7 Jun 2010

Dixon fourth in Texas

6:50 am on 7 June 2010

The New Zealand motor racing driver Scott Dixon has finished fourth in the latest round of the IndyCar series in Texas.

Dixon, who started fourth on the grid, was never able to challenge for the lead.

The Australian Ryan Briscoe won the race from American Danica Patrick.

Dixon's team-mate Dario Franchitti, who finished fifth, takes over the championship lead after seven of 17 rounds with Dixon 11 points back in third.