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  • 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...
  • Friend defends IndyCar CEO following Las Vegas crash

    Friend defends IndyCar CEO following Las Vegas crash
    IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard is taking quite a bit of criticism over the decision to race at the track in Vegas and the promotion of IndyCar following Dan Wheldon's death, but many are coming out to publicly support him. Those closest to Bernard said you...
  • Patrick unveils 2012 plans, tribute to Wheldon

    Patrick unveils 2012 plans, tribute to Wheldon
    Danica Patrick will make her Sprint Cup debut in the season-opening Daytona 500 in February, her first of 10 races in NASCAR's highest division for Stewart-Haas Racing next season. Patrick unveiled her limited Cup schedule and new car Friday in Texas....
  • Parents wait in line for driver signatures in honor of deceased daughter

    Parents wait in line for driver signatures in honor of deceased daughter
    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."...
  • Dan Wheldon's widow to be presented with Champion of Champions ring

    Dan Wheldon's widow to be presented with Champion of Champions ring
    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...
  • Dan Wheldon's widow presented with Champion of Champions ring

    Dan Wheldon's widow presented with Champion of Champions ring
    Touching moments at the track Thursday as Dan Wheldon's widow received the Champion of Champions ring her late husband earned last May. "Dan loved the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and what it meant to win here. I am proud to be here to represent him as...
  • Dan Wheldon at top of mind for old Indy 500 team

    Dan Wheldon at top of mind for old Indy 500 team
    SPEEDWAY - You don't even have to ask him to get a bit of a show-and-tell situation. In fact Alex Tagliani is very willing to share the design on his helmet. Located at the back of the helmet is an interlocking "DW" surrounded by sparkling blue paint...
  • Dario Franchitti Wins 3rd Indy 500 in Thrilling Finish

    Dario Franchitti Wins 3rd Indy 500 in Thrilling Finish
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Dario Franchitti won the 96th edition of the Indianapolis 500 motor race on Sunday, placing first in the prestigious race for the third time. The Scotland native bested a field of 32 other competitors -- including a female racer...