Ranking The Teams In The INDYCAR Test at Phoenix

A lot of data was collected this weekend at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix, as 12 hours of on track testing occurred over the course of two days on the 1.022-mile track. When the dust settled, there were a few teams that stood out above others. But, I want to warn everyone that this weekend was just a test, so you really can’t hang your hat on the speed charts and use that to think this is going to shape the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. While four separate test…

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PNC Bank To Sponsor Scott Dixon For Full Season In 2018, Both Cars Fully Funded

INDIANAPOLIS – Chip Ganassi Racing has found a full season sponsorship to replace what Target had brought to their Verizon IndyCar Series team. The organization announced on Tuesday that PNC Bank will be the primary sponsor for Scott Dixon’s No. 9 Honda for all 17 races of the 2018 season. Dixon, had Target throughout his entire INDYCAR career with Ganassi until the company left following the 2016 season. Last year, the team had to piece together deals with NTT Data, Camping World and others. Target, had been with the team for…

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Action Express Cadillac, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ford, Win Record Setting Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the Action Express bunch, the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona was all about surviving. That sounds cliché, I know, a race that lasts twice round the clock and attrition is the biggest factor, but when several of the Prototype cars were dropping out or seeing problems, Action Express had to slow down to speed up. They did just that. Action Express Racing won their third career Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona with not just the Prototype win, but the overall victory on the 3.56-mile Daytona International…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Earns 200th Career Victory With Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Triumph

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – There’s no doubt, Chip Ganassi Racing is among the best organizations in all of motorsports. Sunday’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona triumph further proved that point. Ryan Briscoe brought the No. 67 Ford GT across the Daytona International Speedway finish line first in the IMSA GTLM class, marking it Ganassi’s 200th career racing victory. Briscoe, combined with Richard Westbrook and Scott Dixon outlasted the entire GTLM field for Ganassi’s second straight class win at Daytona. But, what’s the most remarkable feat, other than their 1-2 finish and…

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5 Storylines For Chip Ganassi Racing For 2018 Cup Season

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season could have been labeled as a breakthrough year for several teams. One of which is Chip Ganassi Racing. It finally seemed as if the organization had finally turned the corner. They got both cars in the playoffs as both even made it past the first round too. Unfortunately, both also were eliminated in the second round. So, what more can they do in 2018? Here are my five storylines. 

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DC Solar Expands Sponsorship With Chip Ganassi Racing For 2018

After partnering with Chip Ganassi Racing for three seasons in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, DC Solar is moving to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for the 2018 season as a primary partner with both Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray. Wasting no time getting on track with Larson, the No. 42 Camaro will feature DC Solar as the primary partner for ‘The Clash at Daytona’, the season opening non-points race. It’s not the first time DC Solar and Larson have been together. DC Solar and Larson previously joined forces in 2016…

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Doug Duchardt Named COO Of Chip Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Wednesday that long-time racing executive Doug Duchardt has been named Chief Operating Officer of the corporation. Duchardt begins the role effective immediately in preparation for the upcoming 2018 seasons while Max Jones is promoted to Managing Director of the team’s NASCAR Operation joining Mike Hull, Managing Director of the team’s INDYCAR and IMSA Operations. Additionally, a newly formed Corporate Office will include Team Owner and CEO Chip Ganassi, President Steve Lauletta, COO Duchardt, CFO Chuck Gottschalk and Vice President of Human Resources Rob Wilder. The…

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