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Hitachi among the leaders in the 2022 Indycar series

Hitachi among the leaders in the 2022 Indycar series

TokyoAnd the October 11 2022 /PRNewswire/- Joseph Newgarden Hitachi’s No. 2 Pinske Chevrolet drives to second place in the final race of the 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES at the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey in Laguna Seca in California Last month.

charged from 25The tenth Place in the 26-car arena to finish second in the season finale of the INDYCAR Series. A two-time champion, Newgarden finished the 2022 season in second place overall.

Newgarden scored an impressive five wins on his way to finishing just 16 points behind his teammate Penske Willpower on the address. Power earned his second INDYCAR Series title by finishing third at Laguna Seca. It also celebrated the 17th INDYCAR SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP by Team Penske driver.

Penske started this year’s season with three straight wins – Scott McLaughlin He took the season-opening win in St Petersburgfollowed by the wins of Texas Motor Speedway and long beach for Newgarden.

“I am extremely proud of the efforts of the all-three-car Penske INDYCAR team,” says Newgarden. “We are all very close. Obviously we are competing individually on the racetrack, but we are winning as a team.”

The 31-year-old American also racked up victories in Road America, Yes and global technology track. His checkered flag displays helped give Penske a total of nine overall wins for the 2022 season.

“We have built an outstanding partnership with Hitachi and Team Penske over the years,” notes Jim CampbellVice President of General Motors High Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “The 2022 INDYCAR season was another successful season for Team Penske especially for the second place Hitachi Dalara/ Chevrolet”.

The 2022 season was the eleventh year of Hitachi’s partnership with Team Penske. Hitachi Astemo also supplies fuel system components for all Chevrolet 2.2-liter twin-turbocharged racing engines in the INDYCAR Series.

“Congratulations Joseph Newgarden and his Penske teammates for their exceptional performance during the 2022 season.” Rob Sharp, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Hitachi Astemo Americas. “It has been an exciting racing season and we are particularly pleased to continue our work with Chevrolet as part of the INDYCAR Engine Program.”

Sharp noted that in addition to providing fuel system components for the racetrack, Hitachi Astemo technology also underpins performance on passenger cars, motorcycles and trucks around the world.

More information is available on the Hitachi Astemo Motorsports website: https://www.hitachiastemo.com/en/motorsports/sponsorship/indy.html

About Hitachi Astemo
Hitachi Astimo is a global automotive technology company founded in 2021 through the merger of Hitachi Automotive Systems Corporation with Honda Keihin, Showa and Nissin Kogyo groups. Headquartered in Tokyothe company has nearly 90,000 employees and leadership positions in a wide range of product areas including AD/ADAS, software and powertrains, as well as chassis and motorcycle systems.

About Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc. manufactures and markets engine management, electric powertrains, and integrated vehicle controls for major vehicle manufacturers worldwide, while adhering to industry standards ISO/TS:16949:2009. Additional information about Hitachi Astemo Americas is available at https://am.hitachiastemo.com/.

About Team Penske
Team Penske is one of the most successful teams in motorsport history, with 18 Indianapolis 500 wins, three Daytona 500 championships, Formula 1 wins and wins in 24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, and Bathurst 1000. Hendersonville, TennesseeAnd the Joseph Newgarden lives in Nashville. More information is available at www.teampenske.com.

Source: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.


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