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IndyCar: Tagliani out - Briscoe in?

Alex Tagliani has now confirmed that he won’t be Target Chip Ganassi Racing team new driver, leaving the door wide open for Ryan Briscoe to fill-in the seat left vacant with the departure of Dario Franchitti.

Tagliani had replaced the Scot at the IndyCar grand finale at Fontana and was called upon recently to do further tests with the team at Sebring.

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The Dallara-Honda of Chip Ganassi Racing. (Photo: LAT/IndyCar)

The Canadian has already confirmed that he is in talks with both KV Racing Technology and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for the 2014 season.

Ryan Briscoe is at the top of the list to replace Franchitti. The Australian was set to join Panther Racing in 2014 but the team is in danger of losing the hefty National Guard deal and had to let Briscoe pursue other options.

The Chip Ganassi organisation is set to announce its final choice today at Indianapolis.