Kiwi steals crown
A MID-RACE collision between Australia’s defending champion Will Power and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya allowed New Zealand’s Scott Dixon to snatch a fourth IndyCar championship crown.
Colombian Montoya, the championship leader, was on course to claim the 2015 title at the season-ending Grand Prix of Sonoma in California when he collided with Power midway through the 85-lap race.
That incident forced both Penske drivers back into the field, and Dixon took full advantage, winning the race and title on a countback from Montoya. Power was seventh.