The city of St. Petersburg honored Dan Wheldon on Thursday with a monument to the late driver on the street circuit in his adopted hometown.
The monument at Turn 10 includes bricks from Indianapolis Motor Speedway, stones from his native England and the handprints of his wife and two sons. It's located near the sign marking ''Dan Wheldon Way'' that was dedicated last year.
''Me and the boys were able to make our handprints in the concrete and I am so grateful to be able to make moments like that, just so they are able to know what a great driver and champion Dan was, but more importantly what he meant as a human being and father to us,'' Susie Wheldon said as son Oliver, who turned 2 on Tuesday, played with the microphone at the podium.
Wheldon, a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner was killed in the 2011 season finale at Las Vegas.
All of the current IndyCar drivers were on hand for the unveiling and many posed for photos with Susie Wheldon after. She's scheduled to wave the green...