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Ryan Hunter-Reay, who produced one of the most dominant victories of the IndyCar season at Sonoma on Sunday, admits that he still thinks about the potential triumphs that eluded him.
Scott Dixon attributes his fifth IndyCar title to “a lot of hard work” and “a lot of grit”, after scoring a second place and finishing his season with no DNFs and no finish lower than 12th.
Ryan Hunter-Reay was in superlative form to clinch the last ever IndyCar race at Sonoma, but Scott Dixon clinched his fifth championship as title rival Alexander Rossi blew his chances at the start.
IndyCar title favourite Scott Dixon says a "huge" driver error prevented him from sealing pole for the championship-deciding season finale at Sonoma.
Ryan Hunter-Reay took his first pole since April 2014 and the seventh of his career in the season finale by edging Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, while Indy Lights champion and IndyCar debutant Patricio O’Ward qualified an amazing fifth.
Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Scott Dixon put the pressure on his IndyCar title rivals by hitting the top of the times in the final five minutes of final practice for this weekend's decider at Sonoma Raceway,
Defending champion Josef Newgarden bounced back from a no-show in opening practice at Sonoma Raceway to top the times in second practice, but star of the session was series debutant Patricio O’Ward.
Andretti Autosport Honda’s Ryan Hunter-Reay topped the field by a quarter-second in FP1 as the Verizon IndyCar Series prepares for its season finale and its final race at Sonoma Raceway.
Following the news that IndyCar will return to Laguna Seca next year, Sonoma Raceway president Steve Page has confirmed that for financial and geographical reasons, he will not seek a new contract.