Part 14 of the 15-part feature series ‘How Roger Penske Changed The Indy 500,’ which celebrates the most successful entrant at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the 50th anniversary of his first which took place in 1969, welcomes the beloved three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves. Spider-Man’s 20 years as a Team Penske driver surpass all those who’ve competed for the Captain.
Below are excerpts from the interview:
IN THE COMPANY OF ENZO
“For me, the Penske organization is very much the same level as Ferrari in Formula 1. In football teams, [New England] Patriots, or baseball, the [New York] Yankees, and so forth.”
WIN FOR RP
“When I won the [first] Indy 500 for Roger, for me, it was like we won together as a team. It is Team Penske. We want to make Roger happy.”