Dixon Wins Sonoma And 2015 IndyCar Series Title
Scott Dixon is your 2015 IndyCar Series champion.
Scott Dixon entered Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season-finale needing to drive like crazy and also have lots of things fall his way if he wanted to win the 2015 championship.
Dixon, who started the race third in points _ 47 behind leader Juan Montoya Montoya and ninth on the 25-car grid _ won Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway and cashed-in on the on-track misfortunes of Montoya and point-runner-up Graham Rahal to claim his fourth IndyCar Series championship.
Dixon collected maximum points during a double-points event by leading the most laps around the 2.385-mile/12-turn road-course, and the native of New Zealand needed every single marker.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dixon and Team Penske’s Montoya tied for the point lead with 556, but Dixon was awarded the title on a tie-breaker via more race victories, 3-2. Read the full story »