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99th Running of the Indianapolis 500, A Penske/Ganassi Show

INDIANAPOLIS – I wrote for virtually every session this month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that it would be a Team Penske and/or a Chip Ganassi Racing show. That proved to be right when...
Via Race Review Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Juan Pablo Montoya wins 99th Running of Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – It wasn’t the “Spin and Win” but it was in the same ballpark in what Juan Pablo Montoya accomplished in today’s 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Montoya, outdueled his Team Penske...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penske/Ganassi Shine On Carb Day Practice At Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – I wrote a couple of weeks ago for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis that the pole and race in itself was going to be Chip Ganassi Racing’s and/or Team Penske’s...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Ganassi Racing Team To Beat Right Now?

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been a quiet yet dominating month for the entire Chip Ganassi Racing group so far for practice and qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While the horrific crashes and drama surrounding...
Via Race Review Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ganassi Cars Quietly Strong All Week At Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – Chip Ganassi Racing is always one of the top teams to beat at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The organization has won the Indianapolis 500 four times since 2000 with three of them...
Via Race Review Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chevy-powered Ganassi trio leads the way in opening Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS -- After a rough start to the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, rookie driver Sage Karam needed a confidence booster. The Ganassi Racing driver got it on Monday by topping the timesheets in the opening Indianapolis 500 practice. In fact, a trio of Ganassi drivers ended Monday's rain-delayed practice on top of the scoring pylon. Karam's fast lap of 225.802 mph on the...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sage Karam/Chip Ganassi Racing Lead Day 1 Of IndyCar Practice For 99th Running Of Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – While dodging several interruptions from rain showers, it took nearly the entire Verizon IndyCar Series practice session before the days fastest lap was turned on Monday afternoon. 1,094 laps were turned in...
Via Race Review Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Saturday’s Grand Prix of Indy Penske vs. Ganassi?

INDIANAPOLIS – It seems like the time has been rewound back to the mid to late 2000s. Then, the Verizon IndyCar Series was dominated by Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing. Majority of the...
Via Race Review Online
18 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Chip Ganassi Racing Teams To Contend No. 8 Chevrolet with Sage Karam and Sebastian Saavedra in Upcoming Verizon IndyCar Series Races

INDIANAPOLIS (April 14, 2015) – Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) unveiled its upcoming plans today for the No. 8 Chevrolet entry in the Verizon IndyCar Series, which includes races for both CGRT development driver Sage Karam and team newcomer Sebastian Saavedra– who will pilot the No. 8 AFS Chevrolet at this weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Saavedra will be backed...
Via On Pit Road
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ganassi to use both Karam and Saavedra for rest of season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Chip Ganassi Racing will use Sage Karam and Sebastian Saavedra in its No. 8 Chevrolet the rest of the season, and Saavedra will drive a fifth entry for the team in the Indianapolis 500. Karam is a Ganassi development driver and has driven the first two races of the IndyCar season in the car. He will be replaced by Saavedra this weekend at Long Beach, the road course...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Sebastian Saaveda to Run 4 Races With Chip Ganassi Racing in 2015 Including Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS- Some shocking news came out of the Verizon IndyCar Series world on Tuesday morning as Chip Ganassi Racing announced that Colombian Sebastian Saavedra will pilot the No. 8 Chevrolet this weekend at Long Beach. It’s...
Via Race Review Online
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Karam, Saavedra to share driving duties in full-season IndyCar ride

The No. 8 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet will compete in each of the remaining races in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series, but with two different drivers behind the wheel, it was announced Tuesday. Twenty-year-old development driver Sage Karam has had two rough races in the No. 8 Chevrolet so far this season, with a 19th in St. Pete followed by an 18th at NOLA. Colombia-native Sebastian...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Despite Dominating Weekend, Rain/St. Pete Forces A Tall Task for Ganassi on Sunday at NOLA

Avondale, LA- The season opener for the Verizon IndyCar Series couldn’t have gone any worse for a storied organization like Chip Ganassi Racing. They only had one car finish in the top 10 and...
Via Race Review Online
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar rookie Karam gets ride with Ganassi for New Orleans

