Chip Ganassi Racing celebrated 30 years in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2020 with victory for Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda claiming his sixth championship. Ganassi also saw his now former driver Felix Rosenqvist claiming his first career victory.
Chip Ganassi has been extremely successful in the NTT IndyCar Series and other forms of racing around the world. Ganassi will field four cars in the 2021 season with Scott Dixon returning to the No.9 PNC Bank Honda, Marcus Ericsson will be back in the No.8 Huski Chocolate Honda while Alex Palou joins Ganassi to drive the No.10 NTT DATA Honda. Ganassi will also see Tony Kanaan return to the team and is joined in the No.48 Carvana Honda by seven time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson.
Ganassi has surrounded himself with a great team such as Mike Hull who is Managing Director, of Chip Ganassi Racing while Michael Cannon joined the team serving as chief engineer for Dixon alongside Chris Simmons.
Ganassi also has three time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti as a driver coach who will be a great asset to Alex Palou and Jimmie Johnson as they embark on their first season with Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021 with the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg which takes place on March 7.
Chip Ganassi hasn’t just expanded his NTT IndyCar Series team for 2021 but we will also see the Ganassi name competing in the inaugural season of Extreme E with Sara Price and Kyle DeLuc. Ganassi will continue to race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Chip Ganassi also announced this year that they will return to the IMSA WeatherTech Championship with Cadillac with former Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen joining the team.
So, 2020 may have been a great year of celebrations for Chip Ganassi Racing, 2021 promises to be an even bigger one!