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Ed Carpenter claims pole for Indianapolis 500

...won the Indy 500 as a rookie in 2011, but he crashed exiting the final turn and was passed for the win by the late Dan Wheldon."I wish we could have got him up on the front row with us, but the shootout's tough," Carpenter said. "The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-18/ed-carpenter-claims-
Tony Kanaan hopes to leave own mark at Indy in famed No. 10 car

...car that won this race a few times," he said. "Three of my best friends have driven this car, (Alex) Zanardi, Dan (Wheldon) and Dario (Franchitti), and Chip gave me an opportunity this late in my career that I don't think it comes around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-24/tony-kanaan-hopes-leave-ow
Fryer: Carpenter's decision validated

...last-lap crash at the Indianapolis 500, and Conway was a participant in the 2011 season finale at Las Vegas when Dan Wheldon was killed.He wasn't comfortable on ovals, he didn't enjoy racing on them and he wasn't going to do it anymore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-14/fryer-carpenters-dec
Injuries force Franchitti to quit IndyCar career

...Ganassi said.Franchitti's last victory was the 2012 Indy 500, an emotional race that came seven months after Dan Wheldon had been killed in a crash at Las Vegas. Franchitti battled teammate Scott Dixon over the final third of the race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-14/injuries-force-franchitti-quit-in
Ending race on caution was sensible thing to do

...suffered in an accident in Pennsylvania the day before Stewart's wreck. Last week was the two-year anniversary of Dan Wheldon's death in the 2011 IndyCar season finale.Stewart, a three-time NASCAR champion, became somewhat consumed with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-10-21/fryer-ending-race-caution-
Young Americans easily secure spots in Indianapolis 500

...first women teammates in Indy history. Mann will make her first start since being injured in the 2011 crash that killed Dan Wheldon and will start 30th. Beatriz will start 29th. Legge and Switzerland's Simona de Silvestro also qualified, giving the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-19/young-americans-easi
James Hinchcliffe takes IndyCar race at St. Petersburg

...grabbed his first career victory Sunday.Fittingly it came at St. Petersburg, the adopted hometown of the late Dan Wheldon, the driver who signed to drive the GoDaddy car for Andretti Autosport shortly before his death in the 2011 season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-03-24/james-hinchcliffe-takes-in
Indianapolis likely facing big changes

...had run the series for three years, presiding over one of its darkest days -- the death of two-time Indy champion Dan Wheldon in the 2011 season finale at Las Vegas.In March, Miles spoke about possibly hiring Zak Brown, the founder of Indianapolis-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-10/indianapolis-likely-
Hunter-Reay wins IndyCar championship

...when another car hit him on pit road in the penultimate race, and he was involved in the 15-car accident that killed Dan Wheldon in the finale.Power broke his back in that accident in Las Vegas."Man, depressing," Power said after leaving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-09-16/hunter-reay-wins-ind
Ex-champ has ride for Indy 500

Dan Wheldon has a car lined up for this year's Indianapolis 500 -- even though he's still looking for a full-time ride.The former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-03-26/ex-champ-has-ride-indy-500
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