Chip Ganassi Racing Once Again Having Great Weekend at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – It’s only a matter of when, not if, that a Chip Ganassi Racing car ends up in victory lane during a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in 2017. So far this season, CGR is honestly the top performing Chevrolet team among the Chevy entries in the garage. Both of their drivers have been stellar so far this season with Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray nabbing top 10 finishes for the team in each of the last two races. Now, they enter Sunday’s Camping World 500 (3:30…

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Joey Logano Earns Camping World 500 Pole for Phoenix

Joey Logano launched his way to the top of the heap in Coors Light Pole Qualifying on Friday at Phoenix Raceway, claiming the first starting spot for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event. Logano drove the Team Penske No. 22 Ford to a best lap of 137.321 mph in the last of three rounds of qualifying on the 1-mile track. The pole award was Logano’s first of the season, first at the Arizona oval and the 18th of his Monster Energy Series career. Logano is the most recent winner…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Very Strong So Far This Weekend in Atlanta

Hampton, GA – How fitting would it be that Stewart-Haas Racing won the season opener at Daytona and Chip Ganassi Racing won the second race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season? Lately, the victory trophies have been hogged by Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske. They’ve been dominating most victory lanes over the last several years. But, they could strike out twice to start the 2017 season and see teams like SHR and Ganassi win instead.

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Record Tying 7th Career Sprint Cup Championship With Ford EcoBoost 400 Victory

HOMESTEAD, Fla – History was made on Sunday night at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, as Jimmie Johnson tied Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty for the most career titles with his seventh career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Johnson, had to overcome a lot this season as he nearly lost his crew chief midway through the year as team owner Rick Hendrick told reporters on Friday afternoon that in the midst of their summer slump, that he contemplated splitting Johnson and Chad Knaus up. But, they over came that and had six…

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Truex Jr./Kyle Busch Lead Sprint Cup Practices on Saturday in Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series had two practice sessions on Saturday afternoon at the Phoenix International Raceway, as it was the final two chances for the 40 drivers to get their cars dialed in for Sunday’s Can-Am 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN). In the opening session, Martin Truex Jr. led the way with a speed of 135.476 mph in his No. 78 Toyota. Truex, was eliminated from the Chase last round, but he’s trying to go out and end the season on a high note and steal a…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Duo Sweep All 3 Sprint Cup Practices In Martinsville This Weekend

MARTINSVILLE, VA – Kyle Larson will roll off 11th in Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief 500 (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) from the Martinsville Speedway while his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate of Jamie McMurray will start 14th. Yes, those are solid starting positions, but no where near the front though for a short track like Martinsville. But, if practice is any indicator for future success, then the Ganassi teammates will be in the thick of things Sunday afternoon. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers took to the half-mile Virginia paperclip three times for…

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Rough Day Ends With Both Ganassi Cars Eliminated From the Chase

DOVER, DE – Entering today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Dover International Speedway, it seemed all but certain that at least one of the two Chip Ganassi Racing cars would advance to the second round of the Chase. With Dover being an elimination race, Kyle Larson held the 12th and final spot while his teammate Jamie McMurray was only five points out. Larson, had a top 11 finish in all 10 of his NASCAR starts at Dover, so it seemed pretty much a guarantee that he would make…

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