Franchitti Wins Indianapolis 500, His ThirdDario Franchitti has won the Indianapolis for the third time, taking advantage when Takuma Sato crashed on the final lap.
Can IndyCar Make Sport Safer?IndyCar drivers and officials debated how to make open-wheel racing safer Monday. Now comes the hard part: turning talk into action.
Factors Converged In Crash That Killed Dan Wheldon he perfect storm: A high-banked oval crowded with the largest field of the season. Inexperienced or impatient drivers racing at more than 220 mph. Absolutely no room for error.
Baffoe: Wheldon's Death A Tragedy That Is Not A Tragedy“Tragedy” is a word derived from Ancient Greece that became an art form in which the protagonist meets his or her demise based on his or her own character flaw—a “tragic flaw.”
Wheldon Dies After Massive Crash In Vegas Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday in a fiery 15-car wreck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when his car flew over another on Lap 13 and smashed into the wall just outside turn 2.