Dan Wheldon

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Franchitto Wins Indy 500, Pays Tribute to Wheldon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dan Wheldon couldn’t win his third Indianapolis 500. Dario Franchitti did it for him. And if it wasn’t going to be Franchitti, then it would be Scott Dixon. Maybe even Tony Kanaan. […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2012

ST PETERSBURG, FL - OCTOBER 22:   Dan Wheldon's widow Susie Wheldon (2nd R), his father Clive (R) and her father Sven Behm (3rdR) look on as Wheldon's casket is loaded into a hearse on October 22, 2011 in St Petersburg, Florida. Wheldon, who was 33 was killed in a 15-car crash at Sunday?s season-ending IndyCar race in Las Vegas.  (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Susie Wheldon Accepts Late Husband’s 500 Ring

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Susie Wheldon somberly celebrated her late husband’s Indianapolis 500 victory Thursday. Seven months after Dan Wheldon was killed in a horrific crash at Las Vegas, Susie and their two children came to […]

CBS Tampa–05/24/2012

ST PETERSBURG, FL - OCTOBER 22:   Dan Wheldon's widow Susie Wheldon (2nd R), his father Clive (R) and her father Sven Behm (3rdR) look on as Wheldon's casket is loaded into a hearse on October 22, 2011 in St Petersburg, Florida. Wheldon, who was 33 was killed in a 15-car crash at Sunday?s season-ending IndyCar race in Las Vegas.  (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Susie Wheldon Heads To Indy 500 To Honor Husband

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Some days are better than others for Susie Wheldon, and there’s rarely any warning what will trigger the emotional roller coaster she’s been on since husband Dan Wheldon’s fatal crash […]

05/23/2012

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Castroneves Dedicates Grand Prix Win to Wheldon

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Helio Castroneves stopped his first victory lap in more than a year when he made it to Dan Wheldon Way. He climbed from his car and climbed the fence, same […]

CBS Tampa–03/25/2012

95th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Trophy Presentation

Street in St. Petersburg Named for Dan Wheldon

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When Dan Wheldon won the inaugural IndyCar race in his adopted hometown of St. Petersburg, he celebrated hours after the victory by jumping into the Tampa Bay.

CBS Tampa–03/07/2012

IndyCar Driver Dan Wheldon Dies In Fatal Crash - Sequence

AP Interview: IndyCar CEO revisits “horrific” week

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Randy Bernard knows there are people who blame him for Dan Wheldon’s death, who say the IndyCar CEO pushed the series over the edge. In the 24 hours after the two-time Indianapolis […]

CBS Tampa–10/25/2011

Dan Wheldon Funeral Service

Wheldon remembered as ‘a champion of our sport’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Of all the indelible moments from Dan Wheldon’s public memorial service — fellow IndyCar drivers Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan serving as pallbearers

CBS Tampa–10/24/2011

95th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Trophy Presentation

Indy Racer Dan Wheldon’s St. Petersburg Funeral Plans and Memorial Video

Funeral services have been announced for two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and St. Petersburg resident Dan Wheldon.

CBS Tampa–10/20/2011

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

Local Indy Champion Dan Wheldon Killed in Vegas Race

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ( CBS  Tampa)  Two time Indy 500 Champion and St. Petersburg resident Dan Wheldon died Sunday after a massive, fiery wreck at the Las Vegas Indy 300.

CBS Tampa–10/16/2011

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