'Perfect Storm' led to Wheldon death

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'Perfect Storm' led to Wheldon death

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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.