Andretti Autosport

Dixon earns first IndyCar win of season

Scott Dixon won his 42nd IndyCar race, pulling even with Michael Andretti for third on the career list.

Dixon did it by outlasting three of Andretti's drivers — including his son.

Dixon raced to his first IndyCar victory of the year, beating Ryan Hunter-Reay by 1.8 seconds at Belle Isle on Saturday. Hunter-Reay drives for Andretti Autosport, and so do Alexander Rossi and Marco Andretti, who finished third and fourth.

"I'm sure Michael was on the radio probably telling Hunter-Reay to get after it a little bit there," Dixon joked.

Dixon hadn't led a lap all season until Saturday, but this was his fourth top-five finish in seven races in 2018. IndyCar's...