McMurray, Montoya & Dixon team up in Brickyard Grand Prix

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SPEEDWAY - Jamie McMurray, Juan Pablo Montoya and Scott Dixon have all won at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.McMurray has a Brickyard 400 win on his resume while Montoya and Dixon have each won an Indianapolis 500. The trio used their wealth of knowledge to team up for Chip Ganassai Racing at the Brickyard Grand Prix. Dixon, who races full-time in the IZOD IndyCar Series, started the race in the 02 BMW Riley and completed 41 laps.However, a large majority of his time on the track was spent getting through heavy rainfall."It was nice that I had five or six laps this morning before the race. Tricky conditions today we started the race in the red then we went to slicks and it rained again. I just wanted to keep the car on the track and hand it over to Juan or Jamie," said Dixon.McMurray never got the chance to get on the track. After Dixon exited Juan Pablo Montoya jumped in the car and finished out the race."I think with the conditions, Jamie hasn't driven a whole lot in the wet but I remember at Daytona he did a great job there. I'm a bit bummed for him because it's his deal and he would have done a great job," said Dixon."It's a shame. He worked really hard, he was pretty good on pace so it happens," said Montoya.The 02 finished fourth in the inaugural Brickyard Grand Prix GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race, butit wasn't with out controversy. Montoya was called out by Peter Baron, the owner of Starworks Motorsport, for his move to pass his driver on lap 85."I don't know, I got beside him and they didn't give me any room. I don't know what to do. Did I come here to race or to let everyone else race," said Montoya.Montoya and McMurray's work is far from over the two are gearing up for the Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday. As for Dixon, there is no race on the IndyCar schedule this weekend so he plans to stay in town and possibly catch the Brickyard 400 in person with his wife.

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