IMSA: Ford and Ganassi Reveal Four-Man, Two-Car GT Effort for 2016 Sports Car Season

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. – official series release — IMSA photo — Ford Chip Ganassi Racing announced the four drivers who will compete in the all-new Ford GT for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday. Drivers Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook, Dirk Müller and Joey Hand have been selected for full-time rides in the two Ford GTs that will compete in …

TUSC: Reigning IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon Joins Ganassi Prototype Lineup for Petit Le Mans

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates has announced that reigning Rolex 24 At Daytona winner and four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will join Scott Pruett and Joey Hand in the driver lineup of the No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype for the historic Petit Le Mans …

TUSC: Hand Delivers for Ganassi and Ford; Wins First Career TUDOR Championship Pole at Road America

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official series release — IMSA photo — Given the opportunity to qualify in a late change of plans, Joey Hand delivered. Hand gave Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates its first TOTAL Pole Award of 2015 in Saturday’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship qualifying for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America (3 p.m. ET …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Work in Progress; Karam Upbeat With St. Petersburg Start on the Horizon

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INDIANAPOLIS — Story, audio and photo by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Ryan Kent Jr. — Most 19-year-olds are worrying about their next college class, or getting homework done. Sage Karam, on the other hand, is more concerned about which helmet design to choose for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The Nazareth, Pennsylvania native announced Tuesday at Indycar …

TUSC: Star-Power; Dixon, Larson, Kanaan and McMurray Claim Rolex 24 in Ganassi’s No. 02 Prototype

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — After 24 hours, 740 laps and 2,634.4 miles, the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona came down to an eight minute, 30-second dash to the checkered flag that saw the No. 02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley DP squeeze out a 1.333-second victory over the defending Rolex 24 …

TUSC: Hand Replaces Rojas at Chip Ganassi Racing; Partners With Pruett in 2015

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release– Brian Cleary/Getty Images North America photo — Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) has confirmed that Joey Hand will replace Memo Rojas in their No. 01 Ford Daytona Prototype, partnering with multi-time IMSA champion Scott Pruett for the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Hand, widely considered one of the best road racers in the …