Chip Ganassi

Floyd "Chip" Ganassi ( born May 24, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American former race car driver and now owner of a racing team.


Ganassi increased in 1981 as a driver in the Champ Car series and took part in the five 500-mile race at Indianapolis, where he was able to prove to be the best result in 1983 to eighth place.

After his playing career was ended by an injury, Ganassi bought in 1988, the team of Pat Patrick a. Some years later he founded with the main sponsor of Target Chip Ganassi Racing his own team, with whom he competes in NASCAR, the Indy Racing League and the Champ Cars.

Ganassi has made ​​a name as the discoverer of promising talents in the international motor racing scene. So he celebrated, for example, in the Champ Car series with the rookies Alex Zanardi, Juan Pablo Montoya and Bruno Junqueira great success.


  • Ganassi was a partner at the baseball team Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • It supports the St. Jew Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.
  • He is Vice - President of the FRG Group, a holding company with investments in the fields of telecommunications and engineering.


Placements at the Indy 500 as a driver

Le Mans results

Pictures of Chip Ganassi