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IndyCar: Scott Dixon Leads Test at Fontana on Wednesday Night

Fontana, Calif- With there only being a limited amount of time for the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers to be on the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway for practice this weekend, the series allowed teams to test at the California track on Wednesday night. During the four hour test, teams were allowed to test different race packages in preparation for Saturday night’s season finale. Last week’s...
Via Race Review Online
25 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Drivers respond to California quake; Dixon sleeps through

SONOMA, California – It was a rocking weekend in Northern California for the Verizon IndyCar Series, but the rocking wasn’t what any of the drivers expected. The night before an IndyCar Series race is when the drivers get to bed early to ensure a full night of rest in order to compete at optimum physical ability and mental alertness, especially in a grueling 85-lap race on the...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Dixon makes late race pass to win GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma victory

Scott Dixon would make the pass on Mike Conway with three laps to go to take the lead and never looked back en route to scoring the victory in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway. It marks the second victory of the season for the 2013 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion and the 35th victory of his career. “It was tough,” Dixon commented. “There were so many strategies...
Via On Pit Road
29 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma win as title contenders struggle

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- Scott Dixon passed Mike Conway with three laps to go at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, earning a dramatic IndyCar victory and muddying the overall championship race. Series leader Will Power finished ninth after a ferocious last-lap push past Justin Wilson, setting up an intriguing finish to the Indy Car season Saturday at Fontana. After starting on the pole, Power...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar win; Power 9th

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) Scott Dixon passed Mike Conway with three laps to go at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, earning a dramatic IndyCar victory and muddying the overall championship race. Series leader Will Power finished ninth after a ferocious last-lap push past Justin Wilson, setting up an intriguing finish to the Indy Car season Saturday at Fontana. After starting on the pole, Power...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Dixon relaxed entering Sonoma as aiming for wins after disappointing season

SONOMA, California – This is the time of season when Scott Dixon arrives at Sonoma Raceway in the thick of the battle for the Verizon IndyCar Series championship. In the past, he has arrived battling such drivers as Dario Franchitti, Helio Castroneves, Ryan Briscoe, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Will Power and Simon Pagenaud for the prestigious series championship. But this year’s trip to...
Via Fox Sports
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – Aug. 15, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:   1. Pagenaud ready to go for series crown    2. Brewers Hall of Famer has history with Indy car    3. Dixon, Hinchcliffe to join in Lights car development   1. Pagenaud ready to go for series crown:  Simon Pagenaud says he has achieved his season goal of winning races, but he isn’t ready to be counted out...
Via On Pit Road
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy Lights: Scott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe to Test New Indy Lights Car at IMS in September

INDIANAPOLIS- The Indy Lights Series is all-in as far as preparing the new car to the best of their ability. For those that don’t know, the Indy Lights Series is changing to a new car in 2015 and are feverishly working at making it the best car they can for racing. The Series put the car on a track for the first time a few weeks ago at the 2.258-mile Mid Ohio Sports Car Course...
Via Race Review Online
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Can Scott Dixon Keep Hot Streak Going?

INDIANAPOLIS- Scott Dixon recently called the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season one of the worst of his career. But, the New Zealand native is back in the hunt for the series championship as he’s 108 points out of the lead in sixth in the standings heading to Milwaukee this weekend. That’s saying something. Dixon, finished in the top five in two of the first three races, but...
Via Race Review Online
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

VICS: From Last to First: Dixon Wins Again at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio — Scott Dixon tied Al Unser Jr. for sixth on the all-time Indy car win list with a dramatic last-to-first Verizon IndyCar Series win Sunday in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. The win was the 34th of Dixon’s career and his fifth win at the Mid-Ohio Sport Car Course in his last eight starts on the 2.258-mile, 13-turn road course. Dixon’s win from the 22nd starting...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – July 16, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:   1.  Dixon hoping to repeat history at Honda Indy Toronto    2.  Firestone to mark milestone win at Toronto    3.  Bourdais confident heading back to Canada   1. Dixon hoping to repeat history at Honda Indy Toronto: With a fifth place at Pocono Raceway on July 6 and a fourth at Iowa Speedway on July 12...
Via On Pit Road
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Can Scott Dixon Repeat Last Year’s Dominance at Toronto?

INDIANAPOLIS- Last year, Toronto was the spot that allowed Scott Dixon to really get back into the championship hunt. Prior to the street event in 2013, Dixon won at Pocono the race before. He was on a hot streak as his season before July was dismal for the New Zealand native. But, Dixon was able to sweep the doubleheader weekend on the street circuit last year which propelled him...
Via Race Review Online
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Can Scott Dixon Turn Last 2 Disappointments at Texas Around?

