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Dallara to name new IndyCar chassis after Dan Wheldon

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Oct 18th, 2011 at 10:28AM

Next year, every driver in the IndyCar Series will be driving the new Dallara chassis. But one pilot already had a wealth of experience in the new car: the late Dan Wheldon. The two-time Indy 500 winner, who died Sunday from head injuries sustained in a massive 15-car pileup at the season finale race in Las Vegas, was Dallara's first choice for an experienced driver to perform the development work on its new chassis. So it only seems fitting that the car he helped create, Indy's next-generation car, is named in his honor. Dallara has yet to reveal exactly how the late champion's name will... Read More

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