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  • Friends, family celebrate life of Dan Wheldon

    Friends, family celebrate life of Dan Wheldon
    Friends and family of Dan Wheldon celebrated his life during funeral services on Saturday morning in Florida. Wheldon, two time Indy 500 winner, was killed in a fiery 15 car crash on Sunday, October 16, in Las Vegas. Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and...
  • Martin, JJ lead solid Hendrick effort at Talladega

    Martin, JJ lead solid Hendrick effort at Talladega
    Mark Martin and Jimmie Johnson have given Hendrick Motorsports a sweep of the front row at Talladega Superspeedway. Martin posted a lap at 181.367 mph in Saturday's qualifying. Johnson was second at 181.360 to give the Chevrolets from Hendrick the...
  • Larry's Legends: The two places that defined Dan Wheldon

    Larry's Legends: The two places that defined Dan Wheldon
    For the first time, they're seeing the light of day. Ralph Reiff wanted to have it that way. "Those are things that I keep personally in my office which I don't share with others very selfishly," said the program director of St. Vincent Sports...
  • Thousands expected for local Dan Wheldon memorial service

    Thousands expected for local Dan Wheldon memorial service
    The two-time Indy 500 champion was laid to rest Saturday in Florida. Several of Wheldon's fellow drivers are expected to speak at today's service, including former team mates Dario Franchitti, Bryan Herta, and Tony Kanaan. Doors open at 1:30, with...
  • MotoGP rider dies after crash at Malaysian Grand Prix

    MotoGP rider dies after crash at Malaysian Grand Prix
    Motorsport.com reports that Simoncelli was left fighting for his life following a horrific crash at turn 11 while in front of Colin Edwards (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) and Valentino Rossi (Ducati Marlboro). ‘Super Sic’ lost the front end of his...
  • Public attends memorial service for Dan Wheldon

    Public attends memorial service for Dan Wheldon
    Thousands of fans joined friends and family of Dan Wheldon at a memorial service at Conseco Fieldhouse on Sunday afternoon. The Indianapolis Children’s Choir sang several songs before the service started.  Members from the Indianapolis Motors...
  • Drivers look back and ahead at the Dan Wheldon Memorial

    Drivers look back and ahead at the Dan Wheldon Memorial
    Moments of sadness, humor, intrigue and reflection were woven into 90 minutes of music and videos within a stage lit Conseco Fieldhouse. Randy Bernard was stoic in expressing his legacy. His old Andretti Green Racing teammates were comic with their...
  • Thousands pay tribute to fan favorite

    Thousands pay tribute to fan favorite
    Thousands gathered to honor Dan Wheldon at the Conseco Fieldhouse Sunday afternoon. There were big musical acts who sang at the memorial service, including Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks and the Band Perry.  The memorial service for Wheldon lasted an hour...
  • IndyCar drivers says meeting with Randy Bernard was "productive"

    IndyCar drivers says meeting with Randy Bernard was "productive"
    In front of the museum, inside the home of the series' signature race, a trio of drivers answered questions from a dozen media members on Monday. Dario Franchitti, Tony Kanaan and Davey Hamilton's body language suggested a unity among the drivers...
  • Randy Bernard, IndyCar announce investigation in fatal accident

    Randy Bernard, IndyCar announce investigation in fatal accident
    Efforts to remember Dan Wheldon by preventing another accident like the one that took its life has officially begun.Izod IndyCar Series Chief Executive Officer Randy Bernard released a statement discussing how the series will move forward with its...
  • INDYCAR continues investigation of 15-car accident at Las Vegas Indy 300

    INDYCAR continues investigation of 15-car accident at Las Vegas Indy 300
    INDYCAR continues to move forward with its investigation into the 15-car accident on Lap 11 of the Oct. 16 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, in which two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon sustained unsurvivable injuries. As part of Phase 1 of...
  • Man attempts to break world record for go-kart driving in New Castle

    Man attempts to break world record for go-kart driving in New Castle
    A 26-year-old engineer from Virginia will attempt to break a world record while raising awareness for Tourette Syndrome.   Trey Shannon has lived with Tourette Syndrome his entire life.  TS is a condition that causes people to make repeated, quick...