 Supercars Championship, having purchased a 51% stake in Dick Johnson Racing in September 2014. The team is known as DJR Team Penske.[43] The team raced a single Ford Falcon FG X in 2015, initially with Marcos Ambrose
Marcos Ambrose
driving car No. 17[44] and Scott Pye
Scott Pye
as a co-driver in the Endurance Cup. Following the Australian Grand Prix support race, Ambrose requested to step aside from driving to let Scott Pye
Scott Pye
become the main driver from Round 2 at Symmons Plains onwards. Ambrose then became the endurance co-driver in the Endurance Cup.[45] In October 2015, DJR Team Penske
DJR Team Penske
announced a return to a two-car team in 2016 with Fabian Coulthard
Fabian Coulthard
to drive car No. 12 and Scott Pye
Scott Pye
in car No. 17.[46] Roger Penske
Roger Penske
later confirmed that Ambrose elected not to continue as a co-driver in 2016.[47] For the 2017 season, Scott McLaughlin joined the team and became the new driver for the No. 17 Ford
Ford
Falcon FG X Supercar.[48] DJR Team Penske took out the 2017 Teams Championship in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
statistics[edit] Penske Racing
Penske Racing
has the most Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
victories of any team in auto-racing history with 16 victories. In 1972, Penske driver Gary Bettenhausen led the most laps but lost an engine with 24 laps to go. His teammate Mark Donohue
Mark Donohue
led the waning laps en route to Penske's first Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
victory. In 1979, Penske driver Bobby Unser
Bobby Unser
led the most laps of the Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
while teammate Rick Mears
Rick Mears
won the race, from the pole. Penske's next 500 victory was one of the most controversial finishes in IndyCar history. Penske driver Unser won the pole position and led the most of the final 100 laps. On lap 140, Bobby Unser
Bobby Unser
and former Penske driver Mario Andretti
Mario Andretti
came out of the pits. Unser passed 11 cars under a yellow flag while Andretti passed 2 cars. Unser won the race, but was stripped of the victory the next morning in favor of Andretti. After a lengthy appeal, Unser was reinstated the victory and was instead fined $40,000 ($104,000 in today's money). Unser retired from racing after the season was over in the fall-out of the controversy. Penske's next Indy 500 win was with Rick Mears
Rick Mears
in 1984. Mears and former Penske driver Tom Sneva
Tom Sneva
battled for the lead in the final 100 laps but after Sneva dropped out with a broken CV joint, Mears led the final 40 laps unchallenged to win by 2-laps ahead of the field. The next year, first-year Penske driver Danny Sullivan
Danny Sullivan
led the final 61 laps en route to his first Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
victory after winning a 4-lap shootout with Mario Andretti. In 1987, Penske driver Danny Ongais got taken out of the race due to injuries and former Penske driver Al Unser
Al Unser
was tabbed as a temporary replacement. Unser won the race. 1988 was one of the most dominating performances by Penske Racing
Penske Racing
in the history of the Indianapolis 500. Penske's team members, Sullivan, Unser and Mears qualified in the front row and proceeded to lead 192 of the race's 200 laps, 91 by Sullivan, 89 by Mears, and 12 by Unser. Mears won the race. In 1991, Mears won an 18-lap duel with Michael Andretti to win his 4th Indianapolis 500. Emerson Fittipaldi
Emerson Fittipaldi
won the 500 in 1993 but angered American fans by drinking orange juice instead of the traditional milk. In 1994, the Penske team, consisting of Al Unser
Al Unser
Jr., Paul Tracy
Paul Tracy
and Emerson Fittipaldi
Emerson Fittipaldi
led 193 of the race's 200 laps, thanks to a new engine invented by Penske that went up to 1000 horsepower. The engine was later banned, which resulted in Penske Racing
Penske Racing
not qualifying a single car in the 1995 Indianapolis 500. Due to the open-wheel split, Penske did not field a car at the Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
from 1996-2000. In 2001, Penske Racing
Penske Racing
crossed a picket-line by fielding the team in the 500, consisting of rookie Hélio Castroneves
Hélio Castroneves
and Gil de Ferran. The duo proceeded to lead the most laps, en route to the victory, giving Penske Racing
Penske Racing
a 1-2 finish, the first time in the team's history. In a post-race interview, Roger Penske said that after the heartbreak in 1995, the win was the biggest of all his Indy 500 wins. In 2002, Castroneves barely beat Paul Tracy
Paul Tracy
to win his second consecutive Indy 500. Controversy overshadowed the race when video tapes appeared to have shown that Tracy was ahead of Castroneves at the moment of a final-lap caution. After a lengthy appeal, Castroneves' win was upheld on July 2. In 2003, Gil de Ferran
Gil de Ferran
won his first 500 and then retired when the season was over. Penske Racing
Penske Racing
has since proceeded to win the 500 in 2006, 2009, and 2015. Penske Racing
Penske Racing
Museum[edit]

