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Published on November 13th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith


It's Official: DEI, CGR Merge

Dale Earnhardt Inc and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates have officially merged and will form a four car team for 2009 and beyond.

DEI drivers Martin Truex Jr and Aric Almirola will drive the Nos. 1 and 8 respectively, while Juan Pablo Montoya and a driver to be named later will drive the Nos. 42 and 41 respectively.

The team currently has sponsorship for the No 1 (Bass Pro Shops) and 41 (Target), and half of a season for the No. 42 (Wrigley’s).

More details will be announced later.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.

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