Simon Pagenaud is a professional race car driver in the IndyCar Series. In 2016, he won the Verizon IndyCar Series championship, driving the No.60 Honda for the Meyer Shank Racing team.

Player Profile and Early Career

Simon Pagenaud was born on May 18, 1984, in Montmorillon, France. When he was a teen, he worked in his family’s supermarket. Later, his family was able to fund his racing career.

Born 18 May 1984
Nationality France France
Nickname Ricky Bobby
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He started racing for Formula Renault in 2002 and 2003. In 2007, he started racing in the Champ Car Series. He did not have much success in Champ Car, not winning any races or making any podiums or poles.

IndyCar Series Career

Pagenaud started racing in the IndyCar Series in 2011 and joined the Meyer Shank Racing team. His first race was the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (Barber). He had his first win in 2013 – the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.

His best finish in the series was his winning the 2016 Championship – the Verizon Indy Car championship. His most recent win was the 2020 Iowa INDYCAR 250s, Race 1.

As of March 2023, Pagenaud has been in 186 races in the IndyCar Series, winning 15 and making it to 38 podiums and 13 poles.

Career Highlights

IndyCar Highlights

  • Wins – 15
  • Podiums – 38
  • Poles – 13

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