Indy 500 pole-sitter Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint

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Just hours after winning pole position for next Sunday’s Indy 500, Scott Dixon and former IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell in Indianapolis.

FOX 59 in Indianapolis reports that the robbery took place at 10 p.m. ET Sunday night on West 16th Street.

According to an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) report, “The victims stated two males robbed them at gunpoint and fled north on Berwick (Avenue) on foot.”

Dixon was also accompanied by his wife Emma at the time. Two teenagers were later arrested.

There are no reports of any injuries, and Dixon is set to lead the field to green on Sunday after turning four laps at an average speed of 232.164 mph during Pole Day qualifying.

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