Pagenaud, Team Penske Feeling No Pressure Despite Being Winless This Season

ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. — With eight races in the books so far this season, of the four Team Penske drivers all of them are still without a win. Will Power came close last Saturday before a late red flag period led to his car being unable to re-fire in time costing him the race lead. Simon Pagenaud’s best finish this season was a third-place result at the Indianapolis 500.
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Pagenaud finds the silver lining after late charge to third

If the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 were just a handful of laps longer, it may very well have played into the hands of Simon Pagenaud. Despite starting 26th, the 2019 Indy 500 winner came on strong late in the No. 22 Team Penske Chevrolet to finish third, behind race winner and the newest member of the four-timers club Helio Castoneves, and runner-up Alex Palou.
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Helio just gave me 10 more years of my career, says Pagenaud

Pagenaud’s Team Penske-Chevrolet appeared to live up to his pre-race predictions of handling superbly in traffic, and from 26th on the grid he rose to third place by the checkered flag, just 0.56sec behind the winner. But he was still only 25th when the race restarted on Lap 46, as...
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Pagenaud as confident as 2019 for Indy 500 despite qualifying woes

The 2016 IndyCar champion will start Sunday's race from 26th on the middle of the ninth row, behind team-mates Scott McLaughlin in 17th and Josef Newgarden in 21st, while 2018 Indy 500 winner Will Power will start from the back row in 32nd. But despite Penske's struggles for one-lap pace,...

Confident Pagenaud thrilled by car: “She’s a beauty!”

Pagenaud, who won the race from pole two years ago, will roll off from 26th, the middle of the ninth row on Sunday, yet is only three rows away from the fastest Penske-Chevrolet. But he says he has as good a race setup as he had when he conquered the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Pagenaud’s Valiant Indy 500 Fight Ends At Third

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske made more on-track passes than any driver in Sunday’s 105th Indianapolis. Pagenaud, the pilot of the No. 22 Menard’s Chevrolet, made 26 on-track passes and was the highest climber in the race, going from 26th to third. But it wasn’t enough for the...

AXR signs Johnson, Kobayashi, Pagenaud for all IMSA enduros

After this trio – along with Mike Rockenfeller – finished second in the season-opening Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the Ally-sponsored Cadillac DPi-V.R was the subject of some speculation. In the past, AXR has proven well able to run two cars of race-winning potential, but last year entered just the #31 Whelen Engineering machine for Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani.

IMSA Roar: Pagenaud’s AXR Cadillac leads first session

Simon Pagenaud set the fastest time in opening session in the Roar Before The 24, driving Action Express Racing’s #48 Cadillac DPi-V.R. In the car he will share with Jimmie Johnson, Mike Rockenfeller and Kamui Kobayashi, Pagenaud lapped the 3.56-mile Daytona course in 1min35.312sec, 0.385sec faster than Ricky Taylor’s best effort in Wayne Taylor Racing’s Acura ARX-05. The second AXR car, driven by former F1 driver Felipe Nasr, was third fastest, ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Cadillac piloted by Renger van der Zande.