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NASCAR Cup: Chip Ganassi Racing President steps down

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 10: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet, practices for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 10, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)


Steve Lauletta is stepping down from his position as President of Chip Ganassi Racing at the end of March.
“Honored that @GanassiChip and the great people @CGRTeams let me be along for the ride for over 10 years but not done yet as I want to be aorund this year to still help and watch something special happen across all our teams #OneTeam,” Lauletta (@SLauletta) tweeted.
Lauletta, who became CGR’s President in 2007, will be a consultant for the team through the end of 2018. No replacement has been named. Doug Duchardt is expected to assume most of Lauletta’s duties. Duchardt was hired by Chip Ganassi Racing in January to be Chief Operating Officer.
CGR fields entries in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup and Xfinity series, the Verizon IndyCar Series, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship. In NASCAR, the Ganassi organization fields the No. 1 and No. 42 Chevrolets for Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson, respectively, in the Cup Series and the No. 42 in the Xfinity Series for multiple drivers, including Larson and John Hunter Nemechek.
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