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British race car driver who was the 2005 Indy Racing League Indycar series champion. He tragically died during an accident at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
He had two children with his wife Susie Behm.
How did Dan Wheldon die?
Dan Wheldon's death was caused by blunt trauma.
|Cause of death||Blunt Trauma|
|Age of death||33 years|
|Profession||Race Car Driver|
|Birthday||June 22, 1978|
|Death date||October 16, 2011|
|Place of death||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Place of burial||Calvary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA|
The last thing I want my child to see is Dad running around in the middle of the pack. That would really upset me. And that would upset him. I would be embarrassed to take him to school with kids saying, ‘Hey, how’d your dad do this weekend?’ ‘Well, he finished fifth or sixth’.Dan Wheldon
Then as everything, like I say, things started to come together, when things started to go our way, that’s when you results started to come. I was no different driver. I was certainly learning every time I went in the car.Dan Wheldon
I think I’ve explained earlier on in the year that I kind of underestimated how important experience was in this series, especially when you’re up against such good quality drivers.Dan Wheldon
I get bored. We seem to have been having a little bit more time off this winter than last winter. I’m always itching to get back in the car. It’s going to get harder, so I’ve got to make sure that I’m doing everything I possibly can do to make sure I can start next season how I ended this season.Dan Wheldon
But, no, I don’t think there will be any kind of problem as far as setting up to be competitive, but you’ve got to get it right if you want to be the first one across the line.Dan Wheldon