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  1. Colin McRae: It's been seven years already?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    ... San Marino Grand Prix, Australian racing icon Peter struck a tree during the 2006 Targa West rally, IndyCar star Dan Wheldon was taken from us just months removed from his second Indianapolis 500 triumph ... The list goes on and on. If these titans ...

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  2. IndyCar Stars Highlight Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge On Sept 20Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Paddock Talk

    The Verizon IndyCar Series championship has concluded, but many of INDYCAR's biggest stars have one more race on the schedule this season. The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge returns on Sept.

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  3. Wheldon Karting Challenge Set For Sept. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | National Speed Sport News

    On Sept. 20 The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge will take place at New Castle Motorsports Park where participants will race to raise money for the Alzheimer's Ass'n, a cause that became close to Wheldon after his mother was diagnosed in 2008 and sadly passed away from the disease in April.

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  4. Parity The Name Of The IndyCar GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | National Speed Sport News

    ... likely factor was the Dallara DW12 chassis, named in honor of the late two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon, which was introduced in 2012. It was the biggest change in the sport in more than 10 years. According to Hinchcliffe, that may ...

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  5. Aleshin hospitalized after Fontana IndyCar crashRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 30 | KDWN

    ... reached 100 degrees in Fontana. Although IndyCar racing on ovals can be spectacular, the risk factor is high. Dan Wheldon was killed in a 15-car accident in the 2011 season finale at Las Vegas, another high-banked oval. The IndyCar series finale is ...

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  6. Power faces final obstacles in IndyCar title raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... final race of 2011, but Franchitti won the title when the race was canceled due to the 15-car crash that killed Dan Wheldon. Even Castroneves, who also has never won an IndyCar series title after numerous near misses, couldn't take pleasure in ...

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  7. Watch the 2012 Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | LivePressWorld

    ... to win 3 of 4. Mauri Rose (1947-48) Bill Vukovich (1953-54) Al Unser (1970-71) Helio Castroneves (2001-02) Dan Wheldon won the race last year, and in 2005. Dan would die at the age of 33 in October of last year in a car crash in the IndyCar World ...

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  8. Tony Stewart faces tough questions after on-track deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... But there is a difference in this and a driver dying in a car wreck. Even with a gut-wrenching loss such as Dan Wheldon or Dale Earnhardt, there is the understanding that this is the deal they struck to pursue the sport they loved. But a kid running ...

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  9. Historics: Watkins Glen shares Cary Agajanian racing family history, photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... tradition continued to as recently as 2011 when Cary himself, with a partner, owned the winning car driven by Dan Wheldon. During his talk, Agajanian showed several pictures of his grandfather, father, and himself and his brother, Ben. For his part, ...

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  10. Historics: Watkins Glen shares Cary Agajanian racing family history, photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... tradition continued to as recently as 2011 when Cary himself, with a partner, owned the winning car driven by Dan Wheldon. During his talk, Agajanian showed several pictures of his grandfather, father, and himself and his brother, Ben. For his part, ...

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  11. Doctor: Football helmet sensors need more researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... missiles traveling a football field and a half per second. In 2010 at the St. Petersburg Indy Car race, the late Dan Wheldon showed I-Team 8 and the U.S. Army the accelerometers. They are sensors put inside his ear, not his helmet. "I've been ...

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  12. Bearman remains third despite disappointment at KimboltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    ... through. The young driver made a move to get back up to third, but in doing so, compromised his entry into Dan Wheldon corner where Cornwell ran up the inside and slid into Bearman, forcing him onto the grass. He resumed in ninth position but the ...

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  13. 2013 Iowa: IndyCar Starting Line-up (Grid) & Race PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Paddock Talk

    ... In the six previous races, the retired Dario Franchitti has won the race twice - 2007 & 2009. The late Dan Wheldon won the 2008 edition, Tony Kanaan won the 2010 version from 15th place, Marco Andretti won in 2011, Ryan Hunter-Reay in 2012, and ...

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  14. Motorsports: Watkins Glen racing center brings Cary Agajanian to speakRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... currently co-owns an IZOD IndyCar Team with Bryan Herta Autosport, which included the winning car driven by Dan Wheldon in the Indianapolis 500 in 2011. Agajanian's lifelong immersion in motorsports has also given him experience as a sanctioning ...

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  15. INDYCAR: Bourdais trying to re-make a name for himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | The Times-Tribune

    ... the Champ Car World Series, formerly known as CART. At the same time, drivers like Tony Kanaan (2004), the late Dan Wheldon (2005), Sam Hornish Jr. (2006) and Dario Franchitti (2007) were winning Indy Racing League championships. "It is what it is," ...

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  16. 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.

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  17. LiveBlog: Kansas 2010Read the original story

    May 1, 2010 | My Name Is IRL

    ... woman (to me) commands "Drivers! Start Your Engines!" Nice job, except for the shoulder shrug afterwards. 0: Dan Wheldon is the "in-car commentator". Dan starts talking about the great car and...he stalls it. Note: "in-car commentator" is rarely a ...

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  18. AP SportlightRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Chicago. Only Nolan Ryan (215) and Randy Johnson (175) have more games with 10 or more strikeouts. 2005 - Dan Wheldon wins the Indianapolis 500 when Danica Patrick's electrifying run falls short. Patrick is the first woman to lead at Indy, getting ...

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  19. The 7 Greatest Indy 500 FinishesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | Popular Mechanics

    ... had this one in the bag, but he ran wide getting around slower traffic and smacked the wall on the final corner. Dan Wheldon scooted past, taking the checkered flag. It was sad for Hildebrand, losing out on a 500 victory in his promising rookie ...

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  20. A glance back at the last decade of Indy 500sRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... ended after 450 miles (180 laps) because of a severe storm in the area and Rice was declared the winner. 2005: Dan Wheldon. Danica Patrick became the first female driver to lead during an Indy 500. Her fourth-place finish surpassed Janet Guthrie who ...

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