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SONOMA, Calif. Cedrick Wilson Jr. Jersey . -- Scott Dixon pulled in for his final pit stop with victory nearly in his grasp. When he left a few seconds later, two members of Will Powers crew were sprawled on the asphalt, a tire bouncing wildly in his wake. Although everybody involved had a strong opinion about what happened, Power knows one thing for certain: Hes leaving wine country with yet another trophy. Power won at Sonoma Raceway for the third time in four years Sunday, earning his first victory of the IndyCar season by taking advantage of Dixons penalty for making contact with Powers Team Penske pit crew. "I dont like to see the call that had to take place, but everybody saw it," Roger Penske said. "Its unfortunate, but thats the way racing is." Dixon led until he received a drive-through penalty with 15 laps to go for clipping a tire in the left hand of Powers tire holder when Dixons Honda left his pit directly behind Powers Chevrolet. The tire holder went flying into another crew member, and a third member was injured by an air gun or hose. Dixon thought Powers crew got in his way on purpose, leaving him angry and confused by IndyCars latest call against him. He finished 15th and lost a bit of ground on overall IndyCar leader Helio Castroneves, Powers Penske teammate, who finished seventh. Castroneves lead over Dixon grew from 31 to 39 points (479-440) with four races left in the IndyCar season. "Thats probably the most blatant thing Ive seen in a long time," Dixon said. "You watch most pit guys, they try to get out of the way of other people, so that was a bit of a (classless) move, to be honest. ... If thats the way they want to try and win, thats pretty bad." James Hinchcliffe of Oakville, Ont., finished eighth. Power scoffed at the notion any gamesmanship occurred in his first victory since early last season in Sao Paulo. Hes the only multiple IndyCar winner in Sonoma, where hes been dominant since he broke his back in a crash in 2009. "It reminds me of so many things thats happened to us in the last three years, so well take it," said Power, the 10th IndyCar winner this season. "I would be very surprised (if it was intentional). I havent seen it. Its not even worth commenting on. ... I really thought wed win before (now), but we just kept at it and worked hard and were fast all weekend." Dixon has been burned by IndyCars curious penalty decisions before. In Milwaukee last year, IndyCar acknowledged it looked at the wrong replay and made an incorrect call when it ordered Dixon to serve a drive-through penalty for jumping a restart. But race director Beaux Barfield stood behind his latest call against Dixon, saying the lines painted in the pit box dont correspond to the actual spaces afforded to the teams. IndyCar rules mandate penalties for drivers who make contact with pit crew members. "If we have somebody that uses less-than-great judgment when they leave their pit box, and we have an incident, then certainly weve got to make a statement by penalizing (that driver)," Barfield said. "The lines are a little bit confusing, because we dont go in and change the lines everywhere we go. "Theres a different angle, if you looked at, you can see the difference between the Target and the Verizon signs on the wall. With the No. 9 car (Dixon) leaving the pit lane, he clearly crosses right into the pit box into the No. 12 car (Power) space, and thats where the violation occurred." Dixons team saw it differently. "The guy turned his back and carried the tire into Dixons side," Chip Ganassi Racing team manager Mike Hull said. "He walked into us, so if that sets the precedent, in the next race, that means somebody can walk into us with a tire in their hand." All three crew members were fine to continue after a bit of ice. Dixons penalty dropped him 19 seconds behind Power into 21st, and Power carefully maintained his lead for a victory on the same course where he was seriously injured four years ago, forcing him to miss the rest of the season. "I think theyre way overplaying this thing, as far as Im concerned," Penske said. "Someone got hit, went up in the air. Obviously, the 9 car was too close to our crew, had an accident there. The outcome is obvious." Dixons brush with Powers crew highlighted an uncommonly eventful race in Sonoma, a twisty road course that usually doesnt allow much drama or passing. Penske got into a finger-pointing argument post-race with Marco Andretti, who made contact with Power late in the race. Third-place finisher Dario Franchitti was mad at Team Penske, feeling Power drove him off the track with no penalty. Justin Wilson was second. Castroneves finished behind Marco Andretti, Simon Pagenaud and Ryan Hunter-Reay. With strong wind and dust all over the course, the race featured a record seven cautions for various collisions and stalls. Sebastian Saavedra crashed heavily into a barrier with four laps to go.Wholesale Cowboys Jerseys .com) - The Dallas Mavericks had a five-game winning streak snapped last time out, but theyll try to get back into the winners circle Sunday evening when the Milwaukee Bucks pay a visit to American Airlines Center. Cowboys Jerseys China .com) - The Miami Heat stopped a four-game losing streak last time out and thats the same length slide their opponents Wednesday night, the Denver Nuggets, will try to halt when the two teams meet at the Pepsi Center.Mississippi State tops the first College Football Playoff rankings. The Bulldogs, who are also No. 1 in the Associated Press and coaches polls, led the rankings announced Tuesday after a vote by a 12-member selection committee. 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Mississippi State (7-0) is the only other unbeaten in the playoff rankings and faces Arkansas on Saturday. The playoff replaces the oft-criticized Bowl Championship Series, which was in place from 1998 until last season. The rankings will be determined by a 13-member committee -- one member, Archie Manning, is on a health-related leave of absence this year -- who meet in person on Monday and Tuesday during the selection process. The current voters include five university athletic directors and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. TCU, Michigan State, Kansas State and Notre Dame rounded out the top 10 in the first rankings. 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    SONOMA, Calif. Cedrick Wilson Jr. Jersey . -- Scott Dixon pulled in for his final pit stop with victory nearly in his grasp. When he left a ...