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IndyCar has a mess on its hands

...and Walker had a mess on their hands.IndyCar was badly wounded after the death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon in the 2011 season finale, who was killed racing for a $5 million prize in a gimmick designed to draw more eyeballs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-18/indycar-has-mess-its-hands
Chevrolet, Honda looking at oval packages at Indy after crashes

...crashes like this have been decreasing in the IndyCar Series, they are still not unprecedented.Two-time Indy champion Dan Wheldon was killed when his car sailed 325 feet through the air and hit a catch-fence post during a 2011 race in Las Vegas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/chevrolet-honda-look
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
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-
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
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-
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
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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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
Wheldon 'unemployed' after shocker at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS --- Dan Wheldon embarked on his new mission Monday: finding a job.Less than...500."I felt like the old Dan was back, the confident, bubbly Dan," Wheldon said. "That's why I do this."Now everyone's trying to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-05-30/won-and-done-wheldon-unemp