McMurray To Have AdventHealth Sponsorship For Clash

AdventHealth announced on Wednesday that former Daytona 500 champion Jamie McMurray will run the No. 40 AdventHealth Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, in the 2019 Clash at Daytona. The entry, in conjunction with Spire Motorsports, is the season-opening event of 2019 at Daytona Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth. In addition, AdventHealth and Chip Ganassi Racing also introduce the Human Innovation and Development Lab (HIDL) to focus on unique training to prepare their athletes both mentally and physically. The HIDL will be located at the Chip Ganassi Racing shop in Concord, NC. The HIDL…

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McMurray To Run Daytona 500 With Ganassi But With Spire Charter

Jamie McMurray’s advisory role with Chip Ganassi Racing will have to wait until Atlanta to start. On Friday, CGR announced that McMurray will drive the No. 40 Chevrolet for the season opening Daytona 500. McMurray will be making his 17th start in the “Great American Race”, when the Daytona 500 kicks-off the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) regular season on Feb. 17.  McMurray’s Daytona 500 race car will carry sponsorship from several companies that have been integral to his NASCAR career. The No. 40 Chevrolet will feature branding…

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Will Addition Of Busch Get Chip Ganassi Racing Back On Target In 2019

Chip Ganassi Racing had a struggling year in 2018. Both drivers went winless for the entire campaign and only saw Kyle Larson make it to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Even so, Larson narrowly made it out of the first round of the postseason but was eliminated once again in the Round of 12. Larson, carries with him to 2019 a 46 race winless streak. His last trip to victory lane in the Cup Series was at the 2017 regular season finale at Richmond. At the time, it…

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Chastain’s Best Bet Would Be JRM, Why Losing Another Team Is A Blow To The XFINITY Series

Ross Chastain is free to explore other rides in NASCAR. That’s because his original ride for 2019 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series has unexpectedly shut their doors. Chip Ganassi Racing appears to be losing the DC Solar funding which in turn forced them to fold the No. 42 Chevrolet team in the series. That leaves Chastain without a ride. While some would say, just go back to JD Motorsports again, well he can’t. JDM filled his seat. With Roush Fenway Racing closing up shop in the series too and almost…

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Ganassi Axes XFINITY Team, Chastain’s Crazy Journey Take Another Hit

For the second time in as many days, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team departed from a NASCAR XFINITY Series entry. On Thursday, Roush Fenway Racing announced that they will not compete in the series in 2019. The cited a lack of funding. On Friday, it was Chip Ganassi Racing’s turn. The news comes in wake of DC Solar’s CEO Jeff Carpoff being raided by the FBI last month. DC Solar was stepping up their funding for 2019 and that in turn allowed CGR to hire Ross Chastain on…

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McMurray Headed To Advisory Role With CGR, Why Ganassi Values That Role For His Organizations

With the news confirmed on Tuesday that Kurt Busch will be replacing Jamie McMurray with the Chip Ganassi Racing organization in terms of the No. 1 Chevrolet, that seals McMurray’s fate in terms of behind the wheel activity with the team. That’s not a surprise though. This was long rumored and one that McMurray has an offer to race the Clash and the Daytona 500 in February. After that, his new role that was offered to stay with the team was an advisory role. 

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Busch Says Why He Left 4 Car Team For 2 Car Team As Ganassi Says “All That Stuff Is Available” For Busch With IMSA, Indy 500 Opportunities

The long kept secret that Kurt Busch would leave Stewart-Haas Racing for Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was since confirmed on Tuesday as Busch also brings with him his Monster sponsorship. But, some also wondered why Busch would leave a dominant four car team that put all four drivers into the Round of 8 of this past year’s playoffs for a team that has struggled in recent years.

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Kurt Busch Brings Monster Sponsorship To Chip Ganassi Racing, Possibly Ending His Career In 20th Year

Kurt Busch had hoped to announce his new move last week, but waiting a few days didn’t hurt. On Sunday night, the 2004 Cup Series champion announced that after five seasons with Stewart-Haas Racing, that he’d depart for a new endeavor. On Tuesday, Busch’s destination is known. 

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Chastain To Drive Full Season For Chip Ganassi Racing In 2019 XFINITY Series Competition

Ross Chastain followed in the footsteps of Ryan Preece and Alex Bowman and it paid off. On Friday, DC Solar and Chip Ganassi Racing announced that the clean energy company will continue their partnership with CGR to include sponsorship of the No. 42 DC Solar Chevrolet Camaro SS in the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series. Chastain, will compete full-time in the No. 42 DC Solar Chevy during the 2019 NXS campaign. Chastain, made the most of his career-changing three NXS starts this season driving the No. 42 DC Solar Chevy for…

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For 3rd Straight Year, A New Driver In The No. 10 Honda, Will Rosenqvist Make It Work, Also What Are Jones’ Chances Now?

At one point, the No. 10 Honda with Chip Ganassi Racing was one of the most coveted seats in all of racing. Between Dan Wheldon and Dario Franchitti, the car won 19 races from 2006 through 2012. It also had 61 top five finishes and 87 top 10’s in 114 starts in that time frame. Franchitti, won the 2009, 2010 and 2011 championships with it. Unfortunately, from 2013 on, that car has one win in the last 103 races. 

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