Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete

Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete

Takuma Sato will start on pole for tomorrow's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the inaugural race in the 2014 IndyCar Series season. Collecting his fourth career IndyCar pole, Sato qualified nearly 0.3 seconds ahead of second place Tony Kanaan, last year's Indianapolis 500 winner. The four-time defending pole-sitter, Will Power, will start P4 behind Andretti Racing's Ryan Hunter-Reay. Read more…

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  1. Sunday 30 March 2014

  2. Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete 00:07

    Sato claims season-opening pole at St. Pete

    Takuma Sato will start on pole for tomorrow's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the inaugural race in the 2014 IndyCar Series season. Collecting his...

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  3. Sunday 20 October 2013

  4. Dixon claims third IndyCar title at Fontana 11:15

    Dixon claims third IndyCar title at Fontana

    Scott Dixon has won his third IndyCar championship, after a hectic race at Fontana. The Chip Ganassi driver finished fifth, while championship rival Hélio...

    Indy
  5. Thursday 17 October 2013

  6. Grid penalties for Dixon, Castroneves 09:16

    Grid penalties for Dixon, Castroneves

    IndyCar title rivals Scott Dixon and Hélio Castroneves will be hit with 10-place grid penalties for the season finale at Fontana, having both changed their...

    Indy
  7. Sunday 6 October 2013

  8. Dixon claims victory in Houston opener 06:19

    Dixon claims victory in Houston opener

    Scott Dixon brought himself back in contention for the IndyCar title by claiming victory in the opening race of this weekend's double-header at the Houston...

    Indy
  9. Saturday 31 August 2013

  10. Dixon sweeps to Baltimore pole 18:46

    Dixon sweeps to Baltimore pole

    Scott Dixon set the standard in Saturday’s qualifying session for the IndyCar Grand Prix of Baltimore, the New Zealander negotiating the narrow street c...

    Indy
  11. Monday 8 July 2013

  12. Dixon takes first win of the year at Pocono 03:00

    Dixon takes first win of the year at Pocono

    Scott Dixon led home the Ganassi team's maiden 1-2-3 finish at Pocono on Sunday. The New Zealander, whose victory is his first of the season, took the...

    Indy
  13. Thursday 6 October 2011

  14. Dixon praises 2012 IndyCar safety 12:12

    Dixon praises 2012 IndyCar safety

    2008 Champion Scott Dixon has hailed the new-look IndyCar which will be gracing the grid from next season onwards. The New Zealander, who tested the safer...

    Indy
  15. Saturday 1 October 2011

  16. Dixons stays fastest in second practice 21:46

    Dixons stays fastest in second practice

    Ganassi’s Scott Dixon continued to set the pace during this afternoon’s second practice session in Kentucky, despite lapping slower than his personal best ef...

    Indy
  17. Dixon heads opening Kentucky practice 20:39

    Dixon heads opening Kentucky practice

    Scott Dixon was quick to get back into the swing of oval driving at the Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, topping the timesheets in the first of two practice...

    Indy
  18. Sunday 18 September 2011

  19. Dixon claims victory at Motegi 08:49

    Dixon claims victory at Motegi

    Ganassi's Scott Dixon secured his second win of the season at Motegi on Sunday, leading home Penske rival Will Power who now takes control in the title...

    Indy
  20. Saturday 17 September 2011

  21. Dixon grabs pole at Motegi 08:20

    Dixon grabs pole at Motegi

    Scott Dixon has seized pole position for Sunday’s IndyCar encounter at Motegi. The New Zealander will start alongside fellow Australasian and title c...

    Indy
  22. Dixon moves ahead in second practice 02:00

    Dixon moves ahead in second practice

    2008 IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon topped the timesheets as the second practice session took place at Motegi on Saturday morning. With a best lap time of...

    Indy
  23. Saturday 3 September 2011

  24. 05:00

    Video: Drivers share feelings on Baltimore

    Indy
  25. Monday 8 August 2011

  26. Dixon boosted by 'smooth weekend' 09:45

    Dixon boosted by 'smooth weekend'

    Scott Dixon was relieved to complete what he described as a ‘smooth’ event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, with the New Zealander bouncing back from ret...

