Scott Dixon
Scott  Dixon
Chip Ganassi Racing
Scott Dixon
rank
04
Career stats
Verizon IndyCar Series
Championship
Indy 500 Wins
Total Poles
Race Wins
Birthday
Jul 22, 1980
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Website scottdixon.com
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Hometown
Auckland, New Zealand
Residence
Indianapolis

ON TRACK

  • Four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion (2003, 2008, 2013, 2015).
  • 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner.
  • Most wins of any active Verizon IndyCar Series driver (38), tied for fifth all-time.
  • In his 15th season driving for Chip Ganassi Racing, the longest tenure in team history.

OFF TRACK

  • Born in Australia but is a citizen of New Zealand.
  • Known for love of his wife, Emma, a former Welsh and British 800-meter track champion, and his daughters, Poppy and Tilly.
  • Appointed Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2012 and was New Zealand’s Sportsman of the Year in 2008 and 2013.
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CAREER STATS
YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES** TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2016 Verizon IndyCar Series 11 1 1 4 9 215 9
2015 Verizon IndyCar Series 16 3 2 7 12 306 15
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series 18 2 1 11 12 97 16
2013 Verizon IndyCar Series 19 4 2 10 12 239 17
2012 Verizon IndyCar Series 15 2 1 8 9 456 12
2011 Verizon IndyCar Series 17 2 2 12 13 190 17
2010 Verizon IndyCar Series 17 3 0 9 15 273 15
2009 Verizon IndyCar Series 17 5 2 12 14 815 16
2008 Verizon IndyCar Series 17 6 7 14 14 899 16
2007 Verizon IndyCar Series 17 4 2 13 16 291 15
2006 Verizon IndyCar Series 14 2 1 9 12 215 14
2005 Verizon IndyCar Series 17 1 0 1 5 25 10
2004 Verizon IndyCar Series 15 0 0 2 10 3 12
2003 Verizon IndyCar Series 16 3 5 9 11 748 11
2002 CART 19 0 0 3 12 0 12
2001 CART 20 1 0 6 10 74 15
Total 265 39 26 130 186 4846 222

** Includes all poles, including those awarded based on entrant points

RAF = Running at Finish


Chip Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi has been a fixture in the auto racing industry for over 25 years and is considered one of the most successful as well as innovative owners the sport has anywhere in the world. Today his teams include four cars in the Verizon IndyCar Series, two cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, one car in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, two factory Ford GT’s in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, two factory Ford GT’s in the FIA World Endurance Championship and two Supercars in Red Bull Global Rallycross. Overall his teams have 18 championships and 170 victories, including four Indianapolis 500s, a Daytona 500, a Brickyard 400 and six Rolex 24 At Daytonas and the 12 Hours of Sebring. Ganassi boasts state-of-the-art race shop facilities in Indianapolis and Concord, N.C., with a corporate office in Pittsburgh, Penn.

Team Website chipganassiracing.com/
First Start
March 11, 2001
Monterrey, Mexico
First Win
May 6, 2001
Nazareth
First Pole
April 13, 2003
Twin Ring Motegi

