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Will Power wins at Fontana; Scott Dixon claims third IndyCar title
Will Power wins at Fontana; Scott Dixon claims third IndyCar title

Scott Dixon won his third IndyCar championship Saturday night in a race that came down to mere survival. As Team Penske’s Will Power won the race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Dixon finished fifth to win the title by 27 points over Power teammate Helio Castroneves. Dixon needed to only finish fifth or better in the MAVTV 500 to clinch the Izod IndyCar series championship. Castroneves finished sixth, one lap down to the leaders. But at least those two drivers saw the checkered flag. Due to crashes and mechanical problems, only eight cars managed to finish the 500-mile race, which began with a 25-car field. “It was a crazy day,” said Dixon, a driver for Target...

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