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IndyCar: Scott Dixon cashes-in on title

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Khatir Soltani
Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon and his team were awarded with a $1 million championship bonus check and with Astor Challenge Cup at the IndyCar Championship Celebration at Universal Studios Hollywood.

In addition to the championship bonus, Dixon accepted the Jostens Champions Award, a ring valued at $10,000.

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Scott Dixon, 2013 Champion IndyCar. (Photo: IndyCar)

Tristan Vautier of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports accepted the $50,000 IZOD IndyCar Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award, while Josef Newgarden won the Tony Renna Rising Star Award.

Helio Castroneves of Team Penske was honored as the second-place finisher in the championship while Simon Pagenaud of Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports was honored for finishing third.

Sage Karam accepted the mini Firestone Firehawk Cup, the Firestone Indy Lights Rookie of the Year, a Jostens Champions Award valued at $5,000.

Khatir Soltani
Khatir Soltani
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