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Jul 11
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Dixon takes Verizon P1 Award for Iowa Corn Indy 300

Scott Dixon of New Zealand driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Chevrolet celebrates earning pole position during qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB at the Iowa Speedway on JULY 11, 2014 in Newton, Iowa. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images NEWTON, Iowa - Scott Dixon set the Iowa Speedway two-lap qualifying track record en route to the Verizon P1 Award to lead a front-row sweep for Target Chip Ganassi Racing during qualifications for Saturday night's Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB. Dixon's two-lap average of 186.256 mph shattered the previous speed record of 180.375 mph held by Takuma Sato since 2011. Tony Kanaan, the 2010 race winner on the 0.894-mile, variably-banked oval while with Andretti Autosport, recorded a two-lap average speed of 185.891 mph in the No. 10 TNT Energy Drink entry to tie his season-high qualifying result of second. Dixon, driving the No. 9 entry, is the ninth different driver to claim the Verizon P1 Award during the first 12 ... FULL STORY »

2014 VICS Iowa Corn Indy 300 Qualifying Results

Iowa Corn Indy 300 Logo 2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Iowa Speedway Newton, Iowa Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB NEWTON, Iowa - Qualifying Friday for the Iowa Corn Indy 300 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 0.894-mile Iowa Speedway, with qualifying position, car ... FULL STORY »

Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan 2014 VICS Iowa Corn Indy 300 Race Previews

2014 VICS Target Chip Ganassi Drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan on track - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Target Chip Ganassi Racing Iowa Speedway Advance Notes  RACE SETUP Race: The Iowa Corn Indy 300, July 12 Drivers: @scottdixon9 @tonykanaan Cars: No. 9 Target and No. 10 TNT Chevrolets Track: Iowa Speedway (0.875-mile tri-oval) TV:  NBC Sports Network 8:00 PM ET Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Shooting For ... FULL STORY »

Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan 2014 VICS Pocono INDYCAR 500 Race Preview

(R) Scott Dixon of New Zealand driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and (L) Tony Kanaan of Brazil driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Target Chip Ganassi Racing Pocono Speedway Advance Notes  RACE SETUP Race: The Pocono IndyCar 500 Fueled By Sunoco, July 6 Drivers: @scottdixon9 @tonykanaan Cars: No. 9 and No. 10 Target Chevrolets Track: Pocono Raceway (2.5-mile tri-oval) TV: NBC Sports Network 12:00 PM ET Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW ... FULL STORY »

Scott Dixon & Tony Kanaan 2014 VICS Firestone 600(k) Race Previews

2014 VICS Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Drivers Tony Kanaan & Scott Dixon - Photo Credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images Target Chip Ganassi Racing Texas Motor Speedway Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Firestone 600, June 7 Drivers: @scottdixon9 @tonykanaan Cars: No. 9 Target and No. 10 Suave For Men Chevrolets Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) in Fort Worth, Texas TV: NBC Sports Network 8:00pm ET Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget BET ... FULL STORY »

Dixon Paces Opening Day of Practice for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Scott Dixon of New Zealand, drives the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Chevrolet ahead of a pack of cars during practice for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 8, 2014) - As reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon expected, the competition on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit is razor close. He just happened to produce the best timed lap in the second ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – April 24, 2014

INDYCAR Logo Today's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Dixon looks to shake runner-up status at Barber 2. Next generation Herta makes Mazda Road to Indy debut 3. Coming off victory, Conway looks ahead 1. Dixon looks to shake runner-up status ... FULL STORY »



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Scott Dixon & Tony Kanaan 2014 VICS Honda Indy GP of Alabama Race Previews
Posted 04.23.14
Target Chip Ganassi Racing Barber Motorsports Park Advance Notes RACE SETUP  Race: Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, April 27 Drivers: @scottdixon9 @tonykanaan Cars: No. 9 Target Chevrolet and No. 10 GE Reveal Chevrolet Track: Barber Motorsports Park (2.38-mile road course) in Birmingham, Ala. TV: NBC Sports Network 2:30pm ET Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT  Southern Comfort:  Out of ...FULL STORY »
(R) Scott Dixon of New Zealand driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and (L) Tony Kanaan of Brazil driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Scott Dixon & Tony Kanaan 2014 VICS Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Race Previews
Posted 04.09.14
Target Chip Ganassi Racing Long Beach Advance Notes RACE SETUP  Race: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 13 Drivers: @scottdixon9 @tonykanaan Cars: No. 9 and No. 10 Target Chevrolets Track: Streets of Long Beach (1.97-mile street circuit) in Long Beach, Calif. TV: NBC Sports Network 4:00pm ET Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT A Day At The Beach:  Since Target ...FULL STORY »
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2014 VICS Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Qualifying Results
Posted 03.29.14
2014 INDYCAR Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) St. Petersburg, FL St. Petersburg Street Circuit Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Qualifying Results - March 29, 2014 St. Petersburg, Fla. - Qualifying Saturday for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.8-mile(s) St Petersburg Street Circuit, with ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR News and Notes – Feb. 24, 2014
Posted 02.24.14
Today's IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Hinchcliffe kicks off St. Pete build  2. Montoya battles himself first before rest of the field 3. Proud to represent Colombia 4. Dixon and Astor Cup at Pistons home game March 5 5. Brabham among Gorsline Scholarship nominees 1. Hinchcliffe kicks off St. Pete build: James Hinchcliffe began defense of his win ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR News and Notes – Feb. 19, 2014
Posted 02.19.14
Today's IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1.  Technology improvements coming to Race Control  2. Dixon rates 2013 series title as most enjoyable  3.  Rahal: National Guard sponsorship a game-changer  4. Bourdais ranks among the title contenders  1. Technology improvements coming to Race Control: Investments in technology will aid IndyCar Series race director Beaux ...FULL STORY »
Scott Dixon in the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing IndyCar - Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA
2014 INDYCAR Pre-Season Media Day Q&A with Driver Scott Dixon
Posted 02.18.14
SCOTT DIXON, NO. 9 TARGET CHIP GANASSI RACING CHEVROLET, met with members of the media and discussed winning the 2013 championship, preparations for the 2014 season, Tony Kanaan joining the organization, Dario’s new role and other topics.  THE MODERATOR:  We are pleased to be joined by Scott Dixon. Scott, the first question ...FULL STORY »
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If You Missed It: Indianapolis 500 Winners Media Event
Posted 01.14.14
Earlier today, the four current IndyCar Series drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 - Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan - met the media at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum to preview the upcoming 2014 IndyCar Series season, the Indy 500 and the ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR News and Notes – Jan. 9, 2014
Posted 01.09.14
Today's IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Two-time champ Brabham aiming for another Mazda Road to Indy title 2. Team Penske extends its partnership with Hitachi 3. Dixon nominated for New Zealand Award 1. Two-time champ Brabham aiming for another Mazda Road to Indy title: "Improvement" is chief among Matthew ...FULL STORY »
Dario Franchitti wins the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in the IZOD IndyCar Series (Photo Credit: Firestone Racing Photo)
Dario Franchitti Takes Thriller At Chicagoland
Posted 08.29.10
In the largest IZOD IndyCar Series field, outside the traditional 33 starters in the Indianapolis 500 since 1997 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dario Franchitti won Saturday night’s PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in a thrilling match against Panther Racing’s ...FULL STORY »


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