Tag: Scott Dixon

Full Throttle Recap: Dual I of Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

The Indy car race on Belle Isle first ran in 1992. Bobby Rahal won that inaugural event, and yesterday his son Graham added to his family legacy by dominating the first race at the now titled, Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. He’s the first American to win in Detroit since 1996 when Michael Andretti won, and

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Full Throttle Rundown: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

The only doubleheader weekend of the Verizon IndyCar Series is upon us once again. Belle Isle is well-prepared this year, currently drenching us in sunshine and providing excellent track conditions. There is a chance of precipitation later this weekend but I’m gonna go ahead and say that it won’t delay any of the racing activity.

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Dixon and Howard Survive Terrifying Crash at ‘500’

The tub that IndyCar drivers slide into as they prepare to race is called a survival shell. Today just further signified why it is termed as such and just how much it lives up to it’s name. Chip Ganassi driver Scott Dixon, the polesitter for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500, had nowhere to

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Four-time IndyCar Series Champion Dixon is Subject of Feature-Length Documentary

It’s no secret that I love Indy car racing. I’m also pretty open about my other passions – live music and film. These are all lifelong passions that started at a very young age. And what I’ve found pretty amazing, are the moments when these vastly different interests intersect and create something even more memorable.

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Full Throttle Recap: IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The fourth running of the IndyCar Grand Prix was the first one free of cautions in it’s history, dating back to 2014. It was also the first caution-free Verizon IndyCar Series race since the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2016. Unfortunately, that created a parading effect on the event, with only a handful

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Will History Repeat at Barber?

They say that best way to predict the future is to study past behavior. If that’s true, then we should see a Team Penske driver holding up the Verizon P1 Award by the end of the day. But, will it be one of the drivers who has already won a pole position at Barber Motorsports

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Honda Tops Morning IndyCar Practice in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, California — The streets of Long Beach are screaming again with the glorious sounds of speeding Indy cars! The Verizon IndyCar Series took to the track this morning for the first practice of the annual race weekend in southern California. The backdrop of the ocean and marina are almost as beautiful as that

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2017 Starts on High Note for IndyCar, Points Toward Thrilling Season Ahead

Six IndyCar Series champions. Five Indianapolis 500 winners. Fifteen IndyCar race winners. Fifteen IndyCar pole-sitters. That’s the depth of the current Verizon IndyCar Series field. The talent is undeniable, from the veterans with years of experience and packed racing resumes, to the rookie, sophomores, and third-year drivers whose ability to learn under pressure and apply

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Power Earns 45th IndyCar Pole, 7th at St. Pete

Will Power, man. Do you think his parents had any clue how true his name would ring in his future career? The Team Penske driver earned his 45th IndyCar career pole position today on the Streets of St. Petersburg. It’s safe to say he has a very stable relationship with the circuit. He has now

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Dixon Tops Final Practice with Hinchcliffe on his Heels

While James’ Hinchcliffe’s former dance partner, Sharna Burgess from Dancing with the Stars, would frown upon James leading with his heels, the rest of us are fine with him being on the figurative heels of the driver in front of him in order to make track action more interesting. In this case, it was Practice

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