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Victims shot dead in Millville, Bridgeton

Vineland Daily Journal
A Millville woman was shot dead in her home and a Bridgeton man was gunned down in his vehicle in separate crimes Wednesday in Cumberland County.


1979 Indianapolis 500 Winner Rick Mears News

Winning never gets old for IndyCar championship-winning team owner Roger Penske

Autoweek
The others are Rick Mears in 1979, Al Unser, Jr. in 1994 and Gil de Ferran in 2000. “I watched Mears early in his career and certainly Simon when he came on board, and then we saw how good Josef was, he was a commodity we had to have,” Penske said.


1979 Indianapolis 500 Winner Rick Mears News

New IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden compares Penske to the Yankees

Autoweek
They set the standard. They are a great group." Newgarden is just the fourth driver in Team Penske history to win the IndyCar “National Championship” in his first season with the team. The others are Rick Mears in 1979, Al Unser, Jr. in 1994 and Gil de ...




1979 Indianapolis 500 Winner Rick Mears News

Perfect Penske day ends with Pagenaud race win, Newgarden crown

INDYCAR
Newgarden, in his first season with the team, joins the likes of Tom Sneva, Rick Mears, Al Unser, Danny Sullivan, Al Unser Jr., Gil de Ferran, Sam Hornish Jr., Will Power and Pagenaud as drivers to win an Indy car title under the Team Penske banner.




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