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Dan Wheldon Crash: The Shocking Reality of the Sport We Love

Days, months and years had moved on. The sport of which fans watch, cheer, and trust was thought to have skirted past the days of driver memorials and flowers lining the fences. It wasn't until lap 13 of the 2011 IndyCar season finale that all of the shocking reality came flying back to drivers, crews and spectators in a matter of minutes. Fifteen cars piling up in turn two of Las Vegas Motor Speedway sent chills down spectators' spines. The fire, the crashing of metal parts along the track, it came off as a war scene in a movie. However, in first sight, it was just a wreck. Another wreck, another caution flag, another pit stop waiting to happen—not this time. As drivers made their way in and out of the medical center, the m...

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