INDYCAR: No. 500; Pagenaud Claims Penske’s Historic Pole at Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa — official series release — Simon Pagenaud has been setting the standard in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season and he helped take Team Penske to another level today. Pagenaud, a three-time winner in 2016 and the championship leader after nine of 16 completed races, won the Verizon P1 Award for the Iowa Corn 300, earning the 500th pole …

INDYCAR: Montoya and Penske Receive ‘Baby Borgs’ During Automotive News World Congress

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DETRIOT — By Jerry Bonkowski for INDYCAR — Michael LeVitt/LAT for INDYCAR photo — It was déjà vu all over again for 2015 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner Juan Pablo Montoya. About the only things missing were the ceremonial bottle of milk and the wreath of flowers around his neck. Montoya and team owner Roger Penske were honored Jan. 13 …

AUDIO/FEATURE: In Wake of Charlotte Win, Penske Reflects on Logano’s Signing

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CONCORD, N.C. — Story and audio by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — John Davison photo — Joey Logano’s Charlotte victory in Sunday’s rain-postponed Bank of America 500 wasn’t just a win — it was a beatdown. Leading 227 of 334 laps, beating reigning series champion Kevin Harvick on heads-up speed and punching a ticket into the Eliminator …

NSCS: Going The Extra Mile; Logano Sweeps The Weekend At The Glen

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Prior to this weekend, Joey Logano had never won a race on a road course, let alone a weekend sweep at that kind of place.  He can now check both of those items after watching Kevin Harvick run …

INDYCAR: Team Penske Sweeps Top Four to Start Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — After just one session of official competition Roger Penske’s Verizon IndyCar Series ‘Super Team’ may be unstoppable. For the first time in its glorious IndyCar history Team Penske is a four-driver team. And all four drivers swept the top four positions in Saturday’s Firestone “Fast Six” Qualifications for …

INDYCAR: Team Penske’s Power, Montoya Feeling Confident Ahead of Firestone Grand Prix

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – John Cote/IndyCar photo – Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power started practice for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the opening race on the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule, in the same fashion he ended last season in the championship standings – …

V8SC: Ambrose Steps Down At DJR Team Penske

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STAPYLTON, Queensland, Australia — official team release – V8 Supercars photo — DJR Team Penske has announced that Marcos Ambrose has requested to be temporarily relieved as driver of the No. 17 DJR Team Penske Ford, beginning with the Tasmania race. Experienced driver Scott Pye will take over the driving duties for the No. 17 Ford Falcon FG X. “I appreciate the …