Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next season. Sato spent just one season with Andretti Autosport and became the first Japanese winner of the 500. Sato drove for Rahal in 2012 and nearly beat Dario Franchitti in attempting to win the Indy 500 that year
Roger Penske's drivers had just finished 1-2-3 in the IndyCar standings, and shaking up his lineup didn't seem to be a priority. Newgarden closed out the best year of his career - his first with Penske - as the top driver in IndyCar.
Josef Newgarden rushed through the doors on to the championship stage with an American flag draped around his shoulders. Newgarden won his first IndyCar championship by closing out the best year of his career as the top driver at Team Penske. Penske driver Simon Pagenaud used pit strategy to win the