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Scott Dixon, IZOD INDYCAR SERIES HIGHLIGHTS

First start:
March 2, 2003 (Homestead-Miami Speedway)
First victory: March 2, 2003 (Homestead-Miami Speedway)
First pole: April 13, 2003 (Twin Ring Motegi)

2011

Finished third in IZOD IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
Recorded victories from the pole at Mid-Ohio and Motegi. Is only driver to win on both oval and road course at Twin Ring Motegi.
Won A.J. Foyt Oval Trophy for scoring most points in oval races.
One of three drivers who was running at the finish in all 17 races.

2010

Finished third in IZOD IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
Recorded three victories (Kansas, Edmonton, Homestead) for 25 in his career.
Had nine top-five and 15 top-10 finishes overall.
Series-record consecutive top-10 starting streak (45) ended at Chicagoland.

2009

Finished second in IZOD IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
Recorded five victories and one pole start.
Became IndyCar Series career race win leader (20) at Mid-Ohio. Added victory at Twin Ring Motegi.
Was running at the finish in 16 of the 17 races.

2008
Finished first in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
Won Indianapolis 500 among six victories. Tied series record at Kentucky with sixth victory.
Moved into points lead after 500-Mile Race victory.
Added 14 top-five finishes and six pole starts.
Became series leader for laps led in a season with 889, and became fifth series driver to lead more than 2,000 laps.

2007

Finished second in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with victories at Watkins Glen, Nashville, Mid-Ohio and Infineon.
Became third IndyCar Series driver to win three consecutive races with victories at Watkins Glen, Nashville and Mid-Ohio.
Joined Dan Wheldon as only drivers to win three consecutive races at one track when he won at Watkins Glen.
Recorded a series-best 13 top-five and 16 top-10 finishes. Led a series-best 13 of 17 races.
Finished first or second in 10 of the 17 races.

2006

Won at Watkins Glen International for the second year in a row and at Nashville Superspeedway.
Finished fourth in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, 15 points behind champion Sam Hornish Jr.
Was only IndyCar Series driver to be running at the finish in all 14 events.
Completed a series-high 2,504 of a possible 2,510 laps. Led nine races.

2005

Finished 13th in IndyCar Series standings with one victory (Watkins Glen) and four other top-10 finishes.
Started 13th and finished 24th at Indianapolis 500.

2004

Finished 10th in IndyCar Series standings with best finish of second at Phoenix. Scored two top-five finishes and 10 top-10 finishes in 15 starts.
Earned two Formula 1 tests with Williams-BMW.

2003

Clinched the IndyCar Series championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with three victories (Homestead-Miami Speedway, his first IndyCar Series start, Pikes Peak and Richmond).
Earned five pole positions (Japan, Richmond, Kansas, Nashville, Nazareth).
Became the first driver in IndyCar Series history to lead consecutive laps over the course of three races.Led the final 84 laps en route to a victory at Pikes Peak and led all 206 laps of the rain-shortened event Richmond. Led the first 53 laps at Kansas for a total of 343 consecutive laps led.

ROAD TO THE IZOD INDYCAR SERIES

2002
Finished 13th in CART standings, scoring three top-five finishes, including a second place at Denver.
Began the season with PacWest Racing, moved to Target Chip Ganassi Racing before Milwaukee and finished season with team.
Announced Oct. 23 he would compete in IndyCar Series for Target Chip Ganassi Racing in 2003.

2001

Won CART Jim Trueman Rookie of the Year Award and finished eighth in CART point standings with victory at Nazareth.
Youngest driver to win in any major open-wheel series with victory in 2001 at Nazareth at age 20 years, 9 months, 14 days.
Scored six top-five finishes and completed a series-high 2,521 of a possible 2,610 laps.

2000

Won Dayton Indy Lights championship, winning six of 12 races driving for PacWest Lights team.
Led series-high 228 laps.

1999

Competed in first season of North American competition with Johansson Motorsports in Dayton Indy Lights series, winning at Chicago, where he led every lap from the pole.
Finished fifth in championship and finished second in the Rookie of the Year standings, one point behind Jonny Kane.

Early Career
Competed in Formula Vee, Formula Ford and Formula Holden in New Zealand and Australia.Won Australian-based Formula Holden championship for Formula 3000, New Zealand Formula Ford Class I championship, New Zealand Formula Ford Class II championship and New Zealand Formula Vee championship (age 13).

Scott Dixon

Scott Dixon,


Scott Dixon


Date of birth: July 22 1980
Residence: Indianapolis, Indiana
Nationality: New Zealand
No.: 9
First race: Monterrey (Mexico), 2001
Season: 18
Team: Ganassi Racing
Website: ScottDixon
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