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Roger Penske gears up to host 300,000 guest at Indy 500

Roger Penske, owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is opening the door for 300,000 guests at the Indy 500 for the first since the Covid-19 pandemic. Roger Penske motioned toward the turn four grandstands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. His father took him to those seats in 1951 and a 14-year-old Penske was instantly hooked by the sights and the sounds of “The 500-Mile Sweepstakes,” won that day by Lee Wallard. It was the beginning of a love affair between Penske and the speedway that produced 18 victories for the owner of Team Penske and, in 2019, the unexpected opportunity to purchase the national landmark. Penske took ownership of Indianapolis Motor Speedway just two months...
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