Penske donates $100,000 to Mark Donohue Foundation Roger Penske is forever linked with the late Mark Donohue, who in 1972 delivered the first of team owner Penske’s now-record 16 Indianapolis 500 wins.
It was a natural for fellow Verizon IndyCar Series team owner Bobby Rahal to ask Penske to serve as honorary chairman of the newly formed Mark Donohue Foundation, a nonprofit formed by the Road Racing Drivers Club of which Rahal is president. When formally named to the position today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Penske took a more active than honorary role, committing to a $100,000 donation to the foundation that will initially support the RRDC’s SAFEisFast initiative of producing free tutorial videos for aspiring young racers.
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