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Dan Wheldon Death

Wheldon's Death Leaves a Legacy of Triumph and Sadness

Karl Ueberbacher | Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports
Karl Ueberbacher

When I think about my conversation with Dan Wheldon last week, and some of the others that I had with Dan through the years, I think of the way in which he had learned to give himself so unselfishly to the sport he loved.

Death Reveals Dangers Of Auto Racing

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports

-- The death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt led to sweeping safety improvements in NASCAR, which has not suffered a fatality since. Now...

Two-Time Indy 500 Champ Dies At Age 33

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — Dan Wheldon, who moved to the United States from his native England with hopes of winning the Indianapolis 500 and went on to twice ...

F1 Champs Remember Wheldon As "True Fighter"

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports

EMBERTON, England — Struggling to hold back tears, Clive Wheldon's voice quivered as he spoke about his son, "a true champion and a gentleman." ...

Drivers, Fans React To Death Of IndyCar Driver

Posted 12.16.2011 | Sports

After learning that IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon had passed away due to injuries suffered in a horrific 15-car wreck that occurred during the 11th lap o...

Indy 500 Winner Dies After Massive Wreck

AP | By JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 12.16.2011 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Race car drivers always know the worst can happen whenever they get behind the wheel. On Sunday, it happened to one of IndyCar's biggest...