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FILE - In this, April 7, 2018, file photo, driver Scott Dixon smiles before the IndyCar auto race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Dixon has blazed his way through the record books to cement himself as the greatest IndyCar driver of his generation. One more championship will give him five, second in the open wheel record books only to A.J. Foyt. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
September 16, 2018 - 9:39 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday drive away and Dixon wasn't the least bit stressed. Dixon needed only an uneventful Sunday at...
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FILE - In this, April 7, 2018, file photo, driver Scott Dixon smiles before the IndyCar auto race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Dixon has blazed his way through the record books to cement himself as the greatest IndyCar driver of his generation. One more championship will give him five, second in the open wheel record books only to A.J. Foyt. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
September 16, 2018 - 8:51 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar season finale Sunday at Sonoma Raceway (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Scott Dixon has won his fifth IndyCar championship with a second-place finish at Sonoma Raceway. Ryan Hunter-Reay won the race from the pole. Dixon needed only a steady race to hold...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
September 10, 2018 - 6:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Brad Keselowski figured out the secret to restarting at the Brickyard 400. Then he safely and strategically bumped his way into the lead and sped to the finish line. One year after settling for second in a chaotic, crash-marred race last year, Keselowski redeemed himself...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) leads the first lap during the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
September 10, 2018 - 5:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's two races at Indianapolis on Monday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Brad Keselowski has given Roger Penske his first win in the Brickyard 400. Keselowski took the lead with a daring pass, bumping leader Denny Hamlin as they came around the 2.5-mile oval on...
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September 02, 2018 - 6:15 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon salvaged his championship run with an improbable comeback at Portland International Raceway that put him in control of his race to a fifth IndyCar title. Dixon finished fifth, far behind race winner Takuma Sato, but put together the kind of drive that may define...
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September 02, 2018 - 5:30 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon somehow salvaged his championship run with an improbable comeback Sunday at Portland International Raceway to take control of his race to a fifth IndyCar title. Dixon finished fifth, far behind race winner Takuma Sato, but put together the kind of drive that may...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives during the IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 26, 2018 - 2:44 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Scott Dixon has done very little wrong the past five weeks, being a model of consistency in the midst of an IndyCar championship chase he hopes will deliver him a fifth title in the open-wheel series. Yet his lead has been trimmed by more than half. Alexander Rossi took another...
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Will Power, of Australia, celebrates after winning the IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 25, 2018 - 11:47 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Will Power used to hate racing on ovals about as much as he hates conserving fuel. The oval part has changed considerably this season. The fuel part? "I was just, 'Ah! Come on! Let's race this properly!'" Power said Saturday night, after some of his closest rivals began saving...
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August 25, 2018 - 6:07 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Justin Allgaier won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America, pulling away over the final five laps to pick up his second victory in three weeks. Allgaier held a 5.4-second...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2018, file photo, track workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during an IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. IndyCar driver Robert Wickens car sailed into the fence when he and Ryan Hunter-Reay made contact. Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury. He remains hospitalized in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 24, 2018 - 1:56 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — The head of competition for IndyCar said Friday that Robert Wickens' car performed exactly as it was designed when it tore to pieces during a frightening wreck at Pocono, leaving the Canadian driver hospitalized with serious injuries to his spinal cord and extremities. Jay Frye...
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