Quietly, in the shadow of his teammate, Scott Dixon has put together one of the most impressive resumes in IndyCar.
He's tied with Rick Mears for 10th on the career victory list, and another three wins would push him past Dario Franchitti and Sebastien Bourdais as the winningest active driver in the series. Dixon has two titles, an Indianapolis 500 win and hasn't finished lower than third in the standings since 2006.
Yet, it's Franchitti, with his four titles and three Indy 500 wins, who gets most of the attention.
''He's famous. He's got great hair, great teeth, newly single. He's a stud,'' Dixon joked.
Dixon heads into Sunday's race at Long Beach ranked second in the IndyCar standings after two masterful drives that didn't go unnoticed. He drove from 20th to fifth in the season-opener at St. Pete, then had his fourth consecutive runner-up finish at Barber two weeks ago.
That's the attention that Dixon wants.
''I prefer to do the talking on the track,'' he said. ''I don't tal...