Dominant Dixon not such a good thing for attention-starved IRL

Scott Dixon is like a surgeon on the racetrack. He slices and dices with intricate precision. He wins, too, picking up his third victory of 2008 Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Dixon's one problem: He doesn't sell tickets, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: June 8, 2008, 12:54 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Scott Dixon, the calm and cool Kiwi, won again on Saturday night. He is the studious master of his domain, a brilliant surgeon in a race car and possibly the best IndyCar driver in more than two decades.

Only one problem. Dixon doesn't sell tickets. With all due respect to his lovely new bride, Dixon is missing a racing version of sex appeal.

He's a little too quiet, a little too icy and little too, well, normal.

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