Name: Dan Wheldon
Birth Name: 
Daniel Clive "Dan" Wheldon
Birth Date: 
June 22, 1978
Birth Place: 
Emberton, Olney (Milton Keynes District), England, UK
Racing Driver
Relationship Status: 
Passed Away on October 16, 2011
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2011 Year-End Wrap-Up: Remembering Those Who Passed Away

Posted Saturday December 24, 2011 7:22 PM GMT

It’s been one of the most exciting and enchanting years in the entertainment industry, but 2011 hasn’t been without it’s fair share of losses.

And as the year comes to a close, we remember those who made their mark on Tinseltown before being laid to rest in recent months.


Indy 500 Winner Dan Wheldon Dies in Massive Crash

Posted Sunday October 16, 2011 7:27 PM GMT

In quite the traumatic event, it is sadly being reported that Dan Wheldon has passed away following a crash during an Indy race on Sunday (October 16).

The Indianapolis 500 champion was among fifteen divers being swept up in a massive accident during the Las Vegas Indy 300 in Las Vegas, Nevada.