Marino Franchitti
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Marino Franchitti

1978-07-07 (age 42)


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Di Grassi, Franchitti to race for Mazda at Petit Le Mans

Formula E star Lucas di Grassi will make his first prototype start since Audi's withdrawal from the FIA World Endurance Championship in this month's Petit Le Mans IMSA season finale.

Marino Franchitti seeking new U.S. opportunities

2014 Sebring 12hr winner Marino Franchitti says that returning to the site of his two biggest wins is like returning home, and he wants to return full-time to the American sportscar scene.

Franchitti gets Mazda prototype seat for Sebring 12h

Marino Franchitti has been added to the Mazda Prototype team for next month's Sebring 12 Hours.

Franchitti dropped by Ford for final three WEC races

The Ford GT squad has dropped Marino Franchitti from its line-up for the final three rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship, it has been announced.

Ford GTs to Race in Double Header at Circuit of the Americas in Texas

All four Ford GTs reunited to race on same day as FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship share the billing at COTA on Saturday.

Ford wins Le Mans!

#68 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT of Sébastien Bourdais, Joey Hand and Dirk Müller takes victory in LM GTE Pro category

Inside line: How Ford's four-car attack aims to recreate Le Mans glory

How is Ford celebrating its famous Le Mans victory in 1966? By trying to win the GTE Pro class 50 years on, as Filip Cleeren explains.

Spa provides extreme test of endurance for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing

The #67 Ford GT fought hard throughout the race and took a triumphant second place at the chequered flag.

Encouraging start for the Ford GTs at Silverstone

The 6 Hours of Silverstone gets underway tomorrow (Sunday) at 12:00hrs BST

FOX Sports' Bob Varsha previews WEC Silverstone 6 Hours

The FIA World Endurance Championship kicks off its 2016 season this weekend at Silverstone. FOX Sports offers multi-platform coverage of the 6 Hours of Silverstone, hosted by Bob Varsha and Calvin Fish.

Priaulx targeting podium on Ford WEC debut

Ford Chip Ganassi racer Andy Priaulx says the American manufacturer can aim to finish on the podium during its first outing in the World Endurance Championship.

Tincknell begins exciting WEC Ford GT programme at Silverstone

Harry involved in Ford’s FIA World Endurance Championship debut and first race for the new Ford GT in Europe

Prologue extra: Inside the Ford GT's first-ever WEC test

Ford made its World Endurance Championship debut at the Paul Ricard Prologue test, and was on hand to hear from driver Marino Franchitti and snap the best photos of its fantastic new machine.

Ford GT makes dynamic European debut at 'The Prologue'

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing WEC team runs two Ford GTs at ‘The Prologue’ ahead of new FIA World Endurance Championship season

Dixon, Bourdais, Tincknell added to Ford Le Mans line-up

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has revealed its driver line-ups for the Le Mans 24 Hours, with IndyCar stars Scott Dixon and Sebastien Bourdais confirmed along with Harry Tincknell and Billy Johnson.

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing: Introducing Marino Franchitti – video

2016 will be Marino’s first year in the FIA World Endurance Championship

Franchitti says Ford seat a "dream come true"

Marino Franchitti says being chosen as one of four full-time drivers for Ford's 2016 World Endurance Championship assault is a "dream come true".

Roush Yates Ford EcoBoost and Chip Ganassi Racing carry last race momentum

The team looks for back-to-back Sebring victories and consecutive wins on the Tudor United SportsCar Championship circuit.

Monterey Motorsports Reunion, as usual, a star-studded affair

Stars are human, like Sir Stirling Moss and Derek Bell, and automotive.

TUDOR Championship hits the streets of Long Beach for Round 3

Coming after two of the series’ signature races, the Prototype and GT Le Mans cars will showcase their exotic mix of speed and technology to Southern California.

IMSA news and notes: Showcase at Long Beach

This weekend, many of the world’s coolest sports cars will be racing on the streets of Southern California.

IMSA news and notes: TUSC at Long Beach

Here are some fast facts regarding the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship as they head to Long Beach.

Taurus SHO will pace at Long Beach

Ford is bringing the Taurus SHO to pace at Long Beach.

Ford, IMSA join forces on official automotive partnership

3-Year agreement as Official Automotive Partner of TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge.

Ryan Dalziel proud of ESM’S Sebring podium

Ryan Dalziel was desperate to turn the iconic Sebring track into a home from home in the Patron Tequila-backed ESM Honda.

Roush Yates' Ford EcoBoost wins at Sebring

After Ford Racing’s 24 year absence from the track, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates’ No. 01 DP car driven by Marino Franchitti took the checkered flag at Sebring.

CGRFS wins in 12 Hours of Sebring Debut

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams is the first team to win the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, Brickyard 400, Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring.

