Why Roger Penske is an American motorsport icon
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Why Roger Penske is an American motorsport icon

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In this exclusive one-on-one interview, Roger Penske reveals the inner drive that has made him not only a hugely successful team owner and businessman but also the owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar. He spoke to David Malsher-Lopez.

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(Author’s note: So many people wanted to talk at length about their experiences working with and for Roger Penske that we were forced to create separate stories for their reminiscences. These will be published here on Motorsport.com in the days ahead. So for now, here is simply the result of our exclusive one-on-one with the man himself.)

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Series IndyCar , NASCAR , NASCAR Cup , NASCAR XFINITY
Teams Team Penske
Author David Malsher-Lopez