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Sage Karam will return to the No. 8 Chevrolet for team owner Chip Ganassi at the IndyCar race in Louisiana. Karam will make his second straight start for Ganassi this weekend at the Grand Prix of Louisiana at NOLA Motorsports Park. He finished 19th in the IndyCar season opener at St. Petersburg. Karam finished ninth in his series debut last season at the Indianapolis...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Sage Karam To Drive For Chip Ganassi Racing In New Orleans This Weekend

INDIANAPOLIS- Earlier today, the entry-list for the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana grew by one driver as Simona de Silvestro was named by Andretti Autosport as their fourth driver for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series...
Via Race Review Online
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Chip Ganassi Racing confirms Sage Karam for NOLA

Twenty-year-old Sage Karam will be back behind the wheel of the No. 8 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet for round 2 of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series, it was confirmed Tuesday. Karam was signed as a development driver for the Chip Ganassi Racing team for 2015, yet got to take part in the season opening Grand Prix of St. Pete where he registered a 19th place finish. “I’m honored...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Brennan Poole Adds Two Races with HScott Motorsports and Chip Ganassi Racing

Concord, N.C. – HScott with Chip Ganassi announced Monday that Brennan Poole will pilot the No. 42 Chevrolet in both NASCAR XFINITY Series races at the Iowa Speedway. This will increase the total number of races with the team to 17. Poole has two career starts already this season at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Phoenix International Raceway. In his debut at Las Vegas,...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

GRC: Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Expands Into Red Bull Global Rallycross with New Partner Loenbro

CONCORD, N.C. (March 18, 2015) – Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. (CGRT) announced today the formation of a two-car team in the Supercar class of Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) with new partner Loenbro and drivers Brian Deegan and Steve Arpin. CGRT joins the vibrant and growing series and looks to continue itshistory of on-track success while also complementing the team’s continued...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Expands into Red Bull Global Rallycross with New Partner Loenbro

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. (CGRT) announced today the formation of a two-car team in the Supercar class of Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) with new partner Loenbro and drivers Brian Deegan and Steve Arpin. CGRT joins the vibrant and growing series and looks to continue its history of on-track success while also complementing the team’s continued focus on reaching millennials...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Ganassi expands into Global Rally Cross with 2-car team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Chip Ganassi is expanding into Global Rally Cross this season with a two-car team that includes 13-time X Games medalist Brian Deegan. It will be the fourth major American motorsports series for the Ganassi organization. The team owner fields cars in IndyCar, NASCAR and the United SportsCar Championship, and has wins in every major American event from the Daytona...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Sage Karam to Run for Ganassi Racing at Season Opener in St. Pete

INDIANAPOLIS- The worst kept secret for the upcoming Verizon IndyCar Series season is undoubtedly Sage Karam. The 19-year old is a Chip Ganassi Racing developmental driver and ran in the 2014 Indianapolis 500 for the team. The Pennsylvania native came home ninth in his lone IndyCar start. That got everyone thinking it was time to … Continue reading IndyCar: Sage Karam to Run for...
Via Race Review Online
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Karam joins Chip Ganassi Racing Teams for IndyCar opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Sage Karam will drive in the IndyCar season opener for Chip Ganassi. He'll drive the No. 8 Chevrolet on March 29 in the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Florida. Karam finished ninth in his series debut last season at the Indianapolis 500. Karam turns 20 on March 5 and will become the youngest driver ever in the series for team owner Chip Ganassi. The former Indy...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Brennan Poole To Run 15 Races for HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Tuesday February 10th that Brennan Poole will drive the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for 15 XFINITY races in 2015. The 23-year-old will have sponsorship from DC Solar Solutions. “I’m thrilled to welcome Brennan Poole and DC Solar Solutions to our family at HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi,” HScott Motorsports with Chip...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Partners with DC Solar Solutions and Driver Brennan Poole for the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Season

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today they have partnered with DC Solar Solutions as primary sponsor for multiple races in the NASCAR XFINITY Series on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for the 2015 season. Brennan Poole, 23, will pilot the No. 42 DC Solar Solutions Chevrolet Camaro in 15 races in 2015. The Texas native will make his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut at Las Vegas...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

RCR settles lawsuit over McCall's move to Chip Ganassi Racing

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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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