Roger Penske (above) started out car racing, then went into automobile dealerships and other transportation-oriented businesses and built an empire. Now he’s purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and related assets including the Indy Racing League, now known as the NTT IndyCar Series. He’s a fascinating man who, at 82, is facing one of his toughest challenges. To read all about it, please click here.
Below, a much younger Penske is seen with the man who rescued the Speedway back in 1945-46, the late Indiana businessman Anton (Tony) Hulman.