Ricky Taylor, Rahal, Pagenaud Join Team Penske’s Acura Sports Car Program For 2018

Acura Team Penske completed its full-time sports car driver lineup today, as the organization announced that recently-crowned IMSA Prototype Champion Ricky Taylor will race in the Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype International (DPi) program beginning in 2018. Taylor will team up with Helio Castroneves in one of the team’s two full-time entries in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season.  They will join the previously-announced pairing of Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron. In addition, Graham Rahal and 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion Simon Pagenaud will join the program as endurance…

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Ricky Taylor Tests Simon Pagenaud’s IndyCar at Homestead

As Indy car test sessions go, it was considered a thank you from a manufacturer. Judging from Ricky Taylor’s smile after climbing out of Simon Pagenaud’s car, he was quite welcome. Taylor spent today testing the Team Penske No. 1 Chevrolet – the same car Pagenaud will drive in two weeks when the Verizon IndyCar Series season opens at St. Petersburg, Florida – around the Homestead-Miami Speedway road course. The test was considered a courtesy by Chevrolet and General Motors to Taylor for his seven wins in four years in…

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Ricky Taylor’s Power Move In Turn 1 Gives Team, Jeff Gordon Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The Wayne Taylor Racing team had arguably the most attention ahead of this weekend’s 55th annual Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor had never won the prestigious race before, Jeff Gordon was making his first 24 Hours of Daytona start and Max Angelelli was retiring after the race. After 24 hours, they’re still garnering the most attention. Ricky Taylor powered his No. 10 Cadillac past the No. 5 Mustang Express entry driven by Filipe Albuquerque in Turn 1 inside of 10 minutes to go in…

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