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The IndyCar Series has had a pretty bumpy ride over the last few years with a dwindling fan base, low TV ratings, the death of rising star Dan Wheldon and more recently, a management fiasco. But IndyCar may be turning the corner. “We're in a...
INDIANAPOLIS - With a nearly empty shop behind him, time can fly by pretty quickly during the Izod IndyCar Series off-season. For Ed Carpenter, that feeling encompasses a year. "It seems like the year went by pretty quick," said Carpenter on Tuesday,...
INDIANAPOLIS - Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of IndyCar driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon at the Izod IndyCar Series World Championship in Las Vegas. Various tributes have poured in over the past year...
The drivers don't like to talk about it. IndyCar isn't crazy about the subject, either. But there's no getting around the danger of open-wheel racing. You don't have to be a genius to figure out why. Take Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore. For openers,...
The life of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon will be celebrated at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race Day. IMS waited to celebrate his life on Race Day because the historic race meant so much to Wheldon. Wheldon was killed in October...
Tags: Speedway, Sports, Indianapolis 500, Auto Racing
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon will be honored in numerous ways at the 96th running of the race on May 27. Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials said fans entering the track will receive white cardboard sunglasses, which was a favorite...
Perhaps no other major sporting event in this country is in more of a constant state of flux, while at the same time, still so steeped in tradition, like the Indianapolis 500. It's the challenge of keeping up with the times while also making sure to...
Thursday afternoon, Susie Wheldon, the widow of race car driver Dan Wheldon, will be presented with her husband's Champion of Champions ring. Dan won the 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500 last year. He was later killed in the final IndyCar race of the...
Touching moments at the track Thursday as Dan Wheldon's widow received the Champion of Champions ring her late husband earned last May. "Dan loved the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and what it meant to win here. I am proud to be here to represent him as...
Tags: Human Interest, Indianapolis 500
SPEEDWAY - You don't even have to ask him to get a bit of a show-and-tell situation. In fact Alex Tagliani is very willing to share the design on his helmet. Located at the back of the helmet is an interlocking "DW" surrounded by sparkling blue paint...
SPEEDWAY - A memorial give-away was never so practical. The waves of people coming to the to speedway had the opportunity to pick up a pair of sunglasses. They were a tribute to Dan Wheldon, the defending champion who wore white bracketed shades often...
SPEEDWAY - Fates can swirl around the oval just as they did on a warm and somewhat windy Monday morning. For a third time in his career Dario Franchitti is taking the winner's photos less that 24 hours after collecting a victory at the Indianapolis...
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