IndyCar Media Site Fort Worth, TX- Scott Dixon has been either really hot or really cold at the Texas Motor Speedway. When he’s on, he’s arguably one of the best drivers comeptiting at the 1.5-mile high banked oval. From 2008-2011, Dixon finished no worse than fourth in five races. He won in 2008 then had a third in ’09, fourth in ’10, and two second place finishes in the...
Via Race Review Online
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Quiet Month for Scott Dixon Could Easily End in Victory Lane at Indy

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- If Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver Scott Dixon could find  his way to victory lane in this year’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500, he could easily go down as one of the best Verizon IndyCar Series drivers in the new age of racing. Since 2003, Dixon has won three series championships (2003, 2008, 2013), 32 races and 22 poles. He only has...
Via Race Review Online
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

#IndyCar Gets It Right With Inaugural Grand Prix

It was just me…and a few other die hard race fans…not in my group, mind you…but in total, at the most famous race venue in the world yesterday. The cavernous stands that can seat 300,000-plus fans had drapes covering a few sections, some additional empty seats and around 60 or 70,000 fans in attendance. But those who came saw a good product. We got there early, watched the...
Via Boiled Sports
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Scott Dixon Leads Grand Prix of Indianapolis Practice

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially opened up on Thursday morning. This year, it’s not for Indianapolis 500 practice, but opening day was for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis practice. The Verizon IndyCar Series took to the 2.43-mile road course at the famed track for two 45-minute sessions as Scott Dixon once again was fastest with...
Via Race Review Online
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Drivers ready to race on newly improved Indy Road Course

How much money does it take to make drivers of the Indy Racing League happy? If you are the Indianapolis Motor Speedway it took $5 Million. That’s how much was spend to prove the road course for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis; and now all the drivers love it. Simon Pagenaud will look to steer his #77 car around the new Indy Road Course Saturday. Defending IRL Champion...
Via 110 Nation Sports
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Scott Dixon Fastest In Test Day on Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- The Verizon IndyCar Series hit the yard of bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday for a day long test session. The only difference today than normal was they were going clockwise instead of the traditional counter clockwise direction at the famed track on the westside of Indianapolis. The series took to the newly configured 2.439-mile...
Via Race Review Online
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Can Scott Dixon Finally Win at Barber?

IndyCar Media Site Leeds, Ala- Team Penske is rightfully going to get a lot of the attention this weekend at Barber as the team to beat. But, one driver that’s going to get overlooked is the defending series champion Scott Dixon. Dixon, has never been a very strong road course racer. He’s been solid but not strong. For some reason though, he’s been extraordinary at the 2.38...
Via Race Review Online
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar drivers discuss Barber test

Scott Dixon, James Hinchcliffe, Mike Conway, Tony Kanaan and Graham Rahal discuss lessons that still need to be learned before next weekend's season-opener at St. Petersburg.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay would like to try out NASCAR

Kurt Busch made the headlines huge when he announced that he’d be doing the IndyCar-NASCAR Memorial Day double. If you missed it, check out the details by clicking here. So that begs the question – would any of IndyCar’s drivers want to get behind the wheel of a NASCAR stockcar? Two of the drivers who said they’d give it a shot are Scott Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay. 2013 IndyCar...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things to know about IndyCar Series media day

Five things to know about what went on at IndyCar Series media day in advance of the season-opening March 30 race at St. Petersburg, Fla. ---- CHAMP IS HERE: Scott Dixon wants to drive with his regular No. 9 this year rather than switch to the traditional champions' No. 1. Either way, Dixon enters as the defending series champion as he chases a fourth championship in 2014....
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

End of a season

The 2013 IndyCar season gave us once again some of the best racing in North America and the championship between Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves went down to the wire that kept you on the edge of your seat until the checkered flag flew at Fontana. In the end, the best man won the championship. Dixon started the season a bit slow, but got hot after a win at Pocono and taking the...
Via Formula 1 Blog
October 30, 2013  |  1 Comment

Championship spotlight: Scott Dixon

Scott Dixon’s 2013 championship will be one to remember. He started the season somewhat slow compared to his championship competition, but by the middle of the season he roared to life and his late season surge propelled him to a series championship. At the start of the season, Dixon’s main Achilles heel was in qualifying, especially at St. Petersburg and Long Beach, where he...
Via Formula 1 Blog
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Honda Has Serious Engine Issues On Ovals After Fontana Troubles

Fontana, CA- It looked to be a great asset to Honda to get Andretti Autosport for the 2014 season with Saturday’s announcement. Unfortunately, that’s all that went well for Honda at Fontana despite Scott Dixon’s series championship as they struggled to get their cars to perform in the MAVTV 500 at Fontana. Chevrolet was really the class of the series on ovals this year and...
Via Race Review Online
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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