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Dixon Confirmed at WTR for Petit Le Mans, 12H Sebring

IndyCar star confirmed for final two Michelin Endurance Cup races in WTR Cadillac DPi.V-R…

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Wayne Taylor Racing has announced that Scott Dixon will return to the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R for the final two IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup races of the season.

The five-time NTT IndyCar Series champion and three-time Rolex 24 At Daytona overall winner was previously confirmed for only Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Dixon will now take part in the rescheduled Sebring enduro on Nov. 14 as well as October’s Motul Petit Le Mans alongside full-season drivers Renger van der Zande and Ryan Briscoe.

The trio, along with Toyota factory ace Kamui Kobayashi, claimed victory in January’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona.

“Having had Scott Dixon drive for us at Daytona at the beginning of the year with such success, it is wonderful to have him back with us for Petit Le Mans as well as the IMSA season finale in Sebring,” said team owner Wayne Taylor.

“He’s truly one of the greatest drivers that I have been around. He says very little, but when he says something everybody listens.

“With the start of the year so successful, coming right out of the box and winning, it is important to have Scott on our team to end the season with these two important races.”

Dixon began his 20th season in the IndyCar last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, claiming victory in dominant fashion.

“I’m really happy to be able to run Petit Le Mans and Sebring with Wayne Taylor Racing,” said Dixon. “I’m glad that there were no conflicts with the changes in the racing schedules.

“I’m stoked to get back to racing on the IndyCar side soon and also to finish out the season on the IMSA side as well.

“We kicked off the year in the best way possible by winning the Rolex 24, so hopefully we can use that momentum to finish strong with the final two races of the season.”

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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