Dan Wheldon http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Dan Wheldon en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 01 Feb 2015 07:23:51 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Another Indy 500 classic? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630490/Another-Indy-500-classic.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630490/Another-Indy-500-classic.html The IndyCar Series has given every indication this season that Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway could be another thriller. Fri, 24 May 2013 18:18:22 MDT Tony Kanaan upset about being blocked by Will Power at Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765582070/Tony-Kanaan-upset-about-being-blocked-by-Will-Power-at-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765582070/Tony-Kanaan-upset-about-being-blocked-by-Will-Power-at-Texas.html Will Power was busy trying to hold off his teammate from passing him for the lead on the final restart in the IndyCar race at... Sat, 09 Jun 2012 22:39:11 MDT Auto racing: IndyCar series hits jackpot in its marquee event http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579208/Auto-racing-IndyCar-series-hits-jackpot-in-its-marquee-event.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579208/Auto-racing-IndyCar-series-hits-jackpot-in-its-marquee-event.html It's rare in racing when everything aligns to create a breathtaking event, the kind that's certain to be talked about through... Mon, 28 May 2012 22:20:27 MDT Franchitti wins 3rd Indy 500, gives nod to Wheldon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579038/Franchitti-wins-3rd-Indy-500-gives-nod-to-Wheldon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579038/Franchitti-wins-3rd-Indy-500-gives-nod-to-Wheldon.html Dan Wheldon couldn't win his third Indianapolis 500. Dario Franchitti did it for him. Sun, 27 May 2012 17:00:54 MDT Who will win the most wide-open Indy 500 in years? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578860/Who-will-win-the-most-wide-open-Indy-500-in-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578860/Who-will-win-the-most-wide-open-Indy-500-in-years.html The Indianapolis 500 will be run on Sunday in what's believed to be the most wide-open race in years. There are no clear... Sat, 26 May 2012 17:33:01 MDT Focus back on racing as IndyCar opens season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765562453/Focus-back-on-racing-as-IndyCar-opens-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765562453/Focus-back-on-racing-as-IndyCar-opens-season.html Will Power and Dario Franchitti flirted back and forth Friday afternoon for top billing on the speed chart on the first day... Fri, 23 Mar 2012 15:49:41 MDT Stenhouse earns 1st win of 2012 at Las Vegas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558512/Stenhouse-earns-1st-win-of-2012-at-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558512/Stenhouse-earns-1st-win-of-2012-at-Las-Vegas.html Nationwide races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway have been dominated by Sprint Cup drivers, big names like Carl Edwards, Kevin... Sat, 10 Mar 2012 18:50:13 MST Stenhouse earns 1st win of 2012 at Las Vegas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558505/Stenhouse-earns-1st-win-of-2012-at-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558505/Stenhouse-earns-1st-win-of-2012-at-Las-Vegas.html Defending Nationwide champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led the final 54 laps at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday for his first... Sat, 10 Mar 2012 18:00:28 MST Wheldon's death looms as racing returns to Vegas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558204/Wheldons-death-looms-as-racing-returns-to-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765558204/Wheldons-death-looms-as-racing-returns-to-Vegas.html Between preparing the car and turning practice laps for this weekend's Nationwide race, Danica Patrick didn't have a lot of... Fri, 09 Mar 2012 16:30:18 MST Street in St. Petersburg named for Dan Wheldon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557571/Street-in-St-Petersburg-named-for-Dan-Wheldon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557571/Street-in-St-Petersburg-named-for-Dan-Wheldon.html When Dan Wheldon won the inaugural IndyCar race in his adopted hometown of St. Petersburg, he celebrated hours after the... Wed, 07 Mar 2012 16:55:37 MST Street in St. Petersburg named for Dan Wheldon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557537/Street-in-St-Petersburg-named-for-Dan-Wheldon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557537/Street-in-St-Petersburg-named-for-Dan-Wheldon.html The late Dan Wheldon was honored Wednesday in his adopted hometown with a street named after him along the St. Petersburg... Wed, 07 Mar 2012 15:36:06 MST F1 veteran Barrichello to race in IndyCar in 2012 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555594/F1-veteran-Barrichello-to-race-in-IndyCar-in-2012.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555594/F1-veteran-Barrichello-to-race-in-IndyCar-in-2012.html Formula One veteran Rubens Barrichello announced Thursday he will join the IndyCar series this season. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:20:29 MST IndyCar teams still learning safer, faster cars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552525/IndyCar-teams-still-learning-safer-faster-cars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552525/IndyCar-teams-still-learning-safer-faster-cars.html Dario Franchitti and the rest of the IndyCar drivers and teams are still in the homework phase a month from the season... Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:53:23 MST IndyCar drivers foresee safer sport in 2012 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765550780/IndyCar-drivers-foresee-safer-sport-in-2012.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765550780/IndyCar-drivers-foresee-safer-sport-in-2012.html With IndyCar still recovering from Dan Wheldon's death, series officials said Tuesday that double-file restarts will be... Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:08:54 MST Wheldon auction raises more than $600,000 for fund http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215182/Wheldon-auction-raises-more-than-600000-for-fund.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215182/Wheldon-auction-raises-more-than-600000-for-fund.html ion dedicated to the late Dan Wheldon raised more than $600,000 that will go to his wife and two young sons. Fri, 13 Jan 2012 14:20:45 MST Milwaukee Mile wants IndyCar race in June http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215150/Milwaukee-Mile-wants-IndyCar-race-in-June.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215150/Milwaukee-Mile-wants-IndyCar-race-in-June.html The owners of the Milwaukee Mile are in discussions with IndyCar to race at the track in June. Fri, 13 Jan 2012 14:09:25 MST Andretti hires Hinchcliffe to drive Go Daddy car http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214154/Andretti-hires-Hinchcliffe-to-drive-Go-Daddy-car.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214154/Andretti-hires-Hinchcliffe-to-drive-Go-Daddy-car.html IndyCar rookie of the year James Hinchcliffe has been hired to drive for Andretti Autosport in 2012. Tue, 10 Jan 2012 16:02:31 MST Prominent sports deaths in 2011 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212420/Prominent-sports-deaths-in-2011.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700212420/Prominent-sports-deaths-in-2011.html Twenty prominent sports deaths in 2011: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 18:52:27 MST Sports mourns losses on the track and in the air http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211252/Sports-mourns-losses-on-the-track-and-in-the-air.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211252/Sports-mourns-losses-on-the-track-and-in-the-air.html The images were of fire and smoke, of wreckage from terrifying, high-speed crashes. Fri, 30 Dec 2011 17:48:50 MST Barnhart still struggles with emotions of crash http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207319/Barnhart-still-struggles-with-emotions-of--crash.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207319/Barnhart-still-struggles-with-emotions-of--crash.html IndyCar executive Brian Barnhart wonders every day whether there was something, anything he could have done to prevent the... Thu, 15 Dec 2011 11:51:14 MST IndyCar: 'Limitless' racing factor in Vegas wreck http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207296/IndyCar-Limitless-racing-factor-in-Vegas-wreck.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207296/IndyCar-Limitless-racing-factor-in-Vegas-wreck.html officials don't believe the construction of the fence at Las Vegas Motor Speedway played a role in the death of two-time... Thu, 15 Dec 2011 10:01:15 MST IndyCar to announce Wheldon investigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207151/IndyCar-to-announce-Wheldon-investigation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207151/IndyCar-to-announce-Wheldon-investigation.html IndyCar officials plan to announce Thursday their initial findings from the investigation into Dan Wheldon's fatal accident. Wed, 14 Dec 2011 21:08:17 MST IndyCar Series won't return to Las Vegas in 2012 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205346/IndyCar-Series-wont-return-to-Las-Vegas-in-2012.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205346/IndyCar-Series-wont-return-to-Las-Vegas-in-2012.html The IndyCar Series will not return to Las Vegas Motor Speedway next season, and its future at the track depends in part on... Thu, 08 Dec 2011 15:19:33 MST Newman-Haas race team leaving IndyCar in 2012 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203227/Newman-Haas-race-team-leaving-IndyCar-in-2012.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700203227/Newman-Haas-race-team-leaving-IndyCar-in-2012.html One of the biggest names in IndyCar racing is leaving the series next season. Thu, 01 Dec 2011 18:40:55 MST Smith expects IndyCar back at Las Vegas in 2012 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202872/Smith-expects-IndyCar-back-at-Las-Vegas-in-2012.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202872/Smith-expects-IndyCar-back-at-Las-Vegas-in-2012.html Track owner Bruton Smith said Wednesday he expects the IndyCar Series to honor its contract with Las Vegas Motor Speedway and... Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:49:57 MST IndyCar removes Barnhart from race control http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202787/IndyCar-removes-Barnhart-from-race-control.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700202787/IndyCar-removes-Barnhart-from-race-control.html The IndyCar Series officially removed Brian Barnhart as head of race control on Wednesday after a controversial season in... Wed, 30 Nov 2011 13:22:44 MST