Marino Franchitti to compete with Chip Ganassi Racing at Sebring

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A new Franchitti will run with Rojas and Pruett at 12 Hours of Sebring

Seven-time GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Champions (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) and five-time Rolex 24 At Daytona Winners (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013) Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that it will field a second Prototype in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s (USCC) 12 Hours of Sebring with drivers Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and Sage Karam in the No. 02 Comfort Revolution/Big Machine Records Ford EcoBoost Riley, while sports car star Marino Franchitti joins Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas in the No. 01 Telcel Ford EcoBoost Riley.

Chip Ganassi Racing press conference: Chip Ganassi, Jamie Allison from Ford Racing, Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson, Marino Franchitti, Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Jamie McMurray, Sage Karam
Chip Ganassi Racing press conference: Chip Ganassi, Jamie Allison from Ford Racing, Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson, Marino Franchitti, Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Jamie McMurray, Sage Karam

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

"Sebring is a race that's been good to me in the past and I hope we can add to Chip Ganassi's haul of big race victories by winning the 12hr next weekend and I know that would make Scott Borchetta and Big Machine Records happy too!", said Franchitti.

"I'm paired with arguably the most successful partnership in the history of Daytona Prototypes, so I'm very excited to work with Scott and Memo. It's a shame I didn't get to run at the test, but hopefully I can make the most of the track time we have before the race".

Chip Ganassi Racing/Marino Franchitti PR

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