The Penske Files: Who’s the Penske prankster and taking Chase beards to an extreme

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It’s been a few weeks since we last brought you an edition of the wildly popular (okay, maybe mildly popular) Penske Files.

So to “celebrate” the continuation of the series, today we bring you not one, but two of the latest editions of Penske Files.

The first video is appropriately labeled “Who is the Penske prankster?”

Hint: it rhymes (kinda) with “Olio,” which means a variety act or show or miscellaneous collection of items.

And then there’s the latest edition.

You’ve heard of Chase for the Sprint Cup grids?

Well, how about Chase beards – and how some Team Penske employees may be taking the no-shave-until-we-win-the-championship to an extreme level.

Oh boy, did they ever … or we should say, oh girl, did they ever. You’ll see what we mean when you get to the end of the video. Eww.

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Juncos Racing to field single car entry in Indy 500

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Part-time NTT IndyCar Series entrant Juncos Racing will announce their attempt to qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 within the next few weeks, according to RACER.

The team, which made its Indy 500 debut in 2017, ran 12 of the 17 IndyCar Series races last season, but has only made a start in one of the four events so far in 2019, finishing 18th in the inaugural running of the IndyCar Classic at Circuit of the Americas with Kyle Kaiser behind the wheel.

Though no driver has yet to be announced for the single-car entry, Kaiser is expected to be the leading candidate for the ride. The 23-year-old Californian has raced for the team since 2014, where he won the 2017 Indy Lights championship.

One of the top teams in the Road to Indy ladder system, Juncos Racing has over 50 wins between Indy Lights and Indy Pro 2000 competition. The team’s most recent victory came in the second Indy Lights race at St. Petersburg this year with Rinus VeeKay behind the wheel.

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