Scott Dixon ends fifth at IndyCar Firestone 600

Last updated 10:58 10/06/2014
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KIWI RACER: Scott Dixon still sits eighth in the IndyCar standings after a fifth place finish in the Firestone 600 on Sunday.

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Kiwi driver Scott Dixon remains eighth in the overall IndyCar standings after a fifth placed finish at the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday (NZT).

Dixon qualified seventh for the race and although he eventually managed two positions better than that, was unable to move up the ladder.

American driver Ed Carpenter collected his third IndyCar victory after taking the lead following a restart with just two laps left. Australian pole sitter Will Power made a late charge to pip Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya for second.

Frenchman Simon Pagenaud came home fourth, with Dixon in fifth.

Aucklander Dixon has made a slow start to 2014 with just one podium finish, a third in Alabama and two fourths in St Petersburg and Detroit.

 


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