IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing adds sponsor

Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon Joins Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates CONCORD, N.C. (June 8, 2005) --- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today the signing of Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon to a multi-year sponsorship.

Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon Joins Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates

CONCORD, N.C. (June 8, 2005) --- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today the signing of Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon to a multi-year sponsorship. The long-term agreement begins with the 2006 NASCAR season. Specific details are to follow at a later date.

"The team is very excited about adding Lone Star as an important partner," team owner Chip Ganassi said. "It is always exciting when you can bring a new sponsor into the sport, and we are looking forward to a very long and mutually beneficial partnership together."

"We couldn't be happier to add another first-class company to our stable of partners," said Felix Sabates. "Lone Star is a great company with great people, and we're excited to build on what we started with them at the end of 2004."

Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon is a restaurant chain that offers full-service casual dining, featuring Texas-style ambiance. The first Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon was opened in October 1989 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon concepts include Sullivan's, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak Houses, Texas Land & Cattle restaurants and Frankie's Italian Grille. There are over 300 locations nationwide.

"This is an important initiative for our restaurants, our customers and our Lone Star team Members," Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon CEO Jamie Coulter said. "We're excited to join the NASCAR community, and we're happy to be sponsoring an organization in Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates that focuses on partnership, performance, and integrity."

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Chip Ganassi , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing , Chip Ganassi Racing