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Dan
Wheldon
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IRL - Indy Racing League / IndyCar Series

Driver Information

nationality
British
birthday
22 Jun 1978
hometown
Emberton, Buckinghamshire
died
16 Oct 2011
Las Vegas, Nevada (U.S.A).
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Driver Information

nationality
British
birthday
22 Jun 1978
hometown
Emberton, Buckinghamshire
died
16 Oct 2011
Las Vegas, Nevada (U.S.A).
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Tony Kart (Ocala Gran Prix Rotax)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
562
year
series
team
points
position
2011
Bryan Herta Autosport
75
28th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-05
Honda 3.5
Firestone
2
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
1
1
0
0
75
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
20
year
series
team
points
position
2010
KartSport North America
0
11th
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Arrow (Leopard)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
2010
CometKartSales.com
0
11th
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Arrow (IAME)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
2010
Panther Racing
388
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-05
Honda 3.5
Firestone
17
0
3
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
0
3
0
0
388
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Top Kart
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Arrow (Parilla)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
2009
Panther Racing
354
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-05
Honda 3.5
Firestone
17
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
0
1
0
0
354
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Arrow (Parilla)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
2008
Panther Racing
0
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2008
Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates
13
60th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lexus (Riley)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
13
year
series
team
points
position
2008
Target Chip Ganassi Racing
492
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-05
Honda 3.5
Firestone
17
2
4
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
2
4
0
1
492
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Arrow (Parilla)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
2007
Target Chip Ganassi Racing
10
75th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lexus Riley
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
10
year
series
team
points
position
2007
Target Chip Ganassi Racing
466
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-05
Honda 3.5
Firestone
17
2
6
1
6
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
2
6
1
6
466
year
series
team
points
position
2006
Taget Ganassi Racing
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Riley Mk.XI
Lexus
Hoosier
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
2006
CompUSA Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates
35
77th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lexus Riley
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
35
year
series
team
points
position
2006
Comet Kart Sales
0
35th
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2006
Chip Ganassi Racing
475
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-05
Honda 3.0
Firestone
Panoz GF09C
Honda 3.0
Firestone
14
2
7
2
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
2
7
2
2
475
year
series
team
points
position
2005
Howard-Boss Motorsports
15
79th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac-Crawford
5.0L V8 NA
Hoosier
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
15
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
2005
Andretti Green Racing
628
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-05
Honda 3.0
Firestone
17
6
9
0
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
17
6
9
0
2
628
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
2004
Andretti Green Racing
533
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-03
Honda 3.0
Firestone
16
3
11
2
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
3
11
2
2
533
year
series
team
points
position
2003
Andretti Green Racing
312
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-03
Honda 3.5
Firestone
14
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
0
1
0
0
312
year
series
team
points
position
2002
Panther Racing
35
36th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Dallara IR-00
Chevrolet 3.5
Firestone
2
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2
0
0
0
0
35
year
series
team
points
position
2001
PacWest Lights
149
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lola T97/20 (Buick)
Buick
12
2
7
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
2
7
0
1
149
year
series
team
points
position
2000
PPI Motorsports
159
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Swift 008.a (Toyota)
12
2
7
4
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
12
2
7
4
1
159
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Van Diemen RF99
14
6
11
5
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
6
11
5
0
315
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Van Diemen
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
104
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Van Diemen-Ford RF98
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
1997
Andy Welch Racing
75
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Van Diemen RF97
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
75
year
series
team
points
position
1996
Team JLR
117
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
15
3
7
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
3
7
117
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Fullerton (Rotax)
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
45
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
kart
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
0
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
0
0
0
0
0
0
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
2011
Racing
2
1
1
0
0
2010
Racing
17
0
3
0
0
2009
Racing
17
0
1
0
0
2008
Racing
19
2
4
0
1
2007
Racing
18
2
6
1
6
2006
Racing
16
4
9
2
2
2005
Racing
18
6
9
0
2
2004
Racing
16
3
11
2
2
2003
Racing
14
0
1
0
0
2002
Racing
2
0
0
0
0
2001
Racing
12
2
7
0
1
2000
Racing
12
2
7
4
1
1999
Racing
14
6
11
5
0
1998
Racing
1
0
1
0
?
1997
Racing
?
?
?
?
?
1996
Racing
15
3
7
?
?
1995
Karting
1993
Karting
1990
Karting
1989
Karting
1988
Karting

Karting Highlights

year
series
position
2006
500 Milhas de Granja Viana
2nd
2005
500 Milhas de Granja Viana
1st
2004
500 Milhas de Granja Viana
1st
1995
World Cup Formula A
1st
1990
RAC British Championship Cadet
1st
1989
RAC British Championship Cadet
1st
1988
RAC British Championship Cadet
1st

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
2006
IndyCar Series
2nd
2006
24 Hours of Daytona
1st
2005
IndyCar Series
1st
2004
IndyCar Series
2nd
2001
Indy Lights
2nd
2000
CART Toyota Atlantic Championship
2nd
1999
U.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision
1st
1998
27° Formula Ford Festival
2nd
1998
British Formula Ford Championship
3rd
1998
EFDA European Formula Ford Championship
3rd
1996
Formula Vauxhall Junior
2nd

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
FIA Formula One World Championship
2204.55
+2
02
FIA Formula One World Championship
2130.8
-3.4
03
FIA Formula One World Championship
2034.25
+2.8
04
FIA Formula One World Championship
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
FIA Formula One World Championship
1992.25
+1.8
07
IMSA SportsCar Championship - GTD
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
FIA Formula One World Championship
1946.1
+1.3
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