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Dan Wheldon

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 06: Dario Franchitti of Scotland, driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Dallara drives the IZOD IndyCar Series Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix Of Houston Race #2 at Reliant Park on October 6, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

13 Fans & Race Car Driver Hurt At The Grand Prix Of Houston

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti fractured two vertebrae and broke his right ankle when his car went airborne into a fence Sunday on the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston.

10/06/2013

IZOD INDYCAR World Championship Practice

Pippa Mann To Race In Texas For Dale Coyne

Dale Coyne Racing has hired Pippa Mann to drive the No. 18 car in Saturday night’s race at the Texas Motor Speedway.

06/04/2013

Firestone Twin 275s

Tension Surrounds IndyCar’s Annual Stop At Texas

The tension surrounding Texas Motor Speedway began in the offseason, when drivers still reeling from the death of Dan Wheldon publicly questioned the compatibility of IndyCar and high-banked ovals.

06/08/2012

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IndyCar Drivers Insist They Will Race In Texas

Several IndyCar drivers dismissed any notion of boycotting the Texas Motor Speedway, and said the entire issue has been blown out of proportion.

03/06/2012

Virginia 529 College Savings 250 - Qualifying

Patrick Paying Tribute To Wheldon In NASCAR Race

Danica Patrick will pay tribute to the memory of two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon with a special paint scheme on the hood of her NASCAR Nationwide Series car at Texas.

11/04/2011

Dan Wheldon

NASCAR Makes Lionheart Decal To Honor Dan Wheldon

The decal is of the Lionheart Knight image that Wheldon affixed to the back of his helmets. NASCAR is also producing a helmet decal for any drivers who would like to use them.

10/20/2011

The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (top left) bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up including the #12 Team Penske Dallara Honda of Will Power during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on September 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IndyCar Driver Dan Wheldon Dies After 15-Car Wreck

IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon died from injuries after his car went sailing through the air during a 15-car wreck in Sunday’s Las Vegas Indy 300.

10/16/2011

FORT WORTH, TX - JUNE 08: Race fans arrive at Texas Motor Speedway on June 8, 2011 ahead of the historic Firestone Twin 275s IndyCar Series races in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for TMS)

Franchitti Wins First Of Dual IndyCar Texas Races

Dario Franchitti held off teammate Scott Dixon in a 10-lap shootout Saturday night to win the first of two races at Texas in the first doubleheader in major open-wheel racing in 30 years.

06/11/2011

FORT WORTH, TX - JUNE 08: Race fans arrive at Texas Motor Speedway on June 8, 2011 ahead of the historic Firestone Twin 275s IndyCar Series races in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for TMS)

IndyCar’s Doubleheader At Texas Motor Speedway This Weekend

Two weeks after running its biggest race of the season, the Indianapolis 500, the IZOD IndyCar Series will double your racing pleasure with the Firestone Twin 275s at Texas Motor Speedway.

06/10/2011

Dan Wheldon of England, driver of the #98 William Rast-Curb/Big Machine Dallara Honda poses during the 95th Indianapolis 500 on May 30, 2011. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Indy 500 Champ Will Be In Texas, Even Without Ride

Dan Wheldon will be at the next IndyCar Series race in Texas. He just doesn’t know if he’ll be sitting in a cockpit or a television booth.

05/31/2011