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Dan Wheldon: Remembering the Life of One of IndyCar’s Brightest Stars

Dan Wheldon, the pride of England and St. Petersburg, Florida, tragically died Sunday afternoon.  A terrifying 15-car crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway took the 33-year old’s life.  Wheldon lived a life that racing fans won’t soon forget. From the age of four, Wheldon was bred to race. Growing up in the United Kingdom, the young prodigy quickly learned to dominate at the sport. At 16 years old, he sped off to America in a move meant to ignite his racing career, and boy did it ever. After spending a number of years in less prestigious circuits, Wheldon made the jump to the IndyCar Series back in 2002.  He was an instant hit winning rookie of the year.  Just three years later in 2005, that English racer won the...

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