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LEXINGTON, Ohio -- Scott Dixon and his Target Chip Ganassi team had planned on four pit stops. Mike Moustakas Jersey . Then Dixon changed his mind -- and his and his teams luck. Dixon went from last in qualifying to capture his fifth win at Mid-Ohio in the last eight years, coasting in on low fuel Sunday to finally end his teams victory drought in 2014. "It was probably around Lap 30, we had to really go for it and switch it up," he said about the altered game plan to go hard and then conserve fuel while playing keep-away with the lead. The 34-year-old New Zealander, who started last in the 22-car field, also won on the twisty road course between Cleveland and Columbus in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012. "To come from last to even a top-10 here was going to be extremely difficult to do," he said. "But we laid down some quick laps, passed some people and then hung on." Target Chip Ganassi has won the last six races at the track, breaking through this season in a familiar place. Pole-sitter Sebastien Bourdais was a distant second, with James Hinchcliffe third, rookie Carlos Munoz fourth and favourite son Graham Rahal fifth. "(Starting) 17th to (finishing) third sounds impressive until you talk about Scott," Hinchcliffe joked. "Hes got to go and showboat, like he always does here." Dixon led a total of 45 laps, winning the strategy battle against the top contenders while capturing his 34th series win and first since Houston last October. He beat runner-up Bourdais by 5.3864 seconds. Almost immediately after getting the checkered flag, just after going past pit row, he pulled quickly over into the grass near the first turn and pumped his fist to fans. He was not out of gas, he said. But he could have been. "The (low) fuel light came up with about a lap and a half to go," he said. "If you were listening to the radio, you would have heard a lot of random chatter. We conserved for most of the last lap. The way our year has gone, its a wonder I didnt run out and have to walk back." It was the farthest back a winner had started since Max Papis won at Laguna Seca in 2001. But Dixon has done this before. In 2001, he started 23rd at Nazareth and came all the way through the field to win. After qualifying went poorly in the rain Saturday, Dixon said, "Not the best qualifying weve had this year, I can tell you that. There just wasnt any grip to be found out there. Well have to come up with a great strategy tomorrow to dig us out of this hole." Thats exactly what they did. Will Power, second in the drivers standings coming in, took over the No. 1 spot when leader Helio Castroneves had throttle problems on a pace lap. Power finished sixth while Castroneves, who would end up with the fastest lap of the day, was 19th. Bourdais, after winning his second pole of the season, maintained the lead for most of the opening 30 laps. But there were surprises early. Castroneves, who started 15th, was four laps behind because of the early problems. The race hadnt had a single caution the last two years, but that didnt last long. On the opening lap there was a mishap on the sharp turn called the keyhole that resulted in the noses getting knocked off the cars of Marco Andretti and Tony Kanaan. Josef Newgarden, who qualified No. 2 behind Bourdais, slotted into second spot early and stalked the leader. He pulled right behind Dixon, who took the lead on lap 68. Newgarden fell back during a disastrous pit stop in which he drove over a hose and his crew stumbled filling the car with fuel and changing tires. He finished 12th. Dixon grabbed the lead and didnt let go, pushing his lead to seven seconds through 70 laps. He sat on the lead the rest of the way, going hard until that fuel light popped on. "The fastest car won the race," Bourdais said. "I was hoping he wouldnt make the fuel (last). But it was pretty clear when he stopped the last time that he would do it." Dixon thanked the makers of his Chevrolet for something rarely mentioned in race cars. "We got fantastic fuel mileage out there," he said, laughing. Jarrod Dyson Jersey . -- Mixed martial arts fighter Cristiane Justino Santos has been suspended and fined for testing positive for steroids. Salvador Perez Royals Jersey . The Canadian tennis players first full season on the WTA Tour was a strong one. She has risen to No. 32 in the world rankings and will likely be seeded at the first Grand Slam event of the 2014 season.ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a coma. He was 19. The academy says the freshman running back from Knoxville, Tenn., died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore on Tuesday with his family by his side. "We are all so very heartbroken by the death of Midshipman Will McKamey," Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Mike Miller said in a statement. "This is devastating news for his family, his classmates, his teammates and the entire Naval Academy family. We offer our deepest condolences to Wills family, friends and shipmates in the wake of this tragedy." He collapsed during spring practice Saturday and was airlifted to the Shock Trauma Center. Earlier this week, McKameys family said in a statement released through the school that their son did not sustain "a bad hit or unusual or extreme contact" in that practice. "The Navy coaches have poured through the films of practice and seen nothing more than Will carrying the football normally, doing what he truly loves," the family said. McKameys father, Randy, a high schooll football coach at Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville, posted on Twitter that his son underwent surgery Saturday to relieve pressure on the brain. Salvador Perez Jersey. Will McKamey played for his father and ran for more than 2,000 yards as a senior at Grace Christian in 2012. He suffered a head injury during a game late in the season that caused him to be hospitalized. His family said he had been cleared to resume playing football after seeing four neurosurgeons and undergoing several CAT scans and MRI exams. The 5-foot-9, 170-pound McKamey did not play in a game last season. He was an oceanography major in 3rd Company at the Naval Academy. "During this most difficult of times, first and foremost, our prayers and thoughts turn to Randy, Kara and their beautiful family," Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo said. "Our deepest and most sincere condolences go out to their entire family and friends. As our Navy football family mourns the loss of one of our brothers, we also celebrate and honour his life. He loved his family, his friends and his teammates. The Brotherhood loves you! Keep the ball high and tight in Heaven." 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