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Firsts


FIRST INDYCAR SERIES START…APRIL 8, 2007
As a teammate to Will Power, Pagenaud started fifth and finished 12th in his first IndyCar Series start in Las Vegas.

FIRST INDYCAR TEAM PENSKE START...MARCH 29, 2015
Started second on the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg grid before finishing fifth while leading two laps.

FIRST INDYCAR SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP...SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

Won a series-best five races and seven pole positions while leading the point standings for all but one race to give Team Penske its 14th INDYCAR title.

FIRST INDYCAR SERIES WIN...JUNE 2, 2013
After starting from the sixth position, Pagenaud raced his way to his first IndyCar Series win in the second race of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit.

FIRST INDYCAR POLE…JUNE 28, 2014
Pagenaud earned his first IndyCar Series pole position during the qualifying session for the first race of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston.

FIRST INDYCAR LAPS LED…JULY 1, 2007
Pagenaud, the fast Frenchman, led the first IndyCar Series laps of his career at Circuit Mont-Tremblant in Quebec, Canada.

FIRST INDYCAR PODIUM APPEARANCE…APRIL 15, 2012
After qualifying fourth for the Grand Prix of Long Beach, Pagenaud scored his first podium finish in IndyCar Series competition with a second-place finish.

FIRST INDIANAPOLIS 500 START…MAY 27, 2012
Pagenaud qualified 23rd, but moved his way through the field to finish a respectable 16th in his first Indianapolis 500-mile race.


Poles

Pagenaud has earned 14 NTT INDYCAR SERIES pole positions over the course of his career.

DATE EVENT TEAM
July 19, 2019IowaTeam Penske
July 13, 2019TorontoTeam Penske
May 18, 2019Indianapolis 500Team Penske
July 15, 2017TorontoTeam Penske
September 17, 2016
SonomaTeam Penske
July 30, 2016
Mid-OhioTeam Penske
July 9, 2016
IowaTeam Penske
June 5, 2016
Detroit - Race 2
Team Penske
June 4, 2016
Detroit - Race 1
Team Penske
May 13, 2016
Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Team Penske
April 23, 2016
BarberTeam Penske
March 12, 2016St. PetersburgTeam Penske
June 26, 2015FontanaTeam Penske
June 28, 2014
Houston
Schmidt Peterson Hamilton


Wins

Pagenaud has earned 15 victories in his NTT INDYCAR SERIES career.

DATE EVENT TEAM
July 17, 2020Iowa Race 1Tem Penske
July 14, 2019TorontoTeam Penske
May 26, 2019Indianapolis 500Team Penske
May 11, 2019Grand Prix of IndianapolisTeam Penske
September 17, 2017SonomaTeam Penske
April 29, 2017
Phoenix
Team Penske
September 18, 2016
Sonoma
Team Penske
July 31, 2016
Mid-Ohio
Team Penske
May 14, 2016
Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Team Penske
April 24, 2016
Barber
Team Penske
April 17, 2016
Long Beach
Team Penske
June 29, 2014
Houston
Schmidt Peterson Hamilton
May 10, 2014
Indianapolis Road Course
Schmidt Peterson Hamilton
September 1, 2013
Baltimore
Schmidt-Hamilton Motorsports
June 2, 2013
Detroit
Schmidt-Hamilton Motorsports