Over the past 25 years, Penske Racing has been featured on the cover of RACER magazine 27 times, more than any other cover subject. The video above takes a look back at those covers, which demonstrate the consistent excellence of the organization throughout RACER‘s first quarter-century, accompanied by an exclusive interview with Roger Penske, who offers his thoughts about the magazine.
“It’s one of the magazines I look at cover-to-cover. I just think there’s good reporting and I love the graphics,” says Penske (pictured) of RACER. “I would have to say the graphics and the color in this magazine has always been the best. Certainly the quality of the articles and the knowledge of the people writing them makes a big difference, because the facts are correct – and that’s sometimes not the case.
“Sometimes they say when you get on the cover of a magazine it’s bad luck,” Penske adds, “but I think in the case of RACER, think about it – that many times and the success we’ve had, it’s about our people, and certainly the great drivers we’ve had. But we want some more…”