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Team Target Featured in Upcoming Versus Series ‘Sports Jobs with Junior Seau’


New England Patriots Star Joins Target IndyCar Team for Episode Scheduled to Air in December

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Target Chip Ganassi Racing (TCGR) opened their garage to New England Patriot Junior Seau and the crew of Versus’ new series Sports Jobs at Infineon Raceway in August as Seau joined 2008 IndyCar Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon’s pit crew for the weekend.

In addition to his duties serving as a member of Team Target’s No. 9 pit crew in the IndyCar race, the new Versus series, similar to Discovery’s Dirty Jobs, will follow Seau as he finds out just how hard it is to work behind the scenes across different teams and different sports.

The half-hour series begins December 2nd and will air at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesdays. Versus has ordered 10 episodes and the Team Target episode is scheduled as the third show, Dec. 16th.

Below are links to the Sports Jobs with Junior Seau promo and behind the scenes photo gallery, respectively.

Sports Jobs with Junior Seau
Everybody knows that sports are tough, and the athletes that play them are tough. But what about all the jobs that go on behind the scenes in sports? Who are the people, what are the jobs and how hard is the work in the real life of sports? In the new Versus series Sports Jobs we’re taking on the coolest, dirtiest and most fascinating jobs in sports. Our host, NFL legend Junior Seau, will get beat up, worn down, well-schooled and super-trained… all in an effort to find out just how tough you have to be to work in sports.

About Target Chip Ganassi Racing (TCGR)
Target Chip Ganassi Racing is the two-time reigning IndyCar Series champion, scoring 10 wins in 17 races in 2009. Chip Ganassi created his own one-car IndyCar team in 1990 and established a partnership with sponsor, Target. Today, Target Chip Ganassi Racing includes two entries in the Indy Racing League for 2008 IndyCar Series champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Scott Dixon, and reigning IndyCar Series champion and 2007 Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti. Target Chip Ganassi Racing has collected seven Championships and 74 wins since 1994 and operates out of a state-of-the-art race shop facility in Indianapolis, Ind., with a corporate office in Pittsburgh, Pa.


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