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Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Announce Generation Ganassi Driver Identification Program

15-Year-Old Karting Champion Devlin Defrancesco Named First Recipient CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2015) – There have been few bigger proponents of young racing talent anywhere in the sport than Championship race Team Owner Chip Ganassi. For over 25 years he has identified, hired and developed some of the best young racing talent from all around the world.  Subsequently, Chip Ganassi...
Via On Pit Road
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Ganassi sets up program to help young drivers develop

Young race car drivers trying to make it big in motorsports face many hurdles along the way.Team owner Chip Ganassi has now created a program to help foster young talent and hopefully make their path to the top levels of racing a little easier.The Generation Ganassi (Gen G) program will help identify young racing talent and provide mentoring along the way. The program will work with...
Via FOX Sports
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Gen G is Ganassi effort to identify and help young drivers

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Chip Ganassi and his racing teams have created a new program to identify young racing talent, then mentor and help those drivers. The plan for Generation Ganassi, or Gen G, is to identify at least 10 drivers between ages 13 and 18 each year from any form of stock car or open wheel racing. Those teens will then be paired with a current Ganassi driver or racing...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi – Texas Motor Speedway – Pre-Race Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes RACE SETUP Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge – 200 laps / 300 miles Track:                    Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Driver:                   Kyle Larson Car:                        No. 42 ParkerStore Chevrolet Camaro Television...
Via On Pit Road
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Campingworld.com 500 Advance Notes

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race:                             Campingworld.com 500 – 188 Laps/500.08 Miles #CW400 Track:                            Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile Tri-oval) @TalladegaSuperS Drivers:                        @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars:               ...
Via On Pit Road
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi – Charlotte Motor Speedway – Pre-Race Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – Drive for the Cure 300 – 200 laps / 300 miles Track:                    Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Driver:                   Brennan Poole Car:                        No. 42 DC Solar Chevrolet Camaro Television:      ...
Via On Pit Road
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi – Dover International Speedway – Pre-Race Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes RACE SETUP Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – Hisense 200 – 200 laps / 200 miles Track:                    Dover International Speedway (1.0-mile oval) Driver:                   Kyle Larson Car:                        No. 42 ENEOS Chevrolet Camaro Television:        ...
Via On Pit Road
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ganassi, Ford to scope out GT competition at COTA

The Lone Star Le Mans brings together two of the top sports car racing series in the world, and this time next year, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates will be fielding factory Ford GT race cars in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races. That's why this weekend's event at Circuit of The Americas will prove to be a valuable...
Via FOX Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi – Chicagoland Speedway Pre-Race Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes RACE SETUP Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – Furious 7 300 – 200 laps / 300 miles Track:                    Chicagoland Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Driver:                   Kyle Larson Car:                        No. 42 ENEOS Chevrolet Camaro Television:           Saturday...
Via On Pit Road
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Ganassi recovering from cycling accident

Chip Ganassi is recovering from a bicycling accident that resulted in a broken clavicle. Ouch. Ganassi was riding near his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania when the accident occured. He underwent surgery on Sunday and is expected to be in Richmond this weekend for Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race.
Via FOX Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Richmond International Raceway Pre-Race Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – Virginia 529 College Savings 250 – 250 laps / 187.5 miles Track:                    Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile speedway) Driver:                   Brennan Poole Car:                        No. 42 DC Solar Chevrolet Camaro...
Via On Pit Road
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ganassi Sound Garage to be featured on No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro at Road America

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi (HSMCG) announced today that Ganassi Sound Garage will be featured on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America on Saturday, Aug. 29 (3:00 p.m. EDT on NBC Sports Network). The No. 42 Ganassi Sound Garage Chevrolet Camaro will be driven by road course specialist Justin Marks in the final road course race on...

