Dan Wheldon driver of the #26 Andretti Green Racing Jim Beam Klein Tools Dallara Honda poses with the Borg-Warner Trophy on the “Yard of Bricks” a day after winning the IRL IndyCar Series 89th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 30, 2005 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
IndyCar Series Champion Dan Wheldon, driver of the #26 Andretti Green Racing Jim Beam Honda Dallara, poses with the championship trophy after the IndyCar Series Toyota Indy 400 on October 16, 2005 at California Speedway in Fontana, California. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
Dan Wheldon of England driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda poses during the media day portrait session at the testing for the IRL Indycar Series on March 4, 2006 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
Dan Wheldon pits the #10 Target Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda during the IRL IndyCar Series Firestone Indy 200 on July 15, 2006 at the Nashville SuperSpeedway in Lebanon, Tennessee. (Photo by Darrell Ingham/Getty Images).
Dan Wheldon, driver of the #4 National Guard Panther Racing Dallara Honda during practice for the IRL Indycar Series Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June 20, 2009 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton,Iowa. (Photo by Darrell Ingham/Getty Images)
Dan Wheldon of England, driver of the #98 William Rast-Curb/Big Machine Dallara Honda poses with his wife Susie and his new born Oliver and son Sebastian and the Borg Warner Trophy on the day after winning the IZOD IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 30, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
The car of Dan Wheldon of England driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (left) flies in the air during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on October 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)