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Dan Wheldon has died as a result of injuries sustained in a horrific crash at Sunday's Las Vegas Indy 300. Wheldon was involved in a 15-car wreck and had been transported to a nearby hospital by helicopter. The remainder of the race has been cancelled upon the announcement of Wheldon's death. The drivers will salute Wheldon with a five-lap salute while his number is shown at the top of the race scoreboard. Wheldon was the 2005 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series champion and winner of the Indianapolis 500 in 2005 and 2011. The 33-year-old was named Rookie of the Year...
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Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon died from injuries sustained during a wreck on the 12th lap of the Indy Car stop in Las Vegas.
IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon has been seriously injured in a massive 15-car wreck has sent cars flying through the air early in Sunday's Las Vegas Indy 300.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Clark County Coroner Michael Murphy says IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon died of blunt head trauma after a spectacular 15-car wreck at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Darren Turner will replace Dan Wheldon in the V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 this weekend at Queensland Raceway in Australia. Wheldon was killed Sunday in a 15-car accident in the IndyCar season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The two-time Indianapolis 500 champion was one of six IndyCar drivers committed to running at Queensland.
LAS VEGAS -- Dan Wheldon, the 2011 Indianapolis 500 winner and one of the most popular drivers in open-wheel racing, died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a horrific multi-car crash on Lap12 of the IndyCar Series season finale.Officials decided to call the race, but the drivers did a five-lap tribute to Wheldon. IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard made the official announcement...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday in a fiery 15-car wreck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when his car flew over another on Lap 13 and smashed into the wall just outside turn 2.
Wheldon was 33. Drivers were told of Wheldon's death in a meeting about two hours after the fiery, smoky crash that many drivers said was the worst they had ever seen.
Indy 500 champ Dan Wheldon killed in wreck in Las Vegas.
Surely, you have seen by now the accident at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that took the life of Dan Wheldon over the weekend. As I saw it for about the fifth time, I started to watch what was happening away from the airborne vehicle that carried Dan Wheldon to his death. Frankly, I am still astonished that only one driver died in that accident.
RIP, Dan Wheldon.
If you watched the...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Five-time defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson called on IndyCar to stop racing on ovals in the wake of Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon's death.
DAN WHELDON DIES OF INJURIES SUSTAINED IN 15-CAR CRASH AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAYPHOTO: Bret Kelley/IZOD IndyCar Series.What was supposed to be a time of celebration has instead turned into a time of great sorrow as Daniel Clive Wheldon, one of INDYCAR's most beloved champions, is no longer with us. On Lap 11 of today's IZOD IndyCar Series season finale at Las Vegas Motor...
Here's the video of wreck at the INDYCAR season finale at Las Vegas. The multi-car incident claimed the life of two time Indy 500 Champion Dan Wheldon.
Formula One champions Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton hailed fellow Briton Dan Wheldon as a ''true fighter'' and an ''inspirational'' figure after the IndyCar driver was killed in a massive crash in Las Vegas.
Button recalled Wheldon, who died Sunday at the age of 33, as being a star of the British karting circuit in the 1990s before going on to...
Dario Franchitti and Will Power, who are first and second in the standings, will start on the ninth row. Dan Wheldon will try for $5 million from the back row.