| Dec 9, 2011
| 5:01 AM
It has been nearly two months since IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon died in a 15-car pileup in Las Vegas.
Now, the IZOD IndyCar Series has decided not to race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 2012 season.
Wheldon's death immediately sparked...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:24 AM
Italian automaker Dallara plans to distribute its new IZOD IndyCar Series chassis Thursday.
The chassis has been designated DW12 in honor of the late Dan Wheldon who logged around 2,000 miles in the new design.
The DW12 chassis features many...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:41 PM
"A perfect storm." That is how IndyCar Series officials are calling the factors of the crash that killed two-time Indianapolis 500 champion, Dan Wheldon.
During a press conference Thursday afternoon, IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard and IndyCar President of...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Somewhere between the Green Bay Packers winning the Super Bowl back in January and the Indiana Hoosiers upsetting the then number one rated team in college basketball in December, the sports world this year has been noted more for what has happened off...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:28 PM
When race car enthusiast Eleanor Vogler saw Dan Wheldon’s fatal crash on television, it brought back the painful memories of her own tragedies.
In May of 1981, her husband Donald Vogler also died during a race. And then in July of 1990, her son...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:57 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of IndyCar driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon at the Izod IndyCar Series World Championship in Las Vegas.
Various tributes have poured in over the past year...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:11 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - With a nearly empty shop behind him, time can fly by pretty quickly during the Izod IndyCar Series off-season.
For Ed Carpenter, that feeling encompasses a year.
"It seems like the year went by pretty quick," said Carpenter on Tuesday,...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:48 PM
SPEEDWAY - The cameoflage made him a fan from a far.
Stationed in Iraq in May of 2011 indiana National Guard Staff Seargent Matt Luzar got a chance to catch the Indianapolis 500 on television.
As would many in his position, he became drawn into the...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon will be honored in numerous ways at the 96th running of the race on May 27.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials said fans entering the track will receive white cardboard sunglasses, which was a favorite...
| May 16, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The life of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon will be celebrated at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race Day.
IMS waited to celebrate his life on Race Day because the historic race meant so much to Wheldon. Wheldon was killed in October...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:02 PM
As Mike and Maura Sudik made their way through the autograph line at this year's Community Day Wednesday, an important member of their family was not with them.
"It is special for us to be here this time," said Mike Sudik. "In memory of Theresa."...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Thursday afternoon, Susie Wheldon, the widow of race car driver Dan Wheldon, will be presented with her husband's Champion of Champions ring.
Dan won the 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500 last year. He was later killed in the final IndyCar race of the...