Tag: Dan Wheldon
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.Tagged as: Dan Wheldon
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.Tagged as: Dan Wheldon, Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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.Tagged as: Dan Wheldon, Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
IndyCar: Power and Franchitti resume rivalry in St Pete qualifying
The IndyCar Series starts its new season this weekend on the Streets of St Petersburg in Florida – and if qualifying is any guide it’s going to be much like the last one.
IndyCar: Briscoe wins in Texas as de Silvestro escapes fire
Just six days after Mike Conway’s terrifying Indianapolis 500 crash the IndyCar Series dodged another bullet at the Texas Motor Speedway when popular rookie Simona de Silvestro was dragged unharmed from her burning car after hitting the wall at more than 200mph.
IndyCar: Alex Lloyd leads challenge against the Penske/Ganassi steamroller
IndyCar’s two dominant teams, Penske and Ganassi, grabbed the top positions in qualifying for the Firestone 550K at the Texas Motor Speedway, with Britain’s Alex Lloyd leading the challenge for the rest of the field in sixth.Tagged as: Alex Lloyd, Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, IndyCar Series, Jay Howard, Justin Wilson, Mike Conway, Ryan Briscoe
IndyCar: Franchitti wins Indianapolis 500 as race ends in big crash for Mike Conway
Scotland’s Dario Franchitti led for most of the Indianapolis 500, but before he could collect the win he had to endure some frantic and confused closing laps during which many drivers ran short of fuel, positions rapidly changed and Mike Conway suffered a ghastly crash.Tagged as: Alex Lloyd, Dan Wheldon, Dario Franchitti, Indianapolis 500, IndyCar Series, Justin Wilson, Mike Conway
IndyCar: Castroneves on pole for Indy 500 as Bump Day claims its victims
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves qualified on pole for this year’s race – but the man who believes he was the rightful winner of the Brazilian’s 2002 triumph, Paul Tracy, lost his place in the field of 33 as the final minutes of Bump Day ended in high drama.