Racing returns to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time since IndyCar star Dan Wheldon was killed in a fiery crash last fall.
IndyCar officials don’t believe the construction of the fence at Las Vegas Motor Speedway played a role in the death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon.
The IndyCar Series will not return to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway next season, following a deadly crash during this year’s championship race.
Will Power, injured in the 15-car accident that killed Dan Wheldon in the IndyCar season finale in Las Vegas, has received medical clearance to get back in a race car and will test the new ride next week.
Race car drivers will be rolling down the Vegas Strip tonight. A parade to promote the first-ever IZOD IndyCar World Championships begins at 8:00 p.m., lasting about 15 minutes.
A welcoming committee today meets up with IndyCar and NASCAR executives and drivers at the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign as groups start arrive in town for a weekend of races.
IndyCar Series officials have called a news conference for Tuesday, when they’re expected to add Las Vegas as the season-ending race on the 2011 schedule. Several current drivers and IndyCar legend Al Unser Jr. will […]