Big NASCAR Shakeup as Trackhouse Racing Buys Chip Ganassi Racing

By Lewis Franck special to KickinTheTires.net CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Chip Ganassi just might be the person most shocked at the news of his selling his NASCAR team to Trackhouse Racing led by founder Justin Marks. “I must say our team was not for sale,” Ganassi said at the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday. “Justin […]

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Scott Dixon Grabs Pole; Field Set for Indy 500

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway settled some important business ahead of next weekend’s 105th Indianapolis 500 for the NTT IndyCar Series. The final three spots were filled amongst five teams and the pole winner was determined in the annual Bump/Pole Day on the 2.5-mile track. Last-Row Shootout Firstly, the Last-Row […]

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Rookie Scott McLaughlin reflects on first oval start, looks ahead to second INDYCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway

By Jerry Jordan, Editor FORT WORTH – Most drivers aren’t usually happy if they don’t win but INDYCAR racer and rookie of the year contender, Scott McLaughlin, was thrilled with his runner-up position at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday – partly because he was beaten by one of his “all-time heroes” and partly because he […]

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Kurt Busch recovers from loose wheel to finish top-10 at Homestead

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After running inside the top-five following the final caution, a loose wheel nearly derailed Kurt Busch’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver reported a vibration just after the restart with 60 laps to go. Over the course of the next 20 laps, that vibration continued to worsen […]

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Carvana to sponsor Jimmie Johnson in INDYCAR

Leading online auto retailer Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) announced today it will be the primary partner for 7-time NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) Champion Jimmie Johnson and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) for the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing season in the newly-formed Carvana Chip Ganassi Racing entry. Johnson co-holds the NCS record with Dale Earnhardt and Richard […]

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Ross Chastain to drive No. 42 for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021

Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that Ross Chastain will pilot the organization’s No. 42 entry in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) beginning in the 2021 season. Chastain, a CGR development driver since 2018, is currently competing full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), where he qualified for the playoffs for a second time following […]

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