Scott Dixon signs extension with Chip Ganassi

Scott Dixon will be with Chip Ganassi’s IndyCar team at least through the 2015 season.

Dixon confirmed his signing of a three-year extension. He has been with Indianapolis-based Ganassi Racing since the 2002 season.

Dixon, 32, doesn’t expect this to be his last IndyCar contract.

“I would like to do another two or three contracts,” he said. “The next contract could be a year, I don’t know.

“I’d like to race for a lot longer, but I’ll only race as long as I’m competitive. I’m not going to race for just filling the field.”

Dixon has been plenty competitive, winning IndyCar titles in 2003 and ’08. He stands tied with Rick Mears for 10th place among all drivers in the sport’s history with 29 race wins. Sebastien Bourdais and Dario Franchitti are the active leaders with 31 race wins, which puts them seventh with Paul Tracy.

Dixon is tied with Rex Mays and Bobby Rahal for 16th place in career poles with 18. Helio Castroneves leads active drivers with 37, good for fifth all-time.

Dixon won the Indianapolis 500 in 2008 and is on a magnificent run of Indianapolis Motor Speedway finishes. He has been sixth or better in each of the past seven years, with second-place finishes in 2007 and last year.

Scott Dixon signs extension with Chip Ganassi

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