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FILE - In this May 27, 2012 file photo, Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, kneels on the track with wife, actress Ashley Judd, and car owner Chip Ganassi after winning IndyCar's Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Sponsors come and go in motor sports, where even the strongest partnerships can quickly unravel because of the economy, a difference of opinion or a change in marketing strategy. But Chip Ganassi has developed a partnership with Target that has lasted 25 years in counting, and the team owner considers the relationship with the retail giant a key element in the growth of his race team and Ganassi himself.  (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

FILE - In this May 27, 2012 file photo, Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, kneels on the track with wife, actress Ashley Judd, and car owner Chip Ganassi after winning IndyCar's Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Sponsors come and go in motor sports, where even the strongest partnerships can quickly unravel because of the economy, a difference of opinion or a change in marketing strategy. But Chip Ganassi has developed a partnership with Target that has lasted 25 years in counting, and the team owner considers the relationship with the retail giant a key element in the growth of his race team and Ganassi himself. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

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