2017-12-14 Dirk Mueller and Joey Hand will again run the No. 66 Ford for Chip Ganassi Racing in the IMSA WeatherTech series in 2018.
Chip Ganassi Racing team will again run 2 cars in the IMSA WeatherTech series in 2018. In 2017 they won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, Dirk Mueller and Joey Hand ran the past two IMSA WeatherTech Championship seasons and will continue into the 2018 season.
Sharing the No. 66 Ford GT full-time will be Dirk Mueller and Joey Hand, meanwhile Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe are slated to again co-drive the No. 67 Ford GT.
IndyCar stars Sebastien Bourdais and Scott Dixon will complete the respective driver lineups in the No. 66 and 67 for endurance races.
The 2018 paint scheme for the two cars, are still red, white and blue, however the shades of each correspond to the colors available on Ford GT production models. So, it’s now Liquid Red, Lightning Blue, and Frozen White paint colors for the Ford GT.
“It’s really good,” Mueller said. “It’s one big family, it’s one big crew, and everybody knows what the other one is doing. That really helps the whole program, being up on top. Everybody on the team is high level. Ford Chip Ganassi Racing is operating on such a high level. Like our boss, Chip, says, he likes winners, so we need to make that happen so that he likes us.”