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Oct 03
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Dan Wheldon’s Legacy to be Honored at Go-Kart Event

Dan Wheldon - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Charity Race Will Raise Money for Alzheimer's Association Indianapolis (October 3, 2013) - Drivers from various racing backgrounds will come together on Oct. 26 to compete in The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge at New Castle Motorsports Park.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alzheimer's Association, a cause Wheldon fought to raise awareness for after his mother was diagnosed with the illness in 2008. "The Alzheimer's Association and its Greater Indiana Chapter are honored to be the recipients of proceeds raised through The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge," said Heather Hershberger, Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter.  "It's a fitting tribute as Dan was a great champion of our work and took great interest in the ... FULL STORY »

Tony Kanaan to Present Trinity Dove Award to Dan Wheldon’s Family

2012 IICS Tony Kanaan - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR On June 18th, INDYCAR’s Tony Kanaan will be a presenter for the second time at the St. Vincent Sports Performance Spirit of Sports Awards (SOSA). This event, in its sixth year, is about honoring the sports community for contributions and achievements ... FULL STORY »

Wheldon Honored as Drivers Prepare for 2012 Indianapolis 500

Susie Wheldon is presented with the Baby Borg -- Photo by: Jim Haines for IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, May 26, 2012 - A large contingent of race fans came to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on a steamy Saturday morning to attend the Public Drivers' Meeting as all of the 33 starters participating in the 2012 Indianapolis ... FULL STORY »

Susie Wheldon Receives 2011 Indianapolis 500 Winner’s Ring

Chairman of the Board of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mari Hulman-George with Susie Wheldon hold her late husband, Dan Wheldon's 2011 Indianapolis 500 Winner's Ring - Photo by: Chris Jones INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 24, 2012 - Susie Wheldon was presented with the Champion of Champions ring Thursday, May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that her late husband, Dan, earned for his unforgettable victory last May in the 100th Anniversary ... FULL STORY »

Wheldon to be Honored Throughout Indy 500 Race Week at IMS

Dan Wheldon Wins 2011 Indy 500 - Firestone Racing Photo Display of 2011 winning car, track lap, fan tribute to salute two-time '500' winner INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - The life of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon will be honored through a variety of activities during the 2012 edition ... FULL STORY »

Dario Franchitti Takes Thriller At Chicagoland

Dario Franchitti wins the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in the IZOD IndyCar Series (Photo Credit: Firestone Racing Photo) In the largest IZOD IndyCar Series field, outside the traditional 33 starters in the Indianapolis 500 since 1997 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dario Franchitti won Saturday night’s PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 ... FULL STORY »



Dan Wheldon - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Dan Wheldon’s Legacy to be Honored at Go-Kart Event
Posted 10.03.13
Charity Race Will Raise Money for Alzheimer's Association Indianapolis (October 3, 2013) - Drivers from various racing backgrounds will come together on Oct. 26 to compete in The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge at New Castle Motorsports Park.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alzheimer's Association, a cause Wheldon ...FULL STORY »
2012 IICS Tony Kanaan - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR
Tony Kanaan to Present Trinity Dove Award to Dan Wheldon’s Family
Posted 06.13.12
On June 18th, INDYCAR’s Tony Kanaan will be a presenter for the second time at the St. Vincent Sports Performance Spirit of Sports Awards (SOSA). This event, in its sixth year, is about honoring the sports community for contributions and achievements off the field of competition. TK will be presenting The ...FULL STORY »
Susie Wheldon is presented with the Baby Borg -- Photo by: Jim Haines for IMS
Wheldon Honored as Drivers Prepare for 2012 Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.26.12
INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, May 26, 2012 - A large contingent of race fans came to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on a steamy Saturday morning to attend the Public Drivers' Meeting as all of the 33 starters participating in the 2012 Indianapolis 500 received their final instructions. Susie Wheldon and team owner Bryan ...FULL STORY »
Chairman of the Board of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mari Hulman-George with Susie Wheldon hold her late husband, Dan Wheldon's 2011 Indianapolis 500 Winner's Ring - Photo by: Chris Jones
Susie Wheldon Receives 2011 Indianapolis 500 Winner’s Ring
Posted 05.24.12
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 24, 2012 - Susie Wheldon was presented with the Champion of Champions ring Thursday, May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that her late husband, Dan, earned for his unforgettable victory last May in the 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer ...FULL STORY »
Dan Wheldon Wins 2011 Indy 500 - Firestone Racing Photo
Wheldon to be Honored Throughout Indy 500 Race Week at IMS
Posted 05.16.12
Display of 2011 winning car, track lap, fan tribute to salute two-time '500' winner INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - The life of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon will be honored through a variety of activities during the 2012 edition of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" at the Indianapolis Motor ...FULL STORY »
Dario Franchitti wins the PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in the IZOD IndyCar Series (Photo Credit: Firestone Racing Photo)
Dario Franchitti Takes Thriller At Chicagoland
Posted 08.29.10
In the largest IZOD IndyCar Series field, outside the traditional 33 starters in the Indianapolis 500 since 1997 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dario Franchitti won Saturday night’s PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in a thrilling match against Panther Racing’s ...FULL STORY »


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