    Indy
  27. Sunday 7 August 2011

  28. Dixon secures first win of season 21:50

    Dixon secures first win of season

    Scott Dixon claimed his first victory of the season at Mid-Ohio this afternoon, delivering a fine performance to lead home fellow Ganassi driver Dario...

    Indy
  29. Saturday 6 August 2011

  30. Dixon takes first 2011 pole at Mid-Ohio 19:58

    Dixon takes first 2011 pole at Mid-Ohio

    Scott Dixon claimed his first pole position of the season at Mid-Ohio this afternoon, posting a personal best effort of 1:08.077 to out-qualify nearest...

    Indy
  31. Sunday 10 April 2011

  32. Dixon heads Ganassi 1-2 in Alabama warm-up 16:06

    Dixon heads Ganassi 1-2 in Alabama warm-up

    The Target Chip Ganassi team headed the Sunday morning timesheets at Alabama’s Barber Motorsport Park, with 2008 Champion Scott Dixon heading reigning title...

    Indy
  33. Saturday 9 April 2011

  34. Dixon tops final practice in Alabama 14:54

    Dixon tops final practice in Alabama

    Scott Dixon claimed the top spot during the third and final practice session at the Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday. The 30-year-old set a time of...

    Indy
  35. Friday 17 December 2010

  36. Ganassi to field four-car squad in 2011 08:33

    Ganassi to field four-car squad in 2011

    It was announced on Thursday that Chip Ganassi Racing will be running not two but four cars in next year’s IndyCar Series, with Champions Dario Franchitti a...

    Indy
  37. Thursday 21 October 2010

  38. Six Indy drivers thrilled about V8 outing 11:41

    Six Indy drivers thrilled about V8 outing

    No less than six IndyCar Series drivers will be making special guest appearances in Australia’s V8 Supercar touring car championship this weekend, with the n...

    Indy
  39. Sunday 3 October 2010

  40. Franchitti takes third IndyCar title as Dixon wins 03:41

    Franchitti takes third IndyCar title as Dixon wins

    Already securing the bonus point for winning the PEAK Performance Pole Award, Dario Franchitti had two other goals in the Cafes do Brasil Indy 300 to earn...

    Indy
  41. Sunday 25 July 2010

  42. Dixon wins amid controversy at Edmonton 23:58

    Dixon wins amid controversy at Edmonton

    Ganassi’s Scott Dixon has picked up his second win of the IndyCar season but only following much controversy at Edmonton; the 2008 Champion was handed the t...

    Indy
  43. Friday 16 July 2010

  44. Dixon tops first Toronto practice 16:23

    Dixon tops first Toronto practice

    Ganassi’s Scott Dixon finished atop the Toronto timesheets in the opening practice session on Friday as the IndyCar Series makes its first trip of the s...

    Indy
  45. Thursday 20 May 2010

  46. Dixon quickest as practice continues on Wednesday 00:59

    Dixon quickest as practice continues on Wednesday

    Following a dramatic Tuesday at Indianapolis on which Scott Dixon set the fastest time as E.J. Viso suffered a large accident, the Venezuelan elected not to...

    Indy
  47. Wednesday 19 May 2010

  48. Dixon fastest as Viso crashes on Tuesday 00:57

    Dixon fastest as Viso crashes on Tuesday

    2008 IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon was the quickest driver as Indianapolis 500 practice resumed on Tuesday. After rain had led to the cancellation of...

    Indy
  49. Saturday 1 May 2010

  50. Dixon fastest in rain-delayed Kansas practice 01:37

    Dixon fastest in rain-delayed Kansas practice

    First oval event of the season. Four rookies in the 27-car field. Rain and hail pounding Kansas Speedway earlier in the day, re-adjusting practices and...

    Indy
  51. Monday 12 April 2010

  52. Dixon critical of officials' decision 14:19

    Dixon critical of officials' decision

    2008 Champion Scott Dixon was less than pleased with the officials' message stating that he passed Helio Castroneves under illegal circumstances at the...

