"Right now I want to celebrate Josef's championship".
"At that point, I felt comfortable", he said.
The 26-year-old from Hendersonville became the first American driver in five years to win the Verizon IndyCar championship.
Simon Pagenaud won the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma to conclude the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season, while Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden finished second to wrap up the championship.
Pagenaud and Newgarden, Team Penske teammates, finished first and second, respectively. Dixon, who has won four IndyCar titles (the last in 2015), couldn't overcome starting a poor starting position - sixth in the grid - and moved only two spots up to finish fourth behind Pagenaud.
Power won the 2014 championship and Pagenaud won the 2016 championship. Pagenaud opted for a four-stop strategy to Newgarden's three pit stops, but the Frenchman made up the time by running faster laps on open track.
Newgarden tried to catch him, was briefly aggressive as he attempted to reclaim the lead, then had to back off and think about the bigger picture. "I was using my natural instincts because that is what I normally do - try and win the race - but Tim was telling me to be patient".
"He was on cold tires and was weak prey, but it became harder to get by as we progressed and his tires warmed", said Newgarden. I tried to get him but didn't want to do anything bad for the team. Surprisingly, Newgarden didn't use any push-to-pass boost, but he still made a strong challenge to the Frenchman into Turn 7 that almost resulted in contact between the two Penske entries. I don't even know what to say - it was all year. "I feel like I am part of it".
It is rumoured that fellow Kiwi Brendon Hartley will join Dixon at Chip Ganassi Racing in 2018. The order in the standings was Dixon in third followed by Castroneves and Power.
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Officials in Dominica closed schools and government offices on Monday and urged people to evacuate and seek shelters. Rain totals Tuesday into Wednesday of 1 to 3 inches for southern and coastal ME and New Hampshire are possible.
"It was a strong season - obviously not where we wanted to finish in the championship", he said. "It was circumstance. Once we got clear track, we were able to hunt them down".
And with about 15 laps to go, Newgarden realized his dream was about to come true. Chevrolet drivers have won every championship but one since the engine-supplier returned to IndyCar in 2012, and the brand has beaten Honda every year for the manufacturer championship. But Team Penske teammate and defending IndyCar Series. The organization has 30 championships in various forms of motorsports. It's a huge team effort at Team Penske.
For Newgarden, it completes a rapid ascension to the top of the series.
Post-race, the 37-year old Aucklander reflected on a challenging season.
But, he had appeared to have coughed the championship away two weeks ago when he crashed exiting pit road at Watkins Glen. Dixon is four points behind polesitter Newgarden in the championship chase.
Only Penske, with the four chances at the title, arrived in Sonoma completely dialed in and its four cars were the class of the field all weekend.
"I'll carry the flag happily", Newgarden said.
If he was rattled by Dixon, or anyone else, he never let it show.
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Due to injuries, there were really few surprises when it came to the Patriots' inactives for their game against the Saints Sunday. Also included in the interview was a question about whether Brady believes Colin Kaepernick should have a job in the NFL .
Even with the most exquisite embroidery, Priyanka managed to keep the look balanced with the flawless hair and makeup. Apart from the outfit, even her make-up and the colour of her hair matches a snow leopard.
Goal - Arfield 26' - I don't know how many more ways I can think of to say that our defense isn't very good. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists there are positives to take from a frustrating 1-1 draw with Burnley .
Joe English, a Unicef communications manager, has been helping with the relief effort in the Caribbean islands . The lesser-known twin island of Antigua, Barbuda lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
And if you're uncertain whether your device has been patched, it may be a good idea to turn Bluetooth off for awhile. While there is no mention if they have been used in the wild, the vulnerabilities are fully operational.
London police said their investigation into Friday's attack is being supported by MI-5, Britain's domestic intelligence agency. A second man has been arrested by detectives investigating the terrorist attack at Parsons Green station on Friday.
So why was Kizer allowed to return to the game despite his migraine? The Browns had four in the first quarter in Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens announced they've rescheduled DNA Day about 2? hours before the kickoff of their home opener.
"It was horribly unnerving for me to watch that knowing that I could provide a qualified certified interpreter", said McCarthy. He feels like this was a slap in the face, especially since he used to work in Manatee County for many years.
However, the nursing home itself does have power. "We want somewhere for people to go during this hard time". Randy Katz, the medical director of Memorial Regional's emergency department, said at a news conference.
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The game will also be broadcast on the LSU Sports Radio Network with Chris Blair , Doug Moreau and Gordy Rush calling the action. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen - now in his ninth season - is used to the gauntlet the SEC provides on a yearly basis.
Auto plows into crowd at Boise Spectrum, at least 11 injured
The driver then lost control "while going too fast", went up over the sidewalk and onto the grass where onlookers were sitting. A gray Porsche leaving a Boise vehicle show crashed onto a crowded sidewalk, sending at least 11 people to the hospital.
Amid array of F1 announcements, McLaren-Honda confirm split
McLaren made a decision to leave his partner, having failed to achieve the goals: regain their domination of the late 1980s. As fellow racers, we hope to see the great name of Honda get back to the top - our sport is better for their involvement.
Non-communicable diseases caused 40mn deaths in '16
The Global Burden of Disease study (GBD) published its latest global estimates for the state of the world's health in The Lancet . In 2016, the total number of live births was 128.8mn whereas the total number of deaths was 54.7mn (up from 42.8mn in 1970).
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His only hope of sticking with the team might be if one of the other backs get injured. "He's been such a fun player to watch. It was not a game where we developed the real feel for the running game like we want to.