Scott Dixon donates Watkins Glen winnings to Justin Wilson's family

Posted at 9:56 AM, Sep 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-05 12:37:40-04

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., -- Scott Dixon, the winner of Sunday's IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, New York, will donate his $30,000 winnings to Justin Wilson's family, according to

Wilson died in August 2015 after debris struck him during a race at Pocono Raceway.

"Coming into the weekend, especially around this time, I've obviously – a year going on with the loss of Justin, being back at Pocono just recently, and obviously talking to [Julia] and seeing the family, this was a place that Justin really loved," Dixon said.

Dixon's winnings will go to Wilson's wife, Julia, and his daughters, Jane and Jess.

According to, Dixon regularly donates to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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