Dixon Joins Ganassi Effort for Petit Le Mans:

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Four-time and reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will join the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates driver lineup for the Petit Le Mans endurance sports car race on Oct. 3 at Road Atlanta.

Dixon, who claimed his most recent Indy car championship Aug. 30 in the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, will co-drive in the top-level Prototype class with Scott Pruett and Joey Hand in the 10-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season finale. In January, Dixon co-drove a Ganassi Prototype to victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona with Verizon IndyCar Series teammate Tony Kanaan and Ganassi NASCAR drivers Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray. He teamed with Pruett and Hand in the No. 01 car to finish fourth at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in March.

“Petit Le Mans is always a very exciting race and Road Atlanta is such a challenging track to drive,” Dixon said. “The No. 01 has had some very strong runs recently so I’m hoping I can go out and help them compete for another win.”

Sebastien Bourdais, a four-time Indy car champion and two-time race winner in 2015, will co-drive an Action Express Racing Prototype in the endurance race. Jack Hawksworth, who just completed his second Verizon IndyCar Series season and first with AJ Foyt Racing, will join Indy car veteran Bruno Junqueira with RSR Racing in the Prototype Challenge class.

Ryan Briscoe, who competed in eight Verizon IndyCar Series races this past season for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, will co-drive a GT Le Mans division entry for Corvette Racing. NBCSN Verizon IndyCar Series analyst and Indy 500 veteran Townsend Bell will co-drive a Scuderia Corsa Ferrari in the GT Daytona class.

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