Scott Dixon a Quiet Sleeper to Contend This Weekend in Road America

INDIANAPOLIS – Is a guy with 40 career Verizon IndyCar Series victories, the current points leader, and one of the all-time greats ever considered a sleeper in a race? Well, this weekend Scott Dixon is. There’s no question that the four Team Penske drivers are going to be the favorites to win this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Road America. They dominated there last year, leading all but two of the 50 laps, and have dominated on true road courses this season. Mix all that together and you get what…

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Tony Kanaan Comes From 2 Laps Down to Finish 2nd

Fort Worth, TX – There’s a lot of people unhappy with Tony Kanaan leaving the Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night. He was the one most pointed to for two crashes in tonight’s Rainguard 600. But, he’s not having any of that though, as he’s happy to come away with a second place result at the 1.5-mile track under the lights on Saturday. The second place finish though was as hard fought as he’s ever had. Kanaan, was penalized twice for the Lap 151 melee, forcing him to come to the…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Looks Strong This Weekend in Texas

Fort Worth, TX – We all knew that Chip Ganassi Racing would be strong this weekend at the Texas Motor Speedway. Last year, Honda drivers led 488 of the overall 648 superspeedway laps, including all but 11 laps in this very race. They did that without Chip Ganassi Racing. Imagine that stat now with Ganassi on their side. At Indy, they led 181 of the 200 laps two weeks ago. Ganassi driver Max Chilton led a race high 50 laps that day. Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan had two of the better…

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Charlie Kimball Earns the Pole for Saturday Night’s Rainguard 600, Ganassi and Honda Strong In Qualifying

Fort Worth, TX – It should come to no surprise at all to see Charlie Kimball earn the pole for Saturday night’s Rainguard 600 (8 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Kimball, saw his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate of Scott Dixon win the pole for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500, a superspeedway. Today, another superspeedway, Ganassi was strong once again. Dixon and Kimball were 1-2 in the first practice, then swapped spots in qualifying at the Texas Motor Speedway.

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Don’t Count Out Tony Kanaan in Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Saturday

Belle Isle, MI – When looking at the Verizon IndyCar Series speed charts on Friday, it would be easy to overlook Tony Kanaan as a possible contender in both Chevrolet Duels in Detroit this weekend. Kanaan, posted the eighth fastest lap in the first 45-minute practice session on Friday morning, followed by being 10th in the final session later on in the day. Guys like Helio Castroneves, Graham Rahal, Alexander Rossi and Will Power were consistently up front in both sessions, making them the headlines to win both duels this weekend…

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Kyle Larson Has Good Shot at Another Win on Sunday Night in Coca-Cola 600

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has gone about as good as one could go for points leader Kyle Larson. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver has five top two’s and seven top six finishes in 11 races. The only problem is, that he’s only taken his No. 42 Chevrolet to victory lane just once all year despite those lofty stats. But, that could change on Sunday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for NASCAR’s longest race of the season, the Coca-Cola 600. Larson, has yet to finish in…

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Chip Ganassi Says Leonard Wood Described Scott Dixon to David Pearson “If You Don’t Win With Him, You Need to Work on Your Car”

INDIANAPOLIS – Back in the late 1990s, early 2000s, my uncle worked for PacWest Racing. I remember him telling me about a love fest his boss Bruce McCaw had for a driver named Scott Dixon. McCaw was saying Dixon would be among the greatest ever. Fast forward nearly two decades later, Dixon to me is arguably among the great to ever drive in the Verizon IndyCar Series. As we sit here today, Dixon has 40 IndyCar victories. Only A.J. Foyt (67) Mario Andretti (52) and Michael Andretti (42) have more. Also,…

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