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21 Oct 2011: Lionheart: the career of Dan Wheldon in photos

Dan Wheldon was marked for greatness right from the start, when as a child he battled the young Anthony Davidson and Jenson Button across the karting circuits of the UK.

16 Oct 2011: IndyCar: Dan Wheldon killed in horrific 15-car Vegas crash

Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon has been killed in a 220mph multi-car accident as the IndyCar Series’ season-ending celebration turned to heartbreak and disaster.

12 Apr 2009: IRL: Dan Wheldon’s Silverstone dream

He may have spent so long in America that he prefers gridiron to soccer, but English Indycar racer Dan Wheldon still dreams of coming home to challenge his rivals around the famous straights and corners of Silverstone.

1 Sep 2008: IRL: Dan Wheldon “tickled to death” by Lauren Bohlander

You wouldn’t guess from this slapstick interview that Dan Wheldon recently survived a scare that might have seen him dropped by his team, Target Chip Ganassi, and has just slipped to fourth in the championship.

8 Sep 2011: Reigning Indy champion Wheldon takes another turn around the Brickyard

Dan Wheldon has returned to the Brickyard, in a different set of wheels to the ones that won him this year’s Indy 500, to take two feeder series machines for a spin around the iconic track.

29 Oct 2009: IRL: Wheldon returns to Panther for next year

Dan Wheldon has signed to drive with Panther Racing again in 2010, despite a string of disappointing results this season that reportedly prompted driver and team to each look for other options.

29 Aug 2009: IRL: Wheldon and Wilson doing it for the kids

IndyCar drivers Dan Wilson and Justin Wilson, both fathers of very young children, will be racing at Chicagoland this weekend with reminders of youngsters in need on their cars and helmets.

2 Sep 2008: IRL: Wheldon out, Franchitti in at Ganassi for 2009

Reigning IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti is to return to the series next year, driving for former rival Target Chip Ganassi Racing at the expense of Dan Wheldon who moves to Panther Racing.

25 Aug 2008: IRL: Castroneves dancing on air after win

After seven second places, a season full of frustrations and a trailer fire that destroyed his first-choice car, Helio Castroneves finally managed to take the chequered flag first and win an IndyCar Series race.

27 Jun 2008: IRL: Wheldon says he’s having too much fun for NASCAR

Dan Wheldon, thought last season to be hoping for a switch to Chip Ganassi Racing’s NASCAR program, has changed his mind and wants to stay in the IRL.

 
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