The Indianapolis Motor Speedway made a great announcement yesterday that the late Dan Wheldon will be honored both before and during the 96th Running of the Indianapolis 500.
All rade day patrons admitted through the gates at IMS will receive a pair of white cardboard sunglasses. This is to honor the white sunglasses that Wheldon was seen wearing around the garage and pits during...
Dr. Christopher Carr, who has worked with IndyCar drivers as well as Olympic, professional and collegiate athletes during a 30-year career, wouldn't define the sport of racing as "dangerous" despite the chance of death. He says that's because it's risky in a controlled environment.
"From just an environmental standpoint, different sports have different...
IndyCar announced Thursday that the cause of Dan Wheldon’s tragic death at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 16 was contact that created a "non-survivable injury" when Wheldon’s head hit a post in the fencing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Wheldon, a two-time Indy 500 champion, was collected in a massive 15-car crash on lap 11. Wheldon hit another car, causing his...
Saying the death of Dan Wheldon was "an incredible tragedy," Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage said Thursday he wasn't entirely surprised by the findings of IndyCar's investigation into the driver's fatal crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
But he remains convinced that the current fencing system at Speedway Motorsports Inc. tracks such as Texas and...
A comprehensive review of the racing accident that claimed the life of Dan Wheldon is complete, INDYCAR announced Dec. 15. Wheldon, the 2005 IZOD IndyCar Series champion and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, suffered a non-survivable head injury Oct. 16 in … Continue reading →
ANATOMY OF AN ACCIDENT
The investigation determined that the death of Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 16 was caused by a pole in the track's fencing system intruding into his cockpit.
Dan Wheldon was killed when his head hit a post in the fencing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, contact that created a ''non-survivable injury'' to the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner.
IndyCar officials released Thursday their findings of the Oct. 16 accident in the season finale. Wheldon was killed in an early 15-car accident when his car launched into the catchfence...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2011
IndyCar officials plan to announce Thursday their initial findings from the investigation into Dan Wheldon's fatal accident.
Wheldon was killed in the opening laps of the Oct. 16 season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The two-time Indianapolis 500 winner was involved in a 15-car accident, and his car sailed into the catchfence.
Many elements of the event have been criticized...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2011