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Tyler Reddick joins Chip Ganassi Racing for 2017

Tyler Reddick will share time in the No. 42 Xfinity car with Kyle Larson.
Via CSN Chicago
November 18, 2016

GearWrench and Chip Ganassi Racing Announce Partnership for 2017 Season

GearWrench, one of the most innovative hand tool companies in the world and Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Tuesday at the SEMA show in Las Vegas, they have agreed to a multi year partnership agreement that will see GearWrench be a primary sponsor for Jamie McMurray and the No.1 Chevrolet SS for multiple races in the 2017 NASCAR season. McMurray, a two time Chase for the Sprint...
Via On Pit Road
November 02, 2016

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams IndyCar Entries Return to Honda in 2017

It was announced on October 7 that Chip Ganassi Racing Teams’ Verizon IndyCar Series entries will be powered by Honda starting in 2017 through a multi-year deal. “We’ve had a long and successful relationship with Honda over the years and we look forward to getting it back on track,” Chip Ganassi, owner, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams quoted.  “ I feel a little like I am going...
Via On Pit Road
October 08, 2016

Chip Ganassi Racing Returns to Honda in 2017

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Chip Ganassi Racing will reunite with Honda Performance Development for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season and beyond. The team announced today that they will return to the Santa Clarita, California-based manufacturer after spending the last three seasons with Chevrolet. The team previously ran Honda-powered cars from 1996-1999 and again from...
Via Motorsports Tribune
October 07, 2016

Tough Day at Dover Eliminates Chip Ganassi Racing from the Chase

By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor Heading into Dover, Chip Ganassi Racing found its two cars straddling the line to be able to advance onto the Round of 12 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, with Kyle Larson just above the line and Jamie McMurray just below it. While the team was confident that they could get both of their cars into the top-12 in points by the time the day...
Via Motorsports Tribune
October 02, 2016

Ganassi Cars Continue to Impress at New Hampshire

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N.H. – Kyle Larson tends to undersell his prowess at short tracks in general and at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in particular. To hear him tell it, you would never suspect that the driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet finished third and second in the first two of his five starts at the Magic Mile. And on Saturday, in...
Via Motorsports Tribune
September 25, 2016

Chase opening small part of big weekend for all of Chip Ganassi Racing

Fourteen cars in six racing series will compete for Chip Ganassi Racing this weekend
Via CSN Chicago
September 14, 2016

Why getting two in Chase means so much to Chip Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi has accomplished many great feats in his career as owner of a myriad of teams in NASCAR, IndyCars and other top-tier racing series.For instance, he's fielded race teams that have won a total of 11 open-wheel championships, five Grand Am Road Racing titles, four Indianapolis 500 race victories, six Rolex 24 at Daytona race wins and one Daytona 500 triumph.But until last...
Via FOX Sports
September 11, 2016

Chip Ganassi ‘couldn’t be happier’ with Kyle Larson’s Michigan win (video)

Team owner Chip Ganassi was one of the first to greet new winner Kyle Larson in victory lane on Sunday afternoon.
Via CSN Chicago
August 29, 2016

NASCAR America: Struggles continue for Chip Ganassi Racing

Kyle Larson is running out of time to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Via CSN Chicago
August 23, 2016

Will Kyle Larson upset at Bristol Motor Speedway?

Many people probably don’t realize that in the last 13 Bristol races, where we’ll be Saturday night, we’ve only had eight different winners. So the question becomes do we really have a chance to see a new winner Saturday night?I think the answer is yes we do. I think we should keep our eye on Kyle Larson. He should have won there before. He’s hanging on to make the Chase...
Via FOX Sports
August 16, 2016

Target to leave IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories.The exit comes as Target is examining all of its marketing platforms under new chairman Brian Cornell. Target is also the primary sponsor of Kyle Larson in NASCAR's top Sprint Cup Series and will return to his car in 2017.Target...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

NASCAR America: plenty of positives at Chip Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi Racing is looking for more good news this weekend at Pocono
Via CSN Chicago
July 28, 2016

