Chip Ganassi Racing
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
|Net Worth||$63 Million|
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