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TCGR sets press conference for Friday regarding 2014 season

Dec 11, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT

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We may be on the verge of finding out who will replace the retired Dario Franchitti in the No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet (pictured) for the 2014 IndyCar Series.

This afternoon, TCGR confirmed a press conference for Friday morning at the Performance Racing Industry trade show that’s currently ongoing in Indianapolis.

The release noted that team officials would make “major announcements” concerning the upcoming season.

Alex Tagliani recently tested the No. 10 car at Sebring alongside Ganassi newcomer Tony Kanaan in his No. 8 NTT Data machine, reigning IndyCar champ Scott Dixon, and Charlie Kimball. Tagliani also drove the No. 10 this past October in the 2013 season finale at Auto Club Speedway.

However, Ryan Briscoe has also been speculated as a prime candidate for the No. 10 seat as well. Briscoe ran the 2005 season with TCGR and drove a fourth Ganassi machine at this past year’s Indianapolis 500. Additionally, Kanaan has been mentioned for a possible move over to the No. 10.

  1. manik56 - Dec 11, 2013 at 7:23 PM

    Racer Magazine says Briscoe was released from his contract.

    http://www.racer.com/marshall-pruetts-indycar-silly-season-update/article/324247/4/

  2. kitnamania13 - Dec 12, 2013 at 6:17 PM

    If you can’t put Dario in the car, you might as well put his cousin in there. It sure doesn’t look like there’s a seat in F1 for Paulie D.

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