Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway following his automobile became ensnarled inside a fiery 15-car pileup, flew more than another vehicle and landed inside a catch fence just outdoors flip two.
The 33-year-old, a two-time winner with the country's most prestigious race, the Indy five hundred, died following struggling multiple accidents in a 15-car crash in the season finale in Las Vegas on Sunday
Wheldon lived with his wife Susie and sons Sebastian (two) and Oliver (seven months) in Florida.
The motorsport world is now in mourning following Dan's passing. On behalf of everyone at McLaren Mercedes, I pass on my condolences to his family and friends.'