Roger Penske

racecar driver

Roger Searle Penske (born February 20, 1937) is an American businessman and retired auto racing driver. He was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio. His career is based on professional auto racing. He is most famous for his ownership of Team Penske, DJR Team Penske, the Penske Corporation, and other automotive-related businesses.[1] He is known by his nickname of "The Captain".[2]

Roger Penske
Roger S. Penske in 2019
Personal information
Nickname(s)The Captain
Born (1937-02-20) February 20, 1937 (age 87)
OccupationRace car driver, Businessman


  1. "IndyCar: Without Hélio, Team Penske moves on". 11 February 2018. Retrieved September 19, 2018.
  2. James, Brant (March 4, 2013). "Long-Range Vision". Autoweek. 63 (5): 54–60.