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Firsts

Will Power's first pole position with Penske Racing came in only his second race with the team in 2009 (on the famed Streets of Long Beach).

FIRST INDY CAR WIN...APRIL 8, 2007
Power earns his first victory in his seventeenth Indy car start at the Champ Car World Series event in Las Vegas.

FIRST OVAL POLE...JUNE 19, 2010
Power earns his first oval track pole at Iowa Speedway in his 68th Indy Car start.

FIRST OVAL TRACK WIN...JUNE 11, 2011
Power captures his first oval course victory at Texas Motor Speedway in his 77th Indy Car start.

FIRST INDYCAR SERIES START…MARCH 29, 2008
In his IndyCar Series debut at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Power starts 19th and finishes 25th.

FIRST INDY CAR POLE…OCTOBER 21, 2006

Power earns his first career pole at Surfers Paradise in his 15th Indy car start.

FIRST INDY CAR LAPS LED…OCTOBER 22, 2006
Power leads 13 laps at Surfers Paradise in his native Australia.

FIRST INDY CAR PODIUM APPEARANCE…MEXICO CITY, NOVEMBER 12, 2006
After starting fourth, Power leads one lap on his way to a third-place finish in the final race of the season.

FIRST INDIANAPOLIS 500 START…MAY 25, 2008
Power finished 13th after battling through the field from the 23rd starting position in his debut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

FIRST 500 MILESUPERSPEEDWAY RACE VICTORY ...OCTOBER 19, 2013
After starting from the pole, Power led 103 laps on his way to his first 500 mile superspeedway win.

FIRST INDIANAPOLIS 500 VICTORY...MAY 27,2018
Power became the first Australian to win the Indianapolis 500.

Poles

Power has earned 62 NTT INDYCAR SERIES poles in his 16 seasons of competition which ranks second all-time in INDYCAR history. He is now just five poles away from tying Mario Andretti's record of 67 career poles.

DATE EVENT TEAM
October 24, 2020Streets of St. PetersburgVerizon Team Penske
October 3, 2020Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
September 12, 2020 Mid-Ohio Sports Car CourseVerizon Team Penske
August 29, 2020 World Wide Technology RacewayVerizon Team Penske
July 4, 2020Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
July 28, 2019Mid-OhioVerizon Team Penske
March 22, 2019Circuit of the AmericasVerizon Team Penske
March 9, 2019St. PetersburgVerizon Team Penske
September 2, 2018PortlandVerizon Team Penske
August 19, 2018PoconoVerizon Team Penske
July 8, 2018IowaVerizon Team Penske
May 12, 2018Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
August 25, 2017GatewayTeam Penske
July 29, 2017Mid-OhioVerizon Team Penske
July 8, 2017IowaVerizon Team Penske
May 12, 2017Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
April 22, 2017
Barber
Verizon Team Penske
March 11, 2017
St. Petersburg
Verizon Team Penske
June 25, 2016
Road America
Verizon Team Penske
March 12, 2016
St. Petersburg
Verizon Team Penske
August 29, 2015SonomaVerizon Team Penske
June 13, 2015TorontoVerizon Team Penske
June 6, 2015TexasVerizon Team Penske
May 30, 2015DetroitVerizon Team Penske
May 8, 2015Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
March 28, 2015St. PetersburgVerizon Team Penske
August 23, 2014
Sonoma
Verizon Team Penske
August 16, 2014
Milwaukee
Verizon Team Penske
June 6, 2014
Texas
Verizon Team Penske
April 26, 2014
Barber
Verizon Team Penske
October 18, 2013
Auto Club
Verizon Team Penske
June 7, 2013TexasVerizon Team Penske
March 23, 2013St. PetersburgVerizon Team Penske
September 1, 2012BaltimoreVerizon Team Penske
August 25, 2012SonomaVerizon Team Penske
August 4, 2012Mid-OhioVerizon Team Penske
April 28, 2012 Sao Paulo Verizon Team Penske
March 24, 2012 St. Petersburg Verizon Team Penske
October 1, 2011
Kentucky
Verizon Team Penske
September 23, 2011 Baltimore Verizon Team Penske
August 27, 2011
Sonoma
Verizon Team Penske
July 23, 2011
Toronto
Verizon Team Penske
April 30, 2011
Sao Paulo
Verizon Team Penske
April 16, 2011 Long Beach Verizon Team Penske
April 9, 2011 Barber Verizon Team Penske
March 26, 2011 St. Petersburg Verizon Team Penske
August 21, 2010 Sonoma Verizon Team Penske
August 7, 2010 Mid-Ohio Verizon Team Penske
July 24, 2010 Edmonton Verizon Team Penske
July 3, 2010 Watkins Glen Verizon Team Penske
June 19, 2010 Iowa Verizon Team Penske
April 17, 2010 Long Beach Verizon Team Penske
April 10, 2010 Barber Verizon Team Penske
March 27, 2010 St. Petersburg Verizon Team Penske
July 25, 2009 Edmonton Penske Racing
April 18, 2009 Long Beach Team Verizon Wireless
November 10, 2007 Mexico City Team Australia
October 20, 2007 Surfers Paradise Team Australia
July 21, 2007 Edmonton Team Australia
April 21, 2007 Houston Team Australia
April 7, 2007 Las Vegas Team Australia
October 21, 2006 Surfers Paradise Team Australia

Wins

Power has earned 39 victories in his NTTINDYCAR SERIES career which is tied for fifth all-time career wins list with Al Unser, Sr.

DATE EVENT TEAM
October 2, 2020Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
September 12, 2020Mid-Ohio Verizon Team Penske
September 1, 2019PortlandVerizon Team Penske
August 18, 2019PoconoVerizon Team Penske
August 25, 2018GatewayVerizon Team Penske
May 27, 2018 IndianapolisVerizon Team Penske
May 12, 2018Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
August 20, 2017PoconoVerizon Team Penske
June 10, 2017TexasVerizon Team Penske
May 13, 2017Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
August 22, 2016
Pocono
Verizon Team Penske
July 17, 2016
Toronto
Verizon Team Penske
June 26, 2016
Road America
Verizon Team Penske
June 5, 2016
Detroit
Verizon Team Penske
May 9, 2015Indianapolis road courseVerizon Team Penske
August 17, 2014
Milwaukee
Verizon Team Penske
May 31, 2014
Detroit
Verizon Team Penske
March 30, 2014
St. Petersburg
Verizon Team Penske
October 19, 2013
Auto Club
Verizon Team Penske
October 6, 2013
Reliant Park
Verizon Team Penske
August 25, 2013
Sonoma
Verizon Team Penske
April 29, 2012 Sao Paulo Verizon Team Penske
April 15, 2012 Long Beach Verizon Team Penske
April 1, 2012 Barber Verizon Team Penske
September 4, 2011 Baltimore Verizon Team Penske
August 28, 2011
Sonoma
Verizon Team Penske
July 24, 2011
Edmonton
Verizon Team Penske
June 11, 2011
Texas
Verizon Team Penske
May 2, 2011
Sao Paulo
Verizon Team Penske
April 10, 2010 Barber Verizon Team Penske
August 22, 2010 Sonoma Verizon Team Penske
July 18, 2010 Toronto Verizon Team Penkse
July 4, 2010 Watkins Glen Verizon Team Penske
March 29. 2010 St. Petersburg Verizon Team Penske
March 14, 2010 Sao Paulo Verizon Team Penske
July 26, 2009 Edmonton Penske Racing
April 20, 2008
Long Beach
KV Racing Technology
July 8, 2007
Toronto
Team Australia
April 8, 2001
Las Vegas
Team Australia