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Source: Franchitti to Race in NASCAR

There are 1 comment on the The Associated Press story from Sep 8, 2007, titled Source: Franchitti to Race in NASCAR . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

“I'm trying to win a championship here, and that's all I want to talk about.”

Dario Franchitti will become the latest open-wheel star to make the jump to NASCAR.

A source close to the negotiations said Franchitti will sign with Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 40 Dodge beginning in 2008. David Stremme, the current driver of the No. 40, has already been told he will not have the ride next year.

The source, who asked to not be identified because details of the agreement have not yet been finalized, said Ganassi and Franchitti decided to make the announcement after the end of the IndyCar Series schedule, which ends with Sunday's PEAK Antifreeze 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Read more

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Since: Aug 07

Louisville, KY

#1 Sep 8, 2007
Oh yeah :) Good for Dario and Ganassi racing !

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