Longtime race team owners Jack Roush and Roger Penske have been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame's Class of 2019.
Drivers Davey Allison, Alan Kulwicki and Jeff Gordon were also elected to the Hall of Fame Class of 2019, NASCAR said Wednesday.
Penske is the founder and chairman of Penske Corp. and Team Penske, which has captured 489 victories, 556 pole positions and 32 championships across open-wheel, stock car and sports car racing. Penske is also chairman of Penske Automotive Group, one of the nation's largest new-vehicle dealership groups.
In NASCAR, Team Penske captured the NASCAR Cup Series Championship in 2012, the NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship in 2010 and four of the last five NASCAR XFINITY Series Owners’ Championships -- in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017. The team has captured 108 NASCAR Cup Series victories, including two Daytona 500 wins -- in 2008 and 2015.