Month of May: A Page in History; Looking Back on Two-Time Indianapolis 500 Champion Dan Wheldon

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The following story is part of Race Chaser Online’s special ‘Month of May’ series both building up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and paying tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Hunter Smith — Robert Laberge/Getty …

Speed Zone Blog: Three Years Later; What I’ve Learned From Lionheart

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Nick Laham/Getty Images North America photo — It’s not often I get emotional sitting down to write, but this is one of those times. Truth be told, had I not looked at my calendar (and I mean really looked at it) I would have forgotten what today was. …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Making The Case For IndyCar Canopies

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — I spent a lot of time this week thinking about Dan Wheldon. I never had the privilege of knowing Dan. I lived too far away, I was too young, and the circumstances never aligned when I was a fan at the …