GANASSI UNPLUGGED, A NEW WEB-BASED SERIES
MOTORSPORTS LEGEND CHIP GANASSI GOES OFF THE RECORD WITH RACE FANS IN GANASSI UNPLUGGED
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Launches a New, Must-Watch Web-Based Series with the Fall Television Line-up
CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2013) - Hear it straight from his mouth. Ganassi Unplugged is a brand-new web-based series from Chip Ganassi Racing Teams that puts team owner Chip Ganassi’s opinions, innovative mind and appetite for success on full display every week in a series of short video clips. The weekly series debuts today, at 3:00 p.m. EDT on GanassiTV and runs until the opening of the 2014 racing season with the Rolex 24 At Daytona in late January.
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Chip Sounds Off: Ganassi Unplugged will bring out the honest, pragmatic and humorous personality of the multi-series team owner through unscripted, bite-sized clips, focusing on a different subject each week. Ganassi has over 30 years of experience in motorsports and that alone gives him the credibility to voice his opinions. As a former driver, a successful team owner and avid student of the sport, Chip Ganassi is a distinguished business man within the industry and Ganassi Unplugged gives individuals all over the world a chance to see and hear what he thinks.
The Ganassi Effect: Ganassi has earned a spot in the history books with his impressive resume. Dubbed one of the most successful team owners in all of auto racing and listed as one of the most influential people in the auto industry by Complex Magazine, Ganassi’s teams have netted 15 championships and over 150 victories, including four Indianapolis 500s, a Daytona 500, a Brickyard 400 and five Rolex 24 At Daytonas. In 2010, he accomplished a feat that before or since has never happened in the history of auto racing when his teams won the Daytona 500, the Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400 and the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona all in a 12-month span. Today his teams include three cars in the IZOD IndyCar Series, two cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and one Daytona Prototype in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series.
Ganassi Unplugged Preview:
• Ganassi Unplugged trailer
• Ganassi Unplugged: The Next Generation
Fans Unplugged: Voice your own opinions using #GanassiUnplugged with the team on Facebook, Twitter (@EGRTeams, @TCGRTeams, @CGRTeams) and Instagram.
Steve Lauletta, President, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams: “Ganassi Unplugged is an innovative approach to digital content within the motorsports industry. It is hard to find any other team owners, especially as involved as Chip, sharing their passion and personal views of the sport with the public. It’s fun, it’s real and it’s refreshing not only for fans, but anyone that has even a little interest in the racing or auto industries. I think everyone will enjoy Ganassi Unplugged.”
About Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
Chip Ganassi has been a fixture in the auto racing industry for over 25 years and is considered one of the most successful as well as innovative owners the sport has anywhere in the world. Today his teams include three cars in the IZOD IndyCar Series, two cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and one Daytona Prototype in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. Overall his teams have 15 championships and over 150 victories, including four Indianapolis 500s, a Daytona 500, a Brickyard 400 and five Rolex 24 At Daytonas. Ganassi boasts state-of-the-art race shop facilities in Indianapolis and Brownsburg, Ind. and Concord, N.C., with a corporate office in Pittsburgh, Penn.