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Helmet of Dan Wheldon

Flag of Great Britain Dan Wheldon

nationality British born June 22, 1978 hometown Emberton, Buckinghamshire died October 16, 2011 place of death Las Vegas, Nevada (U.S.A).

Racing highlights

20062ndIndyCar Series
20051stIndyCar Series
20042ndIndyCar Series
20012ndCART PPG/Dayton Indy Lights Championship Powered By Buick
20002ndCART Toyota Atlantic Championship
19991stU.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision
19982ndFormula Ford Festival
19983rdFormula Ford Great Britain
19983rdEuropean Formula Ford Championship
19962ndFormula Vauxhall Junior

Racing career summary

Races entered191
Wins30
Podiums77
Pole positions14
Fastest laps15
Race win percentage15.7%
Podium percentage40.3%

Karting highlights

20062nd500 Milhas de Granja Viana
20051st500 Milhas de Granja Viana
20041st500 Milhas de Granja Viana
19951stWorld Cup Formula A
19901stRAC British Championship Cadet
19891stRAC British Championship Cadet
19881stRAC British Championship Cadet

Driver relations

Father of Sebastian Wheldon.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2011Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing17 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing17 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing19 races2 wins4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2007Racing18 races2 wins6 podiums1 pole positions6 fastest race laps
2006Racing15 races3 wins8 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2005Racing18 races6 wins9 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2004Racing15 races3 wins11 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2003Racing14 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing12 races2 wins7 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2000Racing12 races2 wins7 podiums4 pole position1 fastest race lap
1999Racing14 races6 wins11 podiums5 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing1 race0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1997Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1996Racing15 races3 wins7 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1995KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1993KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1990KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1989KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1988KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Dan Wheldon

2011 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
28th75Bryan Herta Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2011.

2011 Florida Winter Tour - Rotax Senior

PositionPointsTeam
10th562
KartEngineTyres
Tony Kart (Ocala Gran Prix Rotax)

2010 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th388Panther Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2010.

2010 RoboPong 200 Presented by Bridgestone

PositionPointsTeam
11th0CometKartSales.com
KartEngineTyres
Arrow (IAME)

2010 SKUSA SuperNationals XIV - TaG Senior

PositionPointsTeam
11th0KartSport North America
KartEngineTyres
Arrow (Leopard)

2010 CKI Florida Cup - Rotax Sr.

PositionPointsTeam
18th20

2009 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th354Panther Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2009.

2009 Mazda RoboPong 200 presented by Bridgestone

PositionPointsTeam
34th0CometKartSales.com
KartEngineTyres
Arrow (Parilla)

2009 SKUSA SuperNationals XIII - TaG Senior

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Kartel Motorsport
KartEngineTyres
Top Kart

2008 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th492Target Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
172401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2008.

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
60th13Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus (Riley)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2008 Nikon Indy 300

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Panther Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Nikon Indy 300 2008.

2008 SKUSA SuperNationals XII - TaG Senior

PositionPointsTeam
26th0

2008 All-Stars Karting Classic - Masters

PositionPointsTeam
13th0Team Arrow USA

2008 Mazda Robo Pong 200 presented by Bridgestone

PositionPointsTeam
75th0CometKartSales.com
KartEngineTyres
Arrow (Parilla)

2007 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th466Target Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
172616
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2007.

2007 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
75th10Target Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus Riley

2007 Mazda Robo Pong 200 presented by Bridgestone

PositionPointsTeam
4th0CometKartSales.com
KartEngineTyres
Arrow (Parilla)

2006 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd475Chip Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142722
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2006.

2006 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

2006 Robopong.com 200

PositionPointsTeam
35th0Comet Kart Sales

2006 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
77th35CompUSA Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus Riley

2005 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st628Andretti Green Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
176902
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR5 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2005.

2005 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
79th15Howard-Boss Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac-Crawford5.0L V8 NAHoosier

2004 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd533Andretti Green Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1531122
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2004.

2004 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Shell

2003 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th312Andretti Green Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2003.

2002 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
36th35Panther Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2002.

2001 CART PPG/Dayton Indy Lights Championship Powered By Buick

PositionPointsTeam
2nd149PacWest Lights
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
122701
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T97/20 (Buick)

2000 CART Toyota Atlantic Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd159PPI Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
122741
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 008.a (Toyota)

1999 U.S. F2000 National Championship Presented by Speedvision

PositionPointsTeam
1st315Jayhard/Primus Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1461150
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF99

1998 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Ford RF98

1998 Formula Ford Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
3rd104Duckhams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen

1998 European Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1997 Formula Ford Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
4th75Andy Welch Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF97

1997 European Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Andy Welch Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1996 Formula Vauxhall Junior

PositionPointsTeam
2nd117Team JLR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1537??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1995 World Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
11th0

1995 European Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
4th45

1995 World Cup Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
KartEngineTyres
Fullerton (Rotax)

1993 Rainbow Trophy Cadets

PositionPointsTeam
34th0

1990 RAC British Championship Cadet

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1989 RAC British Championship Cadet

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1988 RAC British Championship Cadet

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
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