    Indy
  53. Saturday 13 March 2010

  54. Dixon still fastest in second practice 19:01

    Dixon still fastest in second practice

    Scott Dixon remained the quickest driver as the hour-long second and final practice session took place in Brazil on Saturday. The 2008 Champion led the same...

    Indy
  55. Dixon leads first practice in Brazil 16:08

    Dixon leads first practice in Brazil

    2008 Champion Scott Dixon headed the first practice session of the 2010 season as the action began in São Paulo on Friday. The New Zealander topped the...

    Indy
  56. Sunday 11 October 2009

  57. Dixon predicted fate before race 00:52

    Dixon predicted fate before race

    Outgoing Champion Scott Dixon has admitted that, prior to the championship-deciding race at Homestead on Saturday, he had feared for using up too much fuel...

    Indy
  58. Friday 9 October 2009

  59. Top 3 still on top as Penske suffers blow 21:30

    Top 3 still on top as Penske suffers blow

    The leading trio in the championship continued to be the leading trio on the timesheets as the hour-long practice second practice session took place at...

    Indy
  60. Championship contenders lead first Miami practice 18:18

    Championship contenders lead first Miami practice

    As the final and title-deciding race weekend of 2009 arrived, the three men duelling for this year's title locked out the top of the practice timesheets on...

    Indy
  61. Monday 21 September 2009

  62. 13:19

    GPUpdate TV: Dixon takes charge at Motegi

    Indy
  63. Saturday 19 September 2009

  64. Dixon wins Indy Japan 300 10:36

    Dixon wins Indy Japan 300

    Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver Scott Dixon has claimed another race victory this season by winning the Indy Japan 300 at Motegi. Dixon finished ahead of...

    Indy
  65. Friday 18 September 2009

  66. Dixon on pole at Motegi 11:04

    Dixon on pole at Motegi

    Reigning Champion Scott Dixon carried his second practice form over to qualifying to clinch pole position ahead of Saturday's penultimate race of the season...

    Indy
  67. Ganassi lock-out second Motegi session 08:00

    Ganassi lock-out second Motegi session

    The Target Chip Ganassi cars of Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti moved atop the final classification of Friday at Motegi. The reigning Champion and his...

    Indy
  68. Monday 31 August 2009

  69. 'We've all seen this movie' - Dixon 18:37

    'We've all seen this movie' - Dixon

    New Zealand's Scott Dixon may have missed out on victory by only a cigarette paper in Chicago but that wasn't enough to stop the Target Chip Ganassi driver...

    Indy
  70. Friday 28 August 2009

  71. Dixon sets early pace at Chicagoland 21:10

    Dixon sets early pace at Chicagoland

    Reigning Champion Scott Dixon kicked off his Chicago weekend in confident fashion by leading the way in the first of two free practice sessions on Friday....

    Indy
  72. Tuesday 25 August 2009

  73. Dixon: It can switch big time 12:48

    Dixon: It can switch big time

    Reigning Champion Scott Dixon suffered from a frustrating weekend at Sears Point after coming home thirteenth in California. The former championship leader...

    Indy
  74. Monday 10 August 2009

  75. 15:22

    GPUpdate TV: Dixon rules in Mid-Ohio

    Indy
  76. Record-beater Dixon hits score of wins 00:59

    Record-beater Dixon hits score of wins

    A delighted Scott Dixon set a new IndyCar Series record by picking up victory number twenty at Lexington on Sunday. The New Zealander clinched the win in...

    Indy
  77. Sunday 9 August 2009

  78. Dixon thrashes rivals to win at Lexington 20:45

    Dixon thrashes rivals to win at Lexington

    Reigning Champion Scott Dixon has won the thirteenth round of the 2009 IndyCar Series at Lexington. The New Zealander crossed the line first in dominant...

    Indy
  79. Friday 7 August 2009

  80. Dixon fastest in first Lexington practice 23:45

    Dixon fastest in first Lexington practice

    Reigning Champion Scott Dixon set the pace in opening practice for this weekend's thirteenth round of the championship at Lexington. The New Zealander led...

