#22 Team Penske Team News
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Pennzoil – Twitter
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Shell Racing – Twitter
Crew Chief Todd Gordon – Twitter
Joey Logano – RacingReference.info
2019 sponsor schedule:
1) Daytona: Shell/Pennzoil
2) Atlanta: Shell/Pennzoil
3) Las Vegas: Pennzoil
4) ISM Raceway: Shell/Pennzoil
5) Auto Club: AAA Southern California
6) Martinsville: Shell/Pennzoil
7) Texas: Shell/Pennzoil
8) Bristol: AutoTrader
9) Richmond: Shell/Pennzoil
10) Talladega: MoneyLion
11) Dover: Shell/Pennzoil
12) Kansas: Shell/Pennzoil
Charlotte (All-Star): Shell/Pennzoil
13) Charlotte: Shell/Pennzoil
14) Pocono: Shell/Pennzoil
15) Michigan: Shell/Pennzoil
16) Sonoma: Shell/Pennzoil
17) Chicagoland: Shell/Pennzoil
18) Daytona: Shell/Pennzoil
19) Kentucky: Shell/Pennzoil
20) New Hampshire: Shell/Pennzoil
21) Pocono: Shell/Pennzoil
22) Watkins Glen: MoneyLion
23) Michigan: Shell/Pennzoil
24) Bristol: Shell/Pennzoil
25) Darlington: Shell/Pennzoil
26) Indianapolis: Shell/Pennzoil
27) Las Vegas: Shell/Pennzoil
28) Richmond: Shell/Pennzoil
29) Charlotte: Shell/Pennzoil
30) Dover: Shell/Pennzoil
31) Talladega: Shell/Pennzoil
32) Kansas: Shell/Pennzoil
33) Martinsville: Shell/Pennzoil
34) Texas: AAA
35) ISM Raceway: Shell/Pennzoil
36) Homestead-Miami: Shell/Pennzoil
Contract Status: Driver: 2022+; Sponsors: Pennzoil/Shell 2022+; AAA 2018?; AutoTrader.com: 2018?;
#22 Team News
Roger Penske to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Roger Penske to receive Presidential Medal of FreedomPresident Donald Trump said Thursday that he will bestow the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, on metro Detroit racing team owner and businessman Roger Penske
Joey Logano ekes out overtime NASCAR Cup Series win at Michigan
Joey Logano ekes out overtime NASCAR Cup Series win at MichiganGiven the statistics, you might think Joey Logano ran away with Monday’s rain-delayed Firekeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway
All clear in Michigan post-race inspection
All clear in Michigan post-race inspectionThere were no issues with #22-Joey Logano's car in post-race inspection for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Logano is the official winner
Joey Logano leads Ford armada in Michigan Cup qualifying
Joey Logano leads Ford armada in Michigan Cup qualifyingThe Ford drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series apparently took the words of Edsel Ford II to heart
Penalties announced after Charlotte
Penalties announced after CharlotteNASCAR announced two lug nut penalties following the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. #22-Joey Logano and #17-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr's crew chiefs, Todd Gordon and Brain Pattie, were each fined $10,000
Logano to visit White House Tuesday UPDATE:
Logano to visit White House Tuesday UPDATE:Joey Logano and Team Penske officials and crew are planning to visit the White House on Tuesday to commemorate his 2018 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup title. Jeremy Troiano, a spokesman for Team Penske, wrote in an email of Logano’s visit, “Joey and the No. 22 team are
Roger Penske received kidney in 2017
Roger Penske received kidney in 2017Motorsports giant Roger Penske disclosed Friday that he received a kidney transplant shortly after the 2017 IndyCar season finale. Penske told The Associated Press he received the kidney from his son, Greg. The 82-year-old owner of Team Penske and the Penske Corp.
