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Chip Ganassi Racing

March 25, 2014,

Chip Ganassi Racing
Team history, full team rosters for Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson

Manufacturer: Chevrolet
Engine builder: Hendrick Engines
Debut season: 2009
Owner standings

With more than 30 years in the auto racing industry, Chip Ganassi Racing is a widely successful team that has impacted more than just NASCAR. Along with its two cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Chip Ganassi Racing has four cars in the IndyCar Series and one prototype in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

In total, the Chip Ganassi Racing Team boasts 17 championships and 150 victories, including four Indianpolis 500s, a Daytona 500, a Brickyard 400 and five Rolex 24 victories. 2010 was a big year for Ganassi Racing as they became the first team in history to win the Daytona 500, Brickyard 400 and Indianapolis 500 all in the same year. 

Ganassi's two Sprint Cup drivers are No. 1 Jamie McMurray and 2014 Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate No. 42 Kyle Larson.

Chip Ganassi Racing has offices in Indianapolis, Brownsburg, Ind., and Concord, N.C. Visit the team's website here.

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Jamie McMurray

Joplin, Mo.

Primary team members:
Crew chief: Keith Rodden | Hometown: Denver, N.C.
Car chief: Tony Lunders | Hometown: Chehalis, Wash.
Engineer: Josh Sell | Hometown: Urbana, Ohio
Assistant engineer: Brad Wilson | Hometown: N. Smithfield, R.I.
Spotter: Lorin Ranier | Hometown: Prestonsburg, Ky.

Over-the-wall crew:
Front Tire Changer: Daniel Kincaid | Hometown: Port Byron, N.Y.
Front Tire Carrier: Ben Fetzer | Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.
Rear Tire Changer: Steve Tautges | Hometown: Abbostford, Wis.
Rear Tire Carrier: Doug Riepe | Danbury, Conn.
Jack Man: Shane Wilson | Edgewater, Md.
Gas Man: Mike Metcalf | Charlotte, N.C.

Road crew members:

Front suspension mechanic: Rich Lavalette | Hometown: Agawam, Mass.
Rear suspension mechanic: Dave Maddex | Hometown: Colden, N.Y.
Interior/driver comfort: Chris Trickett | Hometown: Grafton, W.Va.
Apprentice mechanic: Nick Case | Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
Shock and springs: Sean Studer | Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Tires: Frank Bonsignore | Hometown: West Islip, N.Y.
Hendrick Engine Tuner: Bobby Dell Jr. | Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Truck driver: Keith Smith | Hometown: Charleston, W.Va.
Back-up truck driver: Donnie Clark | Hometown: Gastonia, N.C.


Kyle Larson

Elk Grove, Calif.

Primary team members:
Crew chief: Chris Heroy | Hometown: Angola, Ind.
Car chief: David Bryant | Hometown: Farmville,  Va.
Engineer: Randall Burnett | Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Assistant Engineer: Jerame Donley | Winston Salem, N.C.
Spotter: Derek Kneeland | Windham, Maine

Over-the-wall crew:
Front Tire Changer: Terry Dennis | Hometown: Mooresboro, N.C.
Front Tire Carrier: Aaron Schields | Hometown: Goodland, Kan.
Rear Tire Changer: Chris McMullen | Hometown: Canton, Mich.
Rear Tire Carrier: Jody Fortson | China Grove, N.C.
Jack Man: Mark Jacobs | Hometown: Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Gas Man: Ed Watkins | Hometown: Richmond, Va.

Road crew members:
Mechanic: Dave Henslee | Hometown: Augusta, Ga.
Mechanic: Ben Hatt | Hometown: Reading, Pa.
Mechanic: Sean Boxman | Hometown: Goshen, N.Y.
Mechanic: Rich Muckenthaler | Hometown: Turner, Mich.
Shock Engineer: Clint Jennings | Hometown: Logan, Ohio
Tire Specialist: Keith Armstrong | Hometown: Moline, Ill.
Truck Driver: Noah Hein | Hometown: Kalamazoo, Mich.
Truck Driver: Brandon Black | Hometown: Buxton, Maine