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Dan Wheldon killed in wreck

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by TacoDawgfan, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

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  2. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    AndrewFalk

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  3. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:29 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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  4. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:31 PM
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    That was a bad crash. Prayers.
     
  5. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Sad news

    RIP Dan
     
  6. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    ironman_jon

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  7. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    carcharias

    carcharias Giggiddy what what

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    Praying for family and friends. What a way to go - doing what he loved. RIP, Dan.
     
  8. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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  9. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    ForeRunner

    ForeRunner BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    Just saw this, Rest In Peace Dan!
     
  10. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    I'm not an Indy car watcher, was he a big named driver?
     
  11. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    Very sad, I pray for the family.
     
  12. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    Wow!. Prayers for the family. :pray:
     
  13. Oct 16, 2011 at 3:39 PM
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  14. Oct 17, 2011 at 7:25 AM
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    Just learned of this! His kids man, his kids are sooo young!! I feel for his wife! :(
    RIP Dan Wheldon
     
  15. Oct 17, 2011 at 7:33 AM
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  16. Oct 17, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    Sad day yesterday. He will be missed greatly.
    R.I.P. Dan :pray: sent for your family and friends.
    :(
     
  17. Oct 17, 2011 at 7:42 AM
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    RIP DAN ! :(
     
  18. Oct 17, 2011 at 8:03 AM
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    this is horrible for his family, he has a wife and 2 kids ( 2 years and 6 months)

    he wasn't even supposed to race i guess, he accepted an invite and if he won he would get a $5 million bonus.

    indycar has been struggling and ownership felt that this race would make or break them. they had a very very fast track yesterday, and way too many cars. many drivers felt it was a recipe for disaster and unfortunately it was. a very crowded, super fast, oval track and open wheeled cars is a bad idea, and yesterdays race may be the last one like this.
     
  19. Oct 17, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    I'm not that big, ever since Dale Earnhart also died in an accident 2002? but still it's sad that someone died and with a family so young.
     
  20. Oct 17, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    Well, granted it is hard to loose him being so young and having a young family. He died doing what he lived for. He died doing his job. R.I.P. and prayers to his family,friends,and fans around the world that are at experienceing the loss today and forever. God speed.
     
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