Special feat in America: Penske captures IndyCar and NASCAR titles

Special feat in America: Penske captures IndyCar and NASCAR titles

Team Penske has made motorsport history. Well known in North America, the historic team has successfully won both the IndyCar and NASCAR championships. IndyCar driver Will Power scored plenty of points with a third-place finish at the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey, while Joey Logano took first at Phoenix Raceway in his #22 Shell Benzoil car.

“We did it! We’re champions again, yes! Logano’s relegation was notable. The American driver started Sunday afternoon’s race from pole and made a steady run towards the checkered flag. Logano expressed his gratitude to the team for their hard work this season. “My thanks to everyone. You are very Awesome guys. You gave me a good race car, and a good pit stop at the end put us in front. We’ve worked really hard for this in the last weeks. This championship win saw Logano set another record: no driver has ever won more than one NASCAR championship for Team Penske.

Only Logano became the champion for the second time. Will Power settled for a second career IndyCar title with a “only” third finish. The driver in the #12 Verizon 5G Chevrolet started the race from the same pole position as Logano, which made Power’s Sunday a little better: Power passed with his 68.e Motorsport event Mario Andretti holds the record for most IndyCar poles. Power pointed out after the race that his wife’s faith gave him the ultimate push to take the win. “It’s unreal. Before the season started, my wife told me I was going to break Mario’s record and win the championship. It really gave me the confidence that I could do it. I trust her gut feeling that much,” concludes Power.

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