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  • Wheldon’s death looms as racing returns to Vegas

    Between preparing the car and turning practice laps for today’s Nationwide race, Danica Patrick didn’t have a lot of time to think about the last time she was at Las …


  • Indy 500 to pay tribute Wheldon

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis 500 will pay tribute to the late Dan Wheldon by putting his image on this year’s race tickets. The defending champion is traditionally honored by appearing …


  • Las Vegas’ ‘limitless’ racing singled out in Wheldon wreck

    Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s “limitless” racing surface was singled out in an investigation released Thursday as a significant factor in a “perfect storm” of conditions that led to the death …


  • Wheldon remembered

    The IndyCar community shed tears and shared laughs Sunday in tribute to two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon. The 87-minute public memorial service in Indianapolis brought together Wheldon’s former teammates, …


  • Drivers expect anything at Talladega

    Anything can happen in a Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. “You could see the checkered flag and be leading this race and still have no clue what …


  • Johnson says IndyCar should abandon ovals

    CONCORD, N.C. – Five-time defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson called on IndyCar to stop racing on ovals in the wake of Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon’s death. Wheldon was killed …


  • Not the time for title celebration

    LOS ANGELES – Seldom has winning a championship carried such heartache. Dario Franchitti had just won a remarkable third consecutive Izod IndyCar Series title, yet he sat in his race …


  • IndyCar star Wheldon dies in crash

    LAS VEGAS – Dan Wheldon, who moved to the United States from his native England with hopes of winning the Indianapolis 500 and went on to prevail at his sport’s …


  • Final-turn crash cost JR Hildebrand $1.5 million

    INDIANAPOLIS – JR Hildebrand lost $1.5 million in the last mile of the Indianapolis 500. He was leading the race heading into the final turn on the final lap when …


  • Turn for the worse at Indy 500

    Leading by almost 4 seconds with a lap to go, JR Hildebrand skidded high into the wall on the final turn, and Dan Wheldon drove past to claim an improbable …

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