Indy drivers know worst can happen instantly
By John Marshall
AP Sports Writer
LAS VEGAS -- Race car drivers always know the worst can happen whenever they get behind the wheel.
On Sunday, it happened to one of IndyCar's biggest and most popular stars.
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died after his car became ensnared in a fiery 15-car pileup, flew over another vehicle and hit the catch fence just outside turn 2 in a season-ending race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
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