Ashley Judd’s Husband Loses His Ride

Former Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti is out of a job. 

The husband of actress Ashley Judd had his #40 Dodge NASCAR team shut down by team owner Chip Ganassi.

Lack of sponsorship was the reason given.

“If I keep going I run the risk of dragging the other two teams down. I don’t want to do that,” Ganassi told the Associated Press. “There’s no money. It makes no sense to be running this out of my pocket. I had to put a stop to it.”

Dario won the Indy 500 last year and was the IRL points champion before he decided to jump to NASCAR.

His first year has been rocky. The team was 41st out of 63 teams in the points standings.

Well, as at least his wife can pay the bills for him.


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