Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske’s golden anniversary

Sports 05/26/19, 15:28

Simon Pagenaud may have saved his job by giving Roger Penske a golden Indianapolis 500 victory.Pagenaud gave the venerable team owner his 18th victory in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" by outdueling Alexander Rossi in a breathtaking 13-lap sprint to the finish Sunday. The two swapped the lead five times ...

Hamilton, Pagenaud and Byron on pole in motorsports’ big day

Sports 05/25/19, 18:05

One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera.Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season.The Silver Arrows are well placed to do so with defending ...

Roger Penske celebrates 50 years at Indianapolis 500

Sports 05/25/19, 08:47

His hair was jet black and his shirt starched white when Roger Penske rolled into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time as a team owner with Mark Donohue behind the wheel.He was young and ambitious and ready to conquer the racing world.Much has changed in the ensuing 50 ...

Castroneves adds goal as he chases record-tying 4th Indy win

Sports 05/16/19, 19:05

When Helio Castroneves left Indianapolis last May, he pleaded with Roger Penske for one more chance at a record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 win.Now that Castroneves is back in town and Penske has assured the exuberant Brazilian racer of making at least two more Indy starts, Castroneves has adjusted his goal."I ...

Update: Penske expects Castroneves back at Indy in 2020

Sports 05/15/19, 17:30

The Latest on Indianapolis 500 practice (all times local):6:25 p.m.Roger Penske expects Helio Castroneves to race in next year's Indianapolis 500.Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, climbs out of his car during practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron ...

President Trump welcomes NASCAR champ to White House

Sports 04/30/19, 16:10

President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House. Trump celebrated the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tuesday on the South Lawn, along with team owner Roger Penske. With Logano's car parked nearby, Trump praised the driver and called it "one beautiful ...

Steinbrenner IV veers left away from baseball into IndyCar

Sports 03/27/19, 16:50

Instead of trying to be "the next George Steinbrenner," George Steinbrenner IV is trying to be "the next Roger Penske."He's part of baseball royalty, the grandson of late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, and a slam-dunk applicant for a cushy job in one of the most storied franchises in ...

Will Power continues Penske domination with IndyCar pole

Sports 03/09/19, 17:05

Roger Penske's teams are off to such a strong start to the motorsports season that his IndyCar group arrived at the season-opening event under pressure to match the performance.No problem at all.Will Power and Josef Newgarden swept the front row in qualifying to put a pair of Penske's Chevrolets out ...

Roger Penske caps banner season with NASCAR Hall induction

Sports 01/30/19, 10:47

There was no need for Roger Penske to stay awake for Daytona's 24-hour sports car race. Penske has people to do that for him, and hanging out atop a pit stand watching telemetry for two trips around the clock is slightly below his paygrade.When he did it last year, Team ...

Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title

Sports 11/18/18, 18:50

Joey Logano busted up The Big Three and captured an improbable first NASCAR title by soundly beating a trio of champions.Logano won the season finale Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to grab his first Cup championship in a season in which he barely contended until the playoffs began. The year was ...

Column: Ganassi, Penske shine on strong day of motorsports

Sports 09/17/18, 16:49

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Roger Penske stood atop the timing stand at Sonoma Raceway, transfixed by the overtime laps of NASCAR's playoff opening race at Las Vegas. He had three drivers in contention for a critical victory, and when Brad Keselowski crossed the finish line for Team Penske's 500th organizational ...

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