Team Penske - Official Thread

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by LewTheShoe, May 11, 2017.

  1. LewTheShoe

    LewTheShoe Team Owner

    Any questions?

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  2. sdj

    sdj Just a race fan

    Nope, no questions! :D
     
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  3. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Yeah. Where's the Nascar connection to that picture? :confused:
     
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  4. Woody1351

    Woody1351 Guest

    Are they going to be back with ford next yr? Is brad coming back? Who was going to drive the second xfinity car they never came about?
     
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  5. be9ak7ts16

    be9ak7ts16 Hick

  6. Fordracing7

    Fordracing7 2018 Pick em Champion

    Question 1 no way Ford is going to let them change manufacturers they've done too much for them in the past few seasons even with Stewart-Haas as an addition question 2 Brad Penske Miller excetera are finalizing contract details should be announced later this summer question 3 if sponsorship comes about they will add as many cars as financially advised
     
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  7. LewTheShoe

    LewTheShoe Team Owner

    I wish I were as sure about all that as you, but I'm not.

    I think it is quite likely that Penske and Kez get a contract extension done, but it is not certain. As for Miller, I would not be surprised if they leave Nascar at the end of the year. I hope they stay, but there is new corporate ownership and all that acquisition debt to service... so it's not done until it is done. And a contract extension announcement is half a year overdue. That could be due to loss of Miller sponsorship.
     
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  8. Woody1351

    Woody1351 Guest

    What about ford? I heard Chevy is trying to get Penske?
     
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  9. *WEAVER*

    *WEAVER* Team Owner

    Should I use Penske Rental, or Uhaul?
     
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  10. FLRacingFan

    FLRacingFan Team Owner

    It's been a good year so far...



     
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  11. jws926

    jws926 Nissan Is Love, Nissan Is Life

    U-Haul, easy to load decks
     
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  12. LewTheShoe

    LewTheShoe Team Owner

    Please describe where or how you heard that. First-hand from an insider... or some citizen tweeted it... or something in between?

    I have been waiting since SHR announced their Ford deal to see what response comes from Chevrolet. So far, nothing. Going after Penske would not be surprising. Chevy standing pat would not surprise me either. If rumors of Dodge's return prove out, standing pat may not be an option... due to rumors that Childress or Ganassi may hook up with Dodge.

    Your first post with the three questions had two really good ones IMO. Ford? Keselowski? As for the Xfinity non-starter, I think that just shows how tough the sponsorship environment is right now. Just my $0.02.
     
  13. Woody1351

    Woody1351 Guest

    I heard that at Daytona in a bar during the 500 week. I'm a Keselowski fan and would like to see him remain in a ford. I have become a Penske fan and I remember on Reddit last yr they were talking about a second team. I've been lurking for a while and your post made me join to ask.
     
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  14. LewTheShoe

    LewTheShoe Team Owner

    Hey, welcome to the board. If you are a Keselowski fan, we need you posting, not lurking! As for Ford or Chevy signing Penske, I'd guess that most people in a position to know anything about that are not talking about it in a bar. Like you, I hope Kez stays with Penske and with Ford... and with Miller too, that would be great.

    Edit to add: Ford seems to have stepped up their racing support, while Chevy seems content. OTOH, we don't know what Chevy is doing behind the scenes and appearances can be deceiving.
     
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  15. Stacy

    Stacy Crew Chief

    Does anyone in here know if Ms August is still with Team Penske?
     
  16. be9ak7ts16

    be9ak7ts16 Hick

    She's been demoted to Ms Second Week in October.
     
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  17. Wrangler1

    Wrangler1 Team Owner

    It would be hard for me to believe that Ford would let Penske slip to another manufacturer. That has been a great partnership thus far and with the addition of SHR they have enough fire power to go head to head with Chevy and Toyota. Money talks tho....
     
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  18. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    Has this "manufacturer change" idea actually come from somewhere? Seems like all this talk is based off a question that I'm not even sure was meant to be serious. Lol
     
  19. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    I really respect that man, his business methods and his loyalty to his employees.
     
  20. Kiante

    Kiante Team Owner

    We don't call him "Captain" for nothing.
     
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  21. FLRacingFan

    FLRacingFan Team Owner

  22. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Oh yeah, the new Mustang at Penske
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  23. Revman

    Revman May God Bless Coach Joe Gibbs and all JGR Fans

    Spoiler alert! .....and no not for the 4 this time. Damn, that looks big.
     
  24. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    looks faster than hell to me. She is a beauty.
     
  25. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Probably just my ignorance again but other than that billboard on the back, I don't see any difference between it and the #22 behind it.
     
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  26. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    She will look just fine on the track, long, low and lean. The Mustang is an iconic car, so is the Camaro. Prius drivers won't get that.:p
     
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  27. *WEAVER*

    *WEAVER* Team Owner

    That spoiler is what they served Thanksgiving dinner on.
     
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  28. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    oh ha ha ha man you guys are cracking me up. dinner on, billboard, you all have any more of em. :D
     
  29. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    For who, all three Penske teams plus the Wood Brothers?

    Eddie Gossage says the spoilers won't be used at TMS; they block 'Big Hoss'.

    Harvick likes 'em; it's harder to tell when they've been shifted.

    Had enough?
     
  30. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    ya got a million of em :D
     
  31. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Carl is coming back, going to do a 2 in a half off of the spoiler
     
  32. Taco

    Taco Team Owner

  33. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Plenty of tuning up or down is going to happen to that spoiler on the back. ;)
     
  34. Mopardh9

    Mopardh9 Team Owner Contributor

    Nope looks the same, not impressed, and the hideous wind blocker on the rear deck looks out of place.
    The Grill you mean, the rest of the car looks nothing like a Camaro or a Mustang.
     
  35. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    A bit blurry but a good rear shot. going to have the three taillights and side scoops
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  36. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    I'll agree the names are iconic. I don't see how the cars themselves can be called that. Icons remain the same; they don't change every 12 months. And there's the inevitable argument that the race cars don't look much like their showroom brothers, taillights and side scoops aside.
     
  37. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    They are Nascars which have never been the same as manufactured cars
    for over 30 years. Get with the program Charlie. :D
     
  38. Mopardh9

    Mopardh9 Team Owner Contributor

    Doesn't mean they are Iconic, if nascar really wanted to make this a pony war they would make the cars look like ther real thing.
     
  39. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Not a problem, but then let's not get dewy-eyed over the 'iconic' badge they slap on the race cars.
     
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  40. Mopardh9

    Mopardh9 Team Owner Contributor

    No kidding, I agree.
     

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