Dan Wheldon, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The race car driver Dan Wheldon passed away at age 33, this age of death has to be considered too young. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Dan Wheldon and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British race car driver who was the 2005 Indy Racing League Indycar series champion. He tragically died during an accident at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He had two children with his wife Susie Behm.

How did Dan Wheldon die?

Dan Wheldon's death was caused by blunt trauma.

Information about the death of Dan Wheldon
Cause of deathBlunt Trauma
Age of death33 years
ProfessionRace Car Driver
BirthdayJune 22, 1978
Death dateOctober 16, 2011
Place of deathLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
Place of burialCalvary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA

Quotes by Dan Wheldon

I think you’re certainly going to see much closer racing. But, no, these are very good teams in the IRL. I just can’t stress how competitive they all are and how close it’s going to be.

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But I have to say I’m incredibly proud of the Panther Racing National Guard Team, and in my IndyCar career there’s not many races where I’ve honestly left the track feeling that we’ve executed everything perfectly. And I have to say, I thought they did an absolute phenomenal job. The pit stops were just first class.

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I haven’t seen it this busy since I’ve been an IndyCar driver. So I think that’s a great kind of thing that’s happening for the IndyCar Series, in general, right now. But it’s an event that I’m very proud to be part of. I love it. I can’t wait to come back next year.

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I get bored. We seem to have been having a little bit more time off this winter than last winter. I’m always itching to get back in the car. It’s going to get harder, so I’ve got to make sure that I’m doing everything I possibly can do to make sure I can start next season how I ended this season.

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The last thing I want my child to see is Dad running around in the middle of the pack. That would really upset me. And that would upset him. I would be embarrassed to take him to school with kids saying, ‘Hey, how’d your dad do this weekend?’ ‘Well, he finished fifth or sixth’.

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