BUSCH: Texas II: Dario Franchitti preview

Franchitti Entered in Second NASCAR Busch Series Race at Texas Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (October 30, 2007)-Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today driver Dario Franchitti will make his second appearance in the NASCAR...

Franchitti Entered in Second NASCAR Busch Series Race at Texas Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. (October 30, 2007)-Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today driver Dario Franchitti will make his second appearance in the NASCAR Busch Series this Saturday, Nov. 3 at Texas Motor Speedway in the O'Reilly Challenge (ESPN2, 3:00pm ET).

The fourth official step in Franchitti's stock car learning curve will take place this weekend in the No.42 Dodge Charger on the 1.5-mile oval after previously contesting the ARCA race at Talladega Superspeedway, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway and last weekend's NBS race at Memphis. Franchitti will again race under the guidance of CGRFS Crew Chief Brian Pattie.

In preparation for the 200-lap (300-mile) Texas NBS race, Franchitti is participating in the two-day NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Open Test at Atlanta Motor Speedway that concludes today.

-credit: gcr

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Dario Franchitti , Chip Ganassi , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing