Major NASCAR team making significant behind-the-scenes change Jared C. Tilton / Stringer

Chip Ganassi Racing confirmed today that its president, Steve Lauletta, will be stepping down, according to NBCSports. Lauletta will leave his position at the end of March and then serve as a consultant to the team for the rest of the year. COO Doug Duchardt will take over Lauletta?s duties until a replacement is found.

In addition to Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray in the NASCAR cup series, Ganassi also fields cars in the Xfinity series, Verizon IndyCar Series, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship.

Lauletta had been Chip Ganassi Racing’s president since 2007.

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