The Truth About Cars » roger penske http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:00:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » roger penske http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Penske Parades Pace Cars on Woodward, TTAC Talks Toilet Seats With Bobby Unser http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/penske-parades-pace-cars-woodward-ttac-talks-toilet-seats-bobby-unser/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/penske-parades-pace-cars-woodward-ttac-talks-toilet-seats-bobby-unser/#comments Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1142449 Here’s a little bit of racing trivia you may not have known. In addition to getting a check with a couple of commas in the amount, the winning driver of the Indianapolis 500 is also awarded the pace car for that year’s race. I’m not talking about one of the thousands of replicas they sell […]

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Here’s a little bit of racing trivia you may not have known. In addition to getting a check with a couple of commas in the amount, the winning driver of the Indianapolis 500 is also awarded the pace car for that year’s race. I’m not talking about one of the thousands of replicas they sell […]

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Racing in the Rain: The Undoing of LoPatin’s Raceway Dreams http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/racing-rain/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/racing-rain/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1081873 Start the YouTube video player. Click on the settings icon in the menu bar to select 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats After a weekend of rain for this year’s running of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, critics questioned IndyCar and the CDBIGP honcho Roger Penske’s decision to schedule the race […]

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Start the YouTube video player. Click on the settings icon in the menu bar to select 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats After a weekend of rain for this year’s running of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, critics questioned IndyCar and the CDBIGP honcho Roger Penske’s decision to schedule the race […]

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Roger Penske: No Thanks, I’m Having Too Much Fun To Give That Up To Run General Motors http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/roger-penske-no-thanks-im-having-too-much-fun-to-give-that-up-to-run-general-motors/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/roger-penske-no-thanks-im-having-too-much-fun-to-give-that-up-to-run-general-motors/#comments Sat, 01 Jun 2013 14:07:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=490272 Sometimes things just work out. I probably would have gone to the media luncheon for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix yesterday anyway but when I saw that Roger Penske was one of the people who’d be there, along with Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan and other Indycar, Grand Am Rolex and Pirelli Challenge […]

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Sometimes things just work out. I probably would have gone to the media luncheon for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix yesterday anyway but when I saw that Roger Penske was one of the people who’d be there, along with Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan and other Indycar, Grand Am Rolex and Pirelli Challenge […]

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LaSorda Starts Venture Capital Fund With Roger Penske. Kinda, Sorda http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/lasorda-starts-venture-capital-fund-with-roger-penske-kinda-sorda/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/lasorda-starts-venture-capital-fund-with-roger-penske-kinda-sorda/#comments Thu, 23 May 2013 16:41:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=489383 Tom LaSorda,  formerly CEO of Chrysler and before that a key man at GM, will lose a lot of  money when Fisker goes down and/or bankrupt and/or is sold for pennies on the dollar. The man has a plan to recoup his losses: He started his own venture fund with racing and auto dealing magnate […]

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Tom LaSorda,  formerly CEO of Chrysler and before that a key man at GM, will lose a lot of  money when Fisker goes down and/or bankrupt and/or is sold for pennies on the dollar. The man has a plan to recoup his losses: He started his own venture fund with racing and auto dealing magnate […]

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Businesses Band Together To Donate $8 Million Worth Of Vehicles For Detroit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/businesses-band-together-to-donate-8-million-worth-of-vehicles-for-detroit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/businesses-band-together-to-donate-8-million-worth-of-vehicles-for-detroit/#comments Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:35:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482341 Over 100 emergency vehicles will hit Detroit’s streets in the next few months, including 23 ambulances and more than 100 police cruisiers, thanks to a coalition of private sector donors that pitched in for the vehicles. The Detroit Free Press reports that companies like Penske, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Quicken Loans, the Kresge Foundation, […]

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Over 100 emergency vehicles will hit Detroit’s streets in the next few months, including 23 ambulances and more than 100 police cruisiers, thanks to a coalition of private sector donors that pitched in for the vehicles. The Detroit Free Press reports that companies like Penske, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Quicken Loans, the Kresge Foundation, […]

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