Found August 24, 2013 on Race Review Online:
Sonoma, CA- The contenders for the 2013 Izod IndyCar Series championship were on top of the combined speed charts after two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway Friday afternoon. Leading the charge after the two 45-minute sessions was second in the standings Scott Dixon. Dixon set a quick time of 1:18.31145-seconds in his No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda this afternoon. He’s won three of the last four races entering this weekend and currently trails points leader Helio Castroneves by 31 points. In the first session you kind of get two or three laps to get it together, and I didn’t get it together whatsoever,” said Dixon. “I think both [Target] cars have been pretty quick. Dario didn’t even run on a second set of tires in this session and still got up in the top seven, so he’s going to be one to watch, for sure.” The guy Dixon’s chasing for the championship was second. Castroneves set a time of 1:18.6694 in his No. 3 Hitcahi Team Penske Chevrolet to keep pressure on Dixon. “The...

Dixon Calls Crew Accident A "Dick Move..."

((HT: NBCSN)) Scott Dixon had a bit of an issue during the last round of pitstops at the IndyCar race at Sonoma... He kinda ran over (or ran into) some of Will Power's pit crew... Your browser does not support iframes. Dixon alleged that Power’s crew had moved into Dixon’s pit space and in fact jumped in front of the New Zealander on exit. ((If you looked at the...

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon takes out 3 pit crew members

This is what happens when you have such a tight pit: Scott Dixon targets 3 of them, is penalized, and Will Power wins at Sonoma Raceway. [BWO FTW] Dixon thought the crew member took on for the team. “That’s probably the most blatant thing I’ve seen in a long time,” Dixon said. “You watch most pit guys, they try to get out of the way of other people, so that was a bit...

Bump-and-run costly in Indy race

Gamesmanship? Carelessness? Take your pick for whatever it was, but what happened in the pits during Sunday's IndyCar event at Sonoma Raceway meant Will Power won and Scott Dixon lost. The down and dirty: Dixon nailed one of Power's pit crew members as he exited, sending him flying and knocking down another crew member -- not to mix sports, but it looked a lot like picking...

Video: IndyCar’s Scott Dixon takes out pit crew members

IndyCar racer Will Power won Sunday at Sonoma Raceway after fellow racer Scott Dixon was penalized when he took out a few of Powers’ pit crew, reports USA Today Sports. Dixon thinks one the crew members purposely got his car’s way as he was pulling back onto the track. “That’s probably the most blatant thing I’ve seen in a long time,” Dixon said. “You watch most pit...

Scott Dixon clips tire being carried by member of Will Power’s pit crew (VIDEO)

During the last round of pit stops during Sunday's GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Will Power and Scott Dixon entered the pits at the same time. After changing tires, Dixon took off as Travis Law, a crew member for Power's car, was carrying a tire away from the pit. Dixon's rear tire clipped Law's handheld tire as he strolled (yes, strolled) out of the pit area and sent...

Pit crew member gets owned by IndyCar driver

This IndyCar pit crew member might want to step up his awareness attributes after the incident that went down this weekend. Driver Scott Dixon clipped this dude as he was leaving his pit, sending multiple crew members to the ground in what could have been a much worse accident. It’s up for debate about who’s at fault here, but it’s probably a good idea to keep your head on...

Power wins after Dixon's penalty

Will Power won at Sonoma Raceway for the third time in four years Sunday, earning his first victory of the IndyCar season when he took advantage of a late penalty to Scott Dixon for injuring three members of Power's pit crew. Dixon led until he received a drive-through penalty with 15 laps to go for clipping a tire in the left hand of Power's tire holder when Dixon left...

The GoPro Grand Prix, Now With 100% More Dudes Getting Run Over

“Ouch.” My only regret is that somebody got hit by a car at the GoPro Grand Prix and nobody got it from his POV. IndyCar drivers Scott Dixon and Will Power (if that is his real name) pitted at the same time, nose-to-tail. When Dixon pulled out to speed off, he took out two of Power’s crew as he passed. Of course, the sensational headline is SCOTT DIXON PURPOSEFULLY DROVE OVER...
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