Penske and Dallara
Dallara
Indy cars on display at the Penske Racing
Penske Racing
Museum in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Opened in 2002, the Penske Racing
Penske Racing
Museum in Scottsdale, Arizona, is located within a complex of Penske Automotive Group car dealerships at the Scottsdale 101 Auto Collection. The two-story, 9,000-square-foot (840 m2) museum houses approximately 20 historically significant Penske Racing
Penske Racing
cars, along with trophies, artwork, engines and other memorabilia dating from Penske Racing's earliest origins up to the present day. Displays are rotated on a regular basis, but the museum focuses primarily on the team's successes in the Indy 500 and NASCAR, with lesser emphasis on F1 and sports car racing.

Racing results[edit] USAC Championship Car results[edit] (key) (Results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Chassis Engine Drivers No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

1968

HAN1 LVG PHX1 TRE1 INDY MIL1 MOS LAN1 PIP CDR NAZ IRP LAN2 MTR SPR MIL2 DQSF ISF TRE2 SAC MIC HAN2 PHX2 RIV

Eagle 68 Chevy V8 Mark Donohue 12

6 4

21

1969

PHX1 HAN INDY MIL1 LAN PIP CDR NAZ TRE1 IRP MIL2 SPR DDIS DQSF ISF BRN TRE2 SAC KEN PHX2 RIV

Lola T152 4WD Chevy V8 Mark Donohue 66

7

DNQ

7 4

16

21

1970

PHX1 SON TRE1 INDY MIL1 LAN CDR MIC IRP SPR MIL2 ONT DQSF ISF SED TRE2 SAC PHX2

Lola T154 Chevy V8 Mark Donohue 68

25

2

Ford
Ford
DOHC tc

2

30

1971

RAF PHX1 TRE1 INDY MIL1 POC MIC MIL2 ONT TRE2 PHX2

Lola T153 Ford
Ford
DOHC tc Mark Donohue 68

6 19

David Hobbs

20

McLaren
McLaren
M16A Offy 159 tc Mark Donohue 66

25

1 1

18 6 16

1972

PHX TRE INDY MIL MIC POC MIL ONT TRE PHX

McLaren
McLaren
M16A/B Offy 159 tc Gary Bettenhausen 7 4 1 14 3 24 19

Gordon Johncock

22

Mark Donohue 66 17 19 1 2

2 16

Mike Hiss

2

1973

TXS TRE INDY MIL POC MIC MIL ONT MIC TRE TXS PHX

McLaren
McLaren
M16C Offy Drake tc Gary Bettenhausen 5 2 6 17 5 3 27 24 20

2 19 2 8 24 1

Eagle 72 Offy 159 tc

6

McLaren
McLaren
M16C Offy Drake tc Bobby Allison 12

32

Eagle 72 Offy 159 tc Mark Donohue 66

15

17

29

McLaren
McLaren
M16B Al Loquasto
Al Loquasto
(R) 86

DNQ

1974

ONT PHX1 TRE1 INDY MIL1 POC MIC1 MIL2 MIC2 TRE2 TRE3 PHX2

McLaren
McLaren
M16C Offy Drake tc Gary Bettenhausen 8

11 20

DNQ 32 2 31

Eagle 72 Offy 159 tc

14

McLaren
McLaren
M16C Offy Drake tc Mike Hiss

7

68

31

14

4

1975

ONT PHX1 TRE1 INDY MIL1 POC MIC1 MIL2 MIC2 TRE2 PHX2

McLaren
McLaren
M16C/D Offy Drake tc Bobby Allison 16

6 32

25

27 17

Tom Sneva 68 9

6 7 6 22

29 2 3 1 13 2

1976

PHX1 TRE1 INDY MIL1 POC MIC1 TXS1 TRE2 MIL2 ONT MIC2 TXS2 PHX2

McLaren
McLaren
M16C/D Offy Drake tc Mario Andretti 6

8

5

68

4 3

Tom Sneva 17 3 6 13 7 6 16 3 13 26 5

1977

ONT1 PHX1 TXS1 TRE INDY MIL1 POC MOS MIC1 TXS2 MIL2 ONT2 MIC2 PHX2

McLaren
McLaren
M24 Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Tom Sneva 8 14 16 1 10 2 2 1 3

18

Penske PC5/77

4 5

3 10 17

McLaren
McLaren
M24 Mario Andretti 9

DNQ

16 26

2

4

4

Penske PC5/77

20

1978

PHX1 ONT1 TXS1 TRE1 INDY MOS MIL1 POC MIC1 ATL TXS2 MIL2 ONT2 MIC2 TRE2 SIL BRH PHX2

Penske PC-6/78 Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Tom Sneva 1 22 2 2 3 2 4 15 3 2 8 5 15 23 2 3 3 2 16

Mario Andretti 7 DNS 15 5 13 12

23

DNS 20 1

7

Mike Hiss

Rpl1

Rick Mears 5

2 1

22 1 9 2 9

2 1

71

23

George Snider

DNS

Source[49]

1 Mike Hiss was hired by Penske to qualify Mario Andretti's #7 car for the 1978 Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
while Andretti was racing in Formula One; Andretti would then drive the car on race-day.

