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October 16, 2011
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Drivers, including Dan Wheldon (77, in air at left), crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series’ Las Vegas Indy 300 auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Wheldon died following the crash.

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Drivers crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series’ Las Vegas Indy 300 auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Dan Wheldon was killed in the crash.

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Drivers crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series’ Las Vegas Indy 300 auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Will Power (12), of Australia, is airborne at left. Dan Wheldon died following the crash.

Jessica Ebelhar photo

Drivers crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series’ auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Dan Wheldon, a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, died following a crash. Will Power (12), of Australia, is at left.

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Drivers Dan Wheldon, front, and Will Power crash during a wreck that involved 15 cars during the IndyCar Series’ auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Wheldon died following the crash.

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Officials and safety workers watch as drivers take five tribute laps in honor of Dan Wheldon, who was killed during the IndyCar Series’ Las Vegas Indy 300 auto race Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Las Vegas.

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Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, returns to pit row following tribute laps in honor of Dan Wheldon, who was killed earlier in a crash during the IndyCar Series’ Las Vegas Indy 300 auto race on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Las Vegas.

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FILE - In this May 30, 2011 file photo, IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, of England, poses with his family, wife Susie, left, holding Oliver, and Sebastian, right, next to the Borg-Warner Trophy during the traditional winners photo of the Indianapolis 500 auto race champion on the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Wheldon died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 in a fiery 15-car wreck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when his car flew over another on Lap 13 and smashed into the wall just outside turn 2. He was 33.