Tag Archive: Scott Dixon

Jul 22

Rosenqvist’s second Mid-Ohio test helps Dixon’s race prep

Felix Rosenqvist has achieved success everywhere he has raced

Felix RosenqvistThe 25-year-old Swede would like to add the Verizon IndyCar Series to that list. For the second straight year, Rosenqvist tested an Indy car with Chip Ganassi Racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jul 04

Documentary will let Dixon’s greatness shine through

“It’s funny, he has a whole entourage of people (following him)” – Kanaan

Scott DixonFor someone who has earned the spotlight with his tremendous racing achievements, Scott Dixon certainly doesn’t like to bask in it. But with each added accomplishment on track, the glare of success shines brighter on the Chip Ganassi Racing star. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Dixon captures prized win at Road America, adds to career lore (updated)

The Chip Ganassi Racing driver checked that box today, winning the KOHLER Grand Prix

Scott DixonOne outstanding prize eluding Scott Dixon in his illustrious Indy car career was a win at Road America’s picturesque and lightning-fast permanent road course.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Rossi fast, but victim of more bad luck in Road America

“One of these days it will all fall into place. It’s not like we aren’t quick.”

2017-05-21477a8237 After some mechanical troubles in qualifying, Alexander Rossi knew he needed a bold plan to move up the charts from P15 on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Indy 500: Scott Dixon scores Indy 500 Pole at 232.164 Mph

Bourdais medical update

Scott DixonFollowing a brief delay for track drying after morning showers, final practice and preparations got underway for Day 2 of qualifications for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil at 12:30 p.m. ET.

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Apr 23

Newgarden drives to second Barber win, first victory with Team Penske

“This is a good one to have, I think we earned it” – Newgarden

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden added to the growing bank of fond memories he is accumulating at Barber Motorsports Park, driving to victory today in the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

NTT Data sponsoring Dixon’s car at Long Beach

NTT Data will also expand its relationship as an associate sponsor on Dixon’s car for additional races

Scott DixonChip Ganassi Racing announced today that four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will sporting the colors of NTT Data on his No. 9 Honda at this weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Reunited and it feels so good: Bourdais wins with Coyne at St. Pete

Simon Pagenaud and Scott Dixon rounded out the podium

Sebastien BourdaisSix years after he last raced under the Dale Coyne Racing banner, Sebastien Bourdais strung together a near-perfect performance, driving from his last-place starting position to victory lane in today’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

Rolex 24 At Daytona qualifying set for Thursday; Starting Positions Vital in Endurance Sports Car Classic

55th Running of Rolex 24 Begins at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday

Rolex 24 At DAYTONAJeff Gordon, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan Part of All-Star Driver Lineup. A 24-hour race is by no means a flat-out sprint, but it sure has looked that way in recent years at the end of the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 09

Scott Dixon paces GTLM on Second Day Of Roar

Multi-time IndyCar champ Scott Dixon, who races in that series for team owner Chip Ganassi, has been a part of Ganassi’s development of the Ford GT from the start

So it isn’t surprising that the open-wheel expert is just as impressive in a car with a roof. Dixon laid down a lap of 1:44.558 in the number 67 Ford GT in Saturday’s morning session, the quickest overall of anyone in GTLM. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Roar Before The Rolex 24: Final Test Sessions Before Endurance Classic At DIS

3-Time DAYTONA 500 Champion Jeff Gordon, Former Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon Competing

2011-02-18_0647 An all-star cast of drivers is converging on iconic Daytona International Speedway this weekend for the annual Roar Before The Rolex 24 test sessions, offering competitors a final three days of preparation for the 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

Andretti works behind scenes to set up for 2017 success

After two seasons as director of engineering and race operations, Edwards has a new title as Andretti Autosport’s chief operating officer

Andretti Autosport EngineersNow that Michael Andretti has bolstered his Andretti Autosport operation with a series of offseason hires, Rob Edwards is looking to create a culture that will lead to a bounce-back Verizon IndyCar Series season in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Dixon takes Verizon P1 Award in record-breaking Watkins Glen qualifying

“It was hairy man” – Dixon

Scott DixonVerizon P1 Award qualifying at Watkins Glen International was full of surprises, but after leading each of the three practice sessions for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi, Scott Dixon’s record-setting feat to win the pole served as one of the few predictable stories of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Dixon continues torrid pace at Watkins Glen practice

The Kiwi’s performance in the afternoon practice affirmed his dominance on the 3.37-mile permanent road course

Scott DixonThree-time Watkins Glen race winner Scott Dixon turned heads when he led first practice today for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen presented by Hitachi.

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Jul 17

Dixon takes Verizon P1 Award at Honda Indy Toronto

Dixon clocked a lap of 59.9073 seconds

2016-07-15_008 In a battle that went to the final seconds, four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon waited until the last possible moment to win the Verizon P1 Award and pole position for Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto on the streets of Exhibition Place.

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May 13

Scott Dixon tops practice chart for Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Will Power holds the track record

Scott DixonReigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon came out on top in a late flurry of fast laps to close this afternoon’s practice for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, setting notice that the track record may be in jeopardy this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

Scott Dixon tunes into musical Coca-Cola livery for Barber race

Dixon will drive the No. 9 Coca-Cola Chevrolet in the April 22-24 race weekend

Scott DixonScott Dixon has finished on the podium in all six previous Verizon IndyCar Series races at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, but never on the top step reserved for the race winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Scott Dixon wins at Phoenix to tie Al Unser for fourth in all-time victories

In the heat of the desert, the “Ice Man” lived up to his nickname by remaining cool all the way to Victory Lane

Scott DixonReigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon won the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway under caution after rookie Alexander Rossi made contact with the wall two laps from the finish of the 250-lap event. It was the first career win at PIR for both Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (in any race series). Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

Preseason activity continues with Sonoma test

The test marked the first Indy car activity of the year

Helio CastronevesPreparations for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season continued as six drivers completed a one-day test session at Sonoma Raceway on Feb. 10. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

INDYCAR drivers have prevalent storylines for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Practice and qualifying for the Rolex 24 will be held Jan. 28

Chip Ganassi RacingFor Verizon IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Graham Rahal, the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona sports car race this weekend offers a stark contrast of “out with the old, in with the new.” Read the rest of this entry »

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