Tag Archive: Scott Dixon

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 »

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 »

Dec 30

Dixon, Kanaan Set To Defend Rolex 24 Titles

The same quartet drove to victory in this year’s Rolex 24

Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, and Jamie McMurrayScott Dixon has more than a Verizon IndyCar Series championship to defend in 2016. Now the 35-year-old New Zealander is set up to do so. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Chip Ganassi Racing adds Dixon to Petit Le Mans lineup

Reigning Indycar Champion joins Scott Pruett and Joey Hand In The No. 01 Ford Ecoboost Riley for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

2015-06-14_18842 Seven-time TUDOR United SportsCar Championship champions and six-time Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that reigning Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner and four-time Verizon IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon will join Scott Pruett and Joey Hand in the driver lineup of the No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype for the historic Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Oct 3. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Dixon-Newgarden team come up short in RoboPong

Scott Dixon nearly pulled off a weekend sweep of karting events at New Castle Motorsports Park.

Scott Dixon and Conor DalyA day after winning the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Race honoring Justin Wilson, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion teamed with Verizon IndyCar Series star Josef Newgarden to finish second in the 12th annual RoboPong 200, endurance karting event. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Ganassi team’s 100th win comes with championship

It is the second Indy car racing team with 100 victories, joining Team Penske with 178.

Chip Ganassi and Scott DixonScott Dixon’s victory in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway delivered Chip Ganassi Racing Teams’ 100th Indy car win. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Scott Dixon to mark 250 starts: ‘Goal now is to get to 300’

Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan reached milestones with their 300th Indy car starts in May.

Scott DixonNow it’s Scott Dixon’s turn July 12 in the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Greater Milwaukee Honda Dealers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Take your pick: Who will deliver Ganassi’s 100th?

Four arms rise simultaneously in a subjective response to “Who will give Chip Ganassi Racing Teams its 100th Indy car victory?”

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanScott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Sage Karam and Charlie Kimball all could be correct, and the team owner would be pleased by any of the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers delivering the milestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Dixon cruises to victory in fast-paced Firestone 600

Official Results for the Firestone 600

Scott DixonScott Dixon made his victory in the Firestone 600 look easy, though the three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion said it was one of the most hotly-contested and unpredictable in recent memory at Texas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Indianapolis 500: Juan Pablo Montoya holds off Will Power by 0.1046 of a second

“It was awesome” – Montoya

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya often has said that his three Team Penske teammates pose the most formidable competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Honda, Chevy set to duel May 24 at high Noon

“We’re starting in the right place but it’s still a long race” – Dixon

Verizon IndyCar logo After Verizon IndyCar Series teams had time to digest the rule changes and aerodynamic modifications required for Pole Day, a fast-paced afternoon of unpredictable outcomes followed. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama: Josef Newgarden wins first

Homegrown victory

Josef NewgardenNBCSN viewers couldn’t tell that Josef Newgarden was nervous with three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon, who with 36 wins is fifth on the all-time Indy car list, was within striking distance in the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Dixon wins at Long Beach for 36th career victory

Through two races of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, Scott Dixon was off to his worst start since 2009.

Scott DixonIt certainly was too early to be overly concerned, he said, following 15th- and 11th-place finishes. Maybe, but his results in eight previous starts in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach — one top-five finish — wouldn’t necessarily pump up the three-time series champion’s confidence entering the 80-lap race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Indycar drivers continue 24-hour race win streak

Victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona will be quite the preseason confidence boost to Kanaan and teammate Scott Dixon

Rolex 24 Winners SelfieLate last week, Tony Kanaan was congratulated for his strong close to the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, including a victory in the finale at Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Excitement at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona went down to the wire

A victory with complete concentration

Chip Ganassi Racing - podium Rolex 24 - photo Stephan Cooper An engaging battle between the leading Prototypes was kept alive to the last by an incident bringing the safety car onto the track with 15 minutes to go Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

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

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Rolex 24: New Year, new opportunities

There is an old adage in motor sports

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo “To race is to live; all the rest is just waiting.”  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sprint Cup drivers will help pilot one entry

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 At DaytonaChip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday that Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray will compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season-opening event in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Ganassi sets stout lineup for Rolex24 at Daytona

Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 02 Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanTwo teams are set to compete at next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, with plenty of Verizon IndyCar Series representation on each. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Dixon wins at Sonoma; Power up by 51 to finale

Scott Dixon overtook race leader Mike Conway on Lap 83 of 85 and went on to win the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.

Verizon IndyCar logo 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.

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