Six-time NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion and five-time Texas Motor Speedway race winner Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC BANK Chip Ganassi Racing Honda felt that the team had a pretty good day.

The Iceman starts Sunday’s 250-lap race, the PPG 375, at Texas Motor Speedway from the front row in second place. He aims to extend his record-breaking winning streak in Texas while also looking to break legend Mario Andretti’s top-five finishes, which stands at 197 races. Dixon ended the final practice session on Saturday in P1, and speaking following the action, he said:

I think we had a pretty good day, for all of the Ganassi cars. Would’ve been nice to qualify one place higher [the
pole], but we’re on the front row. It was nice to get some ‘high line’ practice in as well [in the session following qualifying], so we’re pretty pleased with everything, to be honest. Looking forward to tomorrow.

President and Technical Director of Honda Performance Development, David Salters, spoke about today’s qualifying in Texas, saying:

“Big shout out to Chip Ganassi Racing and Scott Dixon for a great performance to earn a front row start in Texas. The teams and HPD have been working hard for this very specific track. There’s still work to do, but a lot can happen here in the race. We’re looking forward to
tomorrow. It’s great to be in Texas, y’all! Yee-Haw!

Dixon’s five wins at Texas Motor Speedway came in 2008, 2015, 2018, 2020, and 2021.

 2 nd Scott Dixon Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
 6 th Takuma Sato Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
 7 th Alex Palou Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
 9 th David Malukas Dale Coyne Racing with HMD Honda
 10 th Colton Herta Andretti Autosport Honda
 11 th Romain Grosjean Andretti Autosport Honda
 12 th Devlin DeFrancesco Andretti Autosport Honda
 16 th Marcus Ericsson Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
 20 th Kyle Kirkwood Andretti Autosport Honda
 21 st Helio Castroneves Meyer Shank Racing Honda
 22 nd Simon Pagenaud Meyer Shank Racing Honda
 23 rd Sting Ray Robb-R Dale Coyne Racing with RWR Honda
 24 th Graham Rahal Rahal Letterman Lanigan Honda
 27 th Christian Lundgaard Rahal Letterman Lanigan Honda
 28 th Jack Harvey Rahal Letterman Lanigan Honda

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