This hasn't yet become an IndyCar story for Chip Ganassi, and it may in fact be no story at all, but it's still presented here in the compelling interest of rumor-mongering for the sake of discussion.
This is just a rumor, but is making the rounds again that Target, sponsor of the #41 Ganassi Dodge may leave at the end of the season. Do you blame them? - That's Racin'
On the other side of those financial measures, varied Internet reports in the past week have speculated that Chip Ganassi Racing could lose sponsor, and one-time ownership title partner, Target, in the not-too-distant future. - Centre Daily
There are persistent rumors that Chip Ganassi may be in financial deep water, with his long-time sponsor Target [sponsor of #41-Reed Sorenson and sometime sponsor of #40-Dario Franchitti] likely announcing by the end of the year it will be ending its association with the race team. - N-word.com
Steve Eastman, Target Vice President: "The 19-year partnership between Target and Chip Ganassi Racing is one of the longest consecutive partnerships in motor sports. Our race program has proven successful and we in fact have a solid base of sponsors in place. We continue to build on the excitement and momentum around the program and look forward to celebrating our 20th anniversary next year... Any rumors regarding an end to the partnership are simply without merit." - Jayski
So there you go.
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