Brad Keselowski captures Team Penske’s 500th win in motorsports

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Team Penske’s late-season surge in the Cup Series didn’t just produce Brad Keselowski‘s third straight win Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

It also delivered Team Penske’s 500th overall victory in motorsports since the 1966 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

The milestone comes in the team’s 52nd season of competition.

Of the 500 wins, 111 have come in NASCAR’s premier series. Sunday also saw the team place three cars in the top five for the first time in Cup.

Roger Penske was not at Las Vegas. He was at Sonoma Raceway for the IndyCar season finale.

“What an incredible finish in Las Vegas and an amazing way to earn Team Penske’s 500th victory,” Penske said in a statement. “Great job by Brad and the No. 2 Autotrader Ford team to start the playoffs with a win and a great finish by all three of our cars today. We still have some work to do this afternoon in Sonoma as we try to get win number 501 and compete for the IndyCar championship. Thanks to everyone throughout our organization for their hard work and all their dedication for helping us reach this special milestone of 500 wins.”

Here’s some facts about Penske’s 500 wins.

10 Winningest Drivers

Mark Donohue – 59
Brad Keselowski – 59
Rusty Wallace – 37
Helio Castroneves – 32
Will Power – 32
Rick Mears – 29
Joey Logano – 29
Ryan Newman – 24
Timo Bernhard – 16
Romain Dumas – 16
Scott McLaughlin – 15

 

Wins by Series

IndyCar –  203

NASCAR Cup – 111

NASCAR Xfinty– 67

Trans Am – 30

IMSA/ALMS – 25

V8 Supercars – 20

Can Am – 15

USRRC – 12

ARCA – 6

FIA/Endurance – 4

F5000 – 2

USAC Stocks – 2

Formula 1 – 1

FIA/Pro – 1

 

Wins by continent

North America: 470
Australia: 21
South America: 4
Europe: 3
Asia: 2

10 winningest tracks
1. Michigan International Speedway – 24
2. Indianapolis Motor Speedway – 23
2. Pocono Raceway – 22
4. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – 21
5. Watkins Glen International – 17
6. Bristol Motor Speedway – 16
6. Texas Motor Speedway – 16
8. Phoenix International (ISM) – 14
9. Laguna Seca Raceway – 13
10. Dover International Speedway – 12
10. Kentucky Speedway – 12
10. Road America – 12