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Penske Drivers Tout New Belle Isle Track

November 26, 2012

Organizers of the Detroit Grand Prix are touting the new track layout on Belle Isle – with an additional long straightaway – after last year’s race was marred by delays from portions of the pavement breaking-up. The event’s promoter – legendary racing team owner Roger Penske – has invested money and his reputation into making the twisty Belle Isle course a showcase for the Motor City. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked with two of Penske’s racing drivers at a private unveiling of the new track, beginning with the man who won his first-ever Indycar race at Belle Isle – three-time Indy 500 and Dancing With The Stars winner Helio Castroneves…