Chip Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi Racing – Latest News, Drivers, Stats, Schedule

History

Chip Ganassi Racing was founded in 1989 by Felix Sabates. The group was known as SABCO Racing. The team was founded after Sabates bought a R&D group from Hendrick Motorsports. The group was renamed Team SABCO in 1996.

In 2001, Ganassi purchased 80% of the stake for the then-two-car group. It was named ‘Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates’. The group changed from Chevrolet to Dodge in the exact year.

In 2009, Ganassi collaborated with Dale Earnhardt, Inc. proprietor Teresa Earnhardt. The deal was done to consolidate DEI’s NASCAR activities into Ganassi’s shop and run as ‘Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates’. Earnhardt was dropped from the team in 2014.

In mid-2015, Rob Kauffman of Michael Waltrip Racing bought a stake in the group.

Achievements

Chip Ganassi Racing team has won a total of 48 races. 26 victories have come in the NASCAR Cup Series, while the remaining 22 victories came in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The pit crew won the 2017 Comcast Community Champion Award in acknowledgment of their magnanimous work.

Drivers

The Chip Ganassi Racing team has raced in NASCAR with some eminent drivers including Kyle Petty, Juan Pablo Montoya, Jamie McMurray, and Kyle Larson.

They at present run the Nos. 1 and 42 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1s for Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth. It is in an alliance with Hendrick Motorsports.

Owner

Chip Ganassi and Rob Kauffman are the owners of the Chip Ganassi Racing team. Max Jones is the managing director of the Chip Ganassi Racing Teams’ NASCAR activity. He manages all parts of the group’s two racing cars in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Sabates reported his retirement as a co-proprietor from the group after the 2020 season.

Net Worth

According to Forbes, the team is valued at $63 Million. The team has earned $14 Million from winnings and has a revenue of $45 Million.

Owners Chip Ganassi, Felix Sabates, Rob Kauffman
Base Concord, North Carolina
Series NASCAR Cup Series
Race Drivers 1. Kurt Busch

42. Matt Kenseth

Sponsors NASCAR Cup Series:

1. Monster Energy, GearWrench

42. Credit One, McDonald’s, Clover, AdventHealth

Manufacturer Chevrolet
Opened 1989
Race Victories 26
Net Worth $63 Million

 

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