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Penske switches NASCAR team from Dodge to Ford

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Mar 3rd, 2012 at 3:01PM

Roger Penske has run a NASCAR operation off and on since 1972, and continuously since 1991. In that time his drivers have piloted cars from AMC, Mercury, Pontiac, Chevrolet, Ford and, for the last nine years, Dodge. Penske announced this week, though, that 2012 would be his team's last year with Dodge and that 2013 would inaugurate a new partnership with Ford. There's another Dodge in the Sprint Cup field driven by Robby Gordon, but Penske has been Dodge's marquee and development team. Autoweek reports that the move isn't over money, but Penske's desire "to 'benchmark' his team's position... Read More

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