Scott Dixon
Sep 27

Report: Kanaan Joining Ganassi In 2014

Tony Kanaan (left) and Dario Franchitti (right) could become Chip Ganassi Racing teammates next season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

(left) and (right) could become teammates next season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan will not return to KV Racing next season and is finalizing a deal to join Chip Ganassi Racing, The Associated Press has learned.

Two people familiar with Kanaan’s plan said Friday that the Brazilian is nearing a signed contract with Ganassi. They spoke on condition of anonymity because Ganassi has not announced the move.

The 38-year-old Kanaan will join a lineup that includes Indy 500 winners Dario Franchitti and , and . Franchitti and Dixon have combined to win six titles, and Kanaan won it in 2004.

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Sep 8

GRAND-AM Monterey Notebook

Photo Credit: John Dagys

Photo Credit: John Dagys

TRG ASTON MARTIN DEBUTS — After months of delays, TRG’s Aston Martin Vantage debuts in this weekend’s Continental Tire Sports Car Festival at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (5 p.m. ET, Live! FOX Sports 1). AMR factory driver , fresh off the FIA WEC Six Hours of Sao Paulo, has joined Brandon Davis, a winner in last month’s Pirelli World Challenge round, at the wheel of GT3-based machine.

Davis qualified the V12-powered beast in 10th, a respectable effort considering the number of changes made to the car, including heavily revised aero and a switch to the class-mandated Bosch ECU system.

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Sep 6

IndyCar Driver Dixon Fined, Placed On Probation

IndyCar Driver Dixon Fined, Placed On Probation

of New Zealand, driver of the #9 Target Honda (Photo: Getty Images)

fined Scott Dixon $30,000 on Friday and placed him on probation through the end of the year for disparaging comments after the .

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Aug 31

Dixon Wins The Pole For Road Race At Baltimore

Scott Dixon. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

After the pit road commotion at Sonoma, Scott Dixon still sent a congratulatory text to winner .

Yes, Dixon’s penalty wiped out his shot at a victory, but he was at least going to be a good sport.

“I respect Will. He’s a fantastic driver,” Dixon said. “We’re going to be competing, hopefully, together for a lot of years.”

That competition, for now, means they can’t seem to get away from each other on the track.

Power spun Dixon in Saturday’s practice. But Dixon got the final payback when he swiped the pole from Power on the last lap of qualifying to take the top spot for the .

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