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Scott Dixon: Strong Qualifying Effort for Ganassi as Dixon Earns Indy Japan Pole

Scott Dixon earned his second Peak Performance Pole Award of the season at Japan early this morning for tomorrow's Indy Japan 300. Dixon turned a lap of 109.143 mph in the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Honda. It was Dixon's 17th career pole in the Izod IndyCar Series, which ties him with Emerson Fittipaldi for 18th all-time. Dixon has three things on his side with the pole for tomorrow's race.First, he was the pole sitter of this race on the oval track in 2009 and won. Second, his only win this season came from the pole at Mid-Ohio. Finally, three of the last four race winners of the season came from the pole position. Dixon's teammates had a great qualifying session as well.  Graham Rahal qualified third with a lap of 108.919 mph in...

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