INDYCAR: Kanaan Building Towards First Win with Ganassi and 2015 Title Run with Help From Old Friend Franchitti

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TORONTO, Ontario, Canada — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Robert Laberge/Getty Images photo – 2014 has been an unexpected down year for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series, with no victories and few podiums, however with four races remaining in the season one of their veteran leaders, Tony Kanaan, has begun to turn the …

INDY 500: Dario Franchitti to Drive Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car

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March 25, 2014 — via Chip Ganassi Racing PR — photo courtesy CGRT — NEW YORK — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25. It’s the eighth time a Camaro has served as the pace car, starting in 1967 – and the 25th time …

BREAKING NEWS: Dario Franchitti Unable To Continue Racing Career

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2013) – Target Chip Ganassi Racing (TCGR) announced today that three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner and four-time IndyCar Series Champion Dario Franchitti will be unable to continue his auto racing career.  The IndyCar Series legend ends his career with 31 Indy car wins (tied for eighth on the all-time list) and 33 poles (sixth on the all-time …

IndyCar: Dario Franchitti Update and Statement Regarding Incident

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September 7, 2013 – IndyCar Media PR – Following the events of the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston IZOD IndyCar Series race on Sunday, Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver Dario Franchitti was admitted awake and alert to Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center in Houston for a concussion, two spinal fractures and a fracture to his right ankle. …

INDY 500: Dario and Helio Racing To Join The “Four-Timers Club”

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  The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an institution built upon tradition and legend. Spanning the course of over 100 years since the first Indianapolis 500 was run and won by Ray Harroun in 1911, “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” has transformed the lives and legacies of the men and women who compete. Within the walls of the raceway’s hallowed ground, …