Published on November 13th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith1
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.