IRL: Dixon signs extension with Chip Ganassi Racing

Scott Dixon Signs Multi-Year Contract with Target Chip Ganassi Racing Indianapolis, Indiana, Wednesday, May 25th, 2004- Target Chip Ganassi Racing is pleased to announce that driver Scott Dixon, the 2003 IndyCar series Champion, has signed an...

Scott Dixon Signs Multi-Year Contract with Target Chip Ganassi Racing

Indianapolis, Indiana, Wednesday, May 25th, 2004- Target Chip Ganassi Racing is pleased to announce that driver Scott Dixon, the 2003 IndyCar series Champion, has signed an exclusive multi-year contract with the team. Details of the contact will not be released.

"We are very pleased about having Scott continue his relationship with the team for many years to come," said team owner Chip Ganassi. "Target Chip Ganassi Racing is all about winning and with Scott we have a proven race winner and series champion. We want to continue to build on that together. Putting this contract together with Scott at this point of the season is key because it now allows us to put our entire focus on the 88th running of the Indy 500 and on working to defend our 2003 Championship. Scott is making a commitment to the team, and the Target team is making a commitment to him. Together we are committed to winning."

"I very happy to continue to drive with Target Chip Ganassi Racing for the next few years," said Scott Dixon, driver for Target Chip Ganassi Racing since 2002. "They've always proven that they were committed to winning and we did that together. There is more that we can do together. I want to defend my championship and I want to win the Indianapolis 500. We can now concentrate exclusively on doing that this year and next year and the year after that as well."

Scott Dixon and teammate Darren Manning will be back on track for the final practice prior to the 88th Indianapolis 500, this Thursday, May 27th, for Carb Day. Target Chip Ganassi Racing fans can watch live coverage of the Indy 500 on ABC on May 30th at 12 pm (EDT) or listen in on the IMS Radio Network. Throughout the 2004 season, fans are invited to follow the team's progress by logging onto their official website at target.com/racing for news, features, photos and much more.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Darren Manning , Scott Dixon , Chip Ganassi
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing , Chip Ganassi Racing