Complete PPG CART Indycar World Series/CART FedEx Championship Series results[edit] (key)

Year Chassis Engine Drivers No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Pts Pos Pos

1979

PHX ATL INDY TRT MCH WGL TRT ONT MCH ATL PHX

Penske PC-6/7 Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Rick Mears 9 2 5 2 1 5 7 4 5 2 1 2 3 1 3

1st 4,060

Penske PC-7 Bobby Unser 12 5 7 4 5 1 1 19 1 1 2 1 1 3 2

2nd 3,820

Bill Alsup
Bill Alsup
(R) 68

DNQ

15th 400

Mario Andretti 99

3 DNQ

11th 700

1980

ONT INDY MIL POC MDO MCH WGL MIL ONT MCH MXC PHX

Penske PC-7/9 Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Rick Mears 1 21 5 5 12 9 4 2 2 3 3 1 7

4th 2,866

Penske PC-9 Bobby Unser 11 23 19 1 1 15 2 1 3 1 2 2 DNQ

2nd 3,714

Mario Andretti 12

20

17

1

2

16th 580

Penske PC-7 Tom Gloy 61

6

5 9

14th 680

1981

PHX MIL ATL MCH RIV MIL MCH WGL MXC PHX

Penske PC-9B Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Bobby Unser 3 2 21 13 6 16 9 3 7 17 15* 2

7th 99

Rick Mears 6 4

1 1* 3 1* 2 1 1 1 8

1st 304

Bill Alsup 7

8 8 4 3 11 4

5 17

2nd 175

1982

PHX ATL MIL CLE MCH MIL POC RIV ROA MCH PHX

Penske PC-10 Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Rick Mears 1 1* 1* 3 4 15* 12* 1* 1* 5 25 2

1st 294

Kevin Cogan 4 3 18 5 10* 14 5 2 10 25 22 4

6th 136

1983

ATL INDY MIL CLE MCH ROA POC RIV MDO MCH CPL LAG PHX

Penske PC-11/10B Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Rick Mears 1 8*

3 7 4 17 3 19 9 1* 13 21 17

6th 92

2

3

Al Unser 7 2 2 2 1* 2 3 11 11 4 5 4 11 4

1st 151

1984

LBH PHX INDY MIL POR MEA CLE MCH ROA POC MDO SAN MCH PHX LAG CPL

Penske PC-12 March 84C Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Al Unser 1 22 21

5 27 8 10 30 3 8 8 13 4 17 6 14

9th 76

2

3

Rick Mears 6 21 18 1* 2 10 10 4 3 4 2 5* DNQ

4th 110

March 84C Johnny Rutherford

5 14* 11

22nd 20

Mike Thackwell

18 20

40th 0

1985

LBH INDY MIL POR MEA CLE MCH ROA POC MDO SAN MCH LAG PHX MIA

March 85C Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Danny Sullivan 4 3

4 27 18 27 14 13 5 2 5 8 8 4 1

4th 126

5

1

Rick Mears 1

21

10th 51

5

3

30

1

2

Al Unser 5

4 3 3

7

27 13*

2 1* 4

1st 151

11

4

2*

3

12

1986

PHX LBH INDY MIL POR MEA CLE TOR MCH POC MDO SAN MCH ROA LAG PHX MIA

March 86C Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Rick Mears 1 19

3 16

4 8 12 8 17

8 3

20

8th 89

Penske PC-15

20

19

18

17

3

March 86C 4

3*

Danny Sullivan 4 11

11 11 1 1* 2 25 16 3* 5 12 6 2 2

3rd 147

Penske PC-15

26

March 86C 1

9

Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A Al Unser 11

14 20

15

41st 0

Penske PC-15 18

22

1987

LBH PHX INDY MIL POR MEA CLE TOR MCH POC ROA MDO NAZ LAG MIA

Penske PC-16 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A Danny Sullivan 3 22 11

