Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Motor Sports Roundup: Dixon Wins IRL Race at Phoenix

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Motor Sports Roundup: Dixon Wins IRL Race at Phoenix

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Dixon wins at Phoenix

Scott Dixon dominated after taking the lead on a midrace caution and crossed the finish line under another yellow flag to win IndyCar's first race at Phoenix International Raceway in 11 years on Saturday night.

Dixon started ninth and took advantage of tire trouble for Team Penske's top two drivers to move within range of the lead on the fast mile oval. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver moved past Tony Kanaan out of the pits and led the final 155 laps of IndyCar's first oval race of the season. The win was Dixon's 39th of his career, tying him with Al Unser for fourth on IndyCar's all-time list. Simon Pagenaud finished second and Will Power was third.

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