Team Penske have confirmed that Josef Newgarden will run his No.2 Chevrolet with Hum by Verizon as his primary sponsor for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, which marks round 2 of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series.
Following the race this weekend, Team Penske will travel to Texas Motor Speedway for a test on the repaved oval.
In 26 Long Beach events, Team Penske have eleven Verizon P1 Awards including six in the last eight events with Will Power having secured three in a row from 2009-2011. Team Penske have six Verizon IndyCar Series victories at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The team have two wins here in the last five events with Will Power driving to victory lane in 2012 while reigning series champion Simon Pagenaud took victory here last season.