Ganassi Confirm Pantano

Chip Ganassi Racing have confirmed that former Grand Prix driver Giorgio Pantano will join their Indy Racing League effort for the road course events at Sears Point and Watkins Glen

Ganassi Confirm Pantano

As Autosport revealed earlier this week, Pantano will be the team's third driver as the Italian ponders a possible full-time switch to racing in America. He will race alongside Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe.

Team owner Chip Ganassi said: "We're really excited to have such an experienced and talented road course racer added to our team for the Sonoma and Watkins Glen races.

"He was the best driver available to us and we couldn't be happier that his schedule allowed him to be able to participate in both races. Along with Scott Dixon and Ryan Briscoe, we expect the Target Team to be the team to beat out there for these two road course races.

"We had a strong showing at the first street race in St. Petersburg. We're hoping the addition of Giorgio will help us turn the corner in that department and get to victory lane."

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