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Team Penske


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A racing team owned by Roger Penske and previously known as Penske Racing.

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The following section is an excerpt from Wikipedia's Team Penske page on 31 July 2019, text available via the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Team Penske (formerly Penske Racing) is an American professional motorsports organization which has teams involved in open wheel, stock car, sports car, and touring car racing. These teams currently compete in the NTT IndyCar Series, NASCAR Monster Energy Cup and Xfinity Series, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and, in partnership with Dick Johnson Racing, the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Debuting at the 1966 24 Hours of Daytona,[1] the organization has also competed in various other types of professional racing such as Can Am, Trans Am and Formula One. Altogether, Team Penske has earned over 500 victories in all of auto racing.[2] Team Penske is a division of Penske Corporation, and is owned and chaired by Roger Penske. The team president is Tim Cindric.


Championships

SeasonTeamDriverCar
2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup SeriesTeam PenskeJoey LoganoFord Fusion


Multimedia

NASA Launchpad: Team Penske
Duration: 3:32
This NASA video segment explores how NASCAR uses NASA technologies to provide safer stock cars for drivers. One example is the problem NASCAR drivers were experiencing with increased levels of carbon monoxide in their cars due to combustion. The NASCAR race team PENSKE designed a catalytic air filter to remove airborne particles supplying fresher air for drivers. Another borrowed technology is the thermal protection system NASA uses for the space shuttle's re-entry to Earth’s atmosphere. Thermal protection is also used inside race cars to reduce the amount of heat caused by the stock car’s roof and confined space. Full-scale wind tunnel tests are run on stock cars at NASA Langley Research Center.
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30 April 2019[Joey Logano and Team Penske at the White House]
President Donald J. Trump

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