DIXON PICKS UP GANASSI'S 100TH WIN LEBANON, Tenn. (July 12, 2008) -- Scott Dixon's win in the IndyCar Series Nashville Superspeedway race tonight marked the 100th overall win for Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. It also marks Dixon's fourth of...
DIXON PICKS UP GANASSI'S 100TH WIN
LEBANON, Tenn. (July 12, 2008) -- Scott Dixon's win in the IndyCar Series Nashville Superspeedway race tonight marked the 100th overall win for Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. It also marks Dixon's fourth of the season and sixth for Team Target over the first 11 races of 2008. In all, Ganassi's teams have made it to victory lane 11 times this season, two shy of their record 13 of 2007.
Dixon won earlier at Homestead, Texas and the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500. In 11 races so far this season Dixon has finished in the top five in nine of them including a second, three thirds and a fourth-place finish.
Chip Ganassi created his own one-car IndyCar team in 1990 and established a partnership with a new sponsor, Target. Today, his teams include two IRL IndyCars, and along with Felix Sabates he has two cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, one entry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and a Daytona Prototype in the world of Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series racing.
Ganassi's IndyCar teams have amassed five Championships and 62 wins since 1994; his NASCAR teams have 12 wins and two Rookie-of-the-Year titles; and the Grand American team has 20 wins, won two Rolex Series Daytona Prototype Championships and are the three-time defending Champions of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Chip Ganassi Racing operates out of state-of-the-art race shop facilities in Indianapolis, Ind., and Concord, N.C., with a corporate office in Pittsburgh, Pa.