INDYCAR: Graham Rahal Sets Million-Dollar Goal for Auction to Benefit Wilson Family

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Graham Rahal has a lofty goal for an online auction to raise money for Justin Wilson’s family – bring in $1 million to the Wilson Children’s Fund. While the eBay auction doesn’t launch until Sept. 14, there’s reason to believe the goal can be met. The racing helmet of Wilson’s Andretti …

Open Wheelin’: Lessons Learned the Hard Way; A Love/Hate Relationship With Racing and Life

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INDIANAPOLIS — Column by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — I didn’t cry when I heard Justin Wilson died. Maybe it was the separation — I wasn’t at Pocono, nor was I at IMS when the announcement was made. Maybe it’s because I expected the worst from the moment his car …

INDYCAR: Wilson Family ‘Overwhelmed’ by Racing Community’s Support, Tributes During Sonoma Finale

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — Stefan Wilson said he and his sister-in-law, Julia, have been “overwhelmed” by the outpouring of support and tributes in the wake of the passing of his brother, Justin, on Aug. 24 from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway. “I’m very grateful for …

MIDWEST: Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge to Honor IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge announced that the event and net proceeds from the Sept. 19 event at New Castle (Ind.) Motorsports Park will also be in honor of Justin Wilson. The event name has changed to the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Race Honoring Justin Wilson. “In light of the …

INDYCAR: Andretti Autosport to Field No. 25 With Oriol Servia at Sonoma in Honor of Justin Wilson

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Verizon IndyCar Series team Andretti Autosport announced today that the No. 25 Honda of Justin Wilson will race this weekend at Sonoma Raceway to honor the late Englishman. Wilson passed away earlier this week following injuries sustained during the series’ most recent event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. “Justin was a …

Speed Zone: Rising Above the Hurt; What We Can Learn From the Heartbreak of Justin Wilson’s Passing

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — IndyCar photo — It’s been just over 36 hours, and like so many fans, friends and faithful members of the IndyCar community, my heart is still hurting. By now, I’m sure that any of you who are reading this know that American open wheel’s gentle giant, better …

INDYCAR: Justin Wilson Dies Of Head Injuries Following Pocono Crash

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – INDYCAR Series Release/Photo – INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professionalcareer, died today from a head injury suffered in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. “This is a monumentally sad day for INDYCAR and the motorsports community as a whole,” …

Motorsports Madness Highlights IndyCar Latest After Justin Wilson’s Crash at Pocono; Airs Live at 7 PM ET on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Race Chaser Online/Performance Motorsports Network release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Motorsports Madness will have the latest on the condition of injured Andretti Autosport driver Justin Wilson, a recap of the ABC Supply 500 from Pocono Raceway and a look at the six drivers eligible for the Verizon IndyCar Series championship on Sunday at Sonoma tonight at …

INDYCAR: Justin Wilson in Coma, Classified as “Critical” Following Severe Pocono Crash

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LONG POND, Pa. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo —  After Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson sustained a severe head injury during Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, the Sheffield, England native is currently in a coma and in critical condition while undergoing further evaluation at Lehigh Valley Health Network Cedar …

INDYCAR: Justin Wilson Back With Andretti Autosport for Remainder of 2015 Season

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Forrest Mellott/IndyCar photo — Racing veteran Justin Wilson will return to the Verizon IndyCar Series with Andretti Autosport beginning with this weekend’s Milwaukee IndyFest, and will continue to pilot the No. 25 Honda for the remainder of the 2015 season. With 170 Verizon IndyCar Series starts over 13 seasons, the 36-year-old has totaled seven wins, …

INDYCAR: Justin Wilson, Andretti Autosport Teaming up for the 2015 Indianapolis 500

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – official series release —  Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America — Andretti Autosport confirmed Friday that Justin Wilson will join its Verizon IndyCar Series program for part of the 2015 season. The 36-year-old veteran driver will pilot the No. 25 Honda for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis as well as the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. …

TUSC: Wilson rejoins Michael Shank Racing for 12 Hours of Sebring

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Pataskala, Ohio (14 February 2014) –  photo courtesy crash.net – Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian will bring a set of familiar and fast faces when the team makes its debut competition appearance at Sebring International Raceway next month, as Justin Wilson will return to race with the squad alongside full season pilots John Pew and Ozz Negri in the Mobil 1 …