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Scott Dixon
Scott  Dixon
Chip Ganassi Racing
9 Honda New Zealand Road To Indy Graduate
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Scott Dixon
rank
4
Career stats
Indy Car History
Championships: 5
Astor Cup Trophy Astor Cup Trophy Astor Cup Trophy Astor Cup Trophy Astor Cup Trophy
Indy 500 Wins: 1
Borg Warner Trophy
Total Poles
26
Race Wins
45
Birthday
Jul 22, 1980
Website scottdixon.com
Hometown
Auckland, New Zealand
Residence
Indianapolis, IN

ON TRACK

  • Five-time NTT IndyCar Series champion (2003, 2008, 2013, 2015, 2018).
  • 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner.
  • Most wins of any active NTT IndyCar Series driver (44), which ranks third all-time.
  • 2019 will be his 18th season driving for Chip Ganassi Racing, the longest tenure for any driver in team history.

OFF TRACK

  • Was born in Australia but is a citizen of New Zealand.
  • Known for love of his family. Dixon’s wife, Emma, is a former Welsh and British 800-meter track champion and they have two daughters, Poppy and Tilly.
  • Appointed Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2012 and was New Zealand’s Sportsman of the Year in 2008 and 2013.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 NTT IndyCar Series 9 1 0 5 5 131 7
2018 NTT IndyCar Series 17 3 0 13 15 357 17
2017 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 1 10 16 131 15
2016 NTT IndyCar Series 16 2 2 5 11 268 12
2015 NTT IndyCar Series 16 3 2 7 12 306 15
2014 NTT IndyCar Series 18 2 1 11 12 97 16
2013 NTT IndyCar Series 19 4 2 10 12 239 17
2012 NTT IndyCar Series 15 2 1 8 9 456 12
2011 NTT IndyCar Series 17 2 2 12 13 190 17
2010 NTT IndyCar Series 17 3 0 9 15 273 15
2009 NTT IndyCar Series 17 5 1 12 14 815 16
2008 NTT IndyCar Series 17 6 6 14 14 899 16
2007 NTT IndyCar Series 17 4 2 13 16 291 15
2006 NTT IndyCar Series 14 2 1 9 12 215 14
2005 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 0 1 5 25 10
2004 NTT IndyCar Series 15 0 0 2 10 3 12
2003 NTT IndyCar Series 16 3 5 9 11 748 11
2002 CART 19 0 0 3 12 0 12
2001 CART 20 1 0 6 10 74 15
Total 313 45 26 159 224 5518 264

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
March 11, 2001 (Monterrey, Mexico)
First Win
May 6, 2001 (Nazareth)
First Pole
April 13, 2003 (Twin Ring Motegi)

NTT IndyCar Series Highlights

  • 2018
    • Won the NTT IndyCar Series championship for Chip Ganassi Racing with wins at Belle Isle-1, Texas and Toronto.
    • Extended his Indy car record for consecutive seasons with win to 14.
    • Recorded 13 top-five and 15 top-10 finishes in 17 starts, both series highs.
  • 2017
    • Finished third in NTT IndyCar Series for Chip Ganassi Racing, winning at Road America, which extended his Indy car record for consecutive seasons with win to 13
    • Won the pole position for the 101st Indianapolis 500 with an average speed of 232.164 mph, the fastest four-lap average in more than two decades.
    • Recorded 10 top-five and 16 top-10 finishes.
  • 2016
    • Finished sixth in NTT IndyCar Series point standings for Chip Ganassi Racing with wins at Phoenix and Watkins Glan.
    • Claimed victory at Phoenix extended his streak of consecutive seasons with at least one win to 12, which set an Indy car record.
    • Won poles at Toronto and Watkins Glen.
  • 2015
    • Won the NTT IndyCar Series championship for Chip Ganassi Racing, winning the title over Juan Pablo Montoya on a tiebreaker by virtue of his three wins (Long Beach, Texas and Sonoma).
    • Extended streak of consecutive seasons with at least one win to 11.
    • Won two poles, including the Indianapolis 500.
  • 2014
    • Finished third in the NTT IndyCar Series championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, winning two races (Mid-Ohio, Sonoma) and finishing in the top five in 11 events.
    • Charged from last starting position (22nd) to win at Mid-Ohio.
    • Led only the final three laps in winning at Sonoma.
  • 2013
    • Won series championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, becoming 11th driver to win at least three Indy car titles.
    • Recorded four race victories (Pocono, Toronto-1, Toronto-2 and Houston-1) and two poles (Toronto-2 and Baltimore).
    • Became first driver to win the SONAX Perfect Finish Award for sweeping a doubleheader event (Toronto).
    • Had series-best 10 top-five finishes.
  • 2012
    • Finished third in the standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing for the third straight season.
    • Won from pole and led every lap at Belle Isle.
    • Won for second straight year at Mid-Ohio.
    • Recorded eight top-five and nine top-10 finishes.
  • 2011
    • Finished third in standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Recorded victories from the pole at Mid- Ohio and Motegi, becoming only driver to win on both oval and road course at Motegi.
    • Won A.J. Foyt Oval Trophy for scoring most points in oval races.
    • Was one of three drivers running at the finish in all 17 races.
  • 2010
    • Finished third in the point standings with wins at Kansas, Edmonton and Homestead.
    • Recorded nine top-five finishes and 15 top-10 finishes.
    • Scored five total podiums.
  • 2009
    • Finished second in point standings with wins at Kansas, Milwaukee, Richmond, Mid-Ohio and Motegi.
    • Finished on podium 10 times.
    • Led 815 laps during season, more than any other driver.
    • Completed 2,766 of a possible 2,788 laps, more than any other driver.
  • 2008
    • Claimed season championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Won six races (Homestead, Indianapolis, Texas, Nashville, Edmonton and Kentucky) and six poles (Homestead, Kansas, Indianapolis, Texas, Kentucky and Belle Isle).
    • Recorded 14 top-five finishes and 14 top-10 finishes.
  • 2007
    • Finished second in point standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with wins at Watkins Glen, Nashville, Mid-Ohio and Sonoma.
    • Won three consecutive races (Watkins Glen, Nashville and Mid-Ohio).
    • 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
    • Finished fourth in point standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with victories at Watkins Glen and Nashville.
    • Won nine top-five finishes and 12 top-10 finishes.
    • Was only driver to be running at the finish of every race.
  • 2005
    • Finished 13th in season point standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with victory at Watkins Glen.
    • Recorded five top-10 finishes.
  • 2004
    • Finished 10th in season point standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with best finish of second at Phoenix.
    • Earned two top-five finishes and 10 top-10 finishes in 15 starts.
  • 2003
    • Clinched first series championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with three wins (Homestead, Pikes Peak and Richmond).
    • Earned five pole positions (Motegi, Richmond, Kansas, Nashville, Nazareth).
    • Led all 206 laps of the rain-shortened event Richmond.
  • 2002
    • Finished 13th in CART point standings, splitting season between PacWest Racing and Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Began three top-five and 12 top-10 finishes, including a second place at Denver.
  • 2001
    • Won CART Jim Trueman Rookie of the Year Award and finished eighth in CART point standings with victory at Nazareth.
    • Was 20 years, 9 months, 14 days old at time of Nazareth win, at the time the second youngest to win a race in Indy car history.
    • Scored six top-five finishes and completed a series-high 2,521 of a possible 2,610 laps.

Scott's Road To Indy

  • 2018
    • Competed with the team at 12 Hours of Sebring, 24 Hours of Le Mans and Petit Le Mans.
    • Won the GT Le Mans Class at the Rolex 24 at Daytona for Chip Ganassi Racing.
  • 2017
    • Competed n Rolex 24 at Dayto