11 11

9th 87

March 86C

13

20 4 2 4 17 5 3 22 2 12

Penske PC-16 Rick Mears 8 9 20

21 3 18 7

5th 102

March 86C

23

10 21 1* 9 4 3 3 5

Danny Ongais 25

Inj

42nd 0

Cosworth
Cosworth
DFX Al Unser

1

13th 39

6

2 15

Penske PC-16 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A 9

DNQ

1988

PHX LBH INDY MIL POR CLE TOR MEA MCH POC MDO ROA NAZ LAG MIA

Penske PC-17 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A Rick Mears 5 22 8 1 1 6 23 6 3 13 23 3 12 7 5 2

4th 129

Danny Sullivan 9 23 13 23* 2 1 3 2 4 1 18 5 4 1 1 5

1st 182

Al Unser 1

3

19th 23

60

9 13

1989

PHX LBH INDY MIL DET POR CLE MEA TOR MCH POC MDO ROA NAZ LAG

Penske PC-18 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A Danny Sullivan 1 3 8 28 10 24

8 3* 23 1 5 1 3 14

7th 107

Geoff Brabham

14

39th 0

Al Unser

10

16th 14

25

24

8 7

Rick Mears 4 1 5 23 1 5 8 5 4 5 7 2 6 3 2 1

2nd 186

1990

PHX LBH INDY MIL DET POR CLE MEA TOR MCH DEN VAN MDO ROA NAZ LAG

Penske PC-19 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A Emerson Fittipaldi 1 5 2 3 3 7 9 3 6 20 17 18 6 12 2 1 6

5th 144

Rick Mears 2 1 6 5 2 4 5 8 2 12 14 7 4 7 3 2 4

3rd 168

Danny Sullivan 7 6 3 32 8 14 4 1 14 4 21 2 2 5 16 18 1

6th 139

1991

SFR LBH PHX INDY MIL DET POR CLE MEA TOR MCH DEN VAN MDO ROA NAZ LAG

Penske PC-20 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A Rick Mears 3 3 4 5 1 15 5 6 17 3 20 1 8 6 6 15 15 5

4th 145

Emerson Fittipaldi 5 19 17 3 11 8 1 2 2 7 21 20 2 17 2 6 8 4

5th 140

Penske PC-19 Paul Tracy
Paul Tracy
(R) 17

21

7 25

21st 6

1992

SFR PHX LBH INDY DET POR MIL NHA TOR MCH CLE ROA VAN MDO NAZ LAG

Penske PC-21 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265B Emerson Fittipaldi 5 1 3 3 24 8 2 4 21 19 13 1* 1* 19 1 7 19

4th 151

Al Unser 4

12

16th 15

Rick Mears 2 8 6 26

7 16 4

16

13th 47

Penske PC-20/21 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265A/265B Paul Tracy

16

21

19 17 23

16

12th 59

7

4

20

2

2 3

1993

SFR PHX LBH INDY MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH NHA ROA VAN MDO NAZ LAG

Penske PC-22 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
265C Emerson Fittipaldi 4 2 14 13 1 3 23 1 2 2 13 3 5 7 1 5 2

2nd 183

Paul Tracy 12 21 16 1 30 20 9 3 1 1 19 2 1 13 25 3 1

3rd 157

1994

SFR PHX LBH INDY MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH MDO NHA VAN ROA NAZ LAG

Penske PC-23 Ilmor
Ilmor
265D Emerson Fittipaldi 2 2 1* 21

2 2 2 20 3 10 3 3* 9 3 3 4

2nd 178

Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
500I

17*

Ilmor
Ilmor
265D Paul Tracy 3 16 23 20

3 1 3 3 5 16 2* 2 20 18* 1* 1*

3rd 152

Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
500I

23

Ilmor
Ilmor
265D Al Unser, Jr. 31 14 2 1*

1* 10* 1* 1* 29 8 1 1 1 2 2 20

1st 225

Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
500I

1

1995

MIA SFR PHX LBH NAZ INDY MIL DET POR ROA TOR CLE MCH MDO NHA VAN LAG

Penske PC-24 Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
IC108B Al Unser, Jr. 1 15 6 8 1* 13 DNQ 2* 5 1* 28 26 18 2 1 3 1* 6

2nd 161

Lola T95/00 11

DNQ

Reynard 94i 21

DNQ

Penske PC-24 Emerson Fittipaldi 2 24 18 3* 20 1 DNQ 23 10 21 15 10 25 5 21 5 7 16

11th 67

Lola T95/00 9

DNQ

Penske PC-23 89

DNQ

1996

MIA RIO SFR LBH NAZ 500 MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH MDO ROA VAN LAG

Penske PC-25 Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
IC108C Al Unser, Jr. 2 8 2 9 3 3 8 2* 22 4 4 13 4 13 10* 5 16

4th 125

Paul Tracy 3 23* 19 22 4 5 7 3 17 27 9 5 DNS

12 18 29

13th 60

Jan Magnussen
Jan Magnussen
(R)

