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  1. Motorsport: Adrian Reynard's rolling back the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... [went on to have a 26-year IndyCar career, winning championships with J. R. Hildebrand, Dario Franchitti and Dan Wheldon, plus Indy 500 victories with Franchitti and Wheldon]. After that, it was the car Craig Baird raced." Getting Reynard out to New ...

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  2. Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon dies after fiery crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2011 | Reuters

    Oct. 17 - British IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon dies after a horrific 15-car crash at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Rough Cut .

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  3. When last tweets become last wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | MacLeans

    ... one's final tweet has a sense of irony-as was the case when two-time Indianapolis 500 winning race car driver Dan Wheldon tweeted "Green!!!" prior to a race in Las Vegas, where he died in a 15-car accident. The day before South African model Reeva ...

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  4. Marco SimoncelliRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2011 | Doctorvee

    It is awful that, less than a week after the death of Dan Wheldon , another major motorsport star has been killed during a race. Unlike IndyCar, I follow MotoGP quite closely and I have watched all of the races this year.

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  5. Dan WheldonRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2011 | Doctorvee

    ... I certainly keep up-to-date with the news from IndyCar in general. Nothing qualifies me to say anything about Dan Wheldon, as I have never watched him race. But I was fully aware of what he achieved in IndyCar. With 16 IndyCar race victories - two ...

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  6. Andretti, Steinbrenners team up with teenager Colton HertaRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    ... Herta will race in the U.S. since 2014. Herta's father, Bryan, drove for Michael Andretti and owned the late Dan Wheldon's Indianapolis 500 winning car in 2011. The teenager said he chose the No. 98 to honor Wheldon and plans to wear a helmet that ...

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  7. Castroneves - Young at heart, hungry for more gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    ... On top of the sadness and introspection that every IndyCar driver went through in the off-season following Dan Wheldon's death, Castroneves could have been forgiven for asking himself, 'Is it worth it?' and answering in the negative. Aside from the ...

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  8. Remembering Dan WheldonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    Writers Andy Hallbery and Jeff Olson owe their peers an apology. So comprehensive was their book of tributes and memories - Lionheart: Remembering Dan Wheldon - that on Dan's fifth anniversary, there seems little left to add.

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  9. Andretti, Herta teaming up again for 2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... into an ownership role with Bryan Herta Autosport. His team also won the 2011 Indianapolis 500 with driver Dan Wheldon. It decided to partner with Andretti Autosport only late last February. Herta says the agreement can only help as the teams look ...

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  10. Despite friction, teammates can push each other to championship heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | USA Today

    Understanding and even friendships can develop through the process. Retired four-time series champion Dario Franchitti and former Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Scott Dixon reminisce almost lovingly about their early conflicts with the late Dan Wheldon, especially against the context of the ensuing relationships.

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  11. Danica Patrick shows off new colorful helmetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | ABC News

    ... up, and I said, 'Draw whatever you want.' ... This is Troy just letting his mind wander." Patrick ran a special Dan Wheldon memorial helmet in November 2011, the only time since 2005 she had a different helmet in the last decade. She also changed it ...

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  12. Opinion: Can F1 drivers be trusted to behave responsibly with danger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    ... what can happen if cars don't slow down enough for yellow flags in all kinds of circumstances: Jules Bianchi and Dan Wheldon were two great drivers who paid the ultimate price in such a scenario - and I'm not laying any blame at any doors for those ...

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  13. Craig Murto: Only the brave compete at Isle of ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... In recent decades the sport has outgrown its deadly past. Fatal accidents are generally not accepted. When Dan Wheldon was killed in an IndyCar race in Las Vegas a few years ago, the race - only a few laps old - did not resume. And not a single ...

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  14. Bookshelf: Book on IndyCar legend Dan Wheldon captures a racer's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | AutoWeek

    Dan Wheldon's fans will always remember him as so much more than just a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, the 2005 IndyCar Series champion and the 2006 24 Hours of Daytona winner. Andy Hallbery and Jeff Olson have captured Wheldon through a beautiful scrapbook of his life, "Lionheart: Remembering Dan Wheldon."

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  15. American Rossi Surprise Rookie Winner of Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... to drive for Bryan Herta in a partnership with Andretti Autosport. Herta was the winning car owner in 2011 with Dan Wheldon. This Herta effort this year relied heavily on its alliance with Andretti, and the family was hoping Marco Andretti would ...

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  16. Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    ... year to drive for Herta in a partnership with Andretti Autosport. Herta was the winning car owner in 2011 with Dan Wheldon, the actual 100th anniversary of the first race in 1911, and now can claim a win in the 100th actual race. "I can't compare ...

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  17. Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Pattaya Mail

    ... year to drive for Herta in a partnership with Andretti Autosport. Herta was the winning car owner in 2011 with Dan Wheldon, the actual 100th anniversary of the first race in 1911, and now can claim a win in the 100th actual race. "I can't compare ...

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  18. Rookie Alexander Rossi Wins Indy 500Read the original story

    May 30, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... I've ever had, I'll definitely be a lifelong fan of milk." Car owner Bryan Herta's team last won with the late Dan Wheldon at the wheel in 2011--the 100th anniversary year of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. To describe Rossi's victory in the 100th ...

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  19. Indianapolis 500: Fuel's gold? Not for rookie Alexander Rossi,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... year to drive for Herta in a partnership with Andretti Autosport. Herta was the winning car owner in 2011 with Dan Wheldon, the actual 100th anniversary of the first race in 1911, and now can claim a win in the 100th actual race. "I can't compare ...

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  20. Alexander Rossi Wins Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Union

    ... to drive for Bryan Herta in a partnership with Andretti Autosport. Herta was the winning car owner in 2011 with Dan Wheldon. This Herta effort this year relied heavily on its alliance with Andretti, and the family was hoping Marco Andretti would ...

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