Josef Newgarden1990-12-22 (age 29)
Defending IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden says he’s mentally moved on from the Iowa pit strategy miscue and is expecting Chevrolet to be stronger in Toronto than in IndyCar’s most recent street races at Detroit.
Will Power has endorsed IndyCar’s 2018 aero package at Iowa Speedway, saying that the cars are much harder to drive than in previous years – adding that’s the way it should be.
Josef Newgarden became the first driver to score three IndyCar wins in 2018 at Road America, while title rivals Will Power and Alexander Rossi were hit by mechanical problems.
Despite Honda-powered cars looking strong throughout practice, Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden and Will Power have locked out the front row for tomorrow’s Kohler Grand Prix at Road America.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden topped the times in opening practice at Road America by 0.42sec followed by Takuma Sato in his Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden has criticized series Race Control for the imposition and nature of the penalty that saw him finish the Texas race four laps down.
Josef Newgarden scored his second pole position of the IndyCar season and led a Penske 1-2-3 at Texas Motor Speedway, after teammate Will Power hit the ‘hard’ rev limiter on his qualifying run.
Penske’s Josef Newgarden says that James Hinchcliffe’s bumping from the 2018 Indianapolis 500 is a “great" and "sad" story for IndyCar.
With his legendary team having now scored its 200th IndyCar victory, Roger Penske tells David Malsher which have been his favorite results, from Mark Donohue through Rick Mears to Josef Newgarden.
Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden tested the #1 Penske-Chevrolet with a modified fitment for the series’ proposed cockpit screen, although it took further adjustments until he was comfortable.
Josef Newgarden says he couldn’t believe how long his IndyCar rivals stayed out on dry tyres in the rain in a "really risky" attempt to beat him at Barber.
Team Penske-Chevrolet driver Josef Newgarden scored his second win of the season and his third in four years at Barber Motorsports Park, despite a late shower throwing a curve-ball in the restarted race.
Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden ended the second IndyCar practice session at Barber fastest of all in a chaotic session that caused a late dash for fast laptimes.
Will Power says that learning the characteristics of the new aero kit on a temporary track such as Long Beach is made difficult by the restricted numbers of tires, not the length of the session.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden delivered a brilliant display to take his first IndyCar win of 2018 at Phoenix after a shootout with oval debutant Robert Wickens, James Hinchcliffe and Alexander Rossi.
Roger Penske says this year’s spec aerokit means IndyCars are better conceptually and practically, they’re safer, and they should ensure driving talent becomes the decisive factor in the series.
Scott Dixon and the Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda team sprung to prominence with fastest time during third practice for the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, while rookie Jordan King was fourth before shunting at the last turn.
Tim Cindric, president of Team Penske, believes that the different driving styles of Josef Newgarden, Will Power and Simon Pagenaud can make all three of them – and the team as a whole – stronger in 2018.
Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden and race engineer Brian Campe assess the challenge of the 2018 IndyCar and reveal why they think Team Penske-Chevrolet can maintain an edge over the opposition. By David Malsher.