14

24th 5

1997

MIA SFR LBH NAZ RIO GAT MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH MDO ROA VAN LAG FON

Penske PC-26 Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
IC108D Al Unser, Jr. 2 27 27 4 3 7 18 20 8 25 4 20 20 22 7 5 11 22

13th 67

Paul Tracy 3 2 19* 7 1* 1 1 6 Wth 7 7 10 4 27 28 28 26 26

5th 121

1998

MIA MOT LBH NAZ RIO GAT MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH MDO ROA VAN LAG HOU SFR FON

Penske PC-27 Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
IC108E Al Unser, Jr. 2 22 2 29 15 16 19 3 24 5 17 17 22 6 27 5 6 7 22 27

11th 72

Andre Ribeiro 3 17 9 22 DNS 22 20 18 16 15 22 23 28 10 25 7 14 17 13 28

22nd 13

1999

MIA MOT LBH NAZ RIO GAT MIL POR CLE ROA TOR MCH DET MDO CHI VAN LAG HOU SRF FON

Penske PC-27B Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
IC108E Al Unser, Jr. 2 26

24 12

13

15 22 7

21st 26

Lola B99/00

12 19 16 5 9 9

15 25 25 25 Wth

Penske PC-27B Tarso Marques
Tarso Marques
(R)

14 25

28th 4

3

9 26

18

Lola B99/00

24

Penske PC-27B Alex Barron

18

24

27th 4

Lola B99/00 Gonzalo Rodríguez (R)

12

DNS†

33rd 1

2000

MIA LBH RIO MOT NAZ MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH CHI MDO ROA VAN LAG GAT HOU SRF FON

Reynard 2Ki Honda
Honda
HR-0 Gil de Ferran 2 6* 7* 17 9 1 12 9 1 14 6 18 3 2 25 5 2 8 3* 23 3

1st 168

Hélio Castroneves 3 25 2 24 13 16 16 1 7* 21 16 5* 21 1* 9 20 1* 9 5 6 9

7th 129

2001

MTY LBH TEX NAZ MOT MIL DET POR CLE TOR MCH CHI MDO ROA VAN LAU ROC HOU LAG SRF FON

Reynard 01i Honda
Honda
HR-1 Gil de Ferran 1 2 3 C1 23 13 7 6 13 4 14* 24 3 2 5 2 8 1* 1* 3* 4 6 1st 199

Hélio Castroneves 3 8 1* C1 11 2* 26 1* 17 12 19 8 7* 1* 7* 18 12 4 5 6 20 22 4th 141

† Gonzalo Rodríguez was killed during qualifying for the Laguna Seca race. 1 The Firestone Firehawk 600
Firestone Firehawk 600
was canceled after qualifying due to excessive g-forces on the drivers.

Complete IRL IndyCar Series
IndyCar Series
results[edit] (key)

Year Chassis Engine Drivers No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Pos. Pts.

2001

PHX HMS ATL INDY TXS PPIR RIR KAN NSH KTY GAT CHI TXS

Dallara
Dallara
IR-01 Oldsmobile
Oldsmobile
Aurora V8 Gil de Ferran 66 24

2

28th 46

Hélio Castroneves 68 18

1*

24th 64

2002

HMS PHX FON NAZ INDY TXS PPIR RIR KAN NSH MCH KTY GAT CHI TXS

Dallara
Dallara
IR-02 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Indy V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 3 1 5 5 1 4 2 17 3 9 6 5 2* 4 2*

2nd 511

Gil de Ferran 6 2 2 4 3* 10 16 1* 2* 5 2 5 21 1 23

3rd 443

Max Papis

21

43rd 16

2003

HMS PHX MOT INDY TXS PPIR RIR KAN NSH MCH GAT KTY NAZ CHI FON TXS

Dallara
Dallara
IR-03 G-Force GF09 Toyota
Toyota
Indy V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 3 2 22 2 7 12 2 2 3 17 1* 5 1* 20 6 13

3rd 484

Gil de Ferran 6 2* 14

1 8 3 3 3* 1 7 3 9 4 12 15 1*

2nd 489

Alex Barron

17

17th 216

2004

HMS PHX MOT INDY TXS RIR KAN NSH MIL MCH KTY PPIR NAZ CHI FON TXS

Dallara
Dallara
IR-04 Toyota
Toyota
Indy V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 2* 6 3 9 12 3 7 3 12 10 12 6 5* 10 7* 1*

4th 446

Sam Hornish, Jr. 6 1 15 19 26 4 11 8 2 3 4 14 18 11 6 4 17

7th 387

2005

HMS PHX STP MOT INDY TXS RIR KAN NSH MIL MCH KTY PPIR SNM CHI WGL FON

Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Toyota
Toyota
Indy V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 5 2 20 11 9 5 1* 8 5 16 21 5 4 21 2 12 9

