How Dan Wheldon Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Dan Wheldon reached the too young age of 33 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Race Car Driver.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of Dan Wheldon
Cause of deathBlunt Trauma
Age of death33 years
ProfessionRace Car Driver
BirthdayJune 22, 1978
Death dateOctober 16, 2011
Place of deathLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Place of burialCalvary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA

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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 WheldonDan Wheldon Cause of Death and Age of Death

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 WheldonDan Wheldon Cause of Death and Age of Death

The two championship contenders, Dario Franchitti and Will Power, are starting right next to each other in the middle of the grid. Honestly, if I can be fast enough early in the race to be able to get up there and latch onto those two, it will be pure entertainment. It’s going to be a pack race, and you never know how that’s going to turn out.

Dan WheldonDan Wheldon Cause of Death and Age of Death

But I have to say I’m incredibly proud of the Panther Racing National Guard Team, and in my IndyCar career there’s not many races where I’ve honestly left the track feeling that we’ve executed everything perfectly. And I have to say, I thought they did an absolute phenomenal job. The pit stops were just first class.

Dan WheldonDan Wheldon Cause of Death and Age of Death

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.

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