Dixon talks speeding tickets, famous encounters over milk and cookies

Dave Calabro and IndyCar driver Scott Dixon. (WTHR Staff)
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Scott Dixon is a great IndyCar driver. He's won the championship five times and the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500.

To help fans get to know him better, our Dave Calabro asked some personal questions over milk and cookies.

Most famous person met:

"Maybe U2, the band. That was pretty cool. Yeah, backstage and after party. We had some beers, very cool. No pictures so it didn't happen, right?"

Speeding tickets:

"The good thing is and answer is I haven't had one for a while, which is great. But I think I have a record in Indy last year. I got two in the space of 30 minutes. I got one on that road going out to Brownsburg and then one on 465 on the way back, and I was just picking up a seat and I got two in 30 minutes. That has to be a record."

Driver most likely to get botox:

"Uhhh, Helio! And hair gel."

Most dangerous thing outside a race car:

"I just went bungee jumping recently. You should try that. Skydiving is cool. I did that actually in Indianapolis."

Driver you'd pick for dodgeball:

"First pick, Rossi. He's pretty nimble, so I think I'd go with him. I think he's pretty strong. Last pick, let's go with Tony because he'd be talking to everybody. The game will start and he's still on the sideline talking."

First time at the IMS:

"The first time I went I think in 1999 or 2000 and it was to go to the museum and I was shocked at the sheer size. I was just a teenager at that point from little ol' New Zealand. Walking into that place, I'd seen it on TV, but I think actually going to the Speedway is actually pretty shocking."