All You Need to Know About the New Mobile Game Launched by NASCAR Giants Chip Ganassi Racing

Published 12/06/2020, 10:56 AM EST
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Kurt Busch (1) during the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


In the motor racing world, Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) are regarded as a highly reputed team. In NASCAR and IndyCar circles, the team has been hugely successful. Now, the team has announced a partnership with leading mobile games platform Skillz and developer Gamie Studios.

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The brainchild of their partnership will be a new mobile game called Chip Ganassi Racing Blitz. CGR have now become trailblazers, as this is the first-ever NASCAR team-oriented mobile game. Luckily, the game is available on the Apple App Store and on the Google PlayStore here:

Partnering with Skillz is an amazing opportunity to engage our fans with immersive digital experiences and share our passion for racing with a new generation of audiences both on and off the track,said John Olguin, Senior Vice President of CGR.

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NASCAR team Chip Ganassi Racing have a rich racing pedigree

Aside from NASCAR, CGR has its finger in a number of pies. To be exact, they have teams in IndyCar, Weathertech Sportscar, and in Extreme E.

Admittedly, the team has enjoyed most of its success in Indy and NASCAR. The outfit amassed 13 INDYCAR titles and 44 NASCAR wins.

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Oct 25, 2020; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Chip Ganassi Racing driver Scott Dixon (9) of New Zealand enters the first turn during the Firestone Grand Prix race on the Streets of St. Petersburg. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

The mobile game boasts of numerous in-game events, live promotions, and exclusive brand-sponsored prizes. Among them, fans can get a chance to meet a CGR driver or win some signed merchandise.

In terms of licensing, the game has CGR-branded tournaments and names and images of official drivers. The game also serves a dual purpose, as it informs fans and players of events, driving awareness and brand engagement.

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Now, the team will be training all their focus on the 2021 Cup Series season. Additionally, the 2021 IndyCar season will also be a target, as well as the Sportscar championship. However, Extreme E remains slightly unknown as it is a brand new series.

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