6th 440

Sam Hornish, Jr. 6 2 1 15 7 23* 2 18 12 2 1* 5 7 2* 17 3 7 5

3rd 512

2006

HMS STP MOT INDY WGL TXS RIR KAN NSH MIL MCH KTY SNM CHI

Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI6R V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 2 1* 1* 25 7 1 10 6 5 14 1 3 5 4

3rd 473

Sam Hornish, Jr. 6 3* 8 4 1 12 4 1* 1* 14 2 19 1 9 3

1st 475

2007

HMS STP MOT KAN INDY MIL TXS IOW RIR WGL NSH MDO MCH KTY SNM DET CHI

Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI7R V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 9 1* 7 3 3 16* 16 8 11 18 6 3* 17 9 2 14 4

6th 446

Sam Hornish, Jr. 6 3 7 5 6 4 9 1* 14 15 2 4 14 9 18 5 12 3*

5th 465

2008

HMS STP MOT LBH KAN INDY MIL TXS IOW RIR WGL NSH MDO EDM KTY SNM DET CHI SRF1

Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI7R V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 4 2 2

4 4 5 2* 14* 2 16 3 2 2* 2 1* 2 1* 7 2nd 629

Ryan Briscoe 6 19 23 9

7 23 1 3 7 15 12* 23 1* 6 7 2 9 3 1 5th 447

2009

STP LBH KAN INDY MIL TXS IOW RIR WGL TOR EDM KTY MDO SNM CHI MOT HMS

Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI7R V8 Hélio Castroneves 3

7 2 1 11 1 7 17 4 18 2 4 12 18 20 10 5

4th 433

Will Power 6

19th 215

12

2

5

3 1* 9

DNS

Ryan Briscoe 6 1 13 4 15 2* 2* 2* 19 2 2 4 1 2 2 1* 18 2*

3rd 604

2010

SAO STP ALA LBH KAN INDY TXS IOW WGL TOR EDM MDO SNM CHI KTY MOT HMS

Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI7R V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 9 4 1 7 4 9 20 2 9 24 10 3 5 6 1 1* 5

4th 531

Ryan Briscoe 6 14 3 6 8 6 24 1* 4 2 18 4 6 4 11* 24 4 4

5th 482

Will Power 12 1 1* 4 3 12 8 14 5 1* 1 2* 2 1* 16 8 3 25

2nd 597

2011

STP ALA LBH SAO INDY TXS MIL IOW TOR EDM MDO NHM SNM BAL MOT KTY LSV

Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI7R V8 Hélio Castroneves 3 20 7 12 21 17 10 4 9 7 17 2 19 17 2 17 22 29 C2

11th 312

Ryan Briscoe 6 18 21 2* 3 27 6 3 11 6 7 10 16 8 3 14 20 8 C2

6th 364

Will Power 12 2 1* 10 1* 14 3 1* 4 21 24* 1* 14 5 1* 1* 2 19 C2

2nd 555

2012

STP ALA LBH SAO INDY DET TEX MIL IOW TOR EDM MDO SNM BAL FON

Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Ryan Briscoe 2 5 14 7 25 5 16 3 14 18 19 8 7 1 2 17

6th 370

Hélio Castroneves 3 1 3 13 4 10 17 7 6 6* 6 1 16 6 10 5

4th 431

Will Power 12 7 1 1 1* 28 4 8 12 23 15 3 2* 2* 6* 24

2nd 465

2013

STP ALA LBH SAO INDY DET TXS MIL IOW POC TOR MDO SNM BAL HOU FON

Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t A. J. Allmendinger 2

19 23

7 25 25

16 27th 79

Hélio Castroneves 3 2 3 10 13 6 5 8 1* 2 8 8 6 2 6 7 9 18 23 6 2nd 550

Will Power 12 16 5 16 24 19 8 20 7 3 17 4 15* 18 4 1 18* 12 1* 1* 4th 498

2014

STP LBH ALA IMS INDY DET TXS HOU POC IOW TOR MDO MIL SNM FON

Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Juan Pablo Montoya 2 15 4 21 16 5 12 13 3 2 7 1 16 18 19 11 2 5 4*

4th 586

Hélio Castroneves 3 3 11 19 3 2 5* 1* 8 9 21* 2 8 2 12* 19 11 18 14

2nd 609

Will Power 12 1* 2 5 8 8 1 2 2* 14 11 10 14 10 3 6 1* 10* 9

1st 671

2015

STP NOL LBH ALA IMS INDY DET TXS TOR FON MIL IOW MDO POC SNM

Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Will Power 1 2* 7 20 4 1* 2 4 18 13 4* 19* 22 10 14 4 7