    Indy
  81. Saturday 1 August 2009

  82. Dixon on pole as quailfying is cancelled 13:05

    Dixon on pole as quailfying is cancelled

    IndyCar Series points leader Scott Dixon will start from the pole after persistent "weepers" at Kentucky Speedway canceled all on-track activities,...

    Indy
  83. Tuesday 28 July 2009

  84. Dixon back in front 13:01

    Dixon back in front

    As Scott Dixon collected a podium finish at Edmonton on Sunday, Dario Franchitti came home in fifth position which handed the championship lead back to the...

    Indy
  85. Tuesday 30 June 2009

  86. 16:31

    GPUpdate TV: Dixon leads Ganassi 1-2 at Richmond

    Indy
  87. Monday 29 June 2009

  88. Dixon keeping close eye on standings 00:59

    Dixon keeping close eye on standings

    Scott Dixon was pleased to have completed another points haul with victory at Richmond on Saturday. Winning the race under lights from team-mate Dario...

    Indy
  89. Sunday 28 June 2009

  90. Dixon wins at Richmond 09:10

    Dixon wins at Richmond

    Scott Dixon has won Saturday's race at the Richmond International Raceway by just 0.3109 of a second over his Target Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Dario...

    Indy
  91. Monday 1 June 2009

  92. Dixon wins at Milwaukee 00:59

    Dixon wins at Milwaukee

    Reigning IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon has clinched his second victory of the season and, with it, the championship lead after Sunday's Milwaukee...

    Indy
  93. Saturday 16 May 2009

  94. Dixon fastest on Friday at Indianapolis 16:00

    Dixon fastest on Friday at Indianapolis

    Reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Scott Dixon topped the speed chart as qualified teams continued preparations for the 2009 Indianapolis 500. Dixon recorded...

    Indy
  95. Saturday 9 May 2009

  96. Target House helmets for Dixon and Franchitti 10:49

    Target House helmets for Dixon and Franchitti

    Target Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon will sport new helmet designs this weekend in support of Target House's 10th...

    Indy
  97. Tuesday 28 April 2009

  98. 19:06

    GPUpdate TV: Dixon wins in Kansas

    Indy
  99. Monday 27 April 2009

  100. Dixon enjoys return to top podium step 12:30

    Dixon enjoys return to top podium step

    Scott Dixon was pleased to be back on the top step of the podium in Kansas after taking his first victory of the 2009 season. The reigning champion, who...

    Indy
  101. Dixon scores first win of the season in Kansas 00:00

    Dixon scores first win of the season in Kansas

    Reigning IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon earned his first victory of the 2009 season, taking the checkered flag in the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at...

    Indy
  102. Saturday 25 April 2009

  103. Dixon ahead in first Kansas practice 21:41

    Dixon ahead in first Kansas practice

    Scott Dixon has topped the timesheets for first practice at the Kansas Speedway; the reigning champion was ahead of the opposition as the IndyCar Series...

    Indy
  104. Thursday 29 July 2004

  105. 11:47

    Dixon doesn't expect to join Webber at Williams

    New Zealand's Scott Dixon has counted himself out of the running to become team-mate for fellow Antipodean Mark Webber at F1 team BMW-Williams next season....

    F1
  106. Wednesday 26 May 2004

  107. 11:13

    Dixon won't race in Formula One

    Scott Dixon won't race in Formula One next season. The New Zealander, who twice tested a BMW-Williams in recent months, told reporters on Tuesday he has...

    F1
  108. Friday 14 May 2004

  109. 10:50

    Dixon 'dreams' only of Formula One

    Indy 500 favourite Scott Dixon only dreams of winning Formula One races. The New Zealander, second fastest in the opening days of practice for the fabled...

    F1
  110. Saturday 8 May 2004

  111. 13:15

    Toyota has no room for Dixon

    Formula One team Toyota has 'no room' for Scott Dixon. F1 president John Howett told reporters in Barcelona that the young driver programme is 'full' to the...

    F1
  112. Monday 3 May 2004

  113. 12:30

    Dixon to get another F1 test

    Scott Dixon is likely to get another test in a BMW-Williams. The IRL champion has tried the Grove-built Formula One mount twice in recent months and is on a...

    F1