The entire Penske organization congratulates Roger S. Penske on receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Mr. Penske received the award from President Donald J. Trump during a ceremony held yesterday in the Oval Office.
According to a White House statement:
This prestigious award is the Nation's highest civilian honor, which may be awarded by the President to individuals, who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.
Roger S. Penske is a well-known American success story. Guided by his father's favorite phrase, "effort equals results," Mr. Penske built his one car dealership into Penske Corporation, a leader in global transportation services. On the track, Mr. Penske built and led Team Penske into the most successful motorsports team in history. Mr. Penske's passion and unrelenting drive have established him as a business and motorsports icon.
President Trump Presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske
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