Energy indicators new multi-year IndyCar cope with Group Penske - Motor Informed

Energy indicators new multi-year IndyCar cope with Group Penske

Autosport understands the 2014 and 2022 champion, whose present contract finishes on the finish of this present season, is signed up for 2024 and ’25 with each events contemplating ’26 as an choice.

Energy was unwilling to touch upon the topic whereas group president Tim Cindric had not but responded to Autosport’s inquiry at time of writing, simply forward of this weekend’s second spherical of the IndyCar championship, at Texas Motor Speedway.

The information comes lower than eight weeks after the title sponsor of his #12 entry for the previous dozen years, Verizon, confirmed a multi-year extension of its partnership with Roger Penske’s legendary squad. 

Energy spent two seasons at Walker Racing for the ultimate two years of the Champ Automotive World Sequence, after which one season at KV Racing after Champ Automotive and the Indy Racing League united for 2008. Energy then took up a one-off trip with Penske in 2009 – subbing for Helio Castroneves – which become a part-time trip for that season, profitable at Edmonton.

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Will Energy, Group Penske Chevrolet

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Though Energy then broke his again in follow at Sonoma when a automotive forward of him spun broadside simply over a blind crest, Penske signed him full-time for 2010.

Energy rewarded the squad with a number of wins, and three straight runner-up finishes within the championship. Lastly he nailed his first championship in 2014, and fewer than 4 years later drove to victory lane within the Indianapolis 500. Final 12 months he delivered the group one other sequence title.

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In addition to his two championships, Energy has accrued 38 of his 41 wins – and 62 of his IndyCar record-setting 68 poles – with the squad.

Energy’s victory tally places him fifth in Indycar racing’s all-time checklist, only one behind Michael Andretti. AJ Foyt has 67, Scott Dixon 53 and Mario Andretti 52.

Energy kicked off his title defence by ending seventh on the St Petersburg season opener earlier this month. 

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