Franchitti brings Ganassi car home to victory in Twelve Hours of Sebring

The Twelve Hours was the second race of the inaugural season for the International Motor Sports Association's new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Honda finish second at Sebring

First podium result for Honda in new TUDOR United Sports Car Championship

Chip Ganassi Racing takes historic victory in 12 Hours of Sebring

Pruett, Rojas and Franchitti score first overall Sebring wins in maiden Ganassi run; No. 54 CORE autosport team takes second straight TUDOR championship PC win.

ESM Patrón runner-up at Sebring

Best ESM result at Sebring with second and fifth place finishes

Chip Ganassi Racing wins 12 Hours of Sebring

The 01 took home the win in its first trip to Sebring.

Sebring's crossover appeal: IndyCar stars making IMSA cameos

The second race of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season is a nice set-up for nine IndyCar drivers in terms of acclimation.

IndyCar stars topping the charts in Sebring

IndyCar drivers are posting great times in Sebring.

Marino Franchitti to compete with Chip Ganassi Racing at Sebring

A new Franchitti will run with Rojas and Pruett at 12 Hours of Sebring

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates take eighth and 11th iat Daytona

The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring is the next race for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and will take place March 15 at Sebring International Raceway.

All Ford EcoBoost teams lead laps at Daytona

Engine program shows competitive legs in endurance debut.

ESM Patrón Rolex 24: 6 hour update

Opening hours of Rolex 24 unkind to ESM Patrón team

GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing changes focus to preparing for first-ever IMSA TUSC race

Drivers Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law Set for 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

There's strength in the numbers at this year's Rolex 24

Tomorrow pole winner Alex Gurney will lead a field of 67 cars to the green flag in what is arguably the most anticipated sports car race ever held in North America.

NASCAR's McMurray trying to join elite sports car 'short list' at Daytona 24h

Jamie McMurray is part of a all-star driver lineup fielded by the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates organization in the headlining Prototype class.

Roar Before the Rolex 24 three-day test kicks off

Ganassi Racing unveils star-studded driver lineup.

Prototypes impress in first day of testing for Daytona 24

Christian Fittipaldi claims fastest time in the Action Express Racing Corvette DP.

Fittipaldi tops charts in opening day of Daytona testing

The Brazilian was fastest in the P class while Nick Tandy was fastest in GTLM.

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announces 2014 IMSA plans

Rolex 24 At Daytona lineup highlighted by driving veterans, new comers and new partners.

Di Resta could replace cousin Franchitti in IndyCar

Dario Franchitti announced he will step put of the cockpit due to injuries he sustained in Houston, Texas. It appears now that his cousin may aim for the Ganassi ride.

Scott Tucker and Level 5 Motorsports salute Dario Franchitti, a teammate and friend

Level 5 Motorsports would like to congratulate Dario Franchitti on an extraordinary career and thank him for his contributions to the racing community.

Tucker, Level 5 Motorsports, Honda Performance tops in P2 category

Team principal Scott Tucker claims his fourth consecutive driver championship in ALMS.

Petit Le Mans: to everything there is a season

"It is sad to see the end of the ALMS era but we will look forward to moving on to the next challenge."

Tucker claims fourth ALMS Championship with Petit Le Mans win

Tucker rewrote the record books yet again with his 99th career victory and 10th national driving championship

Rebellion Racing repeats at Petit Le Mans, captures ALMS finale

Tucker takes fourth straight class title, Cumming PC Champ by one point

Jani, Heidfeld and Prost give Rebellion back-to-back Petit Le Mans victory

American Le Mans final race was filled with close racing in all five classes at the Petit Le Mans.

Graf on top in Petit Le Mans warmup in rainy Atlanta

Franchitti sets fast lap in the P2 class for third overall while Porsche teams sweep the GT class in warmup.

Front Row Start for Level 5, Tucker at Petit Le Mans

Briscoe, Tucker and Franchitti will start from second on the grid in the No. 551 car, ahead of Level 5’ No. 552 HPD of Kane, Dumbreck and Cosmo, who set a 1:13.637 lap time in qualifying.

Rebellion’s Jani outmuscles Luhr for Petit Le Mans pole

The Swiss driver takes the last ALMS sanctioned Petit Le Mans pole position

Jani sets fastest lap at night in opening Petit Le Mans practice

Final practice, qualifying for ALMS finale set for Friday

Racing milestone: Petit Le Mans final ALMS event

The 16th running of Petit Le Mans will be the final event in the storied history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

Level 5 and Tucker set for championship showdown at Road Atlanta

With eight P2 class victories in nine races, it’s been a season to remember for Level 5.

Rebellion returns to top Petit Le Mans test

Busy day sees 24 ALMS machines prep for finale at Road Atlanta