VICS: Target To End IndyCar Sponsorship With Ganassi After 2016

It is difficult sometimes to sever ties after many years, but that is what will happen after the checkered flag falls on the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series as major department store chain Target will part ways with its business relationship with Chip Ganassi Racing’s open wheel racing program. The partnership began at the same time Chip Ganassi split from former business associate...
Via On Pit Road
July 27, 2016

Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories. The exit comes as Target is examining all of its marketing platforms under new chairman Brian Cornell. Target is also the primary sponsor of Kyle Larson in NASCAR's top Sprint Cup Series and will return...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Bad Pit Strategy Costs Chip Ganassi Racing Victory in Toronto

Pit Strategy is key to the majority of IndyCar races but even more so on the tight road/street courses.  It was no different at the Honda Indy Toronto on the streets of Toronto this past weekend, either.   Strategies can sometimes be awesome and help a driver during the race, however, sometimes strategies can also bite the driver. Chip Ganassi Racing teammates Scott Dixon and...
Via On Pit Road
July 20, 2016

NASCAR America: Breaking down Chip Ganassi Racing’s season so far

Kyle Petty believes Kyle Larson should have one win already in 2016.
Via CSN Chicago
July 06, 2016

Chip Ganassi to be inducted into Motorsports Hall Of Fame

Chip Ganassi receives another honor by being inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America today.  Ganassi is joined in the Hall of Fame class by fellow NASCAR team owner Richard Childress, NHRA announcer Dave McClelland and racer and broadcaster Sam Posey.Ganassi teams have made history having won the Daytona 500, the Indianapolis 500, the Rolex 24 At Daytona, 12 Hours...
Via FOX Sports
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Ganassi admits it took until Tuesday for Le Mans win to sink in

Chip Ganassi owns a unique and impressive record: He’s the only team owner to win the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Rolex 24.Ganassi’s fleet of Ford GTs triumphed in their class last weekend at Le Mans, a historic victory given that came 50 years after the first time Ford defeated Enzo Ferrari at the French endurance race.But Ganassi, who...
Via FOX Sports
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

What’s the word for Chip Ganassi? Clean language on team radios

Chip Ganassi wants his team members to keep their language clean.
Via CSN Chicago
June 25, 2016

Car owner Chip Ganassi calls ‘whole lug nut thing a silly thing’

In SiriusXM NASCAR Radio interview, Ganassi calls crew chief suspensions 'complete silliness' and says that the sport needs to be focused on more than lug nuts.
Via CSN Chicago
June 08, 2016

Month of May has been showered with trouble for Ganassi team

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Chip Ganassi Racing has run out of power in Indianapolis. First, the four-car team couldn't find enough speed to make Sunday's pole shootout. Then, after working overtime to fix Max Chilton's damaged car Saturday night, crew members were back in scramble mode Sunday afternoon when defending series champion Scott Dixon's engine developed a problem in practice...
Via AP on Fox
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Horrific crash launches car, driver 20+ ft. in air

In a Formula 3 race in Spielberg, Austria, a three-car crash resulted in one car launching and corkscrew at least 20 feet in the air before crash landing on the gravel trap below. The crash started when American Ryan Tveter spun out in the gravel trap and spun back on the track. Slowed down with a cloud of dust behind Tveter, caused terrible visibility from cars racing behind....
Via The Comeback
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

FIA WEC: Ganassi Speaks on Global Ford GT Program, Le Mans Debut

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing's presence this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps has been strengthened by the man himself, Chip Ganassi, who is attending his first FIA World Endurance Championship event as a team owner.Ganassi, along with Managing Director Mike Hull, IMSA team manager Mike O'Gara and U.S-based staff from Ford and Roush Yates are on-site at the WEC Six Hours of Spa, as preparations...
Via FOX Sports
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Someone built their very own Batmobile for the Gumball 3000 race

The Gumball 3000 sounds like the name of children’s race at the local fair. In reality, it’s a annual 3,000-mile international motor rally that takes drivers all across Europe. This year, The Batmobile will be one of the participating cars. The car is actually a Lamborghini Gallardo that has been fitted with a whole lot of carbon fiber and add-ons to make it as much...
Via The Comeback
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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