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'Perfect Storm' led to Wheldon death


'Perfect Storm' led to Wheldon death

Following an exhaustive two month long investigation into the death of Dan Wheldon, IndyCar officials said several factors coincided to produce a perfect storm.

One of Britain’s most successful race car drivers died during a 15-car pileup at the IndyCar season finale in Las Vegas.

His car slammed into a post holding the catch fencing sustaining a “non-survivable” head injury.

In the wake of the crash drivers did point out several factors for a potential cause, notably the decision to run a large 34-car field with part-time drivers on a lightening fast track.

This week IndyCar confirmed the series will not return to Las Vegas.

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