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    Born Racer: Q and A with five-time IndyCar champ Scott Dixon

    Born Racer: Q and A with five-time IndyCar champ Scott Dixon


    Scott Dixon's fifth IndyCar championship victory has pushed the Kiwi driver's name into the conversation whenever the greats of IndyCar are debated. Nobody else other than American motorsport legend Aj Foyt - who has seven championship crowns - has won...

    Scott Dixon's fifth IndyCar championship victory has pushed the Kiwi driver's name into the conversation whenever the greats of IndyCar are debated. Nobody else other than American motorsport legend Aj Foyt - who has seven championship crowns - has won as many as Dixon. The kid from Manurewa has come a long way from go-karts to dominating one of the most popular forms of motorsport in the United States. Following his history-making success earlier this week, Dixon offers Stuff readers a rare glimpse into what life is like in the world of Scott Dixon. 
    Brendon Hartley hoping engine upgrade can help save his Formula 1 career

    Brendon Hartley hoping engine upgrade can help save his Formula 1 career


    Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley will be hoping an engine upgrade can help save his Formula 1 career as speculation mounts he will be axed by his Toro Rosso...

    Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley will be hoping an engine upgrade can help save his Formula 1 career as speculation mounts he will be axed by his Toro Rosso team.
    Scott Dixon edges Tiger Woods, Serena Williams and Roger Federer as Indianapolis laps him up

    Scott Dixon edges Tiger Woods, Serena Williams and Roger Federer as Indianapolis laps him up


    They're lapping up Scott Dixon in Indianapolis where one local pundit rates him second only to swimming sensation Michael Phelps among contemporary superstars including Tiger Woods, Serena Williams and Roger...

    They're lapping up Scott Dixon in Indianapolis where one local pundit rates him second only to swimming sensation Michael Phelps among contemporary superstars including Tiger Woods, Serena Williams and Roger Federer.
    Clever and adaptable IndyCar star Scott Dixon likened to a chameleon

    Clever and adaptable IndyCar star Scott Dixon likened to a chameleon


    Scott Dixon has been described as "a chameleon" with "exceptional desire" because of his abilities to change and adapt to the increasing pressures of IndyCar...

    Scott Dixon has been described as "a chameleon" with "exceptional desire" because of his abilities to change and adapt to the increasing pressures of IndyCar racing.
    How Scott Dixon avoided rival's aggressive plans to spoil Kiwi's IndyCar glory

    How Scott Dixon avoided rival's aggressive plans to spoil Kiwi's IndyCar glory


    Scott Dixon's team eavesdropped on his rivals and found some alarming plans which forced the Kiwi into a play-it-safe strategy to win his fifth IndyCar...

    Scott Dixon's team eavesdropped on his rivals and found some alarming plans which forced the Kiwi into a play-it-safe strategy to win his fifth IndyCar championship.
    IndyCar champ Scott Dixon jokes about the All Blacks and sheep

    IndyCar champ Scott Dixon jokes about the All Blacks and sheep


    As tributes roll in for Scott Dixon achieving a fifth IndyCar championship, the New Zealander himself has shown his sense of humour with a quip at the expense of the All Blacks - and a wry sheep...

    As tributes roll in for Scott Dixon achieving a fifth IndyCar championship, the New Zealander himself has shown his sense of humour with a quip at the expense of the All Blacks - and a wry sheep joke.
    New Zealand driver Scott Dixon wins IndyCar Series for the fifth time

    New Zealand driver Scott Dixon wins IndyCar Series for the fifth time


    Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday (Monday NZT) drive away and Dixon wasn't the least bit...

    Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday (Monday NZT) drive away and Dixon wasn't the least bit stressed.
    Shane van Gisbergen second in Sandown 500 to increase V8 Supercars lead

    Shane van Gisbergen second in Sandown 500 to increase V8 Supercars lead


    Kiwi driver Shane van Gisbergen finished second to Jamie Whincup in the Sandown 500 to extend his lead in the V8 Supercars championship on...

    Kiwi driver Shane van Gisbergen finished second to Jamie Whincup in the Sandown 500 to extend his lead in the V8 Supercars championship on Sunday.
    Kiwi championship contender Scott Dixon knocked from pole by Ryan Hunter-Reay

    Kiwi championship contender Scott Dixon knocked from pole by Ryan Hunter-Reay


    Kiwi driver Scott Dixon has had pole position snatched away from him at the last moment by Ryan Hunter-Reay during qualifying for the season-ending IndyCar race at...

    Kiwi driver Scott Dixon has had pole position snatched away from him at the last moment by Ryan Hunter-Reay during qualifying for the season-ending IndyCar race at Sonoma.
    Kiwi Hayden Paddon keeps cool amidst 'complete mayhem' at Rally Turkey

    Kiwi Hayden Paddon keeps cool amidst 'complete mayhem' at Rally Turkey


    New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon has kept his cool amid the searing heat and on-road carnage, and moved into third place after the penultimate day of Rally Turkey on Sunday morning (NZ...

    New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon has kept his cool amid the searing heat and on-road carnage, and moved into third place after the penultimate day of Rally Turkey on Sunday morning (NZ time).
    Paul Dumbrell breaks Supercars Sandown record as Triple Eight dominate

    Paul Dumbrell breaks Supercars Sandown record as Triple Eight dominate


    Car No 1 has enjoyed a perfect start to the Sandown 500, where Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell both topped the timing charts in practice for the Supercars endurance...

    Car No 1 has enjoyed a perfect start to the Sandown 500, where Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell both topped the timing charts in practice for the Supercars endurance classic.