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MWR's Kauffman Close To Purchasing Sabates' Stake In Ganassi

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 15

Michael Waltrip Racing principal Owner Rob Kauffman is close to purchasing Felix Sabates ’ stake in Chip Ganassi Racing, according to multiple industry sources, which would cause Kauffman to drop his affiliation with MWR if the sale is completed. Kauffman, who has been with MWR for eight ye...

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Francisco Giants, Showtime, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

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FACILITY NOTES

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