Simon Pagenaud says he is ‘proud and happy for my team’ after his Penske crew took victory at last weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series season finale GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.

Pagenaud scored Team Penske’s 10th victory of the season and his second of the season following on from his win in the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix in April.

The 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champion took to his official Facebook page on Tuesday to say:

Very proud and happy for my team after this beautiful victory in Sonoma and an incredible season in regularity. Congratulations to team penske and Josef Newgarden for his well-deserved championship.

Pagenaud finished the season in second place, 13 points behind Newgarden giving the Captain his second one-two finish in the championship in a row.

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