Victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona will be quite the preseason confidence boost to Kanaan and teammate Scott Dixon
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Ford EcoBoosts of Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in Patrón Endurance Cup at halfway mark of 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona
Corvette Racing (GTLM), Riley Motorsports (GTD) Maintain Class Leads
After scoring a maximum five points in the opening segment, the No. 01 entry driven by Scott Pruett, Joey Hand, Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam finished the second segment in the third position while the team’s No. 02 entry driven by Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon was second at the end of each segment.
Scott Dixon overtook race leader Mike Conway on Lap 83 of 85 and went on to win the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Dixon, who started third in the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car, led Ryan Hunter-Reay across the finish line by 1.1359 seconds. Simon Pagenaud finished third after overtaking Conway, whose No. 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing car ran out of fuel with about 350 yards left.
He recorded the fastest lap of the weekend in Group 1
Competitors in the Firestone Fast Six for the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT had a combined 50 IZOD IndyCar Series pole starts — all by Scott Dixon (19) and Will Power (31) — which made the veteran drivers targets for four others seeking the notoriety.
Between Shank and Ganassi Teams
After 18 hours of racing in the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, the stage was set for a final, six-hour battle between the No. 60 LiveOn.com Ford/Riley from Michael Shank Racing and the No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW/Riley from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates for overall honors.
Halfway through the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona things were still trending in the direction of it being anybody’s race
At the 12-hour mark, nine different leaders had paced the field with the defending race and series champion No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley Daytona Prototype of Chip Ganassi Racing and its sister No. 02 Target BMW/Riley dominating large portions.
Ranking the Top 10 Indy drivers for 2011? Piece of cake. Just copy the final point standings, right? Hell no
Hell no, you have to look at the complete body of work, practice, qualifying, race day and those intangibles like bad pit calls, racing luck and brain fade. So here’s one opinion in a world of experts, starting from 10th and working down.
Dixon has elected not to come to Australia given his wife has just given birth to the couple’s first child.
With IndyCar ace, Scott Dixon ruled out of the Armor All Gold Coast 600, Stone Brothers Racing has drafted five times Le Mans 24 Hours winner and former F1 ace, Emanuele Pirro as Shane van Gisbergen’s SP Tools Racing team-mate for the October 21-23 Surfers Paradise stoush.
The Armor All Gold Coast 600 will run from October 21-23
In a champagne weekend for Armor All Gold Coast 600 internationals, Will Power took out the IZOD IndyCar Series Road Course Title with second behind Scott Dixon in Japan, whilst Dirk Muller and Joey Hand have been crowned American Le Mans GT Champions for BMW – building confidence ahead of the Surfers Paradise stoush – October 21-23.