Dixon Wins Somoma, 2015 IndyCar Series Title
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Scott Dixon entered Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season-finale needing to drive like crazy and also have lots of things to fall his way if he wanted to win the 2015 championship.
Done and done.
Dixon, who started the race third in points – 43 behind leader Juan Montoya Montoya and ninth on the grid – won Sunday’s race at Sonoma Raceway and cashed in on on-track misfortune by Montoya and second-place Graham Rahal to win his fourth IndyCar championship.
Dixon collected maximum points by leading the most laps and he needed every single one of those points.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dixon and Team Penske’s Montoya ended up tied for the points lead but Dixon was awarded the title on a tie-breaker – he had more race victories.
“There was still a chance and that’s what we were hoping for,” Dixon said in Victory Lane of his pre-race thoughts. “I don’t know what to say. I still can’t Read the full story »