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Pedley: Wheldon Will Be On Minds At Talladega
Friday, 21 Oct, 2011 – 9:06 | Comments Off on Pedley: Wheldon Will Be On Minds At Talladega
Pedley: Wheldon Will Be On Minds At Talladega

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Today, from a NASCAR track located in small town in central Alabama, we are going to hear a lot about a man from England who drove Indycars. It will be …

Wheldon Services Set
Friday, 21 Oct, 2011 – 7:22 | 2 Comments
Wheldon Services Set

RacinToday.com
Funeral services for IZOD IndyCar Series driver Dan Wheldon will be held at 10 a.m. (EDT), Saturday, Oct. 22, at First Presbyterian Church of St. Petersburg, 701 Beach Drive N.E. in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Wheldon’s wife, …

Questions Must Be Raised About Vegas Race
Thursday, 20 Oct, 2011 – 10:54 | 2 Comments
Questions Must Be Raised About Vegas Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It’s not precisely clear what happened in the big wreck that claimed the life of driver Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in terms of who caused it.
And that …

Woody: Waltrip Says ‘Fear’ Hung Over Vegas
Thursday, 20 Oct, 2011 – 7:27 | One Comment
Woody: Waltrip Says ‘Fear’ Hung Over Vegas

In the wake of Dan Wheldon’s death at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last Sunday, Darrell Waltrip says he hesitates to “second-guess” the IndyCar Series’ decision to race there – but that it was probably a …

Wheldon’s Gold Coast Seat Filled
Wednesday, 19 Oct, 2011 – 19:50 | Comments Off on Wheldon’s Gold Coast Seat Filled
Wheldon’s Gold Coast Seat Filled

The field for this weekend’s Armor All Gold Coast 600 in South East Queensland, Australia, has been finalized with the addition of English driver Darren Turner as a replacement for the late Dan Wheldon.
A two-time/reigning …

Sturbin: Mature Wheldon Had Found Happiness
Tuesday, 18 Oct, 2011 – 10:15 | 3 Comments
Sturbin: Mature Wheldon Had Found Happiness

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – As so often happens during a group interview, there was a question I really wanted to ask Dan Wheldon one-on-one before we ran out of time.
This …

NASCAR’s Johnson: Indycars On Ovals A Bad Idea
Monday, 17 Oct, 2011 – 16:46 | 2 Comments
NASCAR’s Johnson: Indycars On Ovals A Bad Idea

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Despite auto racing’s worldwide existence, it is a small community and when tragedy strikes, as it did with Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon’s death in Sunday’s IndyCar …

Pedley: Piecing Together A Lousy Sunday
Monday, 17 Oct, 2011 – 11:05 | One Comment
Pedley: Piecing Together A Lousy Sunday

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Some random, rambling thoughts after having a day and a night to think about the death of driver Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday:
– The uh-oh response …

Harris: Racing Claims Another Of The Good Ones
Sunday, 16 Oct, 2011 – 18:18 | Comments Off on Harris: Racing Claims Another Of The Good Ones
Harris: Racing Claims Another Of The Good Ones

Just when you think the worst is in the past, the sport rears up and shows you it’s never going to be truly safe.
SAFER Barriers, head and neck restraints, crushable panels, Kevlar construction, none of …

Dan Wheldon Killed In IndyCar Wreck In Las Vegas
Sunday, 16 Oct, 2011 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Dan Wheldon Killed In IndyCar Wreck In Las Vegas
Dan Wheldon Killed In IndyCar Wreck In Las Vegas

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Driver Dan Wheldon was killed in a horrific wreck that occurred just after the start of Sunday’s season-ending IndyCar Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Fifteen cars were …