Penske Corp. and Shell
have confirmed a multi-year extension of their ongoing alliance in
North America. As part of the agreement, Shell and Pennzoil will
continue sponsoring Penske Racing entries in the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series and the IZOD IndyCar Series.
Pennzoil will continue to be the "Official Motor Oil" of Penske Racing.
Shell and Pennzoil will continue to be the primary sponsor of the Penske
Racing No. 22 car for 33 races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Proven
race-winning driver Joey Logano joins the team this season racing the
distinctive Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion beginning in 2013.
For the third consecutive season, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner
Helio Castroneves will continue to represent the Shell and Pennzoil
premium brands in 2013. Castroneves will drive the No. 3 Shell V-Power
Pennzoil Ultra IndyCar at the Indianapolis 500 on May 26 as well as at
the inaugural Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston series
doubleheader, Oct. 5-6. Shell and Pennzoil also will be associate
sponsors on all Penske Racing cars competing throughout the season in
the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series as well as the IZOD IndyCar
Pennzoil first aligned with Penske Racing as part of its IndyCar teams
in 1983 and won the 1984 and 1988 Indianapolis 500-mile Races with
driver Rick Mears.