Roger Penske and Helio Castroneves Join Speaker Lineup at NADA Convention
Motorsports legends Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Corporation, and Helio Castroneves, three-time IndyCar Series winner at the Indianapolis 500 for Team Penske Racing, take the stage on Saturday, January 28, for an intimate conversation with Keith Crain, editor-in chief of Automotive News, during the 2017 NADA Convention and Expo in New Orleans.
“As NADA celebrates its centennial, it’s a wonderful honor for it to salute Roger Penske on 50 years of motorsports along with Helio Castroneves, who is an icon at Indianapolis as well as becoming a participant in an auto dealership,” said Crain, who is also chairman of Crain Communications, Inc. “NADA’s 100th anniversary is a milestone for auto dealers across this nation.”
Penske is chairman of Penske Corporation, a closely-held, diversified, transportation services company whose subsidiaries operate in a variety of industry segments, including retail automotive, truck leasing, transportation logistics and professional motorsports. Penske Corporation manages businesses with revenues of more than $26 billion, operating in 3,300 locations and employing 50,000 people worldwide.
Castroneves is a Brazilian auto racing driver currently competing in the North American IndyCar Series. In IndyCar competition, Castroneves has 14 wins and 28 poles, and has never placed lower than sixth in the standings in a complete season of racing. He won the Indianapolis 500 in both 2001 and 2002, becoming the fifth driver to do so in consecutive years.