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  • Dan Wheldon's family announces funeral arrangements

    Dan Wheldon's family announces funeral arrangements
    Funeral services for IZOD IndyCar Series driver Dan Wheldon will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, at First Presbyterian Church of St. Petersburg, 701 Beach Drive N.E. in St. Petersburg, Fla. Wheldon's wife, Susie, released the following statement...
  • The Death Dan Wheldon

    The Death Dan Wheldon
    Indy racing star Dan Wheldon was killed Sunday after hitting the wall in the Las Vegas 300 in a multi-car crash at a speed of approximately 220 mph. When a tragedy like this occurs, the voices of regulating speed or prohibiting cars from being on...
  • IndyCar CEO, drivers to discuss safety at meeting Monday

    IndyCar CEO, drivers to discuss safety at meeting Monday
    As fans continue to honor and remember Dan Wheldon, IndyCar drivers are also turning attention to the future of their sport, hoping Dan's legacy can live on through improvements to the IndyCar Series. IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard has called a drivers...
  • Memorial Held For Driver Dan Wheldon

    Memorial Held For Driver Dan Wheldon
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CNN) -- Funeral services for racing veteran Dan Wheldon were held Saturday in St. Petersburg, where people gathered to pay tribute to the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner. Wheldon died in a fiery 15-car wreck at the Las Vegas Indy...
  • Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy

    Wheldon remembered as loving, loyal and tidy
    Dan Wheldon is being remembered not only as a champion driver but as a devoted husband, caring father, loyal friend, beloved son - and a neat freak. Family members, friends, fellow drivers and hundreds of supporters said goodbye to Wheldon during a...
  • 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...