Ganassi and Team Nominated for Two Sports Business Awards
The 2011 Sports Business Awards, presented by Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal and SportsBusiness Daily, include nominations in two different categories for Chip Ganassi and Chip Ganassi Racing Teams. Ganassi is a nominee in the Sports Executive of the Year category along with George Bodenheimer from ESPN; David Levy from Turner Broadcasting System; Kevin Plank from Under Armour; and Pat Riley from the Miami Heat. Chip Ganassi Racing Teams received a nomination in the Professional Sports Team of the Year category along with the New York Jets, Orlando Magic, Pittsburgh Penguins and San Francisco Giants. The 2011 nominees were selected based on their excellence and outstanding achievements in the business of sports from March 1, 2010 through Feb. 28 of this year. The winners will be announced at the Sports Business Awards Ceremony on May 18, at New York’s Marriott Marquis in Times Square.