Verizon IndyCar Series champion and Rolex 24 At Daytona winner Tony Kanaan will join drivers Joey Hand and Dirk Müller in Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 68 Ford GT at the Le Mans 24 Hours next month, as the team looks to defend its 2016 GTE Pro Class victory.
Tony Kanaan is finally getting the chance to play with his best Christmas present during this weekend’s Roar Before The Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway.
With only two races left in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, just seven points separate the leading No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R team of Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner from the No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT team of Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe.
As the GT Le Mans class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix, the question is: can anyone stop Ford Chip Ganassi Racing?
Fifty years to the day following Ford’s historic first victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, with drivers Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon at the wheel of the legendary Ford GT40, Ford returned to the top step of the podium again in the 84th running of the French endurance classic.