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RIP Dan Wheldon

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    Crazy bad wreck. RIP Dan Wheldon.
     
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    Anyone found the actual cause of death other than 'unsurvivable injuries'. Morbid curiosity.
     
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    The car flipped up and slammed helmet-first into the barrier fence at almost full speed. I'd guess neck/spine.
     
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    RIP.

    While doing what I love, I feel is the best way to go.
     
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    :werd:

    Whenever I'm asked how I'd like to die, I always say 'Painlessly in a spectacular fiery race car crash at the top of my game'. He stole my idea! RIP.
     
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    I watched the vid of them doing the 5 Laps for Dan and I felt so sorry for his kids :(

    RIP

    If anyone wants to watch it...

    [HD] Dan Wheldon 5 Lap Tribute At Las Vegas 10-16-2011 - YouTube

    Also, what's this i've been hearing about NASCAR complaining about this track after it got redone/remodeled? Apparently they thought something like this was bound to happen...
     
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    Thanks. All the stuff was SUPER zoomed out on the crash so I really couldn't see what happened.
     
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    Yeah, can't watch that shit without tearing up, and I'd like to think I'm not a bitch. Shit like that gets to me and hits pretty close to home, almost as much as seeing an escorted flag-draped coffin.

    May he rest in peace. I just hope the rules don't change now because of this, because it couldn't have been prevented -- racing is dangerous business.
     
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