3rd 493

Juan Pablo Montoya 2 1 5* 3 14 3 1 10 10* 4 7 4 4 24 11 3 6

2nd 556

Hélio Castroneves 3 4 2 2 15 6 7 6 19 3 3 23 2 11 15 16 15

5th 453

Simon Pagenaud 22 5 20 4 9 25 10 3 14 11 11 9 9 14 3 7 16

11th 384

2016

STP PHX LBH ALA IMS INDY DET ROA IOW TOR MDO POC TXS WGL SNM

Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Juan Pablo Montoya 2 1 9 4 5 8 33 3 20 7 20 20 11 8 9 13 3

8th 433

Hélio Castroneves 3 4 11 3* 7 2 11 5 14 5 13 2 15 19 5 3 7

3rd 504

Will Power 12 DNS 3 7 4 19 10 20 1 1* 2 1 2 1 8 20 20

2nd 532

Oriol Servià 18

24th 72

Simon Pagenaud 22 2* 2 1 1* 1* 19 13* 2* 13 4 9 1 18 4 7 1*

1st 659

2017

STP LBH ALA PHX IMS INDY DET TEX ROA IOW TOR MDO POC GAT WGL SNM

Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Simon Pagenaud 1 2 5 3 1* 4 14 16 5 3 4 7 5 4 4 3 9 1

2nd 629

Josef Newgarden 2 8 3 1 9 11 19 4 2 13 2 6 1* 1* 2 1* 18 2

1st 642

Hélio Castroneves 3 6 9 4 4 5 2 7 9 20 3 1* 8 7 7 4 4 5

4th 598

Will Power 12 19 13 14* 2 1* 23 18 3 1* 5 4 21 2 1 20 6 3

5th 562

Juan Pablo Montoya 22

10 6

24th 93

2018

STP PHX LBH ALA IMS INDY DET TEX ROA IOW TOR MDO POC GAT POR SNM

Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Josef Newgarden 1 7

7th* 26*

Hélio Castroneves 3

Will Power 12 10

10th* 20*

Simon Pagenaud 22 13

13th* 17*

* Season still in progress

^ Non-points-paying, exhibition race. ^ The final race at Las Vegas was canceled due to Dan Wheldon's death.

Complete Formula One
Formula One
World Championship results[edit] Main article: Penske Grand Prix results (italics indicates non-works entries; bold indicates championships won)

Formula One
Formula One
results

Year Name Car Engine Tyres No. Drivers Points WCC

1971 Penske-White Racing McLaren
McLaren
M19A Ford
Ford
Cosworth
Cosworth
DFV 3.0 V8 G

Mark Donohue David Hobbs N/A

1972 – 1973: Team Penske
Team Penske
did not compete.

1974 Penske Cars Penske PC1 Ford
Ford
Cosworth
Cosworth
DFV 3.0 V8 G 66 Mark Donohue 0 -

1975 Penske Cars Penske PC1 March 751 Ford
Ford
Cosworth
Cosworth
DFV 3.0 V8 G 28 Mark Donohue John Watson 2 12th

1976 Citibank
Citibank
Team Penske Penske PC3 Penske PC4 Ford
Ford
Cosworth
Cosworth
DFV 3.0 V8 G 28 John Watson 20 5th

F&S Properties Penske PC3 39 Boy Hayje

1977 ATS Racing Team Penske PC4 Ford
Ford
Cosworth
Cosworth
DFV 3.0 V8 G 33 / 35 34 35 Hans Binder Jean-Pierre Jarier Hans Heyer 1 12th

Interscope Racing 14 Danny Ongais

Team Championship and Major Wins[edit] IndyCar champions[edit]

Year Champion Wins Chassis Engine Tyres

1977 Tom Sneva 2 McLaren
McLaren
M24 Penske PC-5 Cosworth Goodyear

1978 Tom Sneva
Tom Sneva
(2) 0 Penske PC-6 Cosworth Goodyear

1979 Rick Mears 3 Penske PC-7 Penske PC-6 Cosworth Goodyear

1981 Rick Mears
Rick Mears
(2) 6 Penske PC-9B Cosworth Goodyear

1982 Rick Mears
Rick Mears
(3) 4 Penske PC-10 Cosworth Goodyear

1983 Al Unser 1 Penske PC-11 Cosworth Goodyear

1985 Al Unser
Al Unser
(2) 1 March 85C Cosworth Goodyear

1988 Danny Sullivan 4 Penske PC-17 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
A Goodyear

1994 Al Unser, Jr. 8 Penske PC-23 Ilmor, Mercedes-Benz Goodyear

2000 Gil de Ferran 2 Reynard 2KI Honda
Honda
HR-0 Firestone

2001 Gil de Ferran
Gil de Ferran
(2) 2 Reynard 01i Honda
Honda
HR-1 Firestone

2006 Sam Hornish Jr. 4 Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI6R Firestone

2014 Will Power 3 Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Firestone

2016 Simon Pagenaud 5 Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Firestone

2017 Josef Newgarden 4 Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Firestone

Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
victories[edit]

