No other team in history has come close to matching the record of Roger Penske s team at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Team Penske has won seventeen times in its forty-four Indianapolis 500 races at the Brickyard. Penske first attended the Indy 500 with his father in 1951. He became a champion sports-car driver in the 1950s and 60s before forming his own team, which debuted at Indianapolis in 1969 and earned its first victory in 1972 with legendary driver Mark Donohue. Celebrating Team Penske s fiftieth anniversary of competing at the Indy 500, this volume captures all the highlights from each year s journey at Indianapolis, including individual driver s details, exciting race photography, and team statistics, and features legendary racers like Rick Mears, Bobby Unser, Al Unser, and Helio Castroneves. A tribute to the spectacle and prestige of auto racing s most historic event, this is a must-have book for aficionados of the Indy 500, motor sports, and automotive innovation.
|Dimensions||362 × 292 mm|