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Two years ago to this day...

Post by BWard on Wed Oct 16, 2013 2:55 am

...the world of IndyCar, and the world of Motorsport lost one of it's finest and most talented Race Car drivers it's ever had, Dan Wheldon. Wheldon was involved in a horrific 15 car crash in the Season Finale of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and later succumbed to his injuries.

R.I.P Dan Wheldon 1978 - 2011

2005 IndyCar Champion
2-time Indy 500 winner, 2005 and 2011

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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by Alta on Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:31 am

Still to this day shocks me how violent that wreck was.
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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by crl on Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:55 am

His last Tweet, still online after two years:

https://twitter.com/danwheldon/status/125659356606906369

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Post by navycook75 on Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:33 am

Hard to believe it's been 2 years already. 

I still find it sad that we didn't see how well he'd do in the #27, and knowing how he practically knew the car inside and out, he would of won the championship.
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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by Ben Atkins on Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:08 am

2 years already? Wow...

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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by RyanB06 on Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:59 am

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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by f1fan12 on Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:16 am

navycook75 wrote:Hard to believe it's been 2 years already. 

I still find it sad that we didn't see how well he'd do in the #27, and knowing how he practically knew the car inside and out, he would of won the championship.
In my eye's, last years championship wouldn't be very competitive. From the amount of experience Dan had in that car, he would have marched away from everyone!
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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by Milan655 on Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:43 pm

It's best to remember such a great driver but his greatest moments.

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Better to remember him with a smile.
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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by bigdc48 on Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:31 pm

It was one of the worst days of my life. Cannot believe it's been two years. RIP Dan.
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Re: Two years ago to this day...

Post by RealRacer4 on Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:10 pm

Honestly, I almost forgot that it's been 2 years since Dan Wheldon passed away, as much as his death shocked me. R.I.P., Dan Wheldon.

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