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Look, I don’t know much about IndyCar racing or Nascar, but it’s clearly among the most dangerous sports in the world. On Saturday night, Jimmie Johnson was involved in a head-on crash, but walked away. On Sunday, IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon was not so lucky.
Wheldon started last among a field of 34 cars, the largest field of the season. He could not avoid the gigantic pileup in front of him, and unfortunately lost his life. The 33-year-old leaves behind his wife and two young children.
Check out the video of the crash: