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Open Wheel Wednesday: The “Surprise” Champion, Stellar Seasons & More

Scott Dixon celebrates his race win and championship title at Sonoma (credit: IndyCar)

Huston Ladner  : So where does anyone want to begin? Matt Stallknecht : Man…where to even start Toni Montgomery : Am I the only one who made the mistake of pretty much forgetting all about Scott Dixon? Matt: I completely forgot about him Toni: And then wondering where the hell …

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IndyCar: Scott Dixon Snakes His Fourth Championship; GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

Scott Dixon celebrates his race win and championship title at Sonoma (credit: IndyCar)

The GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma In a Nutshell: Scott Dixon earned his fourth INDYCAR championship owing to his win at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday.  He started the race in ninth and though he should not have been counted out of the championship, still sat in third in the points …

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Pace Laps: Heartbreaking Losses & Replacement Drivers

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IndyCar: Montoya Critical of Himself, INDYCAR Following Championship Loss – 1.179 seconds. That’s all that separated Juan Pablo Montoya from a Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Montoya, who led the points from the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in March, lost the championship in a tiebreaker to four-time champion Scott …

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Scott Dixon Wins Fourth IndyCar Championship

Scott Dixon at Sonoma celebrating his win and championship (credit: INDYCAR)

Starting a lowly ninth on the grid, Scott Dixon and his team made the right calls to put him out in front and from there, Dixon cruised to his third win of the season.  That third win would be the tie-breaker between he and Juan Pablo Montoya in claiming the …

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Will Power Earns Pole for GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

Will Power on track at Sonoma (credit: John Cote/IndyCar)

He may not be likely to defend his championship this year, but Will Power is starting the final race of the season on point, taking the pole position with a late flying lap to best Josef Newgarden for pole for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.  Starting third is Ryan Hunter-Reay, …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Let a Loss Not Be in Vain

Justin Wilson celebrates his IndyCar victory at Watkins Glen in 2009

There’s a place in motorsports where tradition and progress sometimes clash, and more often than not it’s tradition that prevails. It’s understandable because so often fans, owners, and drivers lament that things just aren’t like they used to be and no one values tradition. No one wants to drive fans …

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