Scott Dixon shines in masterful final drive in Rolex win

(AP Photo/Terry Renna)

(AP) -- Scott Dixon's teammates spent the final three hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona raving about his talent while watching him seal a victory in one of the most prestigious endurance races in the world.

The three-time IndyCar champion would take none of the credit.

Dixon, who carried the heaviest load for Chip Ganassi Racing's four-driver lineup, insisted Sunday's win was a team effort that included many people from Ganassi's sprawling organization. But there's a reason Daytona 500 champion Jamie McMurray, Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and NASCAR's newest hotshot, Kyle Larson, didn't spend too much time worrying about the outcome during Dixon's lengthy final stint in the car.

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RankDriverPointsWins
1 W.Power 671 3
2 H.Castroneves 609 1
3 S.Dixon 604 2
4 J.Montoya 586 1
5 S.Pagenaud 565 2
6 R.Hunter-Reay 563 3
7 T.Kanaan 544 1
8 C.Munoz 483 0
9 M.Andretti 463 0
10 S.Bourdais 461 1
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