Tim Cindric

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Tim Cindric
Born1968 (age 50–51)
Alma materRose-Hulman Institute of Technology
OccupationCrew chief
Known forPresident of Team Penske

Tim Cindric (born 1968) is the President of Team Penske. A native of Indianapolis, he is an alumnus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where he was a four-year basketball letterman in 1990. He was promoted to the position of president at Penske Racing in January 2006.[1] He also serves as strategist for the Penske-owned IndyCar teams of Will Power (through 2016) and Josef Newgarden (from 2017).[2] His teams won the IndyCar championship for the 2014, 2017 and 2019 seasons.[3]

His son Austin has raced in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and Pirelli World Challenge, ARCA, and several NASCAR racing series. He currently races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series full-time for Penske Racing, and was one of 5 drivers (along with Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney and Sam Hornish Jr.) to help Team Penske win the Xfinity Series Owner's Championship in 2017. In addition, he drove for Penske driver Keselowski's Brad Keselowski Racing full time in the Camping World Truck Series in 2017[4].


  1. ^ Cindric Promoted to Lead Penske Racing Operations, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology - Campus News, January 5, 2006
  2. ^ Alumnus Tim Cindric Helps Give Penske Racing a Winner's Edge Tim Cindric alumni bio at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  3. ^ Jeff Olson, What's next for IndyCar champion Will Power? USA Today Sports, August 31, 2014.
  4. ^ "CINDRIC TO DRIVE FULL TIME FOR BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING IN '17". NASCAR. November 11, 2016. Retrieved January 12, 2017.