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Road America Pre-Race Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes RACE SETUP Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – Road America 180 – 45 laps / 182.16 miles Track:                    Road America (4.048-mile road course) Driver:                   Justin Marks Car:                        No. 42 Ganassi Sound Garage Chevrolet Camaro Television...
Via On Pit Road
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Bristol Motor Speedway Advance Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes RACE SETUPRace:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – Food City 300 – 300 laps / 159.9 miles Track:                    Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) (.533-mile oval) Driver:                   Kyle Larson Car:                        No. 42 ENEOS Chevrolet Camaro Television:   ...
Via On Pit Road
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabates says 'nothing concrete' between Chip Ganassi, Kauffman

When Rob Kauffman announced at the beginning of August he had purchased an interest in Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, many in the NASCAR community wondered what it meant for the future. Kauffman is also a co-owner in Michael Waltrip Racing, but it was made clear the two organizations would operate separately throughout the rest of the year. As uncertainly and questions circulated...
Via FOX Sports
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Announces Partnership with Linksys

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today that Linksys® will team on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday, Aug. 15 (3:00 p.m. EDT on NBC Sports Network). The No. 42 Linksys Chevrolet Camaro will be driven by road-course specialist Justin Marks in the second of three road courses races on the 2015 XFINITY...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ganassi Sound Garage Social Media Concert Returns this Fall with Big Machine Label Group’s A Thousand Horses

On the heels of the wildly-popular and first-of-its-kind event for millennials last Fall, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today the return of the Ganassi Sound Garage featuring Big Machine Label Group’s (BMLG) recording artist A Thousand Horses at the team’s Concord, N.C., headquarters on Oct. 5. Ganassi Sound Garage will be hosted by a diverse sampling of the team’s...

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Announces Partnership with Linksys

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today that Linksys® will team on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday, Aug. 15 (3:00 p.m. EDT on NBC Sports Network). The No. 42 Linksys Chevrolet Camaro will be driven by road-course specialist Justin Marks in the second of three road courses races on the 2015 XFINITY...

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Procter & Gamble’s Crest Brand

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today a partnership with Procter & Gamble and their brand Crest, a trusted leader in oral health care. Crest will partner with 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson on the No. 42 HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Chevrolet Camaro for two NASCAR XFINITY Series races at Watkins Glen International (WGI)...

Statement from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates

Statement from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates We confirm that Rob Kauffman has agreed to acquire an interest in the team. Further discussions regarding the 2016 season and beyond are underway.CGR PR

NXS: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi New Hampshire Motor Speedway Advance Notes

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi News and Notes Race:                     NASCAR XFINITY Series – Lakes Region 200 – 200 laps / 211.6 miles Track:                    New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) (1.058-mile speedway) Driver:                   Brennan Poole Car:                        No...
Via On Pit Road
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LE MANS: Ganassi To Head Ford GT Program In 2016

Normally one would view a drop to a slower division as a potential step backwards in competition, but that may not be the case for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2016. The multi-time Rolex 24 at Daytona and Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype class champions next season will join the increasingly competitive world of factory supported, grand touring sports car racing, as the leader...
Via On Pit Road
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

LE MANS: Ganassi To Head Ford GT Program In 2016

Normally one would view a drop to a slower division as a potential step backwards in competition, but that may not be the case for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2016. The multi-time Rolex 24 at Daytona and Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype class champions next season will join the increasingly competitive world of factory supported, grand touring sports car racing, as the leader...
Via Rubbings Racing
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ganassi to make Le Mans debut as Ford returns to race

DETROIT (AP) Ford will return to Le Mans next year with Chip Ganassi Racing driving the automaker's new GT car. The return will come on the 50th anniversary of Ford GT cars placing first, second and third in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. The new GT car will run the full 2016 schedules of the FIA World Endurance Championship, and will continue to compete in the TUDOR United SportsCar...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ford GT at Le Mans: 'We want to be at the front,' says Ganassi

While having achieved victories in the Daytona 500, Indianapolis 500, Rolex 24 at Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring, Chip Ganassi Racing will attempt to add another iconic race to that list in 2016, by leading Ford’s return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ganassi was confirmed Friday as the team that will campaign Ford’s factory GT program in both the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship...
Via FOX Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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