Bio

The reigning Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar Series Champion will contest the 2009 race season alongside new teammate and 2007 Indianapolis 500 and IndyCar Series Champion, Dario Franchitti.

Dixon posted a series record-tying six wins, seven pole positions (including a record four wins from pole) and led a series-record 899 laps en route to his second IndyCar Series championship (2003).

2009 will be his eighth year with Target Chip Ganassi Racing – the longest tenure for a driver in team history (1990-present).

He is the only current IndyCar Series driver with multiple championships on his resume as a result of 143 starts between the CART and IndyCar Series, producing 20 wins, 15 poles and 96 top-10 finishes (2001-Present).

Q & A

  1. What was your first job?

    Writer/ decaler

  2. Worst job?

    Mechanic for street cars in New Zealand

  3. If you weren't a race car driver, I'd be?

    an athlete, maybe a triathlon runner.

  4. Favorite Book?

    Crossing the line, by Marc Ellis (an autobiography by NZ Rugby Player

  5. Pets?

    Two Maltese dogs; George and Arthur (named after English Kings)

  6. I'm secretly addicted to?

    Chocolate

  7. Personal Charities?

    St. Jude's Children Hospital and Target House

Scott Dixon

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Date of Birth:
June 1, 2010
Hometown:
Brisbane, Australia
Sponsors:
Graham-London, Arai Helmets, Troy Lee Designs, Pit Fit Training, Fisher & Paykel
Hobbies:
Wakeboarding, Running, cycling, swimming

Career Highlights

    • 2008 Indianapolis 500 Winner
    • 2008 IndyCar Series Champion
    • 2003 IndyCar Series Champion
    • Tied for most IndyCar Series wins all-time (19)