Verizon IndyCar Series Highlights

  • 2015
    • Won the Verizon IndyCar Series championship for Chip Ganassi Racing, winning the title over Juan Pablo Montoya on a tiebreaker by virtue of his three wins (Long Beach, Texas and Sonoma)
    • Extended streak of consecutive seasons with at least one win to 11
    • Won two poles, including the Indianapolis 500
  • 2014
    • Finished third in Verizon IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Recorded victories at Mid-Ohio and Sonoma and had 11 top-five finishes overall in 18 races.
    • Earned pole at Iowa.
    • Led eight races for total of 97 laps.
  • 2013
    • Finished first in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Recorded four victories and 10 top-five finishes overall in 19 races.
    • Earned pole for Toronto 2 and went on to complete sweep of doubleheader. Also earned pole at Baltimore.
    • Led eight races for total of 239 laps.
    • Was running at the finish in 17 races.
  • 2012
    • Finished third in the IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Recorded wins at Belle Isle and Mid-Ohio.
    • Posted nine top-10 finishes overall.
    • Earned pole at Belle Isle.
    • Led all drivers in laps led with 456.
  • 2011
    • Finished third in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Recorded victories from the pole at Mid-Ohio and Motegi. Is only driver to win on both oval and road course at Twin Ring Motegi.
    • Won A.J. Foyt Oval Trophy for scoring most points in oval races.
    • Was one of three drivers who was running at the finish in all 17 races.
  • 2010
    • Finished third in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Recorded three victories (Kansas, Edmonton, Homestead) for 25 in his career.
    • Ended series-record consecutive top-10 starting streak (45) at Chicagoland.
    • Had nine top-five and 15 top-10 finishes overall.
  • 2009
    • Finished second in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Recorded five victories and one pole start.
    • Became IndyCar Series career race win leader (20) at Mid-Ohio. Added victory at Twin Ring Motegi.
    • Was running at the finish in 16 of the 17 races.
  • 2008
    • Finished first in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
    • Won Indianapolis 500 among six victories. Tied series record at Kentucky with sixth victory.
    • Moved into points lead after 500-Mile Race victory.
    • Added 14 top-five finishes and six pole starts.
    • Became series leader for laps led in a season with 889, and became fifth series driver to lead more than 2,000 laps.
  • 2007
    • Finished second in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with victories at Watkins Glen, Nashville, Mid-Ohio and Infineon.
    • Became third IndyCar Series driver to win three consecutive races with victories at Watkins Glen, Nashville and Mid-Ohio.
    • Joined Dan Wheldon as only drivers to win three consecutive races at one track when he won at Watkins Glen.
    • Recorded a series-best 13 top-five and 16 top-10 finishes. Led a series-best 13 of 17 races.
    • Finished first or second in 10 of the 17 races.
  • 2006
    • Finished fourth in IndyCar Series standings for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, 15 points behind champion Sam Hornish Jr.
    • Won at Watkins Glen International for the second year in a row and at Nashville Superspeedway.
    • Completed a series-high 2,504 of a possible 2,510 laps. Led nine races.
    • Was only IndyCar Series driver to be running at the finish in all 14 events.
  • 2005
    • Finished 13th in IndyCar Series standings with one victory (Watkins Glen) and four other top-10 finishes.
    • Started 13th and finished 24th at Indianapolis 500.
  • 2004
    • Finished 13th in IndyCar Series standings with one victory (Watkins Glen) and four other top-10 finishes.
    • Earned two Formula 1 tests with Williams-BMW.
  • 2003
    • Clinched the IndyCar Series championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with three victories (Homestead-Miami Speedway, his first IndyCar Series start, Pikes Peak and Richmond).
    • Earned five pole positions (Japan, Richmond, Kansas, Nashville, Nazareth).
    • Became the first driver in IndyCar Series history to lead consecutive laps over the course of three races.Led the final 84 laps en route to a victory at Pikes Peak and led all 206 laps of the rain-shortened event Richmond. Led the first 53 laps at Kansas for a total of 343 consecutive laps led.
  • 2002
    • Finished 13th in CART standings, scoring three top-five finishes, including a second place at Denver.
    • Began the season with PacWest Racing, moved to Target Chip Ganassi Racing before Milwaukee and finished season with team.
    • Announced Oct. 23 he would compete in IndyCar Series for Target Chip Ganassi Racing in 2003.
  • 2001
    • Won CART Jim Trueman Rookie of the Year Award and finished eighth in CART point standings with victory at Nazareth.
    • Became youngest driver to win in any major open-wheel series with victory in 2001 at Nazareth at age 20 years, 9 months, 14 days.
    • Scored six top-five finishes and completed a series-high 2,521 of a possible 2,610 laps.

Scott's Road To Indy

  • 2000
    • Won Dayton Indy Lights championship, winning six of 12 races driving for PacWest Lights team.
    • Led series-high 228 laps.
  • 1999
    • Competed in first season of North American competition with Johansson Motorsports in Dayton Indy Lights series, winning at Chicago, where he led every lap from the pole.
    • Finished fifth in championship and finished second in the Rookie of the Year standings, one point behind Jonny Kane.
  • Early Career
    • Competed in Formula Vee, Formula Ford and Formula Holden in New Zealand and Australia.
    • Won Australian-based Formula Holden championship for Formula 3000, New Zealand Formula Ford Class I championship, New Zealand Formula Ford Class II championship and New Zealand Formula Vee championship (age 13).