Dan Weldon, IndyCar Series Champion, 1978 – 2011

Dan Weldon, Indy Car Champion has died as a result of injuries sustained at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway today. Born June 22, 1978. He was the 2005 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series champion, and winner of the Indianapolis 500 in 2005 and 2011.

Wheldon married Susie Behm in 2008. They have 2 sons, Sebastian, who was born on 1 February 2009, and Oliver, born 19 March 2011.

Godspeed, Dan Weldon.