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Scott Dixon tops open test at newly configured Texas Motor Speedway

Scott Dixon has ended the open test at the newly configured Texas Motor Speedway fastest, amid preparations for the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 race in June. During the off-season the 1.5-mile oval underwent an extensive multi-million dollar refit, with the entire track surface repaved and Turns 1 and 2 both widened and re-profiled down to 20 degrees from 24 degrees. Meanwhile, the banking at Turns 3 and 4 remains at 24 degrees. The main aim of the open test was to allow teams to acquire a perfect aero configuration for the race in June, with drivers purposefully running side-by-side and on high fuel levels to simulate race conditions. Four-time champion Dixon ended both sessions fastest...
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