Tag Archive: Scott Dixon

Oct 24

Dixon, Hinchcliffe turn valuable oval laps for Honda, INDYCAR at Texas

Hinchcliffe officially re-signed last week to a multiyear extension with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 

Scott DixonScott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe enjoyed their first superspeedway oval trial with INDYCAR’s universal aero kit in a Honda manufacturer test today at Texas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 27

Universal kit test at Sebring focuses on brake performance

As test sessions go, it wasn’t terribly busy

Scott DixonFour cars and five drivers turned a sparse number of laps in sweltering heat today at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 02

Familiar name tops Watkins Glen practice chart: Dixon

Dixon topped the end-of-day speed chart on Watkins Glen International’s iconic road course

Scott DixonPractice day is complete for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen and – surprise, surprise – Scott Dixon is atop the leaderboard. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 27

Newgarden’s bold pass carries him to Gateway victory

The Team Penske driver won by 0.6850 of a second over Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden made a daring pass for the lead 30 laps from the finish of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline and drove on to his third win in the last four Verizon IndyCar Series races. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 06

Dixon laser focused on collecting fifth series championship

“The hardest ones are the ones that you lost” – Dixon

Scott DixonAs he prepares for a final four-race charge in his bid to win a fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship, Scott Dixon doesn’t draw inspiration from the previous titles.  Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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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