Roger Penske Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Roger Penske (Roger Searle Penske)

Last Updated: 28 Mar, 2024 | Views: 242

Age: 87

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Racing Driver, Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Famous For: Presidential Medal Of Freedom Recipient

Higher Education: Graduated

Net Worth: $3.2 billion

Roger Penske Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
20 Feb, 1937 (87 Years 04 Months 27 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Ohio

Birth District
Shaker Heights

Birth Sign
Pisces

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Roger Penske Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Roger Searle Penske was born on February 20, 1937. He is a retired sports car driver, an entrepreneur, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His automotive-related businesses include Team Penske, DJR Team Penske, Penske Corporation, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and IndyCar.
Roger Penske Career:
Roger Penske Early Life And Education
He was born in 1937 in Shaker Heights, Ohio. As a teenager, he bought old cars, repaired them, and sold them for profit from his Cleveland home. In 1955, he graduated from high school, and in 1959, he graduated from Lehigh University as a Phi Gamma Delta.
Roger Penske Racing Career
Penske's first racing venture was hillclimbing, followed by road course racing in Porsches. His first professional race started at Upper Marlboro, Maryland's now-defunct Marlboro Motor Raceway.
Roger Penske continued racing until 1965 when he retired from driving to focus on his first Chevrolet dealership.
Roger Penske Racing Teams
The first 24-hour race was held by Penske Racing in 1966 after Penske retired from racing. His team won the 1972 Indianapolis 500 with Mark Donohue in 1969. In 1973, they won their first NASCAR race. His teams have won many races since then. In 1977, he closed his Formula One business in Europe.
Roger Penske Awards:
• 1990: American Academy of Achievement Golden Plate Award
• 1995: A member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
• 2002: Hall of Fame inductee at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
• 2015: Automotive Hall of Fame inductee
• 2016: Hall of Fame inductee of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA)
• 2018: Simeone Foundation Spirit of Competition Award recipient
• 2019: NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee| Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient
Roger Penske Unknown Facts:
• Roger Penske is also an avid philanthropist in addition to his business ventures and racing endeavors. His charitable donations include education, healthcare, and community development. The philanthropic efforts of Penske have had a significant impact on the communities where his businesses operate.
• Roger Penske is also an accomplished businessman in addition to his involvement in racing. Founded in 1888, Penske Corporation operates businesses in many industries, including automotive retail, truck leasing, logistics, and more.

Roger Penske Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 kg
In Pounds 154 Ibs

Eye Color
Grey

Hair Color
White

Roger Penske Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Jay Penske

Mother's Name
Martha Penske

Spouse
Kathy Penske

Brother(s)
David Penske

Sister(s)
-

Son(s)
Jay Penske, Gregory Penske, Roger Penske Jr., Mark Penske

Daughter(s)
Blair Penske

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