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Dan Wheldon Crash: Danica Patrick’s Departure Overshadowed by Tragic Event

After seven years of racing IndyCars on the biggest stage, Danica Patrick had her last race in the Izod IndyCar World Championship, but it was overshadowed by the tragic death of popular driver Dan Wheldon. Sunday's race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway saw a horrendous 15-car crash that ultimately took the life of one of the sports most beloved drivers. The race was appropriately not restarted, but other drivers did circle the track to honor Wheldon. Danica told ABC her thoughts on the crash right after it happened. Per ESPN: "There was debris everywhere, you could smell smoke and see the billowing smoke," she said in a live ABC interview while the race was stopped for clean-up and repair. I hope, I hope e...

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