WFO Radio took time to remember Dan Wheldon after his tragic death on Sunday, October 16th during the IndyCar Championship race, and connected with Mike King of the IMS Radio Network, Indy Car columnist John Oreovicz from ESPN.com, and former Homestead-Miami Speedway PR director Phil DeMontmollin to discuss the passing of Indy Car Champion driver Dan Wheldon. We invite to listen to the memories of Dan Wheldon from the perspective of a few close contacts of WFO Radio, and those that had contact with Dan over his career. Dan will leave a tremendous void in the IndyCar series, as well as all of motor sports, and will be greatly missed.
WFO Radio Ignition! Dan Wheldon's Passing Discussion With Mike King, John Oreovicz and Phil DeMontmollin
Tonight WFO Radio will be joined by Mike King of the IMS Radio Network, Indy Car columnist John Oreovicz from ESPN.com, and former Homestead-Miami Speedway PR director Phil DeMontmollin to discuss the passing of Indy Car Champion driver Dan Wheldon.
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On lap 11 of the IZOD INDYCAR World Championship race on Sunday, during a 15-car crash, the motorsports community suffered a tremendous loss. Dan Wheldon, who won his second Indy 500 earlier this year, succombed to injuries as a result of the crash.
Wheldon, of Emberton, England, was 33. He is survived by his wife, Susie, two young sons, his parents, Clive and Susie, and three siblings.
Our deepest sympathies go out to his family, teammates, friends and all that where close to Dan.
For more details, visith IndyCar.com.
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