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Newgarden indicators multi-year extension to stay with Crew Penske

The timing of the deal comes less than a week after Newgarden captured his second consecutive victory in the Indianapolis 500, which gave legendary team owner Roger Penske 20 wins in ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.’ Newgarden first joined Penske in 2017, winning the first of his two IndyCar Series titles that year (with the

Newgarden indicators multi-year extension to stay with Crew Penske

The timing of the deal comes lower than per week after Newgarden captured his second consecutive victory within the Indianapolis 500, which gave legendary workforce proprietor Roger Penske 20 wins in ‘The Biggest Spectacle in Racing.’

Newgarden first joined Penske in 2017, profitable the primary of his two IndyCar Sequence titles that 12 months (with the opposite being 2019), with 27 of his 30 victories (thirteenth all-time) coming with the group. He has additionally captured 16 poles.

“Josef Newgarden is a real winner, and we’re excited that he’ll proceed as part of Crew Penske for years to return,” stated Penske.

“What he did Sunday within the Indianapolis 500 reveals how Josef persistently delivers for our workforce and our companions on the observe, and he’s simply as spectacular off the observe as effectively. We’re proud to have Josef proceed with our group as his ability and fervour embody what it means to be a Crew Penske driver.”

A 33-year-old Tennessee native, Newgarden additionally grew to become the primary driver in Crew Penske historical past to win the Indy 500 and the 24 Hours at Daytona in the identical season when he helped the workforce to the general win within the endurance basic for the primary time since 1969.

“Driving for Roger Penske and this iconic workforce is a dream that I by no means thought I might notice,” acknowledged Newgarden.

“I’m grateful for the alternatives that I’ve been given throughout my time at Crew Penske. I’ve a large amount of respect for the people that comprise our group, together with the companions who assist us.

“Our time collectively has been stuffed with onerous work, teamwork and dedication; and I’m so excited that we are going to proceed on for a lot of extra years to return. I’m positive that we will obtain way more sooner or later. I nonetheless consider we haven’t reached our full potential collectively simply but.”

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Newgarden presently sits seventh within the general standings, 61 factors behind chief Alex Palou, the two-time and reigning collection champion, regardless of having his win and factors taken away following the overtake system drama in St. Petersburg back in March.

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