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Oct 19, 2011

2012 IndyCar chassis, IndyCar Safety Cell, to be named after Dan Wheldon

2012 IndyCar chassis, IndyCar Safety Cell, to be named after Dan Wheldon
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The 2012 IndyCar chassis will be named after Dan Wheldon, who died last Sunday during the IndyCar season finale at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Dan Wheldon (June, 22 1978 – October 16, 2011) Image Credit: DanWheldonMemorial.com According to an article at AutoSport.com on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, the new IndyCar chassis to be called […]


Oct 17, 2011

Dan Wheldon: Indianapolis 500 Two-Time Winner Died In Car Crash (Video)

Dan Wheldon
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Dan Wheldon being transported to medical helicopter Photo Credit: Isaac Brekken/AP Dan Wheldon, a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, died on Sunday, October 16, 2011 after getting involved in a 15-car crash on Lap 13 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Wheldon was 33. According to international news reports, the car of Indianapolis 500 winner Wheldon […]