Year Champion Chassis Engine Tyres

1972 Mark Donohue McLaren
McLaren
M16B Offenhauser Goodyear

1979 Rick Mears Penske PC-6 Cosworth Goodyear

1981 Bobby Unser Penske PC-9B Cosworth Goodyear

1984 Rick Mears
Rick Mears
(2) March 84C Cosworth Goodyear

1985 Danny Sullivan March 85C Cosworth Goodyear

1987 Al Unser March 86C Cosworth Goodyear

1988 Rick Mears
Rick Mears
(3) Penske PC-17 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
A Goodyear

1991 Rick Mears
Rick Mears
(4) Penske PC-20 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
A Goodyear

1993 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC-22 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
C Goodyear

1994 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC-23 Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz
500I Goodyear

2001 Hélio Castroneves Dallara
Dallara
IR-01 Oldsmobile
Oldsmobile
Aurora V8 Firestone

2002 Hélio Castroneves
Hélio Castroneves
(2) Dallara
Dallara
IR-02 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
Indy V8 Firestone

2003 Gil de Ferran G-Force GF09 Toyota
Toyota
Indy V8 Firestone

2006 Sam Hornish Jr. Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI6R Firestone

2009 Hélio Castroneves
Hélio Castroneves
(3) Dallara
Dallara
IR-05 Honda
Honda
HI9R Firestone

2015 Juan Pablo Montoya Dallara
Dallara
DW12 Chevrolet
Chevrolet
IndyCar V6t Firestone

NASCAR
NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series
Sprint Cup Series
Champions[edit]

Year Champion Wins Chassis Engine Tyres

2012 Brad Keselowski 5 Dodge
Dodge
Charger Dodge Goodyear

NASCAR
NASCAR
Xfinity Series
Xfinity Series
Champions[edit]

Year Champion Wins Chassis Engine Tyres

2010 Brad Keselowski 6 Dodge
Dodge
Charger/Challenger Dodge Goodyear

Daytona 500
Daytona 500
victories[edit]

Year Champion Chassis Engine Tyres

2008 Ryan Newman Dodge
Dodge
Charger Dodge Goodyear

2015 Joey Logano Ford
Ford
Fusion Ford Goodyear

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(2) Brad Keselowski (12) Ryan Blaney (22) Joey Logano

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(2) Paul Wolfe (12) Jeremy Bullins (22) Todd Gordon

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(12) Austin Cindric (22) Brad Keselowski
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(12) Matt Swiderski (22) Brian Wilson

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Drivers

(12) Fabian Coulthard (17) Scott McLaughlin

Personnel

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Former drivers

Formula One

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IndyCar

A. J. Allmendinger Alex Barron Gary Bettenhausen Ryan Briscoe Mark Donohue Gil de Ferran Emerson Fittipaldi Sam Hornish Jr. Rick Mears André Ribeiro Danny Sullivan Paul Tracy Al Unser
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Sr. Al Unser
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Jr. Bobby Unser

NASCAR

Justin Allgaier Bobby Allison A. J. Allmendinger Kurt Busch Austin Cindric Mark Donohue Brendan Gaughan Sam Hornish Jr. Travis Kvapil Dave Marcis Jeremy Mayfield Michael McDowell Ryan Newman David Stremme Alex Tagliani Rusty Wallace

Sports cars

Timo Bernhard Mark Donohue Romain Dumas Patrick Long Lucas Luhr Sascha Maassen Hélio Castroneves Ryan Briscoe

Supercars

Marcos Ambrose Scott Pye

Indianapolis 500
Indianapolis 500
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1972 (Donohue) 1979 (Mears) 1981 (B. Unser) 1984 (Mears) 1985 (Sullivan) 1987 (A. Unser) 1988 (Mears) 1991 (Mears) 1993 (Fittipaldi) 1994 (Unser Jr.) 2001 (Castroneves) 2002 (Castroneves) 2003 (de Ferran) 2006 (Hornish) 2009 (Castroneves) 2015 (Montoya)

National Championships (IndyCar)

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National Championships (NASCAR)

2012 (Keselowski)

Daytona 500
Daytona 500
wins

2008 (Newman) 2015 (Logano)

Partnerships and affiliations

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Racing DJR Team Penske Wood Brothers Racing

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USAC

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SCCA/CART

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