TANDEM THOUGHTS: Penske Brings Back ‘Blue Hilton’

(Last Updated On: February 18, 2018)

 

From Greg Grisolano:

It’s hard to believe there was ever a day when having a purpose-built truck haul a racecar from track to track wasn’t standard operating procedure. But back in the early 1970s, the concept was pioneered by Penske Racing. Now one of the pioneering transport vehicles is getting its moment in Victory Lane.

Team Penske is one of the most decorated racing teams in the world, with its cars and drivers having captured more than 440 wins in stock car, open wheel, and sports car racing competitions.

Team Penske says for now the Blue Hilton will be on display at team headquarters in Mooresville, N.C., where fans can view it from the Fan Walk that runs the length of the shop floor.

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