Jefferson Hodges joins Team Penske: Team Penske announced today that Jefferson Hodges, who most recently served as General Manager and Director of Competition for Rev Racing, will join the organization as NASCAR Team Manager beginning with the 2019 season. Hodges will report to Team Penske Competition Director Travis Geisler and help manage various administrative and competition-related duties for the team’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) and NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) programs.[More](1-5-2019)
Joey Logano honored in Las Vegas as Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion: Though Joey Logano said the reality of his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship sank in as soon as he took the checkered flag on Nov. 18 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, his words at Thursday night’s awards ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas seemed to belie that assertion. “Who’d have thought… 23 years ago, Santa Claus brought me a go-kart,” Logano said during the champion’s speech. “Who’d have thought I’d be a NASCAR champion?”[More](11-30-2018)
Las Vegas set to fete first-time Monster Energy Series champion Joey Logano: NASCAR drivers, team members, the sport’s national media and loyal fans are descending upon Las Vegas this week for the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards and related end-of-year galas and activities. Team Penske’s Joey Logano will formally receive the 2018 Monster Energy Series trophy he earned and enjoy days of proper feting. And the sport will celebrate a dramatic season and recognize some of its most impactful participants.[More](11-28-2018)
Joey Logano Wins 1st NASCAR Cup Series Championship: Despite entering the NASCAR finale with the longest odds of the Championship 4 drivers, Joey Logano picked up the win at Homestead to win his first Cup Series championship. Logano finished 17th in points last season, missing the playoffs after finishing as the runner-up in points in 2016. That’s the worst finish in points for a driver in the season before a championship in the Modern Era (since 1972 – drivers often didn’t run the full schedule from year-to-year before 1972).[More](11-18-2018)
Late charge gives Joey Logano Homestead victory and first Cup championship: On Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it was “The Big Three and Me” – with the “Me” being Joey Logano waging vehicular war against the three most prolific winners in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Now “Me” is a champion.[More](11-18-2018)
Joey Logano won the Ford EcoBoost 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship. The win is his 3rd win of 2018, 1st win at Homestead and 21st career win. It is his first Championship.
#78-Truex, Jr. finished 2nd followed by #4-Harvick, #18-Busch, #2-Keselowski, #6-Kenseth, #9-Elliott, #14-Bowyer, #10-Almirola, and #41-Busch.
There was a caution with 20 laps remaining when #19-Suarez hit the wall. The race restarted with 15 laps to go with #18-Busch leading #78-Truex, Jr., #4-Harvick and #22-Logano. Logano moved quickly to the front, taking the lead with 12 laps to go and pulled away for a 1.725 second margin of victory.
Pole winner, #11-Hamlin finished 12th.
Stage 1 was won by #4-Harvick, finished 3rd
Stage 2 was won by #42-Larson, finished 13th after hitting the wall and bringing out a caution while running second in the final stage.
There were 22 lead changes among 7 drivers and 5 cautions for 26 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 133.056mph.
See unofficial race results, awards, laps led, cautions and more at:
Unofficial Race Results (pdf)
Cumulative Report (pdf)
Penalty Report (pdf)
Drivers Points Standings
Owners Points Standings
Ford wins drivers’ and manufacturers’ titles: Ford Championship Weekend lived up to its name today as Ford claimed both major titles in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Joey Logano’s victory in the Ford EcoBoost 400 gave him his first career championship and capped a season that saw him win three times. Logano, who claimed the title in his third appearance as one of NASCAR’s Championship Four participants, became the eighth Ford driver to win the title and the first since Kurt Busch did it in 2004.[More](11-18-2018)
Joey Logano wins Community Champion of the Year Award: At an event to kick off NASCAR Championship Weekend in Miami on Thursday, Comcast announced Joey Logano as the winner of the fourth annual Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award. Comcast established the award in 2015 to honor NASCAR industry members for their philanthropic efforts, awarding $60,000 to the champion’s selected charity and $30,000 to the respective charities of the two remaining finalists. With this year’s contributions, Comcast has donated a total of $480,000 to charitable organizations in the NASCAR community through the Community Champion Award.[More](11-16-2018)
MoneyLion, Team Penske roar into 2019 partnership: MoneyLion, America’s most powerful financial membership, announces an enhanced multi-year partnership with Team Penske, beginning with the 2019 NASCAR season. MoneyLion served as the primary sponsor of Team Penske’s NASCAR XFINITY Series No. 22 Ford Mustang, piloted by Austin Cindric, at Las Vegas, Richmond and Charlotte, and will once again appear on the car at Homestead in the season finale. In 2019, MoneyLion will go even bigger, serving as the primary sponsor for:
The No. 22 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford Mustang, driven by Joey Logano, at the spring Talladega race (4/28) and Watkins Glen race (8/4)
The No. 12 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford Mustang, driven by Ryan Blaney at the spring Phoenix race (3/10)
The No. 22 NASCAR XFINITY Series Ford Mustang, driven by Austin Cindric, for 18 races, beginning with Daytona (2/16) all the way through the season-finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway (11/16).[More](11-8-2018)
