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Dixon enjoys drama-free dinner video

Scott Dixon was sitting pretty after Indy500 qualifying last week.

Scott Dixon's enjoyed a night out at the Indy500 banquet a day after his horror crash - but he'll be back racing next weekend.

'Very uncomfortable' with Sato win

Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Indy 500.

US journalist apologies for saying Japanese driver wining Indy 500 on Memorial Day weekend didn't sit right.

Mystery trouble for Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton is at a loss to explain the problems with his car.

Mercedes star is at a loss to explain what's going wrong with his new F1 car, dubbed "a diva" due to its unpredictability.

Dixon's mum 'freaked out' video

The Kiwi driver is launched off the back of the No 77 car driver by Jay Howard during the 101st running of the ...

Motorsport NZ's boss wasn't surprised Scott Dixon walked away from a crash unscathed. His mum said she'd feared the worst.

How did Scott Dixon survive? video

Dixon flies through the air as Helio Castroneves narrowly sneaks underneath the airborne Kiwi driver.

As the Kiwi flew through the air at 350kmh he deliberately took his hands off the wheel. He had good reason to.

Dixon survives 'wild ride' crash video

Scott Dixon's IndyCar splinters in mid air in a terrifying crash at the Indy 500.

Kiwi driver's wife "didn't think he was coming home," after terrifying high speed crash at the Indy 500.

Battler takes out Indy 500

It was a sweet win for Takuma Sato after he crashed while trying to beat Dario Franchitti on the final lap of the 2012 race.

Driver who'd never finished higher than 13th in famous race holds off three-time winner in thrilling finish.

Vettel wins Monaco GP

Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Monaco GP.

Sebastian Vettel becomes Ferrari's first Monaco GP winner since Michael Schumacher.

Alonso swigs Indy 500 milk

Race marshals inspect Fernando Alonso and his car after his engine gave out during the Indy 500.

F1 driver proud of his debut IndyCar effort, saying he could be back for a second spin in Indianapolis.

Dixon v Alonso at Indy

Fernando Alonso's appearance at the Indy 500 could be a ratings bonanza for the event.

Kiwi ace will have to overcome a challenge from a Formula One superstar if he wants to triumph at the Brickyard.

Raikkonen ices rare F1 pole

Kimi Raikkonen in his Ferrari at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix.

The Finn was surprisingly the quickest in the final practice session.

Right-hand man on Dixon

Mike Hull has been on the other end of the race radio for Kiwi IndyCar star Scott Dixon for almost 15 years.

IndyCar star's race strategist full of admiration for cool-headed Kiwi motorsport ace.

2008 Indy win 'long time ago'

Scott Dixon drinks the ceremonial winner's milk after taking out the Indy 500 in 2008.

Scott Dixon's race strategist has fond memories of victory at famous race, but says it's time to rediscover that feeling.

1st Hulme, 3rd Amon, 4th McLaren gallery video

Hulme, Amon and McLaren. Three men who defined Kiwi motorsport's 'golden age'.

Three men defined the 'golden age' of New Zealand motorsport.

Dixon to star in 'inspirational' doco

Into his 15th season in IndyCar, Scott Dixon has four championships, 40 race victories and an Indy 500 victory to his name.

Producer of McLaren film turns spotlight on Kiwi IndyCar star and his hugely successful team.

When we were kings - of motorsport

Bruce McLaren, right, with fellow Kiwi driver Denny Hulme.

REVIEW: Roger Donaldson tells the story of a Kiwi motor-racing legend with substance, style and verve.

Alonso takes Indy 500 centre stage

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has been the centre of attention at the Indianapolis 500

F1 driver puts Kiwi pole-sitter Scott Dixon in the shade.

Alonso ready for his greatest trick video

Fernando Alonso at the Brickyard.

OPINION: An amateur magician on the quiet, this F1 driver is poised for a special trick at the Indy 500.

Bourdais released from hospital

IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais is out of hospital after being involved in a crash in Indy 500 qualifying.

Driver involved in a fiery crash in Indy 500 qualifying released from hospital.

Barry Sheene's RG500 restored video

Suzuki restores Barry Sheene 1976 world championship-winning XR14

Barry Sheene's 41-year-old world championship-winning Suzuki has undergone a ground-up restoration in the UK.

Dixon opens up on armed robbery

Scott Dixon says it was a shock to be held up at gunpoint in Indianapolis.

Waiting in the Taco Bell drive thru for a Cheesy Gordita Crunch never was so dangerous.

Behind Scott Dixon's wheel video

A Chip Ganassi Racing steering wheel like the one Scott Dixon will use when he races in the Indy 500.

370kmh and all you have to hold onto is the wheel - here's what Scott Dixon will use in the Indy 500.

Robbery could puncture Dixon's dream

Kiwi Scott Dixon with the Indy 500 P1 Pole Award trophy.

Scott Dixon may be used to staring down fear, but a gun is a different stress altogether, psychologist says.

Ex-MotoGP champ Hayden dies video

Nicky Hayden has died after being hit by a car while training on a bicycle.

Nicky Hayden has died five days after being hit by a car while riding a bicycle.

Dixon robbed at gunpoint

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Kiwi Indy driver's mother says initially he didn't take the armed robbery seriously,

Unbelievable pile up in Moto3 video

No riders were injured after half of the field slid off the track in the French Grand Prix at Le Mans

Remarkably no injuries were reported after an unprecedented pile up of almost half the riders in Moto3 at Le Mans.

Dixon on pole for Indy 500 video

Scott Dixon poses with family after winning pole position for the Indy 500.

Kiwi IndyCar driver can't believe his 374.32kmh effort as he goes fastest in qualifying in 21 years.

Paddon finds solace in late surge

Hayden Paddon in action during Rally de Portugal.

Kiwi driver describes Rally Portugal as a "rally of what might have been" after collecting two late stage victories.

Van Gisbergen wins at Winton

Back to the top of the Supercars podium, victory tasted sweet for New Zealand's Shane van Gisbergen at Winton.

Van Gisbergen ends lean run with victory as Coulthard maintains Supercars lead.

Alonso, Dixon in pole shootout

F1 driver Fernando Alonso.

F1 driver and Kiwi racer into the final nine to contest the pole position shootout for the Indy 500.

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