PopOffValve.com concept of a closed-cockpit 2012 Dallara IndyCar. Closed cockpits are one suggestion for increasing IndyCar safety on oval tracks.
INDYCAR will not hold the 2011 Championship Celebration following the death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and 2005 IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dan Wheldon on Oct. 16. The event had been scheduled for Monday, Oct. 17, at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
Information regarding a public memorial for Wheldon will be released at a later date.
A Holmatro Safety Crew truck, caught out on the racetrack after the green flag, barely makes it off the racing surface as the field comes through turn 1 at Baltimore.
Tony Kanaan loses his brakes in morning warmup for the Baltimore Grand Prix and a massive shunt involving Helio Castroneves ensues.