Scott Dixon is a professional race car driver in the IndyCar Series. He currently drives for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team as driver Number 9. He is one of the most successful racers in the series and has won the IndyCar Championships six times, most recently in 2020.

Player Profile and Early Career

Scott Ronald Dixon was born on July 22, 1980, in Brisbane, Queensland in Australia. His parents were both dirt-track race car drivers. The family moved to New Zealand when Dixon was a kid. He began racing karts when he was seven.

Born 22 Jul 1980
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Nickname The Iceman

IndyCar Career

He made his IndyCar Series debut in 2003. He won his first race, the Toyota Indy 300 (Homestead). In the same year, he won his first IndyCar Series Championship. He would go on to win five more championships in 2008, 2013, 2015, 2018, and most recently in 2020.

As of March 2023, he has had 52 wins in the IndyCar Series. He has also made it to 130 podiums and 32 pole positions.

Before joining the Chip Ganassi Racing team, he was part of the PacWest Racing team.

Awards

In 1999, he won the Jim Clark Trophy. In 2001, he was also awarded the CART Rookie of the Year. He won the Jim Clark Trophy again in 2001, 2004, and again in 2015. Other notable awards won by Dixon include the Bruce McLaren Trophy, which he won in 2003 and 2008. In 2009, he was inducted into the MotoSport New Zealand Wall of Fame.

He was also named the NZ Sportsman of the Year in 2008 and he was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2019.

Career Highlights

IndyCar Career

  • Wins: 52
  • Podiums: 130
  • Poles: 32

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