Roger Penske to receive Spirit of Competition Award: The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is pleased to officially announce our annual Spirit of Competition award winner. The Spirit of Competition represents the most prestigious award conferred by the Foundation. Each year a distinguished figure from motorsports who has a specific inspirational message is selected. Automotive impresario, founder, and director of the Amelia Island Concours, Bill Warner will act as MC.[More](10-18-2018)
Team Penske earns 500th all-time win: The most successful organization in the history of motorsports added another chapter to its legacy today as Team Penske earned its 500th all-time race victory. Brad Keselowski captured the checkered flag at today’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to record the landmark victory for the organization. Led by “The Captain” Roger Penske, Team Penske was formed in 1966 after Roger Penske walked away from his promising career as a race car driver to focus on his developing automotive business and forming his own race team. Team Penske won the very first race it entered – the 1966 Daytona 24-hour sports car race – and it’s continued winning ever since.[More](9-16-2018)
Joey Logano’s Darlington scheme a throwback to Steve Park: The car is representative of the 20th anniversary Pennzoil race car from 1998 driven by Steve Park in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Park compiled two career Cup victories in the iconic Pennzoil car during his stint with Dale Earnhardt Inc. (Watkins Glen 2000 & Rockingham 2001). He posted 12 top-five and 35 top-ten finishes in his Cup career.[More](7-31-2018)
Walter Czarnecki and Rusty Wallace to join Team Penske Hall of Fame: NASCAR Hall of Fame member and championship winning driver Rusty Wallace, along with Walter Czarnecki, the Executive Vice President, Penske Corporation and Vice Chairman of Team Penske, were announced as the latest members of the Team Penske Hall of Fame in a special ceremony on Sunday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway.[More](6-10-2018)
Joey Logano hangs tough for hard-fought Talladega victory: Joey Logano led a Ford feast on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, beating Kurt Busch to the checkered flag by .127 seconds to win the GEICO 500, the 10th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. Logano led the final 42-of-188 laps, a race-high 70 overall, and controlled the action after a 14-car wreck on Lap 166 thinned the field. Logano led the field to the green flag for the final restart on Lap 172 and stayed out front the rest of the way.[More](4-29-2018)
Joey Logano won the GEICO 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The win is his 1st win of 2018, 3rd win at Talladega and 19th career win.
Logano led 70 of the 188 laps. He regained the lead after green flag pit stops with 41 laps to go and even relinquished the lead.
#41-Busch finished 2nd followed by #9-Elliott, pole sitter #4-Harvick, #17-Stenhouse, Jr., #38-Ragan, #10-Almirola, #88-Bowman, #31-Newman, and #19-Suarez.
The biggest wreck of the day came on lap 167 and involved 14 cars.
Stage 1 was won by #2-Keselowski, finished 33rd after an accident.
Stage 2 was won by #21-Menard, finished 30th after an accident
There were 25 lead changes among 16 drivers and 6 cautions for 29 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 152.489mph.
See unofficial race results, awards, laps led, cautions and more at:
Unofficial Race Results (pdf)
Cumulative Report (pdf)
Penalty Report (pdf)
Special hashtag on Logano’s car at Richmond: The No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Team Penske Ford will carry a special hashtag at this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. The hashtag, #VoteForTheCaptain, is an effort to encourage NASCAR fans to vote for legendary team owner Roger Penske.[More](4-20-2018)
Team Penske forms technical partnership with Siemens: Team Penske and Siemens, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, have entered into a new technical partnership. Under the multi-year agreement, Siemens will help enhance Team Penske’s performance with full access to a wide variety of software products to enable advanced digital design and simulations. Team Penske race teams will utilize Siemens’ software across their computer-aided design (CAD), engineering, simulation and machining platforms. Utilizing this software, Team Penske can create a digital twin of their race cars, which can help engineers simulate engine configurations, innovate new parts and predict race results in real-time.[More](2-23-2018)
Autotrader returns to Team Penske: Autotrader enters its fifth season with Team Penske as a primary racing sponsor for four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races during the 2018 season. The Autotrader brand will be featured on both the No. 2 and No. 22 Ford Fusion cars driven by Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, respectively. Keselowski will drive the Autotrader No. 2 Ford Fusion at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Feb. 25, going for back-to-back wins at the track. Keselowski will also race the Autotrader Ford Fusion on Sept. 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, while Logano will have the familiar Autotrader orange No. 22 design on Apr. 15 event at Bristol Motor Speedway and the Autotrader/Shell-Pennzoil co-branded car on Apr. 29 at Talladega Superspeedway. Autotrader will continue to be an associate sponsor on both cars for the full MENCS season.[More](2-22-2018)
Robby Benton joins Team Penske: Motorsports industry veteran Robby Benton will join Team Penske in 2018, serving as NASCAR Team Manager, the organization announced today. Benton, who has spent time as a driver and owner in a number of different series from NASCAR to IMSA, will report to Competition Director Travis Geisler.[More](1-8-2018)