December 1, 2020


Now, this is teamwork.

Chip Ganassi Racing has signed Tony Kanaan to share the No. 48 car with Jimmie Johnson during the 2021 IndyCar season.

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Johnson is making the switch from NASCAR, but will only take part in road and street course events, due to his personal safety concerns about racing on the high-speed oval tracks.

Kanaan has been competing at the top level of open-wheel racing for over two decades and has 17 wins under his belt, including the 2013 Indy 500. The 46-year-old will be back there next May, along with races at Gateway and the Texas Motor Speedway doubleheader.


“I was on the way out and all of a sudden I get a call from Jimmie about running the ovals. He kept saying ‘Doesn’t this make sense?’” Kanaan told The Associated Press. “They didn’t have to twist my arm to come back, especially with Jimmie and Chip.”

Kanaan had planned for 2020 to be his farewell season, but after most races were held with either limited or no fans in attendance due to the coronavirus pandemic, he is looking forward to the opportunity to share his swansong in front of packed grandstands next year.

“Because of the pandemic, I expressed a desire to come back and do ovals. I never said I wanted to do a full season because I was realistic. So, this is just too good to refuse,” Kanaan said.

The Brazilian previously drove for Ganassi from 2014-2017.

“As the Indy car driver market trends younger and younger, experience is something that cannot be taught — especially at the Indianapolis 500,” team owner Chip Ganassi said.


“There is no one more experienced in the paddock than Tony, and when we needed the right fit for rounding out our oval program, it was clear he was the right choice.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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Firm capacity along Dawn-Kirkwall-Parkway paths starting in 2023 and 2024

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Enbridge Gas is holding an open season for M12 firm transportation service capacity of up to 100,000 GJ/d beginning on Nov. 1, 2023 and up to 250,000 GJ/d beginning on Nov. 1, 2024, for a minimum fifteen-year term along the following paths:

  • Dawn to Parkway
  • Dawn to Kirkwall
  • Kirkwall to Parkway
  • The Enbridge Gas Dawn-Parkway System is one of the most robust pipeline systems in North America and provides for the movement of natural gas from the Dawn Hub located near Sarnia, Ontario, to the Greater Toronto Area, where it interconnects with other downstream pipelines serving eastern Canadian and northeast U.S. markets. Dawn and the compressor stations located along the Dawn-Parkway corridor have loss of critical unit reserve horsepower coverage which provides firm service reliability.

    The Dawn Hub is one of the largest integrated natural gas storage facilities in North America. Strategically located in southwestern Ontario and with 280 Bcf of working capacity, it offers customers, such as power generators, distribution and pipeline companies and energy marketers, an important link in the movement of natural gas from key supply basins to markets in central Canada and the northeast U.S.

    The Dawn Hub also provides shippers with direct access to North America’s major supply basins, including Appalachia and Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. With multiple supply routes from western Canada, the mid-continent, Appalachia and the Rockies, as well as the ability to serve markets in the mid-west, eastern Canada and the U.S. Northeast, the Enbridge Gas Dawn Hub is a reliable, secure, and liquid natural gas trading hub. For more information, visit

    About Enbridge Gas Inc.
    Enbridge Gas Inc., formed on Jan. 1, 2019 from the amalgamation of Union Gas Limited and Enbridge Gas Distribution, is Canada’s largest natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with a more than 170-year history of providing safe and reliable service to customers. The distribution business serves about 3.8 million customers, heating over 75 per cent of Ontario homes. The storage and transmission business offers a variety of storage and transportation services to customers at the Dawn Hub, the largest integrated underground storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America.  Enbridge Gas Inc. is owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian-based leader in energy transportation and distribution.

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