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In Vegas, some deaths become infamous — VIDEO
Las Vegas Review-Journal
In October 2011, Las Vegas hosted the last race of the IZOD IndyCar World Championship at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, it's first IndyCar race since 2000. As drivers headed into turn one of the 11th lap, Wade Cunningham and James Hinchcliffe make ...


Driver's death darkens mood at Sonoma County auto race
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
The last time an IndyCar driver was killed as a result of race injuries was in 2011, when another British driver, Dan Wheldon, died in Las Vegas. That race, the Izod IndyCar World Championship, was the last race of the season. This time the grieving ...
IndyCar is clearly too risky; time to shut it downStuff.co.nz

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Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Fontana crash brings back memories of Las Vegas tragedy
Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)
The car of IndyCar driver Ryan Briscoe (5) comes to rest after a crash during the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., on June 27, 2015. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) ... There never will be another race for Indy-style racecars at ...

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Closed cockpits in Formula One: A positive step?
More recently, IndyCar lost one of its luminaries in the form of British racer Dan Wheldon in 2011. Wheldon, racing in the IZOD IndyCar World Championship at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, was involved in a 15-car accident that sent his vehicle flying ...

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SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

DAYTONA Rising/NASCAR Motorsports Marketing Forum
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Part one of the Forum took place during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week in Las Vegas. The Forum kicked off at The Mirage on the evening of December 1st with a special session followed by a networking reception for all attendees.

What Happens in Vegas... Airs Live on Velocity and Discovery Channel in "Barrett-Jackson Live" September 24-26 from ...
The Futon Critic
The networks will team up to broadcast 24 hours of live, world premiere coverage of the last Barrett-Jackson auction in 2015 from heart of the Las Vegas strip - the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.


IndyCar News: Walker quits as IndyCar president of competition
He's also seen the addition of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the forthcoming event at Boston to the championship season line-up, and his focus on continuous safety advancements has resulted in changes to the IndyCar underwing, making the cars more ...

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Happy Birthday – June 22 – Dan Wheldon, Jerome Taylor, Randy Couture
Tragically, Wheldon died from severe head injuries during the IZOD IndyCar World Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on 16 October 2011 at just 33 years old. Wheldon was involved in a 15-car accident on the 11th lap, in which his car flew ...

International Business Times

Wheldon hurt in huge crash at Vegas
Las Vegas Sun
Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday after his car became ensnared in a fiery 15-car pileup, flew over another vehicle and landed in a catch fence just outside turn 2 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 33-year-old racer was a two-time Indy ...
Dan Wheldon Killed: Photos from the Indy 300 CrashInternational Business Times
Ominous Signs: Track Conditions Questioned Before Wheldon's DeathTIME
Danica Patrick on IndyCar crash: "It was like a movie scene"CBS News
Zimbio -Ct Post
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PR Web (press release)

The 2015 Mint 400 and UTV World Championship TV Shows to Premiere on NBC Sports in December
PR Web (press release)
Each year, the bright lights and sounds of the Las Vegas Strip are temporarily drowned out by the roar of 850-horsepower trucks tearing across the desert at speeds nearing 140 miles per hour for the toughest off-road race in America. ... Now in ...

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