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Chip Ganassi: Tony Kanaan moving into Dario Franchitti's empty seat 'not out of the question'


FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2010, file photo, IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti, left and team owner Chip Ganassi talk before practice for the IRL Indy 300 auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. When Franchitti made a rare call from Scotland to his boss, Chip Ganassi knew immediately something was wrong. He could hear the heartbreak over the line. Franchitti then delivered the news: Doctors had told him it was time to quit. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File) (The Associated Press)

IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan showed up at NASCAR's season finale wearing a red Target hat.

It may have been a show of support.

It also may have been a sign of things to come.

Kanaan, a Miami native, spent time with car owner Chip Ganassi as well as close friend Juan Pablo Montoya on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But Kanaan offered no insight into what might happen at Target Chip Ganassi Racing.

There has been speculation that Kanaan will move from the No. 8 to the No. 10, the Target-sponsored seat that suddenly opened earlier this week when four-time IndyCar champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti abruptly walked away from racing.