Chip Ganassi Racing Surging With Larson’s Top 5 Finish

Kyle Larson looked to be the fastest driver on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway race track until his right front tire went down on his No. 42 Chevrolet on Lap 70. He moved up from his 12th place starting spot all the way up to the top three with 10 laps-to-go in the opening stage of Sunday’s South Point 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Then, the tire went down. 

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Ganassi Looks To Be Among Favorites For Saturday’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500

MADISON, Ill – Chip Ganassi Racing may only have a two car team for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season and they may have struggled in last year’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 as a four car unit, but this weekend, they’re shining. Qualifying was rained out so Scott Dixon will start on the pole for the first time this season for Saturday night’s 248 Lap race. His teammate Ed Jones rolls off 12th for the second straight week and the third consecutive race of starting in Row 6. But, I don’t…

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Chastain To Drive 3 XFINITY Series Races For Ganassi, How That Impacts His Playoff Chances

The hardwork has finally paid off for Ross Chastain. The Florida native will get his shot with a premiere team this season as he signed a three race deal with Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Chastain, will drive the No. 42 Chevrolet sponsored by DC Solar starting next weekend at the Darlington Raceway (Sept. 1). Then, he will race in the car two weeks later at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Sept. 15), then conclude the deal at the Richmond International Raceway (Sept. 21). Chastain, 25, is in…

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Larson, Sponsor Credit One Bank And His Team CGR Makes Visit To Meeting Street Academy In South Carolina On Tuesday

Normally, Kyle Larson is spending his weekdays either preparing for the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race or taking part in a sprint car race somewhere around this great nation of ours. Well, on Tuesday, Larson, driver of the No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and members of the Chip Ganassi Racing team made a pit stop at Meeting Street Academy in Charleston, S.C. to speak with students about teamwork and perseverance during a school-wide assembly. Team partner Credit One Bank was in attendance and donated $25,000 to the…

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Ganassi In No Hurry To Expand His INDYCAR Operation

INDIANAPOLIS – One tidbit of information that Chip Ganassi shared with us on a conference call on Monday was that he’s in no hurry to expand his Verizon IndyCar Series team past two cars in the near future. Chip Ganassi Racing expanded from a two-car operation to a four car team in 2011 and remained that way for 2012 too. Then, in 2013, they ran three full-time cars while expanding back to a four car team for the next four seasons. But, last offseason, they scaled back to a two car…

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Dixon Signs Multi-Year Extension To Remain With Chip Ganassi Racing

INDIANAPOLIS – Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Monday that four-time Veirzon IndyCar Series Champion, 44-time Winner and Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon has signed a multi-year deal with the team that will see the 38-year-old Kiwi begin a CGR record 18th season in 2019 behind the wheel of the No. 9 PNC Bank Honda. Dixon, was due to be a free agent at the end of the season and was receiving offers from McLaren, Penske, Andretti and a whole host of other teams but decided to remain with the team that…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Has 7 Mid-Ohio Wins In Last 11 Years But None Since 2015

Ever since the Verizon IndyCar Series returned to Mid-Ohio in 2007, the annual stop on the schedule has become a Chip Ganassi Racing playground. See, in the last 11 years, a Ganassi driver has won seven of the races. But, despite seven trips to victory lane in the Honda Indy 200, none have come since 2015. The last three races have been won by Graham Rahal, Simon Pagenaud and Josef Newgarden. With how their season is going in 2018 though, a return trip to victory lane could be in the…

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Andretti, Penske, Ganassi Cars Class Of Iowa Corn 300 Field

The Verizon IndyCar Series will take to the 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway for Sunday’s Iowa Corn 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). After Saturday’s first practice session and qualifying to set the field for tomorrow’s race, it’s clear that Sunday’s winner will likely come from the Andretti Autosport, Team Penske or Chip Ganassi Racing camps. Shocker, I know. 

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Ganassi/Penske Camps Looking To Keep Chicagoland Strength

Both Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing are hoping to continue their recent Chicagoland Speedway success in Sunday’s Overton’s 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). While the seven drivers between both teams have combined to make just one trip to victory lane through the first 16 races of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, they’ve been quick in recent memory at the 1.5-mile track that we’re racing at this weekend. Since 2011, Brad Keselowski has finished no worse than eighth in his last seven starts on the Joliet…

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Ed Jones Quietly Strong Again, Finishes In The Top 10 In Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis – After a dismal Month of May at Indy where Ed Jones finished 22nd (INDYCAR Grand Prix) and 31st (Indianapolis 500) respectively, he hasn’t finished outside the top 10 since. Jones, brought his No. 10 Honda home with his fourth straight top 10 finish in Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix as he finished ninth in the 55 Lap race at Road America. Jones, started 12th but hung around all afternoon en route to his 11th career top 10 finish in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Really, if not for a…

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